Changhua vs Kumamoto - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Kumamoto
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$1200
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$2464
🏠 One person rent
$313
$569
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$602
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$399
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$154
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$2462
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
84
59
😀 Quality of life
63
73
🏙️ Population
235K
738K

The cost of living in Changhua is 30% less expensive than in Kumamoto. Cities ranked 5938th and 4010th ($842 vs $1200) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 15th 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 2.1 months in Kumamoto. Changhua ranked 10th best city to live in Taiwan vs Kumamoto ranked 313th in Japan, while ranked 4540th and 1254th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changhua vs Kumamoto

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Changhua Kumamoto
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$6.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$30
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$5.72
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$5.6
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$4.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$0.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$893
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$329
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$821
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$333
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$82.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$127
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$44.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
1.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$3793
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$2241
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$67.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$24.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$1.44
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$5.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$14.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$6.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$5.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$4.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$3.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$2.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$1.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$1.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$2.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$9.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$4.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$50.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$27.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$50.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$219
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$11248

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Distance City Cost of living
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 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