Gothenburg vs Niigata - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Niigata
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1034
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2839
🏠 One person rent
$743
$428
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$999
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$380
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$112
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$1749
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
46
53
😀 Quality of life
92
70
🏙️ Population
605K
791K

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 39% more expensive than in Niigata. Cities ranked 2868th and 4507th ($1442 vs $1034) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 135th 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 1.7 months in Niigata. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Niigata ranked 522nd in Japan, while ranked 63rd and 2257th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Niigata

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Gothenburg Niigata
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$6.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$30
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$5.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$3.02
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$1.18
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$334
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$274
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$1016
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$746
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$36
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
0.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$3244
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$2453
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$1.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$60.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$12.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.55
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$7.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$6.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$24
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$4.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$3.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$4.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$2.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.64
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$10.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$1.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$0.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$58.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$33.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$28.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$53
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$49.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$114
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$16125

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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

Cities near Niigata

Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Agano
$1020
26 km or 16 mi Shibata
$1022
28 km or 17 mi Kamo
$1022
28 km or 18 mi Tsubame
$1023
32 km or 20 mi Sanjo
$1022
33 km or 21 mi Gosen
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Tainai
$1019
44 km or 27 mi Mitsuke
$1019
52 km or 32 mi Murakami
$1021
57 km or 35 mi Nagaoka
$1063
60 km or 37 mi Sado
$1021
70 km or 43 mi Ojiya
$1020
74 km or 46 mi Kashiwazaki
$1024
76 km or 47 mi Uonuma
$1019
79 km or 49 mi Kitakata
$1024
91 km or 56 mi Nagai
$1024
91 km or 56 mi Tokamachi
$1023
91 km or 57 mi Aizuwakamatsu
$1026
95 km or 59 mi Yonezawa
$1024
95 km or 59 mi Minamiuonuma
$1021
99 km or 61 mi Nan'yo
$1021
102 km or 63 mi Takahata
$1019
111 km or 69 mi Joetsu
$1040
111 km or 69 mi Kaminoyama
$1020
113 km or 70 mi Tsuruoka
$1023
119 km or 74 mi Yamagata
$1056
120 km or 75 mi Sagae
$1023
120 km or 75 mi Myoko
$1023
124 km or 77 mi Koriyama
$1149
127 km or 79 mi Fukushima
$1156
127 km or 79 mi Tendo
$1022
128 km or 79 mi Motomiya
$1023
128 km or 80 mi Nihonmatsu
$1023
128 km or 80 mi Shonai
$1018
131 km or 81 mi Sakata
$1026
132 km or 82 mi Higashine
$1022
134 km or 83 mi Murayama
$1021
134 km or 84 mi Date
$1024
136 km or 84 mi Shirakawa
$1022
137 km or 85 mi Sukagawa
$1023