Beijing

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Cost of living in Beijing

Costs of living in Beijing are in the 73rd place of all 261 Teleport cities. Average living expenses are significantly higher compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing prices in Beijing

Large apartment

$1,357$2,336
$1,847
Median rent in city center
+41%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Medium apartment

$980$1,690
$1,335
Median rent in city center
+28%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Small apartment

$602$1,043
$823
Median rent in city center
+5%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Prices for items of daily living

PricePrice compared to the average price of all citiesPrice ranking compared to all cities
Food & drink
A kilogram of Apples$1.80-34%59/264
Bread$1.80+107%245/262
A Cappuccino$4.90+53%256/264
A beer$1.90+2%153/262
Lunch$5.40-50%36/264
Transportation
Monthly public transport$25-55%45/264
5km taxi ride$2.60-64%49/264
Other
Movie ticket$11+17%206/264
Monthly fitness club membership$70+44%236/264
Broadband internet connection$18-51%37/264