Chiba vs Surabaya - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Surabaya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$539
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$1469
🏠 One person rent
$641
$225
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$536
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$201
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$45.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$325
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
91
71
😀 Quality of life
79
63
🏙️ Population
982K
2.89M

The cost of living in Chiba is 159% more expensive than in Surabaya. Cities ranked 2956th and 7990th ($1395 vs $539) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 13th 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 Surabaya. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Surabaya ranked 3rd in Indonesia, while ranked 387th and 4506th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiba Surabaya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$2.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$13.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$2.69
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$1.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$225
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$591
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$407
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$42.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$64.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
9.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$2065
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$1171
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$3.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$6.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$7.44
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$2.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$20.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$2.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$2.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$2.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$2.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$0.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$35.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$3.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$18.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$3.21
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$52.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$84.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$5743

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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
42 km or 26 mi Mojokerto
$471
48 km or 30 mi Pasuruan
$490
73 km or 45 mi Batu
$490
77 km or 48 mi Probolinggo
$493
83 km or 51 mi Malang
$418
102 km or 63 mi Kediri
$499
115 km or 71 mi Blitar
$486
141 km or 87 mi Madiun
$391
215 km or 133 mi Surakarta
$430
247 km or 153 mi Salatiga
$491
258 km or 160 mi Semarang
$525
269 km or 167 mi Yogyakarta
$440
286 km or 177 mi Bali
$736
311 km or 194 mi Ubud
$592
315 km or 196 mi Denpasar
$562
340 km or 211 mi Pekalongan
$495
400 km or 249 mi Tegal
$496
401 km or 249 mi Mataram
$372
414 km or 257 mi Cilacap
$523
464 km or 288 mi Banjar
$491
464 km or 288 mi Cirebon
$497
476 km or 296 mi Banjarbaru
$491
481 km or 299 mi Banjarmasin
$410
501 km or 311 mi Tasikmalaya
$443
572 km or 355 mi Bandung
$506
575 km or 357 mi Palangka Raya
$494
576 km or 358 mi Cimahi
$617
642 km or 399 mi Sukabumi
$531
644 km or 400 mi Bekasi
$531
659 km or 410 mi Bogor
$505
660 km or 410 mi Depok
$467
661 km or 411 mi Jakarta
$708
672 km or 418 mi Bima
$485
673 km or 418 mi South Tangerang
$530
685 km or 425 mi Tangerang
$638
738 km or 459 mi Serang
$510
756 km or 470 mi Cilegon
$487
774 km or 481 mi Makassar
$510
820 km or 510 mi Balikpapan
$530
842 km or 523 mi Parepare
$485