Chiba vs Gwangju - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Gwangju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$902
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$2451
🏠 One person rent
$641
$310
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$478
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$406
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$97.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$2113
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
91
59
😀 Quality of life
79
71
🏙️ Population
982K
1.49M

The cost of living in Chiba is 55% more expensive than in Gwangju. Cities ranked 2956th and 5707th ($1395 vs $902) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 61st in Japan and South Korea, respectively. Check Japan vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 2.3 months in Gwangju. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Gwangju ranked 26th in South Korea, while ranked 387th and 1947th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiba vs Gwangju

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Chiba Gwangju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$5.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$2.31
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$3.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$315
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$491
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$349
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$51.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$79.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$4840
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$2414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$0.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$44.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$7.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$2.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$2.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$8.48
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$7.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$41.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$5.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$3.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$4.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$2.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$3.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$10.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$2.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$9.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$3.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$4.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$8.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$38.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$7.15
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$61.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$724
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$18788

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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 Gwangju

Distance City Cost of living
24 km or 15 mi Naju
$898
45 km or 28 mi Jeongeup
$901
50 km or 31 mi Namwon
$895
57 km or 36 mi Suncheon
$923
64 km or 39 mi Mokpo
$969
71 km or 44 mi Gimje
$944
76 km or 47 mi Gwangyang
$963
76 km or 47 mi Jeonju
$791
82 km or 51 mi Yeosu
$1003
86 km or 54 mi Iksan
$925
92 km or 57 mi Gunsan
$941
106 km or 66 mi Jinju
$765
116 km or 72 mi Nonsan
$928
127 km or 79 mi Gyeryong
$896
131 km or 81 mi Sacheon
$795
132 km or 82 mi Asan
$927
133 km or 82 mi Boryeong
$946
138 km or 86 mi Daejeon
$944
142 km or 88 mi Tongyeong
$900
145 km or 90 mi Gongju
$939
148 km or 92 mi Masan
$945
150 km or 93 mi Sejong
$928
151 km or 94 mi Gimcheon
$925
156 km or 97 mi Geoje
$945
158 km or 98 mi Changwon
$955
170 km or 106 mi Miryang
$861
171 km or 106 mi Daegu
$918
171 km or 107 mi Cheongju
$880
174 km or 108 mi Gumi
$951
179 km or 111 mi Sangju
$981
179 km or 111 mi Gimhae
$839
180 km or 112 mi Gyeongsan
$922
184 km or 114 mi Cheonan
$930
184 km or 115 mi Seosan
$872
188 km or 117 mi Jeju
$1542
193 km or 120 mi Busan
$1031
194 km or 120 mi Yangsan
$909
194 km or 120 mi Dangjin
$904
196 km or 122 mi Mungyeong
$897
203 km or 126 mi Jeju Island
$968