Ningbo is located in Zhejiang Province on the south shore of Hangzhou Bay, opposite Shanghai. Nearly 7,000 years old, populated with over five million people and covering over 9,000sq km, Ningbo is a rapidly growing city. Ranked 7th in Forbes’ list of the top cities for business in China, it offers a blend of enterprise, culture, education, tradition and entertainment.
Home to the second largest port in the world, Ningbo is a mix of modern sky-scrapers and traditional architecture, which complement nice parks and scenic spots. With excellent transport links it’s an ideal springboard to explore China and Asia, and just an hour away from Shanghai.
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Teachers will feel at home among an array of international shopping outlets, restaurants, clubs and bars, while having the opportunity to watch international sports and music events. Temples and intricate streets are home to markets selling a variety of antiques, textiles and delicious Ningbo cuisine. Luxury brands, international outlets and high-street chains complement authentic markets, making Ningbo a shopper’s delight!
Ningbo is also the home of the University of Nottingham’s China campus, making for a large and lively ex-pat population.
Cost of living in Ningbo
|Item||CNY/RMB||GBP £||USD $|
|Meal at Chinese Restaurant||20.00||2.33||2.91|
|Meal at Higher End or Western Restaurant||60.00||7.00||8.95|
|Draught Beer (0.5 Litre)||7.00||0.82||1.02|
|Coke/Pepsi (0.33 Litre Bottle)||3.00||0.35||0.44|
|Water (0.33 Litre Bottle)||2.00||0.23||0.29|
|Regular Milk (1 Litre)||15.60||1.82||2.27|
|Loaf of Fresh White Bread||9.67||1.13||1.40|
|White Rice (1kg)||6.00||0.70||0.87|
|Skinless Chicken Breast (1kg)||20.00||2.33||2.91|
|One Way Public Transport Ticket||2.50||0.29||0.36|
|Monthly Pass (Unlimited Trips)||145.00||16.92||21.06|
|Taxi After 1km||2.00||0.23||0.29|
|Taxi 1 Hour Inner City Journey||32.00||3.73||4.65|
|Monthly Utility Bills||386.11||45.06||56.08|
|Cinema Ticket (Western Release)||57.50||6.71||8.35|
|1 Bedroom Apartment Monthly Rent (City Centre)||2,500.00||291.76||363.13|
|3 Bedroom Apartment Monthly Rent (City Centre)||4,500.00||525.16||653.64|