Cost of living in Birmingham, Alabama (United States) is 75% more expensive than in Zhengzhou (China)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 398 prices entered by 43 different people.
For example, you would need at least 19,262元 ($2,841) in Birmingham, Alabama to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 11,000元 in Zhengzhou.