Gold Coast vs Sakai - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Sakai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$1220
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$3173
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$496
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$933
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$423
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$212
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$2697
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
48
96
😀 Quality of life
90
82
🏙️ Population
638K
824K

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 46% more expensive than in Sakai. Cities ranked 2046th and 3499th ($1776 vs $1220) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 13th 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 Sakai. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Sakai ranked 10th in Japan, while ranked 104th and 268th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Sakai

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Gold Coast Sakai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$6.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$30.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$5.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$3.25
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$3.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$494
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$1002
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$694
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$92.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$141
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$36.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
2.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$4043
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$2500
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$65
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$40.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$6.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$12.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$6.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$17.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$4.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$2.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$4.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$4.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$6.78
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$2.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.81
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$55.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$15.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$30.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$41.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$602
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$11571

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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 Sakai

Distance City Cost of living
6.4 km or 4 mi Takaishi
$1025
6.4 km or 4 mi Matsubara
$1024
9.6 km or 6 mi Izumiotsu
$1024
9.6 km or 6 mi Osakasayama
$1027
10 km or 6.5 mi Fujiidera
$1020
11 km or 6.7 mi Izumi
$1045
11 km or 7 mi Habikino
$1025
13 km or 7.9 mi Yao
$1066
13 km or 8 mi Tondabayashi
$1026
13 km or 8.3 mi Kashiwara
$1026
14 km or 8.8 mi Kawachinagano
$1023
14 km or 8.8 mi Osaka
$1295
16 km or 9.7 mi Kishiwada
$1046
17 km or 10 mi Higashiosaka
$1093
18 km or 11 mi Kaizuka
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Sango
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Kashiba
$1022
20 km or 12 mi Amagasaki
$1103
20 km or 13 mi Moriguchi
$1032
21 km or 13 mi Daito
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Kadoma
$1021
21 km or 13 mi Oji
$1019
21 km or 13 mi Kanmaki
$1022
22 km or 14 mi Kumatori
$1023
22 km or 14 mi Suita
$1397
23 km or 14 mi Izumisano
$1021
23 km or 14 mi Nishinomiya
$1189
24 km or 15 mi Ikaruga
$1025
24 km or 15 mi Yamatotakada
$1021
24 km or 15 mi Katsuragi
$1021
24 km or 15 mi Shijonawate
$1024
24 km or 15 mi Toyonaka
$1031
24 km or 15 mi Ikoma
$1025
24 km or 15 mi Ashiya
$1024
24 km or 15 mi Settsu
$1021
25 km or 15 mi Koryo
$1020
25 km or 16 mi Itami
$1050
26 km or 16 mi Neyagawa
$1056
26 km or 16 mi Gose
$1023
28 km or 18 mi Ikeda
$1021