Cost of living in Wuxi, China

List of prices in Wuxi, China. Current as of Aug 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 28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 20元
12 eggs, large 16元
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8元
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 38元
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 15元
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 11元
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 6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
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,250元
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 2,720元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 580元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,850元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 2,067元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 300元
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 60元
40” flat screen TV 3,000元
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 800元
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 39元
Hourly rate for cleaning help 45元
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 700元
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 471元
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 706元
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 550元
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 173,250元
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7元
Monthly ticket public transport 250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) 48元
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 35元
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 500元
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 29元
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 42元
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 40元
4 rolls of toilet paper 8元
Tube of toothpaste 12元
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 36元
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 103元
2 tickets to the movies 90元
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 240元
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 337元
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 59元
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 32元
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 25元
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.29元
1 month of gym membership in business district 600元
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 16元
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 23 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: August 28, 2018.

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