Chiba vs Cologne - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Cologne
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$1502
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$3553
🏠 One person rent
$641
$800
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$1406
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$375
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$205
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$2485
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
91
91
😀 Quality of life
79
95
🏙️ Population
982K
1.08M

The cost of living in Chiba is 7% less expensive than in Cologne. Cities ranked 2956th and 2657th ($1395 vs $1502) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 13th in Japan and Germany, respectively. Check Japan vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 1.7 months in Cologne. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Cologne ranked 3rd in Germany, while ranked 387th and 15th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiba Cologne
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$43.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$8.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$3.95
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$2.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$746
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$597
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$1462
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$1077
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$143
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$221
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$30.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
2.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$6543
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$4352
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$3.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$97.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$20.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$8.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$2.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$1.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.68
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$7.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$7.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$7.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$2.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$1.64
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$30
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$47.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$87.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$89.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$512
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$10097

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Distance City Cost of living
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Yotsukaido
$1023
11 km or 6.9 mi Narashino
$1038
11 km or 7.1 mi Ichihara
$1072
14 km or 8.5 mi Yachiyo
$1045
15 km or 9.3 mi Funabashi
$1170
18 km or 11 mi Sakura
$1041
19 km or 12 mi Urayasu
$1036
20 km or 13 mi Ichikawa
$1069
21 km or 13 mi Shisui
$1023
21 km or 13 mi Yachimata
$1022
22 km or 13 mi Kamagaya
$1022
22 km or 13 mi Shiroi
$1019
22 km or 14 mi Oamishirasato
$1020
23 km or 14 mi Sodegaura
$1024
24 km or 15 mi Togane
$1022
26 km or 16 mi Mobara
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Tomisato
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Inzai
$1025
26 km or 16 mi Hirai
$1019
27 km or 17 mi Matsudo
$1170
28 km or 18 mi Narita
$1073
28 km or 18 mi Sanmu
$1019
30 km or 18 mi Sakae
$1025
30 km or 19 mi Kisarazu
$1024
30 km or 19 mi Abiko
$1024
31 km or 19 mi Kashiwa
$999
33 km or 20 mi Misato
$1031
34 km or 21 mi Nagareyama
$1046
34 km or 21 mi Yashio
$1025
35 km or 22 mi Kimitsu
$1024
35 km or 22 mi Toride
$1027
36 km or 22 mi Ryugasaki
$1020
37 km or 23 mi Soka
$1061
37 km or 23 mi Kawasaki-ku
$1054
37 km or 23 mi Yokoshibahikari
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Kawasaki
$1133
38 km or 24 mi Tokyo
$1698
40 km or 25 mi Futtsu
$1020
40 km or 25 mi Yoshikawa
$1020
41 km or 25 mi Moriya
$1025

Cities near Cologne

Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470