Changhua vs Sakai - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Sakai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$1220
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$3173
🏠 One person rent
$313
$496
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$933
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$423
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$212
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$2697
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
84
96
😀 Quality of life
63
82
🏙️ Population
235K
824K

The cost of living in Changhua is 31% less expensive than in Sakai. Cities ranked 5938th and 3499th ($842 vs $1220) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 13th 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 2.2 months in Sakai. Changhua ranked 10th best city to live in Taiwan vs Sakai ranked 10th in Japan, while ranked 4540th and 268th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changhua vs Sakai

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Changhua Sakai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$6.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$30.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$5.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$3.25
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$3.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$494
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1002
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$694
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$92.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$141
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$36.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
2.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$4043
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$2500
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$65
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$40.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$1.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$2.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$6.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$12.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$6.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$17.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$4.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$2.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$4.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$4.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$2.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$6.78
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$2.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$3.81
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$55.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$15.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$30.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$41.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$602
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$11571

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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 Sakai

Distance City Cost of living
6.4 km or 4 mi Takaishi
$1025
6.4 km or 4 mi Matsubara
$1024
9.6 km or 6 mi Izumiotsu
$1024
9.6 km or 6 mi Osakasayama
$1027
10 km or 6.5 mi Fujiidera
$1020
11 km or 6.7 mi Izumi
$1045
11 km or 7 mi Habikino
$1025
13 km or 7.9 mi Yao
$1066
13 km or 8 mi Tondabayashi
$1026
13 km or 8.3 mi Kashiwara
$1026
14 km or 8.8 mi Kawachinagano
$1023
14 km or 8.8 mi Osaka
$1295
16 km or 9.7 mi Kishiwada
$1046
17 km or 10 mi Higashiosaka
$1093
18 km or 11 mi Kaizuka
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Sango
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Kashiba
$1022
20 km or 12 mi Amagasaki
$1103
20 km or 13 mi Moriguchi
$1032
21 km or 13 mi Daito
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Kadoma
$1021
21 km or 13 mi Oji
$1019
21 km or 13 mi Kanmaki
$1022
22 km or 14 mi Kumatori
$1023
22 km or 14 mi Suita
$1397
23 km or 14 mi Izumisano
$1021
23 km or 14 mi Nishinomiya
$1189
24 km or 15 mi Ikaruga
$1025
24 km or 15 mi Yamatotakada
$1021
24 km or 15 mi Katsuragi
$1021
24 km or 15 mi Shijonawate
$1024
24 km or 15 mi Toyonaka
$1031
24 km or 15 mi Ikoma
$1025
24 km or 15 mi Ashiya
$1024
24 km or 15 mi Settsu
$1021
25 km or 15 mi Koryo
$1020
25 km or 16 mi Itami
$1050
26 km or 16 mi Neyagawa
$1056
26 km or 16 mi Gose
$1023
28 km or 18 mi Ikeda
$1021