Changhua vs Kitakyushu - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Kitakyushu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$1049
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$2639
🏠 One person rent
$313
$417
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$722
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$365
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$173
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$2519
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
84
69
😀 Quality of life
63
75
🏙️ Population
235K
935K

The cost of living in Changhua is 20% less expensive than in Kitakyushu. Cities ranked 5938th and 4439th ($842 vs $1049) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 93rd 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 2.4 months in Kitakyushu. Changhua ranked 10th best city to live in Taiwan vs Kitakyushu ranked 180th in Japan, while ranked 4540th and 742nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Changhua Kitakyushu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$6.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$26.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$5.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$3.02
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$462
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$213
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$714
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$444
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$195
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$29.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
1.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$4197
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$2545
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$68.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$25.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$1.56
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$4.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$8.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$4.49
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$2.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$1.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$3.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$2.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$1.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$51.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$6.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$68.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$47.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$299
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$11778

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Shimonoseki
$1154
15 km or 9.3 mi Kanda
$1023
17 km or 11 mi Mizumaki
$1019
18 km or 11 mi Nakama
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Yukuhashi
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Nogata
$1022
24 km or 15 mi Fukuchi
$1019
25 km or 16 mi Okagaki
$1024
27 km or 17 mi Miyawaka
$1021
28 km or 17 mi Tagawa
$1022
31 km or 19 mi San'yo-Onoda
$1023
32 km or 20 mi Iizuka
$1025
33 km or 20 mi Munakata
$1024
38 km or 24 mi Buzen
$1018
38 km or 24 mi Fukutsu
$1023
39 km or 24 mi Kama
$1022
40 km or 25 mi Ube
$1035
42 km or 26 mi Koga
$1023
42 km or 26 mi Nakatsu
$1023
43 km or 27 mi Mine
$1020
44 km or 27 mi Sasaguri
$1018
44 km or 28 mi Shingu
$1021
48 km or 30 mi Sue
$1019
48 km or 30 mi Kasuya
$1022
49 km or 31 mi Umi
$1021
49 km or 31 mi Shime
$1022
53 km or 33 mi Dazaifu
$1025
54 km or 33 mi Onojo
$1022
54 km or 34 mi Chikuzen
$1021
55 km or 34 mi Kasuga
$1025
55 km or 34 mi Chikushino
$1027
55 km or 34 mi Asakura
$1020
55 km or 34 mi Fukuoka
$1234
58 km or 36 mi Usa
$1020
60 km or 37 mi Nakagawa
$1024
61 km or 38 mi Ukiha
$1019
61 km or 38 mi Nagato
$1019
62 km or 39 mi Ogori
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Hita
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Bungotakada
$1020