Changsha vs Kagoshima - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Kagoshima
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$1170
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$2787
🏠 One person rent
$413
$536
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$881
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$378
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$172
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$2695
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
28 km
🎓 Higher education
94
45
😀 Quality of life
54
74
🏙️ Population
10M
594K

The cost of living in Changsha is 29% less expensive than in Kagoshima. Cities ranked 5988th and 4095th ($828 vs $1170) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 20th in China and Japan, respectively. Check China vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 2.3 months in Kagoshima. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Kagoshima ranked 257th in Japan, while ranked 5898th and 1037th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Kagoshima

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Changsha Kagoshima
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$5.36
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$30.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$5.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$3.78
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$2.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$546
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$408
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$992
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$689
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$59.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$89.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$41.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
1.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$3858
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$2362
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$53
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$37.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$1.2
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$8.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$4.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$11.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$4.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$2.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$3.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$2.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$9.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$3.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$30.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$34
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$15.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$23.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$46.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$219
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$11258

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$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661

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Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.5 mi Hioki
$1020
16 km or 10 mi Aira
$1021
25 km or 16 mi Kirishima
$1027
27 km or 17 mi Minamikyushu
$1023
30 km or 19 mi Minamisatsuma
$1022
30 km or 19 mi Ichikikushikino
$1022
34 km or 21 mi Satsumasendai
$1022
36 km or 22 mi Satsuma
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Kanoya
$1025
39 km or 24 mi Ibusuki
$1023
44 km or 27 mi Makurazaki
$1017
44 km or 27 mi Soo
$1023
48 km or 30 mi Shibushi
$1020
50 km or 31 mi Miyakonojo
$1032
51 km or 32 mi Isa
$1022
56 km or 35 mi Mimata
$1023
58 km or 36 mi Izumi
$1023
59 km or 37 mi Kobayashi
$1023
71 km or 44 mi Minamata
$1021
71 km or 44 mi Hitoyoshi
$1017
78 km or 48 mi Nichinan
$1019
89 km or 55 mi Miyazaki
$1042
98 km or 61 mi Saito
$1022
102 km or 63 mi Amakusa
$1023
103 km or 64 mi Yatsushiro
$1025
107 km or 67 mi Takanabe
$1019
111 km or 69 mi Kami-Amakusa
$1020
117 km or 73 mi Uki
$1022
121 km or 75 mi Minamishimabara
$1021
122 km or 76 mi Uto
$1019
133 km or 82 mi Shimabara
$1023
134 km or 84 mi Kumamoto
$1200
135 km or 84 mi Mashiki
$1020
136 km or 85 mi Hyuga
$1019
142 km or 88 mi Unzen
$1023
143 km or 89 mi Kikuyo
$1023
145 km or 90 mi Koshi
$1026
146 km or 90 mi Ozu
$1021
147 km or 91 mi Isahaya
$1029
147 km or 91 mi Nagasaki
$983