Chongqing vs Osaka - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Osaka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$1295
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$3406
🏠 One person rent
$238
$518
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$1083
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$414
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$249
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$2449
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
88
97
😀 Quality of life
55
97
🏙️ Population
7.74M
2.75M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 44% less expensive than in Osaka. Cities ranked 6369th and 3202nd ($725 vs $1295) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 8th in China and Japan, respectively. Check China vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 1.9 months in Osaka. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Osaka ranked 3rd in Japan, while ranked 5791st and 8th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Osaka

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Chongqing Osaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$6.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$33.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$5.26
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$3.58
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$1.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$607
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$356
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$1339
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$824
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$80.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$125
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$30.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
1.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$8246
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$4872
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$1.6
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$74.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$26.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$1.38
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$1.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$3.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$17
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$6.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$21.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$4.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$3.57
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$5.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$3.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$10.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$2.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$3.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$12.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$4.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$60.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$13.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$32.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$22.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$52.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$68.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$358
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$10882

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Distance City Cost of living
97 km or 60 mi Huaying
$650
103 km or 64 mi Guang'an
$722
120 km or 75 mi Longchang
$663
127 km or 79 mi Luzhou
$737
140 km or 87 mi Suining
$720
140 km or 87 mi Neijiang
$785
145 km or 90 mi Nanchong
$677
170 km or 106 mi Zigong
$688
183 km or 113 mi Shehong
$672
191 km or 119 mi Ziyang
$710
194 km or 120 mi Renhuai
$665
201 km or 125 mi Yibin
$731
208 km or 129 mi Dazhou
$719
209 km or 130 mi Zunyi
$733
211 km or 131 mi Jianyang
$678
232 km or 144 mi Langzhong
$668
249 km or 154 mi Lichuan
$667
258 km or 160 mi Bazhong
$721
264 km or 164 mi Meishan
$714
265 km or 165 mi Chengdu
$752
266 km or 165 mi Leshan
$721
266 km or 166 mi Guanghan
$662
268 km or 167 mi Deyang
$724
272 km or 169 mi Mianyang
$566
277 km or 172 mi Bijie
$768
285 km or 177 mi Shifang
$652
292 km or 181 mi Emeishan
$652
294 km or 183 mi Pengzhou
$668
298 km or 185 mi Enshi
$670
298 km or 185 mi Mianzhu
$657
298 km or 185 mi Chongzhou
$664
300 km or 186 mi Jiangyou
$670
309 km or 192 mi Qionglai
$662
316 km or 196 mi Wanyuan
$653
320 km or 199 mi Dujiangyan
$664
327 km or 203 mi Guangyuan
$710
331 km or 206 mi Guiyang
$603
331 km or 206 mi Tongren
$717
342 km or 212 mi Ya'an
$693
342 km or 213 mi Jishou
$646

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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