Location Factors


The location factor for Shanghai (China) is 1.24, based on national market rates.

This means a ¥485,237 per year salary would roughly be compareable to €60,000 in Berlin (Germany).
It would be ¥353,829 based on living costs.

You can also start a calculation based on Shanghai.

Name Shanghai
Chosen Factor 1.24 1.24
Market Rates unavailable 1.24
Consumer Price Index 0.76 0.64
Rent Index* 1.28 0.83
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index 0.90 0.69
Groceries Index 0.87 0.77
Restaurant Price Index* 0.74 0.50
Local Purchasing Power Index* 0.58 0.43
Buffer Location Bracket* B B
Currency Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
Income Tax* 5% to 45%
* Not used for index.
Market rates based on PayScale. Living costs based on Numbeo.

Other locations in China

City Factor Based On
Beijing 1.24 Market Rates
Dalian 1.24 Market Rates
Guangzhou 1.24 Market Rates
Shenzhen 1.24 Market Rates
Xi'an 1.24 Market Rates
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