Gold Coast vs Okayama - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Okayama
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$1155
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2487
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$542
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$733
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$360
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$167
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$2485
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
48
68
😀 Quality of life
90
73
🏙️ Population
638K
720K

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 54% more expensive than in Okayama. Cities ranked 2046th and 4138th ($1776 vs $1155) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 25th 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 2.2 months in Okayama. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Okayama ranked 291st in Japan, while ranked 104th and 1173rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Okayama

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Gold Coast Okayama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$5.11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$18.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$2.63
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$702
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$349
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$829
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$493
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$97.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$150
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$23.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$3961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$2448
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$64.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$30.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$3.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$15.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$6.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$3.93
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$2.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$4.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$4.49
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$2.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$7.75
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$3.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$52.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$12.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$51
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$76
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$5414

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Distance City Cost of living
5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Brisbane
$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
$2199
77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
$1612
114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$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

Cities near Okayama

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.3 mi Akaiwa
$1023
15 km or 9.4 mi Kurashiki
$1015
16 km or 9.8 mi Soja
$1021
16 km or 10 mi Setouchi
$1018
18 km or 11 mi Tamano
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Bizen
$1019
32 km or 20 mi Takahashi
$1021
33 km or 21 mi Asakuchi
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Sakaide
$1021
41 km or 25 mi Kasaoka
$1024
42 km or 26 mi Marugame
$1025
42 km or 26 mi Ibara
$1024
43 km or 27 mi Sanuki
$1021
44 km or 28 mi Takamatsu
$832
45 km or 28 mi Ayagawa
$1022
45 km or 28 mi Tadotsu
$1021
45 km or 28 mi Ako
$1023
45 km or 28 mi Mimasaka
$1020
47 km or 29 mi Miki
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Zentsuji
$1020
50 km or 31 mi Maniwa
$1020
53 km or 33 mi Aioi
$1020
54 km or 34 mi Fukuyama
$1100
55 km or 34 mi Niimi
$1023
56 km or 35 mi Tsuyama
$1026
59 km or 37 mi Mitoyo
$1021
61 km or 38 mi Higashikagawa
$1018
62 km or 38 mi Tatsuno
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Kan'onji
$1024
63 km or 39 mi Fuchu
$1020
64 km or 40 mi Taishi
$1021
70 km or 43 mi Shiso
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Awa
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Miyoshi
$1018
70 km or 44 mi Mima
$1023
70 km or 44 mi Onomichi
$1015
72 km or 45 mi Himeji
$1164
77 km or 48 mi Yoshinogawa
$1021
79 km or 49 mi Aizumi
$1022
80 km or 50 mi Ishii
$1023