Chiang Mai vs Nagoya - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Nagoya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$1337
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$4596
🏠 One person rent
$249
$595
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$2277
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$393
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$254
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$2414
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
49
92
😀 Quality of life
60
93
🏙️ Population
127K
2.33M

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 60% less expensive than in Nagoya. Cities ranked 7993rd and 3071st ($539 vs $1337) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 6th in Thailand and Japan, respectively. Check Thailand vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chiang Mai compared to 1.8 months in Nagoya. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Nagoya ranked 4th in Japan, while ranked 5180th and 41st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiang Mai vs Nagoya

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Chiang Mai Nagoya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$5.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$25.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$5.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$3.33
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$3.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$1.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$760
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$401
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$2172
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$2092
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$87.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$134
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$34.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$3557
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$2047
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$75.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$29.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$3.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$15.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$7.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$4.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$3.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$4.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$2.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$8.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$1.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$3.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$12.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$3.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$67.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$49.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$53.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$668
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$13550

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Distance City Cost of living
86 km or 53 mi Pai
$533
153 km or 95 mi Chiang Rai
$498
255 km or 158 mi Hpa-an
$757
258 km or 160 mi Phitsanulok
$420
294 km or 183 mi Mawlamyine
$747
306 km or 190 mi Taunggyi
$755
308 km or 191 mi Bago
$744
317 km or 197 mi Naypyidaw
$790
353 km or 219 mi Luang Prabang
$801
363 km or 226 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
365 km or 227 mi Vang Vieng
$833
373 km or 232 mi Yangon
$869
392 km or 244 mi Vientiane
$905
404 km or 251 mi Jinghong
$658
426 km or 265 mi Udon Thani
$468
466 km or 289 mi Mandalay
$790
485 km or 301 mi Khon Kaen
$577
489 km or 304 mi Pu'er
$712
503 km or 313 mi Pathein
$787
537 km or 334 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
545 km or 339 mi Monywa
$755
551 km or 342 mi Tha Khlong
$536
561 km or 349 mi Rangsit
$485
564 km or 351 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
566 km or 352 mi Pak Kret
$532
571 km or 355 mi Nonthaburi
$582
578 km or 359 mi Lincang
$708
584 km or 363 mi Bangkok
$848
597 km or 371 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
597 km or 371 mi Lat Luang
$535
634 km or 394 mi Thakhek
$846
641 km or 398 mi Sa Pa
$504
656 km or 407 mi Sittwe
$737
666 km or 414 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
667 km or 415 mi Laem Chabang
$534
681 km or 423 mi Pattaya
$584
685 km or 426 mi Nong Prue
$535
699 km or 435 mi Hua Hin
$625
704 km or 438 mi Baoshan
$711
707 km or 439 mi Vinh
$514

Cities near Nagoya

Distance City Cost of living
9.1 km or 5.7 mi Toyoake
$1022
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Nisshin
$1025
11 km or 6.9 mi Togo
$1025
12 km or 7.2 mi Tokai
$1024
12 km or 7.2 mi Obu
$1027
12 km or 7.4 mi Kiyosu
$1022
12 km or 7.6 mi Oharu
$1024
13 km or 8 mi Nagakute
$1022
13 km or 8.2 mi Miyoshi
$1021
13 km or 8.3 mi Kanie
$1020
14 km or 8.9 mi Chita
$1024
14 km or 8.9 mi Owariasahi
$1022
15 km or 9.4 mi Kasugai
$955
16 km or 9.8 mi Higashiura
$1020
16 km or 10 mi Kitanagoya
$1025
16 km or 10 mi Kariya
$1035
17 km or 10 mi Ama
$1024
18 km or 11 mi Seto
$1027
19 km or 12 mi Aisai
$1020
19 km or 12 mi Komaki
$1034
19 km or 12 mi Iwakura
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Tsushima
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Yatomi
$1024
20 km or 13 mi Inazawa
$1028
21 km or 13 mi Agui
$1020
21 km or 13 mi Toyota
$1155
21 km or 13 mi Chiryu
$1021
21 km or 13 mi Takahama
$1019
22 km or 13 mi Anjo
$1044
23 km or 15 mi Kuwana
$1031
24 km or 15 mi Ichinomiya
$1141
24 km or 15 mi Oguchi
$1023
24 km or 15 mi Handa
$1026
25 km or 15 mi Konan
$1023
27 km or 17 mi Hekinan
$1024
27 km or 17 mi Fuso
$1019
27 km or 17 mi Tokoname
$1021
28 km or 18 mi Okazaki
$1044
29 km or 18 mi Kaizu
$1021
30 km or 18 mi Taketoyo
$1021