Chiba vs Suzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiba Suzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1395
$921
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3427
$2609
🏠 One person rent
$641
$399
🏘️ Family rent
$1186
$673
🍽️ Food expenses
$419
$335
🚐 Transport expenses
$197
$72.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$967
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
19 km
🎓 Higher education
91
69
😀 Quality of life
79
69
🏙️ Population
982K
12.7M

The cost of living in Chiba is 52% more expensive than in Suzhou. Cities ranked 2956th and 5651st ($1395 vs $921) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 13th 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 1.1 months in Suzhou. Chiba ranked 54th best city to live in Japan vs Suzhou ranked 14th in China, while ranked 387th and 2741st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiba vs Suzhou

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Chiba Suzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.33
$5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.4
$27.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.73
$5.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.48
$3.16
 Cappuccino
$2.92
$4.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$564
$532
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$409
$302
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$982
$1047
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$870
$492
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$173
$35.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$265
$55.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$15.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.59%
4.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4249
$5916
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2584
$1658
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.5
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26
$4.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.13
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$2.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$2.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.99
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$4.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.22
$2.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$2.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.73
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.63
$1.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$17.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.19
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.67
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.49
$5.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.24
$1.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.1
$29.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$6.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.4
$81.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$8.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$54.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$93
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$301
$608
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9091
$29097

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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 Suzhou

Distance City Cost of living
35 km or 22 mi Kunshan
$699
40 km or 25 mi Changshu
$689
43 km or 27 mi Wuxi
$861
49 km or 31 mi Taicang
$677
63 km or 39 mi Jiaxing
$730
64 km or 40 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
69 km or 43 mi Huzhou
$720
75 km or 47 mi Jiangyin
$681
76 km or 47 mi Yixing
$678
80 km or 50 mi Nantong
$1047
82 km or 51 mi Shanghai
$1413
83 km or 52 mi Changzhou
$782
84 km or 52 mi Haimen
$673
85 km or 53 mi Jingjiang
$665
88 km or 55 mi Pudong
$759
109 km or 68 mi Liyang
$666
112 km or 70 mi Taixing
$678
114 km or 71 mi Qidong
$677
120 km or 75 mi Rugao
$682
123 km or 77 mi Guangde
$657
125 km or 78 mi Hangzhou
$882
125 km or 78 mi Danyang
$669
129 km or 80 mi Yangzhong
$649
137 km or 85 mi Hai'an
$669
145 km or 90 mi Shaoxing
$745
148 km or 92 mi Taizhou
$696
149 km or 93 mi Zhenjiang
$588
156 km or 97 mi Jurong
$664
164 km or 102 mi Yangzhou
$709
173 km or 107 mi Ningguo
$651
175 km or 109 mi Yizheng
$660
175 km or 109 mi Dongtai
$675
182 km or 113 mi Xuancheng
$732
182 km or 113 mi Ningbo
$809
194 km or 120 mi Nanjing
$817
196 km or 122 mi Xinghua
$682
198 km or 123 mi Gaoyou
$669
202 km or 125 mi Zhoushan
$680
214 km or 133 mi Wuhu
$839
216 km or 134 mi Tianchang
$661