China - General information
Region region
Capital Beijing
Language Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Currency Yuan Renminbi
Population 1,351,000,000
Phone code +86
Cost of living in China
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 168 340
Food 146 240
Transportation 18 44
Communications and utilities 31 37
Clothing 24 89
Sports and leisure 23 76
Total 410 827
Accommodation in China USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 169
Shared room in city centre 343
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 277
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 493
Coordinates of China
Latitude 35.000000000
Longitude 105.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 1982 m.

List of largest cities in China

 
Shanghai Shanghai
Shanghai Shanghai
22,315,474
Beijing Beijing
Beijing Beijing
11,716,620
Tianjin Tianjin
Tianjin Tianjin
11,090,314
Guangzhou Guangzhou
Guangzhou Guangdong
11,071,424
Shenzhen Shenzhen
Shenzhen Guangdong
10,358,381
Wuhan Wuhan
Wuhan Hubei
9,785,388

Cost of living and prices in China

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 3 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 21 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 15 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 12 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 22 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 4 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 22,132 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 39 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 10 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 76 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 37 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 93 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 90 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 616 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 347 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,288 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 635 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 49 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 16 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 6,058 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,831 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 895 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 5.46%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in China

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 36 32 28 22 20 24 29 33 36 38 40 39 40
Average high °C 28 23 17 12 10 11 16 22 26 29 31 31 21
Average temperature °C 24 19 13 8 6 7 12 17 22 25 27 27 17
Average low °C 20 15 9 4 2 4 8 13 18 21 24 24 14
Record low °C 12 5 -2 -6 -6 -5 -2 4 9 13 18 17 -6
Rain Days 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 24
Snow Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fog Days 19 19 19 21 20 18 21 19 19 19 19 20 230
Thunderstorms Days 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 5 7 7 29
Average precipitation Mm. 127 54 33 20 23 36 55 99 145 184 207 188 1169
Relative humidity % 76 74 72 70 70 72 72 73 74 77 79 79 74
Relative humidity morning % 88 84 80 78 78 80 82 84 86 89 90 90 84
Relative humidity evening % 65 62 60 57 59 60 61 61 62 66 69 68 62
Wind speed Km/h 8 8 11 10 11 11 11 10 10 9 9 8 10
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 14 14 13
Dew point °C 18 13 7 2 -0 2 6 12 17 21 23 23 143
Growing degree-day °C 415 283 118 53 37 41 97 230 376 460 551 539 3200
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 14 13 11 10 10 11 12 15 17 17 17 16 14
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