Changhua vs Sendai - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Sendai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$1128
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$2850
🏠 One person rent
$313
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$810
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$407
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$2611
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
84
74
😀 Quality of life
63
79
🏙️ Population
235K
1.06M

The cost of living in Changhua is 25% less expensive than in Sendai. Cities ranked 5938th and 4228th ($842 vs $1128) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 40th 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 2.3 months in Sendai. Changhua ranked 10th best city to live in Taiwan vs Sendai ranked 62nd in Japan, while ranked 4540th and 408th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changhua vs Sendai

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Changhua Sendai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$31.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$4.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$3.71
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$3.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$473
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$291
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$875
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$613
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$73.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$33
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
1.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$1207
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$978
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$2.08
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$97.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$15.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$1.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$1.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$18.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$8.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$23.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$3.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$2.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$5.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$4.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$3.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$2.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$9.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$4.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$5.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$59.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$13.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$75.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$29.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$58.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$207
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$9064

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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
11 km or 6.8 mi Natori
$1020
12 km or 7.2 mi Rifu
$1021
12 km or 7.5 mi Tagajo
$1023
14 km or 8.7 mi Tomiya
$1022
14 km or 8.9 mi Shiogama
$1021
18 km or 11 mi Iwanuma
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Taiwa
$1021
25 km or 16 mi Shibata
$1020
26 km or 16 mi Watari
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Ogawara
$1020
33 km or 21 mi Kakuda
$1022
34 km or 21 mi Kami
$1023
35 km or 21 mi Higashimatsushima
$1020
35 km or 22 mi Misato
$1017
35 km or 22 mi Osaki
$1026
37 km or 23 mi Shiroishi
$1022
42 km or 26 mi Ishinomaki
$1026
44 km or 27 mi Tendo
$1022
45 km or 28 mi Higashine
$1022
47 km or 29 mi Yamagata
$1056
49 km or 30 mi Murayama
$1021
53 km or 33 mi Soma
$1023
53 km or 33 mi Kurihara
$1024
53 km or 33 mi Sagae
$1023
54 km or 34 mi Kaminoyama
$1020
55 km or 34 mi Tome
$1024
57 km or 35 mi Date
$1024
66 km or 41 mi Fukushima
$1156
66 km or 41 mi Takahata
$1019
67 km or 42 mi Nan'yo
$1021
70 km or 44 mi Minamisoma
$1024
74 km or 46 mi Shinjo
$1019
75 km or 46 mi Nagai
$1024
77 km or 48 mi Yonezawa
$1024
77 km or 48 mi Ichinoseki
$1023
85 km or 53 mi Nihonmatsu
$1023
94 km or 58 mi Kesennuma
$1024
94 km or 58 mi Motomiya
$1023
96 km or 59 mi Tamura
$1020
100 km or 62 mi Oshu
$1023