Guangzhou vs Yokohama - Cost of Living Comparison

Guangzhou Yokohama
🚶 Cost of living one person
$760
$1463
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2347
$3754
🏠 One person rent
$352
$693
🏘️ Family rent
$845
$1357
🍽️ Food expenses
$244
$384
🚐 Transport expenses
$76.9
$270
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1143
$2845
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
97
96
😀 Quality of life
77
98
🏙️ Population
18.7M
3.76M

The cost of living in Guangzhou is 48% less expensive than in Yokohama. Cities ranked 6512th and 3303rd ($760 vs $1463) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 67th and 13th in China and Japan, respectively. Check China vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Guangzhou compared to 1.9 months in Yokohama. Guangzhou ranked 6th best city to live in China vs Yokohama ranked 2nd in Japan, while ranked 651st and 3rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Guangzhou vs Yokohama

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Guangzhou Yokohama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.48
$5.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.1
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$5.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.84
$3.14
 Cappuccino
$3.3
$3.15
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$453
$707
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$521
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1229
$1599
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$669
$1065
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32.7
$98.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$50.6
$149
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14
$36.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.74%
2.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11921
$6714
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5116
$6681
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
$1.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$78.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.53
$26.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.19
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.54
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.6
$1.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$2.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.69
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.66
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.74
$6.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$3.89
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$2.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$4.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$3.6
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.04
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
$9.05
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.88
$2.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$3.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.44
$13.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.94
$4.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
$1.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.1
$44.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.95
$13.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.3
$41.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$23.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67.8
$71.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$632
$368
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$21121
$18092

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Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Foshan
$605
51 km or 32 mi Dongguan
$726
63 km or 39 mi Jiangmen
$692
65 km or 41 mi Qingyuan
$795
67 km or 42 mi Zhongshan
$576
83 km or 52 mi Zhaoqing
$766
100 km or 62 mi Zhuhai
$657
102 km or 63 mi Kaiping
$797
105 km or 65 mi Shenzhen
$1043
111 km or 69 mi Macau
$1601
118 km or 73 mi Huizhou
$608
127 km or 79 mi Yunfu
$798
131 km or 81 mi Kowloon
$2411
132 km or 82 mi Hong Kong
$2720
162 km or 100 mi Heyuan
$866
189 km or 117 mi Shaoguan
$819
194 km or 121 mi Yangjiang
$811
202 km or 126 mi Wuzhou
$788
205 km or 127 mi Lianzhou
$773
216 km or 134 mi Shanwei
$1073
225 km or 140 mi Hezhou
$771
281 km or 175 mi Gaozhou
$562
291 km or 181 mi Maoming
$495
298 km or 185 mi Chenzhou
$811
298 km or 185 mi Puning
$928
319 km or 198 mi Meizhou
$847
321 km or 199 mi Jieyang
$957
323 km or 201 mi Yulin
$664
345 km or 214 mi Ganzhou
$831
349 km or 217 mi Chaozhou
$808
352 km or 219 mi Shantou
$989
364 km or 226 mi Zhanjiang
$565
373 km or 232 mi Guigang
$644
384 km or 239 mi Guilin
$521
406 km or 252 mi Yongzhou
$626
414 km or 257 mi Liuzhou
$581
416 km or 259 mi Laibin
$592
424 km or 264 mi Hengyang
$607
440 km or 273 mi Longyan
$508
460 km or 286 mi Haikou
$620

Cities near Yokohama

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Kawasaki
$1094
12 km or 7.7 mi Kawasaki-ku
$1008
15 km or 9.1 mi Kamakura
$1096
16 km or 10 mi Zushi
$1081
17 km or 10 mi Fujisawa
$1073
17 km or 11 mi Yamato
$1073
18 km or 11 mi Hayama
$1092
19 km or 12 mi Ayase
$1069
21 km or 13 mi Yokosuka
$1176
21 km or 13 mi Machida
$1029
21 km or 13 mi Zama
$1034
22 km or 14 mi Ebina
$1071
23 km or 14 mi Komae
$1101
23 km or 15 mi Chigasaki
$1074
24 km or 15 mi Samukawa
$1055
24 km or 15 mi Atsugi
$1112
25 km or 15 mi Futtsu
$1088
26 km or 16 mi Chofu
$1109
26 km or 16 mi Inagi
$1056
26 km or 16 mi Kisarazu
$1082
27 km or 17 mi Kimitsu
$1081
28 km or 17 mi Tama
$1033
28 km or 18 mi Sagamihara
$1124
29 km or 18 mi Mitaka
$1120
29 km or 18 mi Tokyo
$1601
29 km or 18 mi Isehara
$1057
29 km or 18 mi Hiratsuka
$1048
29 km or 18 mi Sodegaura
$1072
30 km or 18 mi Fuchu
$1083
30 km or 19 mi Aikawa
$1022
32 km or 20 mi Koganei
$1058
32 km or 20 mi Miura
$1091
32 km or 20 mi Musashino
$1102
32 km or 20 mi Oiso
$1029
33 km or 20 mi Kunitachi
$1037
34 km or 21 mi Nishitokyo
$1087
34 km or 21 mi Hino
$1044
34 km or 21 mi Urayasu
$1083
35 km or 21 mi Kokubunji
$1040
35 km or 22 mi Tachikawa
$1047