Chiba vs Medan - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Medan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$504
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$1348
🏠 One person rent
$641
$192
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$385
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$214
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$37.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$314
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
91
46
😀 Quality of life
79
45
🏙️ Population
982K
2.11M

The cost of living in Chiba is 177% more expensive than in Medan. Cities ranked 2956th and 8292nd ($1395 vs $504) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 24th in Japan and Indonesia, respectively. Check Japan vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 0.6 months in Medan. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Medan ranked 15th in Indonesia, while ranked 387th and 6588th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiba vs Medan

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Chiba Medan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$1.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$13
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$3.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$4.49
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$2.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$262
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$124
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$410
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$311
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$25.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$39.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$15.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
9.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$2052
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$900
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$8.05
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$3.97
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$0.55
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$1.26
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$1.21
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$7.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$2.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$6.85
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$1.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$0.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$38.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$2.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$1.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$2.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$2.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$0.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$3.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$16.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$2.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$45.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$77.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$100
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$11332

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Binjai
$462
67 km or 41 mi Tebing Tinggi
$489
90 km or 56 mi Pematangsiantar
$322
119 km or 74 mi Langsa
$490
148 km or 92 mi Tanjungbalai
$488
238 km or 148 mi Lhokseumawe
$488
264 km or 164 mi Teluk Intan
$533
264 km or 164 mi Taiping
$552
264 km or 164 mi Padangsidempuan
$493
268 km or 166 mi George Town
$510
269 km or 167 mi Butterworth
$518
286 km or 178 mi Ipoh
$561
298 km or 185 mi Sungai Petani
$526
307 km or 191 mi Gunungsitoli
$486
317 km or 197 mi Klang
$591
322 km or 200 mi Ko Lipe
$534
324 km or 201 mi Langkawi
$498
325 km or 202 mi Shah Alam
$635
331 km or 206 mi Alor Setar
$508
332 km or 206 mi Subang Jaya
$642
332 km or 206 mi Petaling Jaya
$625
341 km or 212 mi Kuala Lumpur
$694
342 km or 212 mi Cyberjaya
$450
345 km or 215 mi Putrajaya
$495
352 km or 219 mi Kangar
$486
378 km or 235 mi Seremban
$547
381 km or 237 mi Dumai
$493
422 km or 262 mi Hat Yai
$548
426 km or 265 mi Banda Aceh
$462
431 km or 268 mi Malacca
$530
445 km or 277 mi Ko Lanta
$536
466 km or 289 mi Pekanbaru
$562
468 km or 291 mi Muar
$552
470 km or 292 mi Phuket
$637
483 km or 300 mi Kota Bharu
$460
487 km or 303 mi Ao Nang
$661
489 km or 304 mi Krabi
$543
515 km or 320 mi Batu Pahat
$527
518 km or 322 mi Kuantan
$541
529 km or 329 mi Kuala Terengganu
$416