Canberra vs Osaka - Cost of Living Comparison

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Canberra Osaka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2505
$1112
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5551
$2885
🏠 One person rent
$1584
$427
🏘️ Family rent
$2540
$865
🍽️ Food expenses
$631
$370
🚐 Transport expenses
$136
$215
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2822
$2240
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
30
97
😀 Quality of life
81
96
🏙️ Population
381K
2.75M

The cost of living in Canberra is 125% more expensive than in Osaka. Cities ranked 692nd and 4680th ($2505 vs $1112) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 63rd in Australia and Japan, respectively. Check Australia vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Canberra compared to 2 months in Osaka. Canberra ranked 7th best city to live in Australia vs Osaka ranked 3rd in Japan, while ranked 355th and 8th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Canberra vs Osaka

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Canberra Osaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$32.8
$6.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$38.7
$31.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.82
$5.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.82
$3.05
 Cappuccino
$3.77
$3.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.79
$1.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1607
$492
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1296
$288
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2730
$1076
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2105
$641
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$155
$70.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$239
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.6
$27.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.46%
1.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8187
$5632
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6881
$3193
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.92
$1.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$117
$48.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.3
$26.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.36
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$1.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.43
$1.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$2.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.48
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.02
$6.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.8
$19.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.43
$3.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$1.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$3.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.78
$4.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
$2.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$1.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.54
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.79
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.1
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.19
$1.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$25.9
$3.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.73
$11.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.54
$4.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.96
$1.84
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.97
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$67.4
$53.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.6
$12.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$51
$28.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
$21
👖 Brand Jeans
$97.9
$40.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$136
$54.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1868
$205
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15089
$7920

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Distance City Cost of living
81 km or 50 mi Goulburn
$1720
161 km or 100 mi Wagga Wagga
$1460
187 km or 116 mi Wollongong
$1441
212 km or 132 mi Bathurst
$1613
223 km or 139 mi Orange
$1617
235 km or 146 mi Blacktown
$1635
238 km or 148 mi Parramatta
$1883
243 km or 151 mi Kellyville
$1798
247 km or 154 mi Sydney
$2708
261 km or 162 mi Dee Why
$2018
303 km or 188 mi Griffith
$1648
341 km or 212 mi Dubbo
$1417
357 km or 222 mi Shepparton
$1684
358 km or 222 mi Newcastle
$1472
397 km or 246 mi Traralgon
$1725
448 km or 278 mi Pakenham
$1734
454 km or 282 mi Berwick
$1733
459 km or 285 mi Dandenong
$1694
464 km or 288 mi Cranbourne
$1708
466 km or 289 mi South Yarra
$1715
466 km or 290 mi Bendigo
$1321
466 km or 290 mi Melbourne
$2419
470 km or 292 mi Sunbury
$1756
477 km or 297 mi Frankston
$1728
485 km or 302 mi Melton
$1711
488 km or 303 mi Tarneit
$1665
489 km or 304 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1681
531 km or 330 mi Geelong
$1683
535 km or 332 mi Ballarat
$1331
554 km or 344 mi Port Macquarie
$1704
583 km or 362 mi Armidale
$1529
649 km or 403 mi Mildura
$1469
669 km or 415 mi Coffs Harbour
$1487
684 km or 425 mi Warrnambool
$1649
698 km or 434 mi Devonport
$1820
706 km or 438 mi Launceston
$1724
796 km or 495 mi Mount Gambier
$1624
852 km or 529 mi Byron Bay
$1872
858 km or 533 mi Hobart
$2296
902 km or 560 mi Toowoomba
$1542

Cities near Osaka

Distance City Cost of living
7.2 km or 4.5 mi Moriguchi
$1079
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Suita
$1305
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Kadoma
$1054
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Higashiosaka
$1056
10 km or 6.4 mi Amagasaki
$1069
10 km or 6.5 mi Toyonaka
$986
11 km or 6.7 mi Settsu
$1114
11 km or 7 mi Daito
$1014
12 km or 7.3 mi Yao
$1025
14 km or 8.4 mi Shijonawate
$1019
14 km or 8.4 mi Itami
$1018
14 km or 8.5 mi Matsubara
$999
14 km or 8.7 mi Neyagawa
$1064
14 km or 8.8 mi Sakai
$1098
15 km or 9.3 mi Ibaraki
$1103
15 km or 9.4 mi Ikeda
$991
15 km or 9.4 mi Minoh
$1009
16 km or 9.8 mi Fujiidera
$995
16 km or 10 mi Nishinomiya
$1101
17 km or 11 mi Kawanishi
$1010
17 km or 11 mi Kashiwara
$987
18 km or 11 mi Takarazuka
$1033
18 km or 11 mi Habikino
$992
18 km or 11 mi Ikoma
$955
19 km or 12 mi Ashiya
$1020
19 km or 12 mi Hirakata
$1074
19 km or 12 mi Katano
$1002
20 km or 12 mi Takaishi
$999
20 km or 13 mi Takatsuki
$1074
21 km or 13 mi Sango
$967
22 km or 13 mi Osakasayama
$994
22 km or 14 mi Oji
$960
23 km or 14 mi Izumiotsu
$1001
23 km or 14 mi Ikaruga
$945
23 km or 14 mi Tondabayashi
$990
24 km or 15 mi Izumi
$1019
24 km or 15 mi Kanmaki
$966
25 km or 15 mi Kashiba
$976
25 km or 16 mi Inagawa
$1008
26 km or 16 mi Nara
$936