Chiba vs Fukuoka - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Fukuoka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$1234
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$3243
🏠 One person rent
$641
$463
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$855
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$445
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$205
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$1794
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
91
82
😀 Quality of life
79
90
🏙️ Population
982K
1.6M

The cost of living in Chiba is 13% more expensive than in Fukuoka. Cities ranked 2956th and 3396th ($1395 vs $1234) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 9th in Japan.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 1.5 months in Fukuoka. Ranked 54th vs 6th best cities to live in Japan, and 387th vs 96th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiba vs Fukuoka

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Chiba Fukuoka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$7.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$38
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$4.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$3.29
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$2.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$477
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$263
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$1010
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$543
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$117
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$178
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$40.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
1.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$5343
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$2891
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$1.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$75.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$23.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$2.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$20.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$5.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$19.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$7.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$3.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$7.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$6.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$3.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$3.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$7.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$2.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$9.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$58.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$15.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$50.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$66.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$62.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$506
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$16302

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Cities near Chiba

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 Fukuoka

Distance City Cost of living
7.2 km or 4.5 mi Shime
$1022
7.6 km or 4.7 mi Kasuya
$1022
9 km or 5.6 mi Kasuga
$1025
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Onojo
$1022
9.8 km or 6.1 mi Sue
$1019
10 km or 6.4 mi Nakagawa
$1024
10 km or 6.5 mi Umi
$1021
12 km or 7.5 mi Sasaguri
$1018
14 km or 8.8 mi Dazaifu
$1025
15 km or 9 mi Shingu
$1021
15 km or 9.2 mi Chikushino
$1027
17 km or 11 mi Koga
$1023
19 km or 12 mi Itoshima
$1021
21 km or 13 mi Fukutsu
$1023
23 km or 14 mi Chikuzen
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Tosu
$1022
26 km or 16 mi Ogori
$1020
27 km or 17 mi Munakata
$1024
28 km or 17 mi Iizuka
$1025
29 km or 18 mi Miyawaka
$1021
29 km or 18 mi Kama
$1022
30 km or 19 mi Miyaki
$1020
31 km or 19 mi Asakura
$1020
31 km or 19 mi Kanzaki
$1020
32 km or 20 mi Kurume
$1095
35 km or 22 mi Nogata
$1022
35 km or 22 mi Okagaki
$1024
36 km or 23 mi Fukuchi
$1019
37 km or 23 mi Saga
$1057
38 km or 23 mi Tagawa
$1022
38 km or 24 mi Nakama
$1019
40 km or 25 mi Mizumaki
$1019
42 km or 26 mi Ogi
$1022
42 km or 26 mi Ukiha
$1019
43 km or 27 mi Okawa
$1022
43 km or 27 mi Chikugo
$1020
43 km or 27 mi Karatsu
$1025
44 km or 28 mi Yame
$1021
48 km or 30 mi Yanagawa
$1023
49 km or 31 mi Miyama
$1020