Canberra vs Kawasaki - Cost of Living Comparison

Canberra Kawasaki
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1792
$1133
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4156
$3311
🏠 One person rent
$1082
$436
🏘️ Family rent
$1794
$1203
🍽️ Food expenses
$481
$379
🚐 Transport expenses
$101
$217
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4970
$2649
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
30
99
😀 Quality of life
86
83
🏙️ Population
381K
1.54M

The cost of living in Canberra is 58% more expensive than in Kawasaki. Cities ranked 2028th and 4217th ($1792 vs $1133) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 37th in Australia and Japan, respectively. Check Australia vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months in Canberra compared to 2.3 months in Kawasaki. Canberra ranked 8th best city to live in Australia vs Kawasaki ranked 9th in Japan, while ranked 188th and 251st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Canberra vs Kawasaki

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Canberra Kawasaki
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$5.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.4
$26.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.52
$5.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.33
$3.42
 Cappuccino
$3.31
$2.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.28
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1116
$521
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
$251
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2083
$1066
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$1003
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.3
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$154
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$24.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.79%
1.16%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4443
$4505
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3083
$2995
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.16
$1.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.3
$68.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
$29.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$1.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$3.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$1.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.61
$9.73
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$6.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
$22.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$5.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$2.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
$2.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$3.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$2.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.66
$2.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$4.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$9.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$3.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.9
$67.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$59.7
$34.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$16.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.6
$30.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$53.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1362
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12552
$15957

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$1798
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$1626
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$1631
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$1562
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$1498
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$1587
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$1589
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$1610
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$1968
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$1625
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$1957
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$1633
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$1570
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$1682
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$1708
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$1740
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$1640
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$1677
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$1622
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$1359
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$1573
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$1641
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$1477
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Distance City Cost of living
1.5 km or 0.9 mi Kawasaki-ku
$1054
11 km or 6.9 mi Yokohama
$1653
17 km or 11 mi Komae
$1026
19 km or 12 mi Tokyo
$1698
21 km or 13 mi Chofu
$1055
22 km or 14 mi Yamato
$1055
22 km or 14 mi Inagi
$1021
22 km or 14 mi Mitaka
$1047
23 km or 14 mi Machida
$1130
24 km or 15 mi Urayasu
$1036
25 km or 15 mi Hirai
$1019
25 km or 16 mi Sodegaura
$1024
25 km or 16 mi Kisarazu
$1024
25 km or 16 mi Musashino
$1031
26 km or 16 mi Kamakura
$1096
26 km or 16 mi Tama
$1029
26 km or 16 mi Ayase
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Fuchu
$1064
27 km or 17 mi Zama
$1025
27 km or 17 mi Zushi
$1025
27 km or 17 mi Koganei
$1026
27 km or 17 mi Fujisawa
$1057
27 km or 17 mi Nishitokyo
$1046
28 km or 17 mi Futtsu
$1020
28 km or 17 mi Kimitsu
$1024
29 km or 18 mi Ebina
$1029
29 km or 18 mi Hayama
$1019
30 km or 19 mi Yokosuka
$1133
30 km or 19 mi Kunitachi
$1023
30 km or 19 mi Kokubunji
$1026
31 km or 19 mi Wako
$1023
31 km or 19 mi Sagamihara
$1153
31 km or 19 mi Higashikurume
$1023
31 km or 19 mi Ichikawa
$1069
31 km or 19 mi Kodaira
$1048
32 km or 20 mi Atsugi
$1072
32 km or 20 mi Tachikawa
$1043
32 km or 20 mi Funabashi
$1170
32 km or 20 mi Kawaguchi
$1085
33 km or 20 mi Hino
$1046