Cost of Living in Beijing

How much does it cost to live in Beijing?

Generally, Beijing is relatively cheap compared to Europe or North America. How much money you spend depends on your lifestyle, however. A rate between 50 CNY7.4 EUR
7.83 USD
5.21 GBP
10.89 AUD
11.95 NZD
519.82 RUB
 and 100 CNY14.79 EUR
15.65 USD
10.42 GBP
21.78 AUD
23.9 NZD
1039.63 RUB
per day should be a realistic amount to calculate with. Also add in any costs of traveling, going out, or sightseeing that you might want to do.

A random list of prices in Chinese Renminbi (RMB/CNY):

(Hover over the prices in CNY to see the values in EURO, USD and GBP)


What are exchange rates between the Euro or USD and Chinese currency (RMB/CNY)?

Exchange rates:

  • 1 USD = 6.39 RMB
  • 1 EUR = 6.77 RMB

CNY = RMB = Renminbi - The People's Currency



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