Cost of living in Shanghai (China) is 34% more expensive than in Cedar Falls, Iowa (United States)

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These prices were last updated on June 16, 2021. Exchange rate: 0.15610 USD / CNY
For example, you would need at least $4,016 (25,726元) in Shanghai to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $3,000 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

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