Cost of living in Suzhou, China

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 元56
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 元29
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 元13
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 元16
12 eggs, large 元15
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 元9
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 元49
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 元10
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 元10
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 元7
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 元140
2 liters of Coca-Cola 元11
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 元13
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 元7,950
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 元3,815
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 元456
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 元4,724
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 元2,528
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 元223
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 元124
40” flat screen TV 元3,997
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 元862
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 元49
Hourly rate for cleaning help 元28
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 元426
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 元319
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 元671
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 元651
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 元160,712
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 元8
Monthly ticket public transport 元98
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 元32
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 元133
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 元102
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 元437
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 元75
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 元35
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 元37
4 rolls of toilet paper 元9
Tube of toothpaste 元15
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 元72
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 元180
2 tickets to the movies 元109
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 元1,002
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 元403
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 元68
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 元31
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 元37
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 元0.73
1 month of gym membership in business district 元242
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 元18
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 120 prices entered by 8 different people.
Latest price update: May 20, 2018.

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