Chiba vs Karaj - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Karaj
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$688
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$1709
🏠 One person rent
$641
$339
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$689
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$229
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$41.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$313
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
91
76
😀 Quality of life
79
44
🏙️ Population
982K
1.59M

The cost of living in Chiba is 103% more expensive than in Karaj. Cities ranked 2956th and 6640th ($1395 vs $688) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 17th in Japan and Iran, respectively. Check Japan vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 0.5 months in Karaj. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Karaj ranked 11th in Iran, while ranked 387th and 6648th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiba vs Karaj

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Chiba Karaj
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$7.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$18.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$0.57
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$386
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$882
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$560
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$17.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$27.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$37.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
21.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$2017
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$1150
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$23.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$2.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$0.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$2.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$5.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$3.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$3.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$0.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$0.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$1.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$0.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$4.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$25.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$4.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$38.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$98.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$1496

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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 Karaj

Distance City Cost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Mohammadshahr
$658
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Kamal Shahr
$661
10 km or 6.5 mi Fardis
$663
13 km or 8.3 mi Andisheh
$657
17 km or 10 mi Qods
$668
17 km or 10 mi Malard
$670
19 km or 12 mi Shahriar
$669
33 km or 21 mi Nasimshahr
$665
36 km or 22 mi Nazarabad
$658
38 km or 24 mi Eslamshahr
$588
38 km or 24 mi Robat Karim
$657
43 km or 26 mi Tehran
$839
46 km or 28 mi Golestan
$665
50 km or 31 mi Ray
$667
69 km or 43 mi Qarchak
$665
74 km or 46 mi Pakdasht
$667
77 km or 48 mi Pardis
$659
79 km or 49 mi Khak-e Ali
$657
87 km or 54 mi Varamin
$838
100 km or 62 mi Qazvin
$1104
104 km or 65 mi Saveh
$666
130 km or 81 mi Qom
$993
144 km or 90 mi Amol
$603
174 km or 108 mi Babol
$424
177 km or 110 mi Lahijan
$662
185 km or 115 mi Qaem Shahr
$664
204 km or 127 mi Rasht
$915
205 km or 128 mi Sari
$529
208 km or 129 mi Kashan
$600
220 km or 137 mi Semnan
$664
225 km or 140 mi Arak
$567
242 km or 150 mi Zanjan
$516
249 km or 155 mi Hamadan
$943
259 km or 161 mi Malayer
$412
294 km or 183 mi Borujerd
$631
311 km or 193 mi Dorud
$658
333 km or 207 mi Shahin Shahr
$660
334 km or 208 mi Gorgan
$591
350 km or 218 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$662
354 km or 220 mi Khorramabad
$639