Changchun vs Kobe - Cost of Living Comparison

Changchun Kobe
🚶 Cost of living one person
$634
$1305
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1841
$3292
🏠 One person rent
$270
$565
🏘️ Family rent
$518
$1112
🍽️ Food expenses
$222
$434
🚐 Transport expenses
$69.2
$196
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1315
$2590
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
74
92
😀 Quality of life
58
82
🏙️ Population
9.07M
1.51M

The cost of living in Changchun is 51% less expensive than in Kobe. Cities ranked 7261st and 3164th ($634 vs $1305) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 515th and 7th in China and Japan, respectively. Check China vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Changchun compared to 2 months in Kobe. Changchun ranked 19th best city to live in China vs Kobe ranked 11th in Japan, while ranked 5447th and 276th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changchun vs Kobe

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Changchun Kobe
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.34
$5.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.9
$33.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.55
$5.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$3.73
 Cappuccino
$3.64
$3.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.33
$1.03
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$294
$497
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$202
$425
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$621
$1289
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$410
$853
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.9
$89.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.6
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.4
$36
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
1.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1787
$3738
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10379
$3013
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.36
$75.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.49
$22
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.34
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.09
$1.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.62
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$14.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$8.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
$37.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$5.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$5.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$5.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$2.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.71
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.62
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.88
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.2
$9.75
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.59
$1.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$3.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.01
$10.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.96
$3.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.57
$1.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.42
$1.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.4
$60.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.46
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.9
$18
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$23.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.1
$58.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.2
$72.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$413
$285
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22345
$11371

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 34 mi Gongzhuling
$680
81 km or 50 mi Dehui
$672
105 km or 65 mi Siping
$696
109 km or 68 mi Jilin
$693
112 km or 69 mi Liaoyuan
$680
127 km or 79 mi Panshi
$649
138 km or 86 mi Fuyu
$668
143 km or 89 mi Shuangliao
$654
148 km or 92 mi Yushu
$683
150 km or 93 mi Shulan
$663
157 km or 98 mi Meihekou
$663
162 km or 100 mi Huadian
$654
173 km or 107 mi Jiaohe
$654
178 km or 111 mi Kaiyuan
$659
193 km or 120 mi Da'an
$655
210 km or 131 mi Wuchang
$673
211 km or 131 mi Diaobingshan
$643
211 km or 131 mi Tieling
$717
235 km or 146 mi Harbin
$748
238 km or 148 mi Tongliao
$715
240 km or 149 mi Baishan
$683
248 km or 154 mi Zhaodong
$663
250 km or 155 mi Fushun
$481
250 km or 155 mi Taonan
$655
251 km or 156 mi Dunhua
$653
263 km or 163 mi Shangzhi
$662
267 km or 166 mi Baicheng
$701
271 km or 169 mi Linjiang
$635
274 km or 170 mi Shenyang
$614
279 km or 173 mi Anda
$658
287 km or 178 mi Xinmin
$664
300 km or 187 mi Daqing
$661
313 km or 194 mi Benxi
$682
315 km or 196 mi Dengta
$657
319 km or 198 mi Ji'an
$643
335 km or 208 mi Suihua
$728
337 km or 209 mi Liaoyang
$690
343 km or 213 mi Helong
$640
344 km or 214 mi Ning'an
$655
345 km or 214 mi Ulanhot
$648

Cities near Kobe

Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.3 mi Ashiya
$1024
15 km or 9 mi Nishinomiya
$1189
18 km or 11 mi Akashi
$1062
20 km or 13 mi Takarazuka
$1052
20 km or 13 mi Amagasaki
$1103
21 km or 13 mi Miki
$1026
22 km or 14 mi Sanda
$1024
23 km or 14 mi Itami
$1050
25 km or 16 mi Inami
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Kawanishi
$1032
27 km or 17 mi Ikeda
$1021
28 km or 17 mi Toyonaka
$1031
29 km or 18 mi Inagawa
$1019
29 km or 18 mi Harima
$1022
29 km or 18 mi Osaka
$1295
29 km or 18 mi Ono
$1021
29 km or 18 mi Izumiotsu
$1024
30 km or 19 mi Minoh
$1031
30 km or 19 mi Takaishi
$1025
31 km or 19 mi Sakai
$1220
31 km or 19 mi Kishiwada
$1046
32 km or 20 mi Kato
$1025
32 km or 20 mi Suita
$1397
32 km or 20 mi Izumi
$1045
32 km or 20 mi Kakogawa
$1063
32 km or 20 mi Kaizuka
$1023
34 km or 21 mi Izumisano
$1021
35 km or 22 mi Moriguchi
$1032
36 km or 22 mi Kumatori
$1023
36 km or 22 mi Settsu
$1021
36 km or 22 mi Matsubara
$1024
37 km or 23 mi Takasago
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Kadoma
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Sennan
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Hannan
$1019
38 km or 23 mi Awaji
$968
38 km or 24 mi Ibaraki
$1066
38 km or 24 mi Higashiosaka
$1093
39 km or 24 mi Nishiwaki
$1022
39 km or 24 mi Yao
$1066