Figures based upon 1 CNY = 1 CNY.
In China, an income of 240,000.01 CNY / 240,000.01 CNY is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 66,000.00 CNY / 66,000.00 CNY and more than the country's average income of 240,000.00 CNY / 240,000.00 CNY.
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Here are how much some common purchases cost in China:
Water Bottle (1.5L) : 3.92 CNY / 3.92 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Milk Bottle (1L) : 12.67 CNY / 12.67 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Pint of Beer : 6.00 CNY / 6.00 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Bread (500g) : 10.74 CNY / 10.74 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Chicken Breasts (1kg) : 25.22 CNY / 25.22 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Petrol UK Gallon : 32.22 CNY / 32.22 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent : 140,000.00 CNY / 140,000.00 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Broadband Internet Monthly : 100.18 CNY / 100.18 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) : 3,582.47 CNY / 3,582.47 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City : 1,671,389.30 CNY / 1,671,389.30 CNY (Price in China converted to CNY)
Part of Asia, China covers an area of 9,386,293 square kilometers.
China has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 21,269.02 ($ Billion) from a population of 1,388,232,693.
A progressive tax system spread over 7 bands - ranging from 3% to 45%.
Tax bands are as follow:
Below 36000 CNY - 3%
Between 36000 CNY and 144000 CNY - 10%.
Between 144000 CNY and 300000 CNY - 20%.
Between 300000 CNY and 420000 CNY - 25%.
Between 420000 CNY and 660000 CNY - 30%.
Between 660000 CNY and 960000 CNY - 35%.
Above 960000 CNY - 45%.
A standard personal allowance is available of 60,000 CNY.
Social security contributions (Beijing): Pension 8%, Medical 2% + 3 CNY, Unemployment 0.2%. Total 10.2% + 3 CNY. Capped at 23,565 CNY.
Source: XE.com (Currency Conversion).
Source: SalaryExplorer.com (Averages from average salaries in major job categories).
Source: Numbeo.com (Cost of living).
This calculator allows you to calculate income taxes and social contributions equivalent for China. You can choose the preferred currency for the input amounts and displayed calculation. For example: If you choose CNY as your preferred currency, then the income entered will be converted to China's native currency for the calculation so that correct income equivalent is used. The results will then be shown in CNY and your chosen currency.
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* calculations are currently based on the 2019 tax rules, rates and allowances for comparable single individuals in each country.