Cost of living in Wuhan, China

Summary of cost of living in Wuhan

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 13,086元
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 5,713元
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.

List of prices in Wuhan
Current as of Dec 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 22元
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 31元
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 12元
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 12元
12 eggs, large 14元
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8元
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 40元
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 12元
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5.27元
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 5.28元
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 100元
2 liters of coca-cola 7元
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 8元
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 4,008元
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,539元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 272元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,631元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,436元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 268元
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 97元
40” flat screen tv 2,514元
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 930元
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27元
Hourly rate for cleaning help 26元
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 488元
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 332元
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 630元
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 567元
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 117,537元
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7元
Monthly ticket public transport 115元
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 27元
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 19元
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 25元
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 200元
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 25元
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 32元
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 40元
4 rolls of toilet paper 10元
Tube of toothpaste 10元
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 29元
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 86元
2 tickets to the movies 66元
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 652元
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 180元
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 41元
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 33元
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 22元
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 4,238元
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.25元
1 month of gym membership in business district 363元
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 20元
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: December 06, 2022

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