Gothenburg vs Shizuoka - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Shizuoka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1057
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2726
🏠 One person rent
$743
$374
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$719
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$391
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$184
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$2505
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
20 km
🎓 Higher education
46
53
😀 Quality of life
92
73
🏙️ Population
605K
686K

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 36% more expensive than in Shizuoka. Cities ranked 2868th and 4407th ($1442 vs $1057) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 78th 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 2.4 months in Shizuoka. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Shizuoka ranked 312th in Japan, while ranked 63rd and 1251st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Shizuoka

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Gothenburg Shizuoka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$6.66
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$6.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$3.24
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$408
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$271
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$914
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$549
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$40.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$61.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$35.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
1.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$2853
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$2404
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$1.58
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$110
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$24.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$5.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$29.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$5.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$3.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$5.08
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.91
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$15.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$2.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$4.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$6.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$0.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$0.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$65.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$33.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$18.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$57.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$60.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$218
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$13614

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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 Shizuoka

Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.4 mi Yaizu
$1028
15 km or 9.3 mi Fujieda
$1030
24 km or 15 mi Shimada
$1022
26 km or 16 mi Yoshida
$1020
30 km or 19 mi Makinohara
$1020
34 km or 21 mi Fuji
$1057
35 km or 22 mi Fujinomiya
$1026
36 km or 23 mi Kikugawa
$1021
42 km or 26 mi Kakegawa
$1027
44 km or 27 mi Omaezaki
$1022
46 km or 28 mi Numazu
$1038
49 km or 30 mi Fukuroi
$1021
49 km or 31 mi Shimizu
$1022
50 km or 31 mi Izunokuni
$1023
50 km or 31 mi Nagaizumi
$1022
51 km or 32 mi Mishima
$1022
51 km or 32 mi Izu
$1020
53 km or 33 mi Susono
$1021
53 km or 33 mi Kannami
$1024
56 km or 35 mi Iwata
$1034
61 km or 38 mi Shimoda
$1018
62 km or 39 mi Gotemba
$1025
64 km or 40 mi Atami
$1021
66 km or 41 mi Ito
$1022
66 km or 41 mi Hamamatsu
$1232
67 km or 42 mi Fujikawaguchiko
$1021
69 km or 43 mi Yugawara
$1020
69 km or 43 mi Fujiyoshida
$1024
70 km or 44 mi Chuo
$1025
71 km or 44 mi Minami-Alps
$1021
74 km or 46 mi Showa
$1018
76 km or 47 mi Minamiashigara
$1019
77 km or 48 mi Odawara
$1042
77 km or 48 mi Kai
$1023
78 km or 49 mi Fuefuki
$1019
79 km or 49 mi Kofu
$1136
79 km or 49 mi Iida
$1023
80 km or 50 mi Tsuru
$1021
81 km or 50 mi Shinshiro
$1021
82 km or 51 mi Nirasaki
$1021