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Is the cost of living in China high?

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We asked people about the cost of living in China, they wrote...

"The cost of living in China varies greatly between regions, with generally higher costs of living in the major cities such as Beijing and Shanghai in comparison to other parts of the country. Rent for a nice one bedroom apartment in China can range from US$400 to US$1000 depending on location and size, while two bedroom apartments can range from US$600 to US$1500. Eating dinner at a moderately priced restaurant in China can cost anywhere from US$15 to US$50 depending on the location and quality of the restaurant," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to China.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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