Chiba vs Pattaya - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Pattaya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$584
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$1736
🏠 One person rent
$641
$279
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$670
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$218
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$20.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$335
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
32 km
🎓 Higher education
91
31
😀 Quality of life
79
54
🏙️ Population
982K
116K

The cost of living in Chiba is 139% more expensive than in Pattaya. Cities ranked 2956th and 7535th ($1395 vs $584) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 5th in Japan and Thailand, respectively. Check Japan vs Thailand comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Chiba compared to 0.6 months in Pattaya. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Pattaya ranked 4th in Thailand, while ranked 387th and 5910th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiba Pattaya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$2.77
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$5.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$1.86
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$1.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$332
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$199
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$827
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$541
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$35
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$53.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$18.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
4.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$1855
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$1047
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$5.37
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.21
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$2.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$0.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$2.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$1.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$16.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$1.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$3.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$3.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$38.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$4.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$25.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$3.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$31.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$81.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$294
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$16566

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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 Pattaya

Distance City Cost of living
5.7 km or 3.5 mi Nong Prue
$535
16 km or 9.7 mi Laem Chabang
$534
23 km or 14 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
84 km or 52 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
85 km or 53 mi Klaeng
$549
85 km or 53 mi Lat Luang
$535
98 km or 61 mi Bangkok
$848
110 km or 68 mi Nonthaburi
$582
110 km or 68 mi Hua Hin
$625
115 km or 72 mi Pak Kret
$532
119 km or 74 mi Rangsit
$485
130 km or 81 mi Tha Khlong
$536
132 km or 82 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
184 km or 114 mi Ko Chang
$536
237 km or 147 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
250 km or 156 mi Battambang
$540
255 km or 159 mi Myeik
$746
259 km or 161 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
318 km or 198 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
324 km or 202 mi Siem Reap
$639
340 km or 211 mi Ko Tao
$534
372 km or 231 mi Ko Pha-ngan
$535
383 km or 238 mi Sihanoukville
$870
396 km or 246 mi Ko Samui
$536
435 km or 270 mi Phitsanulok
$420
440 km or 273 mi Khon Kaen
$577
442 km or 275 mi Kampot
$531
450 km or 280 mi Phu Quoc
$510
457 km or 284 mi Surat Thani
$477
464 km or 288 mi Phnom Penh
$850
497 km or 309 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
506 km or 314 mi Kampong Cham
$509
508 km or 315 mi Prey Veng
$642
512 km or 318 mi Nakhon Si Thammarat
$496
527 km or 328 mi Mawlamyine
$747
535 km or 333 mi Udon Thani
$468
553 km or 343 mi Stung Treng
$639
561 km or 349 mi Hpa-an
$757
562 km or 349 mi Rach Gia
$521
571 km or 355 mi Long Xuyen
$531