Cost of living in Foshan, China

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 60元
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 23元
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 20元
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 13元
12 eggs, large 11元
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8元
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 27元
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 5.50元
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.00元
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 8元
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 70元
2 liters of Coca-Cola 14元
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 7元
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,320元
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,950元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 372元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,000元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 700元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio -
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 103元
40” flat screen TV -
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) -
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) -
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 467元
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 358元
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 475元
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 463元
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 141,796元
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7元
Monthly ticket public transport 138元
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 40元
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 12元
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 120元
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 25元
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) -
4 rolls of toilet paper -
Tube of toothpaste 15元
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 30元
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 60元
2 tickets to the movies 112元
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 340元
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 19元
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 16元
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district 300元
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 12元
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 13 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: July 06, 2018.

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