Gothenburg vs Hamamatsu - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Hamamatsu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1232
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$3138
🏠 One person rent
$743
$542
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$920
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$404
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$180
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$1697
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
46
58
😀 Quality of life
92
70
🏙️ Population
605K
788K

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 17% more expensive than in Hamamatsu. Cities ranked 2868th and 3409th ($1442 vs $1232) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 11th in Sweden and Japan, respectively. Check Sweden vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 1.4 months in Hamamatsu. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Hamamatsu ranked 508th in Japan, while ranked 63rd and 2188th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Hamamatsu

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Gothenburg Hamamatsu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$5.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$35.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$4.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$3.78
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$538
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$374
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$978
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$672
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$95.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$39.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
1.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$4013
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$2445
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$3.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$65.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$29.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.93
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$14.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$8.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$23.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$5.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.67
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$3.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$3.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.69
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$7.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$17.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$3.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$62.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$33.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$51.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$55.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$560
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$15969

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

Cities near Hamamatsu

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.7 mi Iwata
$1034
18 km or 11 mi Fukuroi
$1021
18 km or 11 mi Kosai
$1023
25 km or 15 mi Kakegawa
$1027
29 km or 18 mi Shinshiro
$1021
32 km or 20 mi Kikugawa
$1021
32 km or 20 mi Toyohashi
$1206
35 km or 22 mi Toyokawa
$1043
37 km or 23 mi Omaezaki
$1022
43 km or 26 mi Shimada
$1022
43 km or 27 mi Tahara
$1023
45 km or 28 mi Makinohara
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Yoshida
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Gamagori
$1023
51 km or 32 mi Fujieda
$1030
54 km or 34 mi Kota
$1023
56 km or 35 mi Yaizu
$1028
58 km or 36 mi Okazaki
$1044
63 km or 39 mi Nishio
$1038
64 km or 40 mi Chiryu
$1021
66 km or 41 mi Anjo
$1044
66 km or 41 mi Shizuoka
$1057
67 km or 41 mi Toyota
$1155
69 km or 43 mi Hekinan
$1024
72 km or 44 mi Takahama
$1019
73 km or 45 mi Miyoshi
$1021
73 km or 45 mi Kariya
$1035
75 km or 47 mi Togo
$1025
76 km or 47 mi Mihama
$1019
76 km or 47 mi Higashiura
$1020
76 km or 47 mi Taketoyo
$1021
76 km or 47 mi Handa
$1026
76 km or 48 mi Toyoake
$1022
77 km or 48 mi Obu
$1027
78 km or 49 mi Agui
$1020
79 km or 49 mi Nisshin
$1025
81 km or 50 mi Nagakute
$1022
81 km or 50 mi Seto
$1027
83 km or 52 mi Tokai
$1024
84 km or 52 mi Mizunami
$1024