Chiba vs Phuket - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Phuket
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$637
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$1904
🏠 One person rent
$641
$297
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$794
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$236
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$29.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$458
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
27 km
🎓 Higher education
91
7
😀 Quality of life
79
53
🏙️ Population
982K
77.6K

The cost of living in Chiba is 119% more expensive than in Phuket. Cities ranked 2956th and 7237th ($1395 vs $637) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 3rd 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 0.7 months in Phuket. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Phuket ranked 7th in Thailand, while ranked 387th and 6023rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiba Phuket
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$2.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$27.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$6.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$2.07
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$2.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$255
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$243
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$930
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$671
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$35.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$55.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$15.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
3.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$2782
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$1870
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$0.82
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$21.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$9.32
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.54
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$1.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$15.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$1.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$8.93
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$2.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$1.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$1.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$3.03
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$2.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$1.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$39.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$6.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$15
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$4.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$47.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$90
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$417
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$8781

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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
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$661
60 km or 38 mi Krabi
$543
76 km or 47 mi Ko Lanta
$536
173 km or 107 mi Surat Thani
$477
183 km or 114 mi Nakhon Si Thammarat
$496
185 km or 115 mi Ko Lipe
$534
231 km or 143 mi Langkawi
$498
248 km or 154 mi Hat Yai
$548
248 km or 154 mi Ko Samui
$536
256 km or 159 mi Kangar
$486
269 km or 167 mi Ko Pha-ngan
$535
289 km or 180 mi Ko Tao
$534
293 km or 182 mi Alor Setar
$508
331 km or 206 mi Lhokseumawe
$488
339 km or 211 mi Sungai Petani
$526
348 km or 216 mi George Town
$510
352 km or 219 mi Butterworth
$518
384 km or 238 mi Langsa
$490
425 km or 264 mi Taiping
$552
428 km or 266 mi Banda Aceh
$462
468 km or 291 mi Kota Bharu
$460
470 km or 292 mi Ipoh
$561
470 km or 292 mi Medan
$504
477 km or 296 mi Binjai
$462
507 km or 315 mi Myeik
$746
514 km or 319 mi Tebing Tinggi
$489
517 km or 321 mi Teluk Intan
$533
548 km or 340 mi Hua Hin
$625
553 km or 344 mi Pematangsiantar
$322
569 km or 353 mi Tanjungbalai
$488
596 km or 370 mi Kuala Terengganu
$416
625 km or 388 mi Nong Prue
$535
625 km or 389 mi Pattaya
$584
637 km or 396 mi Klang
$591
637 km or 396 mi Shah Alam
$635
638 km or 396 mi Sihanoukville
$870
638 km or 396 mi Ko Chang
$536
639 km or 397 mi Petaling Jaya
$625
641 km or 398 mi Laem Chabang
$534
641 km or 398 mi Kuala Lumpur
$694