Shanghai

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Cost of living in Shanghai

Costs of living in Shanghai are in the 81st place of all 261 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

$1,014$2,062
$1,538
Median rent in city center
+18%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Medium apartment

$772$1,513
$1,142
Median rent in city center
+9%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Small apartment

$529$963
$746
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$2-26%80/264
Bread$1+15%186/262
A Cappuccino$4.70+46%251/264
A beer$0.94-49%31/262
Lunch$7-35%68/264
Transportation
Monthly public transport$30-45%61/264
5km taxi ride$3-59%56/264
Other
Movie ticket$9.90+5%140/264
Monthly fitness club membership$51+5%179/264
Broadband internet connection$18-51%37/264