Changhua vs Surabaya - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Surabaya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$539
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$1469
🏠 One person rent
$313
$225
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$536
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$201
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$45.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$325
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
84
71
😀 Quality of life
63
63
🏙️ Population
235K
2.89M

The cost of living in Changhua is 56% more expensive than in Surabaya. Cities ranked 5938th and 7990th ($842 vs $539) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 13th in Taiwan and Indonesia, respectively. Check Taiwan vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Changhua compared to 0.6 months in Surabaya. Changhua ranked 10th best city to live in Taiwan vs Surabaya ranked 3rd in Indonesia, while ranked 4540th and 4506th among best cities to live in the world.

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Changhua Surabaya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$2.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$13.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$2.69
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$1.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$225
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$591
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$407
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$42.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$64.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
9.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$2065
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$1171
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$3.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$6.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$7.44
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$20.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$2.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$2.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$2.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$2.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$0.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$35.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$3.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$18.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$3.21
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$52.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$84.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$5743

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$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
42 km or 26 mi Mojokerto
$471
48 km or 30 mi Pasuruan
$490
73 km or 45 mi Batu
$490
77 km or 48 mi Probolinggo
$493
83 km or 51 mi Malang
$418
102 km or 63 mi Kediri
$499
115 km or 71 mi Blitar
$486
141 km or 87 mi Madiun
$391
215 km or 133 mi Surakarta
$430
247 km or 153 mi Salatiga
$491
258 km or 160 mi Semarang
$525
269 km or 167 mi Yogyakarta
$440
286 km or 177 mi Bali
$736
311 km or 194 mi Ubud
$592
315 km or 196 mi Denpasar
$562
340 km or 211 mi Pekalongan
$495
400 km or 249 mi Tegal
$496
401 km or 249 mi Mataram
$372
414 km or 257 mi Cilacap
$523
464 km or 288 mi Banjar
$491
464 km or 288 mi Cirebon
$497
476 km or 296 mi Banjarbaru
$491
481 km or 299 mi Banjarmasin
$410
501 km or 311 mi Tasikmalaya
$443
572 km or 355 mi Bandung
$506
575 km or 357 mi Palangka Raya
$494
576 km or 358 mi Cimahi
$617
642 km or 399 mi Sukabumi
$531
644 km or 400 mi Bekasi
$531
659 km or 410 mi Bogor
$505
660 km or 410 mi Depok
$467
661 km or 411 mi Jakarta
$708
672 km or 418 mi Bima
$485
673 km or 418 mi South Tangerang
$530
685 km or 425 mi Tangerang
$638
738 km or 459 mi Serang
$510
756 km or 470 mi Cilegon
$487
774 km or 481 mi Makassar
$510
820 km or 510 mi Balikpapan
$530
842 km or 523 mi Parepare
$485