Chiba vs Ningbo - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Ningbo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$809
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$2068
🏠 One person rent
$641
$342
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$567
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$314
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$75.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$1228
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
91
59
😀 Quality of life
79
59
🏙️ Population
982K
9.4M

The cost of living in Chiba is 72% more expensive than in Ningbo. Cities ranked 2956th and 6038th ($1395 vs $809) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 28th in Japan and China, respectively. Check Japan vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 1.5 months in Ningbo. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Ningbo ranked 18th in China, while ranked 387th and 5369th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiba Ningbo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$5.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$23.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$3.05
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$3.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$389
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$709
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$462
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$28.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$43.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$12.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
5.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$6109
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$3384
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$0.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$4.65
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$2.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$2.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$1.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$19.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$11.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$1.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$10.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$2.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$58.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$7.45
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$15
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$55
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$490
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$8160

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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 Ningbo

Distance City Cost of living
55 km or 34 mi Zhoushan
$680
94 km or 58 mi Shaoxing
$745
120 km or 75 mi Linhai
$675
124 km or 77 mi Jiaxing
$730
139 km or 87 mi Hangzhou
$882
144 km or 89 mi Shanghai
$1413
150 km or 93 mi Pudong
$759
156 km or 97 mi Yiwu
$696
167 km or 104 mi Wenling
$688
177 km or 110 mi Kunshan
$699
178 km or 111 mi Huzhou
$720
180 km or 112 mi Taicang
$677
182 km or 113 mi Suzhou
$921
203 km or 126 mi Jinhua
$852
212 km or 132 mi Changshu
$689
216 km or 134 mi Qidong
$677
224 km or 139 mi Wuxi
$861
224 km or 139 mi Lishui
$768
226 km or 140 mi Wenzhou
$968
227 km or 141 mi Haimen
$673
234 km or 146 mi Yixing
$678
234 km or 146 mi Guangde
$657
242 km or 150 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
243 km or 151 mi Nantong
$1047
249 km or 155 mi Rui'an
$687
257 km or 160 mi Jiangyin
$681
260 km or 162 mi Ningguo
$651
262 km or 163 mi Liyang
$666
263 km or 163 mi Changzhou
$782
267 km or 166 mi Jingjiang
$665
278 km or 173 mi Quzhou
$520
294 km or 182 mi Xuancheng
$732
294 km or 183 mi Taixing
$678
294 km or 183 mi Rugao
$682
302 km or 187 mi Danyang
$669
310 km or 193 mi Yangzhong
$649
313 km or 194 mi Huangshan
$684
313 km or 195 mi Hai'an
$669
325 km or 202 mi Jurong
$664
327 km or 203 mi Zhenjiang
$588