Changhua vs Hamamatsu - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Hamamatsu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$1232
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$3138
🏠 One person rent
$313
$542
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$920
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$404
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$180
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$1697
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
84
58
😀 Quality of life
63
70
🏙️ Population
235K
788K

The cost of living in Changhua is 32% less expensive than in Hamamatsu. Cities ranked 5938th and 3409th ($842 vs $1232) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 11th in Taiwan and Japan, respectively. Check Taiwan vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Changhua compared to 1.4 months in Hamamatsu. Changhua ranked 10th best city to live in Taiwan vs Hamamatsu ranked 508th in Japan, while ranked 4540th and 2188th among best cities to live in the world.

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Changhua Hamamatsu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$5.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$35.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$4.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$3.78
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$3.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$538
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$374
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$978
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$672
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$95.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$39.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
1.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$4013
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$2445
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$3.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$65.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$29.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$1.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$2.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$1.93
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$14.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$8.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$23.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$5.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.67
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$3.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$0.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.69
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$7.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$1.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$3.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$17.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$3.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$62.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$33.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$51.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$55.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$560
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$15969

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16 km or 10 mi Taichung
$927
23 km or 14 mi Nantou
$828
40 km or 25 mi Douliu
$827
63 km or 39 mi Miaoli
$708
66 km or 41 mi Chiayi
$882
93 km or 58 mi Hsinchu
$807
98 km or 61 mi Zhubei
$1006
111 km or 69 mi Taoyuan
$854
126 km or 78 mi Tainan
$859
140 km or 87 mi New Taipei
$1064
145 km or 90 mi Yilan
$758
149 km or 92 mi Taipei
$1271
158 km or 98 mi Taitung
$1091
163 km or 101 mi Kaohsiung
$914
170 km or 106 mi Keelung
$973
215 km or 133 mi Jinjiang
$702
217 km or 135 mi Putian
$705
218 km or 136 mi Quanzhou
$757
227 km or 141 mi Kinmen
$828
253 km or 157 mi Xiamen
$828
256 km or 159 mi Fuzhou
$700
295 km or 183 mi Zhangzhou
$751
307 km or 191 mi Ningde
$701
368 km or 229 mi Ishigaki
$1022
372 km or 231 mi Nanping
$684
373 km or 231 mi Longyan
$691
381 km or 237 mi Sanming
$694
398 km or 248 mi Shantou
$1051
399 km or 248 mi Chaozhou
$648
413 km or 257 mi Rui'an
$687
428 km or 266 mi Jieyang
$747
437 km or 272 mi Wenzhou
$968
448 km or 279 mi Meizhou
$775
452 km or 281 mi Puning
$700
481 km or 299 mi Wuyishan
$642
487 km or 302 mi Wenling
$688
488 km or 303 mi Miyakojima
$1022
491 km or 305 mi Lishui
$768
536 km or 333 mi Linhai
$675
550 km or 342 mi Shangrao
$765

Cities near Hamamatsu

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.7 mi Iwata
$1034
18 km or 11 mi Fukuroi
$1021
18 km or 11 mi Kosai
$1023
25 km or 15 mi Kakegawa
$1027
29 km or 18 mi Shinshiro
$1021
32 km or 20 mi Kikugawa
$1021
32 km or 20 mi Toyohashi
$1206
35 km or 22 mi Toyokawa
$1043
37 km or 23 mi Omaezaki
$1022
43 km or 26 mi Shimada
$1022
43 km or 27 mi Tahara
$1023
45 km or 28 mi Makinohara
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Yoshida
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Gamagori
$1023
51 km or 32 mi Fujieda
$1030
54 km or 34 mi Kota
$1023
56 km or 35 mi Yaizu
$1028
58 km or 36 mi Okazaki
$1044
63 km or 39 mi Nishio
$1038
64 km or 40 mi Chiryu
$1021
66 km or 41 mi Anjo
$1044
66 km or 41 mi Shizuoka
$1057
67 km or 41 mi Toyota
$1155
69 km or 43 mi Hekinan
$1024
72 km or 44 mi Takahama
$1019
73 km or 45 mi Miyoshi
$1021
73 km or 45 mi Kariya
$1035
75 km or 47 mi Togo
$1025
76 km or 47 mi Mihama
$1019
76 km or 47 mi Higashiura
$1020
76 km or 47 mi Taketoyo
$1021
76 km or 47 mi Handa
$1026
76 km or 48 mi Toyoake
$1022
77 km or 48 mi Obu
$1027
78 km or 49 mi Agui
$1020
79 km or 49 mi Nisshin
$1025
81 km or 50 mi Nagakute
$1022
81 km or 50 mi Seto
$1027
83 km or 52 mi Tokai
$1024
84 km or 52 mi Mizunami
$1024