Shanghai

Cost of living in Shanghai, China

Costs of living in Shanghai are in the 75th place of all 249 Teleport cities. 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 Shanghai

Large apartment

$1,100$2,400
$1,800
Median rent in city center
+31%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Medium apartment

$850$1,700
$1,300
Median rent in city center
+17%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Small apartment

$570$1,000
$790
Median rent in city center
-7%
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$2.20-23%83/266
Bread$1.30+68%243/264
A Cappuccino$5+48%256/266
A beer$0.84-57%15/264
Lunch$6.20-47%46/266
Transportation
Monthly public transport$31-46%62/266
5km taxi ride$4.10-50%58/264
Other
Movie ticket$100%137/266
Monthly fitness club membership$59+21%216/266
Broadband internet connection$18-51%36/250