Cost of living in Kunming, China

List of prices in Kunming, China. Current as of Dec 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 31元
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 35元
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 15元
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 12元
12 eggs, large 11元
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6元
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 41元
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 11元
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.86元
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 4.51元
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 118元
2 liters of Coca-Cola 7元
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.99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 2,076元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 316元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,118元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,602元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 1,467元
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 98元
40” flat screen TV 2,500元
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 713元
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 46元
Hourly rate for cleaning help 30元
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 657元
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 250元
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 542元
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 764元
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 110,000元
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7元
Monthly ticket public transport 93元
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 28元
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 30元
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 32元
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 200元
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 88元
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 29元
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 32元
4 rolls of toilet paper 10元
Tube of toothpaste 10元
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 27元
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 104元
2 tickets to the movies 113元
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 682元
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 204元
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 33元
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 25元
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 17元
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 3,359元
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.29元
1 month of gym membership in business district 166元
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 18元
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 139 prices entered by 9 different people.
Latest price update: December 10, 2018.

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