Chiba vs Himeji - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Himeji
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$1164
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$3834
🏠 One person rent
$641
$506
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$1762
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$403
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$176
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$2488
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
53 km
🎓 Higher education
91
61
😀 Quality of life
79
74
🏙️ Population
982K
528K

The cost of living in Chiba is 20% more expensive than in Himeji. Cities ranked 2956th and 4116th ($1395 vs $1164) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 21st in Japan.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 2.1 months in Himeji. Ranked 54th vs 223rd best cities to live in Japan, and 387th vs 898th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiba vs Himeji

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Chiba Himeji
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$6.25
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$34.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$4.87
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$3.2
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$3.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$1.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$589
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$359
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$3143
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$1242
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$71.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$111
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$29.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
2.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$3751
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$2338
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$4.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$84.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$30.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$3.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$15.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$8.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$4.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$4.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$2.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$7.42
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$1.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$3.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$0.75
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$30.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$22.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$45.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$51.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$599
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$13492

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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 Himeji

Distance City Cost of living
9.8 km or 6.1 mi Taishi
$1021
11 km or 7 mi Takasago
$1023
13 km or 8.3 mi Tatsuno
$1020
16 km or 9.9 mi Kakogawa
$1063
19 km or 12 mi Kasai
$1020
20 km or 12 mi Aioi
$1020
20 km or 13 mi Harima
$1022
22 km or 14 mi Inami
$1021
23 km or 14 mi Ono
$1021
24 km or 15 mi Shiso
$1022
28 km or 17 mi Ako
$1023
28 km or 17 mi Miki
$1026
29 km or 18 mi Kato
$1025
33 km or 20 mi Nishiwaki
$1022
35 km or 21 mi Akashi
$1062
46 km or 29 mi Bizen
$1019
48 km or 30 mi Awaji
$968
48 km or 30 mi Kobe
$1305
50 km or 31 mi Sanda
$1024
51 km or 32 mi Tanba
$1018
53 km or 33 mi Mimasaka
$1020
56 km or 35 mi Sumoto
$1024
57 km or 35 mi Setouchi
$1018
57 km or 35 mi Tamba-Sasayama
$1021
57 km or 36 mi Ashiya
$1024
59 km or 36 mi Asago
$1024
59 km or 36 mi Minamiawaji
$1023
60 km or 37 mi Nishinomiya
$1189
61 km or 38 mi Akaiwa
$1023
62 km or 38 mi Takarazuka
$1052
64 km or 40 mi Inagawa
$1019
66 km or 41 mi Yabu
$1018
66 km or 41 mi Itami
$1050
66 km or 41 mi Amagasaki
$1103
67 km or 42 mi Fukuchiyama
$1021
67 km or 42 mi Kawanishi
$1032
68 km or 43 mi Ikeda
$1021
69 km or 43 mi Tsuyama
$1026
70 km or 44 mi Higashikagawa
$1018
72 km or 45 mi Toyonaka
$1031