Changsha vs Niigata - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Niigata
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$1034
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$2839
🏠 One person rent
$413
$428
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$999
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$380
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$112
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$1749
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
94
53
😀 Quality of life
54
70
🏙️ Population
10M
791K

The cost of living in Changsha is 20% less expensive than in Niigata. Cities ranked 5988th and 4507th ($828 vs $1034) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 135th 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 1.7 months in Niigata. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Niigata ranked 522nd in Japan, while ranked 5898th and 2257th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Niigata

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Changsha Niigata
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$6.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$30
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$5.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$3.02
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$3.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.18
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$334
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$274
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$1016
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$746
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$36
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
0.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$3244
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$2453
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$60.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$12.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$2.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.55
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$7.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$6.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$24
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$4.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$3.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$3.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$4.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.64
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$10.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$3.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$1.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$0.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$58.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$33.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$28.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$53
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$49.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$114
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$16125

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Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$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

Cities near Niigata

Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Agano
$1020
26 km or 16 mi Shibata
$1022
28 km or 17 mi Kamo
$1022
28 km or 18 mi Tsubame
$1023
32 km or 20 mi Sanjo
$1022
33 km or 21 mi Gosen
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Tainai
$1019
44 km or 27 mi Mitsuke
$1019
52 km or 32 mi Murakami
$1021
57 km or 35 mi Nagaoka
$1063
60 km or 37 mi Sado
$1021
70 km or 43 mi Ojiya
$1020
74 km or 46 mi Kashiwazaki
$1024
76 km or 47 mi Uonuma
$1019
79 km or 49 mi Kitakata
$1024
91 km or 56 mi Nagai
$1024
91 km or 56 mi Tokamachi
$1023
91 km or 57 mi Aizuwakamatsu
$1026
95 km or 59 mi Yonezawa
$1024
95 km or 59 mi Minamiuonuma
$1021
99 km or 61 mi Nan'yo
$1021
102 km or 63 mi Takahata
$1019
111 km or 69 mi Joetsu
$1040
111 km or 69 mi Kaminoyama
$1020
113 km or 70 mi Tsuruoka
$1023
119 km or 74 mi Yamagata
$1056
120 km or 75 mi Sagae
$1023
120 km or 75 mi Myoko
$1023
124 km or 77 mi Koriyama
$1149
127 km or 79 mi Fukushima
$1156
127 km or 79 mi Tendo
$1022
128 km or 79 mi Motomiya
$1023
128 km or 80 mi Nihonmatsu
$1023
128 km or 80 mi Shonai
$1018
131 km or 81 mi Sakata
$1026
132 km or 82 mi Higashine
$1022
134 km or 83 mi Murayama
$1021
134 km or 84 mi Date
$1024
136 km or 84 mi Shirakawa
$1022
137 km or 85 mi Sukagawa
$1023