Living Cost in Qingdao

Restaurants

Avg. (CNY)

Equal USD

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant

11.23 CNY

1.48 USD

Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course

58.45 CNY

8.27 USD

Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar

25.23CNY

3.87 USD

Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)

3.56 CNY

0.58 USD

Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)

2.99 CNY

0.47 USD

Water (0.33 liter bottle)

1.00 CNY

0.16 USD

 

Markets

Average

Equal USD

Milk (regular), 1 liter

10.83 CNY

1.65 USD

Loaf of Fresh Bread

5.42 CNY

0.82 USD

Eggs (12)

8.66 CNY

1.32 USD

Fresh Cheese (1kg)

32.49 CNY

4.94 USD

Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)

16.23 CNY

2.32 USD

Water (1.5 liter bottle)

2.17 CNY

0.33 USD

Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)

32.49 CNY

4.94 USD

Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)

2.17 CNY

0.33 USD

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)

8.51 CNY

1.29 USD

Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)

11.21 CNY

1.71 USD

 

Transportation

Average

Equal USD

One-way Ticket (local transport)

2.08 CNY

0.35 USD

Monthly Pass

54.15 CNY

8.24 USD

Taxi (5km within center)

19.33 CNY

2.75 USD

Gasoline (1 liter)

7.04 CNY

1.07 USD

 

Utilities (Monthly)

Average

Equal USD

Basic (Electricity, Gas, Water, Garbage)

108.30 CNY

16.47 USD

1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff (no discounts or plans)

0.54 CNY

0.08 USD

Internet (4 Mbps, Flat Rate, Cable/ADSL)

54.15 CNY

8.24 USD

 

Rent Per Month

Average

Equal USD

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre

1023.34CNY

153.49 USD

Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre

525.34 CNY

80.76 USD

Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre

3403.75 CNY

533.61 USD

Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre

1,702.90 CNY

261.53 USD