Cologne vs Kitakyushu - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Kitakyushu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$1049
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$2639
🏠 One person rent
$800
$417
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$722
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$365
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$173
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$2519
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
91
69
😀 Quality of life
95
75
🏙️ Population
1.08M
935K

The cost of living in Cologne is 43% more expensive than in Kitakyushu. Cities ranked 2657th and 4439th ($1502 vs $1049) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 93rd in Germany and Japan, respectively. Check Germany vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 2.4 months in Kitakyushu. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Kitakyushu ranked 180th in Japan, while ranked 15th and 742nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cologne vs Kitakyushu

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Cologne Kitakyushu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$6.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$26.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$5.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$3.02
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$462
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$213
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$714
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$444
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$195
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$29.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
1.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$4197
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$2545
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$68.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$25.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.56
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$4.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$8.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$4.49
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$3.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$2.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$1.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$51.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$6.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$68.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$47.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$299
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$11778

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Cities near Cologne

Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470

Cities near Kitakyushu

Distance City Cost of living
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Shimonoseki
$1154
15 km or 9.3 mi Kanda
$1023
17 km or 11 mi Mizumaki
$1019
18 km or 11 mi Nakama
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Yukuhashi
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Nogata
$1022
24 km or 15 mi Fukuchi
$1019
25 km or 16 mi Okagaki
$1024
27 km or 17 mi Miyawaka
$1021
28 km or 17 mi Tagawa
$1022
31 km or 19 mi San'yo-Onoda
$1023
32 km or 20 mi Iizuka
$1025
33 km or 20 mi Munakata
$1024
38 km or 24 mi Buzen
$1018
38 km or 24 mi Fukutsu
$1023
39 km or 24 mi Kama
$1022
40 km or 25 mi Ube
$1035
42 km or 26 mi Koga
$1023
42 km or 26 mi Nakatsu
$1023
43 km or 27 mi Mine
$1020
44 km or 27 mi Sasaguri
$1018
44 km or 28 mi Shingu
$1021
48 km or 30 mi Sue
$1019
48 km or 30 mi Kasuya
$1022
49 km or 31 mi Umi
$1021
49 km or 31 mi Shime
$1022
53 km or 33 mi Dazaifu
$1025
54 km or 33 mi Onojo
$1022
54 km or 34 mi Chikuzen
$1021
55 km or 34 mi Kasuga
$1025
55 km or 34 mi Chikushino
$1027
55 km or 34 mi Asakura
$1020
55 km or 34 mi Fukuoka
$1234
58 km or 36 mi Usa
$1020
60 km or 37 mi Nakagawa
$1024
61 km or 38 mi Ukiha
$1019
61 km or 38 mi Nagato
$1019
62 km or 39 mi Ogori
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Hita
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Bungotakada
$1020