Gold Coast vs Kyoto - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Kyoto
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$1163
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2986
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$479
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$957
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$389
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$195
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$2119
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
39 km
🎓 Higher education
48
96
😀 Quality of life
90
78
🏙️ Population
638K
1.46M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 53% more expensive than in Kyoto. Cities ranked 2046th and 4117th ($1776 vs $1163) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 22nd in Australia and Japan, respectively. Check Australia vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 1.8 months in Kyoto. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Kyoto ranked 77th in Japan, while ranked 104th and 436th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Kyoto

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Gold Coast Kyoto
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$5.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$29.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$5.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$3.64
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$3.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$1.15
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$536
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$328
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$1099
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$732
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$78.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$30.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
1.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$4799
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$5154
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$1.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$88.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$20.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$3.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$1.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$18.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$6.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$5.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$2.49
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$4.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$4.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$3.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$2.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$2.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$0.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$65.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$19.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$59.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$59.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$363
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$10196

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$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

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Distance City Cost of living
7.5 km or 4.6 mi Otsu
$1016
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Muko
$1022
12 km or 7.2 mi Nagaokakyo
$1021
15 km or 9.1 mi Uji
$1042
16 km or 10 mi Yawata
$1021
17 km or 11 mi Shimamoto
$1018
18 km or 11 mi Joyo
$1020
18 km or 11 mi Kameoka
$1022
18 km or 11 mi Kusatsu
$1033
21 km or 13 mi Ritto
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Moriyama
$1026
22 km or 14 mi Kyotanabe
$1025
23 km or 14 mi Takatsuki
$1030
24 km or 15 mi Hirakata
$1039
24 km or 15 mi Yasu
$1025
26 km or 16 mi Katano
$1024
28 km or 17 mi Seika
$1019
28 km or 18 mi Ibaraki
$1066
29 km or 18 mi Konan
$1020
29 km or 18 mi Nantan
$1020
30 km or 19 mi Neyagawa
$1056
31 km or 19 mi Kizugawa
$1026
32 km or 20 mi Settsu
$1021
32 km or 20 mi Shijonawate
$1024
33 km or 20 mi Omihachiman
$1022
34 km or 21 mi Minoh
$1031
35 km or 22 mi Kadoma
$1021
36 km or 22 mi Suita
$1397
36 km or 22 mi Daito
$1025
36 km or 22 mi Moriguchi
$1032
36 km or 22 mi Ikoma
$1025
37 km or 23 mi Nara
$921
37 km or 23 mi Koka
$1026
37 km or 23 mi Toyonaka
$1031
37 km or 23 mi Ikeda
$1021
38 km or 24 mi Kawanishi
$1032
38 km or 24 mi Inagawa
$1019
40 km or 25 mi Higashiosaka
$1093
40 km or 25 mi Yamatokoriyama
$1025
41 km or 26 mi Itami
$1050