Calgary vs Kyoto - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Kyoto
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$1163
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2986
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$479
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$957
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$389
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$195
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$2119
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
39 km
🎓 Higher education
54
96
😀 Quality of life
93
78
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.46M

The cost of living in Calgary is 62% more expensive than in Kyoto. Cities ranked 1847th and 4117th ($1881 vs $1163) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 22nd in Canada and Japan, respectively. Check Canada vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 1.8 months in Kyoto. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Kyoto ranked 77th in Japan, while ranked 48th and 436th among best cities to live in the world.

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Calgary Kyoto
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$5.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$29.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$5.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$3.64
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$3.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$1.15
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$536
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$328
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1099
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$732
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$78.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$30.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
1.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$4799
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$5154
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$1.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$88.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$20.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$3.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$1.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$18.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$6.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$5.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2.49
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$4.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$4.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$2.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$2.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$3.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$0.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$65.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$19.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$59.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$59.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$363
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$10196

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$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Kyoto

Distance City Cost of living
7.5 km or 4.6 mi Otsu
$1016
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Muko
$1022
12 km or 7.2 mi Nagaokakyo
$1021
15 km or 9.1 mi Uji
$1042
16 km or 10 mi Yawata
$1021
17 km or 11 mi Shimamoto
$1018
18 km or 11 mi Joyo
$1020
18 km or 11 mi Kameoka
$1022
18 km or 11 mi Kusatsu
$1033
21 km or 13 mi Ritto
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Moriyama
$1026
22 km or 14 mi Kyotanabe
$1025
23 km or 14 mi Takatsuki
$1030
24 km or 15 mi Hirakata
$1039
24 km or 15 mi Yasu
$1025
26 km or 16 mi Katano
$1024
28 km or 17 mi Seika
$1019
28 km or 18 mi Ibaraki
$1066
29 km or 18 mi Konan
$1020
29 km or 18 mi Nantan
$1020
30 km or 19 mi Neyagawa
$1056
31 km or 19 mi Kizugawa
$1026
32 km or 20 mi Settsu
$1021
32 km or 20 mi Shijonawate
$1024
33 km or 20 mi Omihachiman
$1022
34 km or 21 mi Minoh
$1031
35 km or 22 mi Kadoma
$1021
36 km or 22 mi Suita
$1397
36 km or 22 mi Daito
$1025
36 km or 22 mi Moriguchi
$1032
36 km or 22 mi Ikoma
$1025
37 km or 23 mi Nara
$921
37 km or 23 mi Koka
$1026
37 km or 23 mi Toyonaka
$1031
37 km or 23 mi Ikeda
$1021
38 km or 24 mi Kawanishi
$1032
38 km or 24 mi Inagawa
$1019
40 km or 25 mi Higashiosaka
$1093
40 km or 25 mi Yamatokoriyama
$1025
41 km or 26 mi Itami
$1050