Shanghai is futuristisch, iconisch,  /  Shanghai (Shanghai, China) has 24,152,700 inhabitants, and a size (surface area) of 6,340 km². It is near Nanjing. The Vore provides the cost of living in Shanghai, and the salary required to live there.

Local information & average prices

Map of Shanghai

Minimum wage (Year) $129.16
Income per capita (GDP - PPP) $15,095
Average salary (Month) $1,355.76

Local alcohol information & average prices

Drink a beer at "Long Bar at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund" & "The 1515 West, Chophouse & Bar" or go clubbing in Shanghai? Or buy your pre-drinks and cigarettes at a local shop? The alcohol price level is rated /100. The Vore provides Shanghai's alcohol prices, and shows you the best local places.
Legal drinking age
Legal smoking age N/A
Price pack of cigarettes $3.00
Local beer brands
Price of coffee $4.28


Price of local beer (0,5L) $2.28

Most popular pubs/bars in Shanghai

No bars listed.

Most popular clubs in Shanghai

Price of a cocktail $

No clubs listed.

Where to buy alcohol in Shanghai? Supermarkets & Liquor stores

Price of supermarket beer (0.5L) $1.08
Price of local wine (bottle) $11.82

No supermarkets/liquor stores listed.

General real estate information & average prices

Interested in buying or renting a house or apartment in Shanghai? Or right next to The Bund (Wai Tan)? The real estate price level is (/100). The Vore talks Shanghai's housing prices, mortgage interest rates, and the best neighborhoods.

Monthly costs of renting

Rent in city centre $990
Rent in cheaper area $525
Costs of internet $14
Costs of electricity, water and heating $60


Apartment city centre buy price (per m2) $12,905
Cheaper area apartment (per m2) $5,745
Mortgage interest rate 5.05%

Shanghai's Neighborhoods

Real estate agents in Shanghai

No agents listed.

Useful websites for finding a place in Shanghai:

Local public transportation information & average prices

Going to take a bus in Shanghai? A taxi?The public transport price level is (/100) in Shanghai. The Vore provides public transport prices, distances, what to tip, and how long journeys takes!
The city is and in terms of traveling costs it's .
Average taxi price Start price:$2.17 + $0.54(per km)
How much to tip a taxi driver
Price of bus/metro ticket $0.54
Price monthly public transport pass $29.66
Gas price $1.03

Train companies in Shanghai

Bus companies

Taxi companies in Shanghai

Local food information & average prices

Going to eat at Scena & Efes Restaurant Turkish & Mediterranean Cuisine in Shanghai? Or buy food at supermarkets like Metro & Dahua Supermarket or at local market places like Dongtai Road Antique Market? The price level of food in Shanghai is degeljk geprijsd(49/100). The Vore provides Shanghai's restaurant & food prices, and shows you the best local places.
The city is futuristisch, iconisch, and in terms of food costs it's degeljk geprijsd.
Price of budget restaurant $5.22
Price of local food restaurant $15.67
Fastfood prices (like McDonalds) $4.92
Price of bread $2.13
Price of milk $2.62

Best food places

Most popular restaurants in Shanghai


    Type of restaurant Italian restaurant‎
    Location 52/F, The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong, Shanghai ifc, No.8 Century Avenue, Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai 200120, China
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    Efes Restaurant Turkish & Mediterranean Cuisine

    Type of restaurant Turkish restaurant‎
    Location 1 Floor, Block B, No. 665 Shang Cheng Road, Lujiazui 1885 Culture Center, Lujiazui, Pudong New Area | Metro Line 2 Dong Chang Road Station Exit 3 (North Nan Quan Road Exit), Metro Line 9 Shang Cheng Road Exit 2, Shanghai 200122, China
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    Type of restaurant Italian restaurant‎
    Location Waitan, No.7 Yan'an East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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Great local market places in Shanghai

No markets listed.

List of supermarkets in Shanghai


    Location 80 Gudai Rd, Minhang Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200233
    Phone number +86 21 6480 8888
    Contact Website

    Dahua Supermarket

    Location 369 Dahua Rd, Baoshan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200442
    Phone number +86 134 8253 5767

    City Shop

    Location 3211 Hongmei Rd, Minhang Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 201103
    Phone number +86 21 6446 1110
    Contact Website