Gothenburg vs Himeji - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Himeji
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1164
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$3834
🏠 One person rent
$743
$506
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$1762
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$403
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$176
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$2488
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
53 km
🎓 Higher education
46
61
😀 Quality of life
92
74
🏙️ Population
605K
528K

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 24% more expensive than in Himeji. Cities ranked 2868th and 4116th ($1442 vs $1164) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 21st 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 2.1 months in Himeji. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Himeji ranked 223rd in Japan, while ranked 63rd and 898th among best cities to live in the world.

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Gothenburg Himeji
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$6.25
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$34.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$4.87
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$3.2
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$1.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$589
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$359
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$3143
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$1242
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$71.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$111
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$29.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
2.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$3751
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$2338
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$4.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$84.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$30.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$15.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$8.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$4.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$4.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$7.42
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$3.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$0.75
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$30.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$22.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$45.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$51.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$599
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$13492

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
9.8 km or 6.1 mi Taishi
$1021
11 km or 7 mi Takasago
$1023
13 km or 8.3 mi Tatsuno
$1020
16 km or 9.9 mi Kakogawa
$1063
19 km or 12 mi Kasai
$1020
20 km or 12 mi Aioi
$1020
20 km or 13 mi Harima
$1022
22 km or 14 mi Inami
$1021
23 km or 14 mi Ono
$1021
24 km or 15 mi Shiso
$1022
28 km or 17 mi Ako
$1023
28 km or 17 mi Miki
$1026
29 km or 18 mi Kato
$1025
33 km or 20 mi Nishiwaki
$1022
35 km or 21 mi Akashi
$1062
46 km or 29 mi Bizen
$1019
48 km or 30 mi Awaji
$968
48 km or 30 mi Kobe
$1305
50 km or 31 mi Sanda
$1024
51 km or 32 mi Tanba
$1018
53 km or 33 mi Mimasaka
$1020
56 km or 35 mi Sumoto
$1024
57 km or 35 mi Setouchi
$1018
57 km or 35 mi Tamba-Sasayama
$1021
57 km or 36 mi Ashiya
$1024
59 km or 36 mi Asago
$1024
59 km or 36 mi Minamiawaji
$1023
60 km or 37 mi Nishinomiya
$1189
61 km or 38 mi Akaiwa
$1023
62 km or 38 mi Takarazuka
$1052
64 km or 40 mi Inagawa
$1019
66 km or 41 mi Yabu
$1018
66 km or 41 mi Itami
$1050
66 km or 41 mi Amagasaki
$1103
67 km or 42 mi Fukuchiyama
$1021
67 km or 42 mi Kawanishi
$1032
68 km or 43 mi Ikeda
$1021
69 km or 43 mi Tsuyama
$1026
70 km or 44 mi Higashikagawa
$1018
72 km or 45 mi Toyonaka
$1031