Beijing vs Nagoya - Cost of Living Comparison

Beijing Nagoya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1150
$1332
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3214
$4867
🏠 One person rent
$657
$594
🏘️ Family rent
$1390
$2561
🍽️ Food expenses
$284
$407
🚐 Transport expenses
$108
$240
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1743
$2333
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
100
92
😀 Quality of life
79
93
🏙️ Population
21.9M
2.33M

The cost of living in Beijing is 14% less expensive than in Nagoya. Cities ranked 4469th and 3849th ($1150 vs $1332) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 7th and 19th in China and Japan, respectively. Check China vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Beijing compared to 1.8 months in Nagoya. Beijing ranked 5th best city to live in China vs Nagoya ranked 4th in Japan, while ranked 491st and 45th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Beijing vs Nagoya

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Beijing Nagoya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.82
$6.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30.7
$28.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.77
$5.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.4
$3.58
 Cappuccino
$4.47
$3.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.48
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$905
$662
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$537
$400
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2115
$2553
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1129
$2314
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.9
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14.9
$35.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.73%
1.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$16345
$3375
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8046
$1956
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.71
$1.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.9
$72.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.22
$27.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.18
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$1.49
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.83
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.98
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.4
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.46
$7.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$18.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$6.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$2.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$3.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$5.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$3.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$2.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.37
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.6
$10.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$1.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.4
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.3
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.84
$3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$0.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.72
$1.48
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$48.1
$58
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.29
$12.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$39
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.2
$16.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.6
$49.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.7
$48.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$887
$640
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26031
$14472

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Cities near Beijing

Distance City Cost of living
50 km or 31 mi Langfang
$587
58 km or 36 mi Zhuozhou
$706
58 km or 36 mi Sanhe
$748
78 km or 49 mi Gaobeidian
$636
87 km or 54 mi Bazhou
$639
109 km or 68 mi Tianjin
$724
135 km or 84 mi Renqiu
$584
137 km or 85 mi Zunhua
$671
139 km or 87 mi Baoding
$494
151 km or 94 mi Binhai
$683
155 km or 97 mi Tangshan
$685
163 km or 101 mi Zhangjiakou
$659
164 km or 102 mi Hejian
$581
176 km or 110 mi Chengde
$673
182 km or 113 mi Cangzhou
$632
189 km or 117 mi Huanghua
$615
189 km or 118 mi Anguo
$535
196 km or 122 mi Dingzhou
$551
197 km or 122 mi Qian'an
$648
198 km or 123 mi Luanzhou
$638
204 km or 127 mi Botou
$584
224 km or 139 mi Shenzhou
$541
228 km or 142 mi Xinle
$527
229 km or 142 mi Pingquan
$633
239 km or 148 mi Jinzhou
$534
241 km or 150 mi Xinji
$539
249 km or 155 mi Gaocheng
$530
249 km or 155 mi Hengshui
$542
252 km or 156 mi Laoling
$586
263 km or 164 mi Shijiazhuang
$508
265 km or 165 mi Datong
$737
272 km or 169 mi Jizhou
$536
273 km or 169 mi Qinhuangdao
$679
273 km or 170 mi Dezhou
$601
281 km or 175 mi Fengzhen
$659
282 km or 175 mi Huairen
$665
294 km or 183 mi Lingyuan
$628
296 km or 184 mi Nangong
$556
302 km or 187 mi Ulanqab
$661
314 km or 195 mi Binzhou
$610

Cities near Nagoya

Distance City Cost of living
9.1 km or 5.7 mi Toyoake
$1128
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Nisshin
$1129
11 km or 6.9 mi Togo
$1133
12 km or 7.2 mi Tokai
$1111
12 km or 7.2 mi Obu
$1122
12 km or 7.4 mi Kiyosu
$1056
12 km or 7.6 mi Oharu
$1065
13 km or 8 mi Nagakute
$1105
13 km or 8.2 mi Miyoshi
$1145
13 km or 8.3 mi Kanie
$1069
14 km or 8.9 mi Chita
$1098
14 km or 8.9 mi Owariasahi
$1085
15 km or 9.4 mi Kasugai
$1119
16 km or 9.8 mi Higashiura
$1106
16 km or 10 mi Kitanagoya
$1025
16 km or 10 mi Kariya
$1126
17 km or 10 mi Ama
$1030
18 km or 11 mi Seto
$1090
19 km or 12 mi Aisai
$1040
19 km or 12 mi Komaki
$1033
19 km or 12 mi Iwakura
$1007
20 km or 12 mi Tsushima
$1029
20 km or 12 mi Yatomi
$1048
20 km or 13 mi Inazawa
$1007
21 km or 13 mi Agui
$1091
21 km or 13 mi Toyota
$1247
21 km or 13 mi Chiryu
$1130
21 km or 13 mi Takahama
$1101
22 km or 13 mi Anjo
$1141
23 km or 15 mi Kuwana
$1052
24 km or 15 mi Ichinomiya
$1069
24 km or 15 mi Oguchi
$996
24 km or 15 mi Handa
$1093
25 km or 15 mi Konan
$986
27 km or 17 mi Hekinan
$1099
27 km or 17 mi Fuso
$984
27 km or 17 mi Tokoname
$1073
28 km or 18 mi Okazaki
$1211
29 km or 18 mi Kaizu
$999
30 km or 18 mi Taketoyo
$1078