Chiba vs Osaka - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Osaka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$1295
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$3406
🏠 One person rent
$641
$518
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$1083
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$414
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$249
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$2449
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
91
97
😀 Quality of life
79
97
🏙️ Population
982K
2.75M

The cost of living in Chiba is 8% more expensive than in Osaka. Cities ranked 2956th and 3202nd ($1395 vs $1295) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 8th in Japan.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 1.9 months in Osaka. Ranked 54th vs 3rd best cities to live in Japan, and 387th vs 8th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiba vs Osaka

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Chiba Osaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$6.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$33.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$5.26
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$3.58
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$1.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$607
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$356
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$1339
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$824
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$80.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$125
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$30.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
1.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$8246
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$4872
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$1.6
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$74.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$26.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.38
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$3.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$17
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$6.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$21.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$4.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$3.57
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$5.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$3.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$10.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$2.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$12.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$4.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$60.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$13.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$32.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$22.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$52.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$68.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$358
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$10882

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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 Osaka

Distance City Cost of living
7.2 km or 4.5 mi Moriguchi
$1032
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Suita
$1397
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Kadoma
$1021
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Higashiosaka
$1093
10 km or 6.4 mi Amagasaki
$1103
10 km or 6.5 mi Toyonaka
$1031
11 km or 6.7 mi Settsu
$1021
11 km or 7 mi Daito
$1025
12 km or 7.3 mi Yao
$1066
14 km or 8.4 mi Shijonawate
$1024
14 km or 8.4 mi Itami
$1050
14 km or 8.5 mi Matsubara
$1024
14 km or 8.7 mi Neyagawa
$1056
14 km or 8.8 mi Sakai
$1220
15 km or 9.3 mi Ibaraki
$1066
15 km or 9.4 mi Ikeda
$1021
15 km or 9.4 mi Minoh
$1031
16 km or 9.8 mi Fujiidera
$1020
16 km or 10 mi Nishinomiya
$1189
17 km or 11 mi Kawanishi
$1032
17 km or 11 mi Kashiwara
$1026
18 km or 11 mi Takarazuka
$1052
18 km or 11 mi Habikino
$1025
18 km or 11 mi Ikoma
$1025
19 km or 12 mi Ashiya
$1024
19 km or 12 mi Hirakata
$1039
19 km or 12 mi Katano
$1024
20 km or 12 mi Takaishi
$1025
20 km or 13 mi Takatsuki
$1030
21 km or 13 mi Sango
$1023
22 km or 13 mi Osakasayama
$1027
22 km or 14 mi Oji
$1019
23 km or 14 mi Izumiotsu
$1024
23 km or 14 mi Ikaruga
$1025
23 km or 14 mi Tondabayashi
$1026
24 km or 15 mi Izumi
$1045
24 km or 15 mi Kanmaki
$1022
25 km or 15 mi Kashiba
$1022
25 km or 16 mi Inagawa
$1019
26 km or 16 mi Nara
$921