Canberra vs Kumamoto - Cost of Living Comparison

Canberra Kumamoto
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1792
$1200
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4156
$2464
🏠 One person rent
$1082
$569
🏘️ Family rent
$1794
$602
🍽️ Food expenses
$481
$399
🚐 Transport expenses
$101
$154
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4970
$2462
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
30
59
😀 Quality of life
86
73
🏙️ Population
381K
738K

The cost of living in Canberra is 49% more expensive than in Kumamoto. Cities ranked 2028th and 4010th ($1792 vs $1200) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 15th 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 2.1 months in Kumamoto. Canberra ranked 8th best city to live in Australia vs Kumamoto ranked 313th in Japan, while ranked 188th and 1254th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Canberra vs Kumamoto

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Canberra Kumamoto
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$6.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.4
$30
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.52
$5.72
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.33
$5.6
 Cappuccino
$3.31
$4.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.28
$0.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1116
$893
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
$329
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2083
$821
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$333
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.3
$82.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$154
$127
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$44.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.79%
1.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4443
$3793
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3083
$2241
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.16
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.3
$67.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
$24.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.44
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$5.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.61
$14.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$6.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$5.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
$4.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$3.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$2.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.66
$1.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$2.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$9.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$4.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
$1.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.9
$50.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$59.7
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.6
$27.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$50.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1362
$219
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12552
$11248

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$1700
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187 km or 116 mi Wollongong
$1554
212 km or 132 mi Bathurst
$1558
223 km or 139 mi Orange
$1661
235 km or 146 mi Blacktown
$1581
238 km or 148 mi Parramatta
$1896
243 km or 151 mi Kellyville
$1656
247 km or 154 mi Sydney
$2294
261 km or 162 mi Dee Why
$1970
303 km or 188 mi Griffith
$1629
341 km or 212 mi Dubbo
$1445
357 km or 222 mi Shepparton
$1442
358 km or 222 mi Newcastle
$1798
397 km or 246 mi Traralgon
$1626
448 km or 278 mi Pakenham
$1631
454 km or 282 mi Berwick
$1562
459 km or 285 mi Dandenong
$1498
464 km or 288 mi Cranbourne
$1587
466 km or 289 mi South Yarra
$1589
466 km or 290 mi Bendigo
$1610
466 km or 290 mi Melbourne
$1968
470 km or 292 mi Sunbury
$1625
477 km or 297 mi Frankston
$1957
485 km or 302 mi Melton
$1633
488 km or 303 mi Tarneit
$1570
489 km or 304 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
531 km or 330 mi Geelong
$1708
535 km or 332 mi Ballarat
$1740
554 km or 344 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
583 km or 362 mi Armidale
$1677
649 km or 403 mi Mildura
$1622
669 km or 415 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
684 km or 425 mi Warrnambool
$1573
698 km or 434 mi Devonport
$1641
706 km or 438 mi Launceston
$1477
796 km or 495 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
852 km or 529 mi Byron Bay
$2199
858 km or 533 mi Hobart
$1648
902 km or 560 mi Toowoomba
$1462

Cities near Kumamoto

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.8 mi Mashiki
$1020
13 km or 7.9 mi Koshi
$1026
13 km or 8.1 mi Uto
$1019
14 km or 8.6 mi Kikuyo
$1023
17 km or 11 mi Uki
$1022
18 km or 11 mi Ozu
$1021
19 km or 12 mi Tamana
$1026
23 km or 14 mi Kikuchi
$1022
24 km or 15 mi Yamaga
$1026
32 km or 20 mi Yatsushiro
$1025
32 km or 20 mi Arao
$1024
34 km or 21 mi Shimabara
$1023
35 km or 21 mi Kami-Amakusa
$1020
35 km or 22 mi Omuta
$1022
41 km or 25 mi Minamishimabara
$1021
43 km or 27 mi Aso
$1020
44 km or 28 mi Miyama
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Yame
$1021
48 km or 30 mi Unzen
$1023
49 km or 30 mi Yanagawa
$1023
49 km or 31 mi Chikugo
$1020
54 km or 34 mi Okawa
$1022
60 km or 37 mi Kurume
$1095
61 km or 38 mi Isahaya
$1029
61 km or 38 mi Amakusa
$1023
61 km or 38 mi Ukiha
$1019
62 km or 39 mi Hita
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Miyaki
$1020
64 km or 40 mi Saga
$1057
64 km or 40 mi Kanzaki
$1020
66 km or 41 mi Kashima
$1023
66 km or 41 mi Hitoyoshi
$1017
66 km or 41 mi Shiroishi
$1022
67 km or 41 mi Tosu
$1022
68 km or 42 mi Ogori
$1020
68 km or 42 mi Taketa
$1021
68 km or 42 mi Ogi
$1022
69 km or 43 mi Asakura
$1020
70 km or 43 mi Ureshino
$1023
70 km or 44 mi Omura
$1022