China is iconisch, uitzonderlijk,  /  China has a population of 1,376,049,000, and its size (surface area) is 9,596,961 km². It borders India Mongolia Pakistan Thailand , and the country code (phone) is +86. The Vore provides the cost of living in China, and the salary required to live there.

Local information & average prices

Map of China

Minimum wage (Year)$129.16
Income per capita (GDP - PPP)$15,095
Average salary (Month)$901.07

Local alcohol information & average prices

Drink a beer at Ozone Bar & Lan Kwai Fong or go clubbing at Club Cubic & Bar Rouge in China? Or buy your pre-drinks and cigarettes at Carrefour & Vats Liquor? The alcohol price level is rated 33/100. The Vore provides China's alcohol prices, and shows you the best local places.
Legal drinking age18
Legal smoking age 18
Price pack of cigarettes$2.83
Local beer brandsBoxing Cat King Louie Imperial Stout & Jing A Flying Fist IPA
Price of coffee$4.06
Price of local beer (0,5L)$0.86
Price of supermarket beer (0.5L)$0.86
Price of local wine (supermarket - bottle)$12.35
Price of Cocktail (club)$10.30

General real estate information & average prices

Interested in buying or renting a house or apartment in China? In the central Chaoyang Park or more remote Wangjing? Or right next to Great Wall at Mutianyu? The real estate price level is lavish(43/100). The Vore talks China's housing prices, mortgage interest rates, and the best neighborhoods.

Monthly costs of renting

Rent in city centre$643
Rent in cheaper area$367
Costs of internet$17
Costs of electricity, water and heating$52


Apartment city centre buy price (per m2)$6298
Cheaper area apartment (per m2)$2954
Mortgage interest rate6%

Useful websites for finding a place in China:

Local public transportation information & average prices

Traveling with Yutong & China Railway Corporation? Or taking a bus or taxi from Great Wall at Mutianyu to The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses in China? The Vore provides public transport prices, distances, and how much to tip cab drivers in China.
Public transport map of China

Average taxi priceStart price:$1.57 + $0.45(per km)
How much to tip a taxi driver
Price of bus/metro ticket$0.39
Price monthly public transport pass$19.34
Gas price$1.04

Train companies in China

    China Railway Corporation


Bus companies

Local food information & average prices

Going to eat Peking Duck(national dish) at Goodfellas & TRB in China? Or buy food at supermarkets like Carrefour & Auchan or at local market places like Stanley Market & Mongkok? The price level of food in China is schappelijk(44/100). The Vore provides China's restaurant & food prices, and shows you the best local places.
Price of budget restaurant$3.74
Price of local food restaurant$10.47
Fastfood prices (like McDonalds)$4.95
Price of bread$1.75
Price of milk$2.06

Cost of living & average salary by city China