Calgary vs Sakai - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Sakai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$1220
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$3173
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$496
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$933
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$423
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$212
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$2697
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
54
96
😀 Quality of life
93
82
🏙️ Population
1.24M
824K

The cost of living in Calgary is 54% more expensive than in Sakai. Cities ranked 1847th and 3499th ($1881 vs $1220) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 13th 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 2.2 months in Sakai. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Sakai ranked 10th in Japan, while ranked 48th and 268th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Sakai

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Calgary Sakai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$6.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$30.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$5.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$3.25
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$3.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$494
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1002
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$694
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$92.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$141
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$36.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
2.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$4043
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$2500
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$65
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$40.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$6.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$12.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$6.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$17.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$4.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$4.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$4.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$2.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$6.78
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$2.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$3.81
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$55.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$15.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$30.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$41.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$602
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$11571

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$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$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 Sakai

Distance City Cost of living
6.4 km or 4 mi Takaishi
$1025
6.4 km or 4 mi Matsubara
$1024
9.6 km or 6 mi Izumiotsu
$1024
9.6 km or 6 mi Osakasayama
$1027
10 km or 6.5 mi Fujiidera
$1020
11 km or 6.7 mi Izumi
$1045
11 km or 7 mi Habikino
$1025
13 km or 7.9 mi Yao
$1066
13 km or 8 mi Tondabayashi
$1026
13 km or 8.3 mi Kashiwara
$1026
14 km or 8.8 mi Kawachinagano
$1023
14 km or 8.8 mi Osaka
$1295
16 km or 9.7 mi Kishiwada
$1046
17 km or 10 mi Higashiosaka
$1093
18 km or 11 mi Kaizuka
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Sango
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Kashiba
$1022
20 km or 12 mi Amagasaki
$1103
20 km or 13 mi Moriguchi
$1032
21 km or 13 mi Daito
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Kadoma
$1021
21 km or 13 mi Oji
$1019
21 km or 13 mi Kanmaki
$1022
22 km or 14 mi Kumatori
$1023
22 km or 14 mi Suita
$1397
23 km or 14 mi Izumisano
$1021
23 km or 14 mi Nishinomiya
$1189
24 km or 15 mi Ikaruga
$1025
24 km or 15 mi Yamatotakada
$1021
24 km or 15 mi Katsuragi
$1021
24 km or 15 mi Shijonawate
$1024
24 km or 15 mi Toyonaka
$1031
24 km or 15 mi Ikoma
$1025
24 km or 15 mi Ashiya
$1024
24 km or 15 mi Settsu
$1021
25 km or 15 mi Koryo
$1020
25 km or 16 mi Itami
$1050
26 km or 16 mi Neyagawa
$1056
26 km or 16 mi Gose
$1023
28 km or 18 mi Ikeda
$1021