Cost of Living in Himeji

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1164
$3834
🛋️ Without rent
$658
$2073
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$506
$1762
🍽️ Food
$403
$1067
🚐 Transport
$176
$478
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2488
😀 Quality of life
74
🏙️ Population
528K

The average cost of living in Himeji is $1164, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 4116th out of 9294 in our global list and 21st out of 907 in Japan.

The median after-tax salary is $2488, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 898th (TOP 10%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 223rd best city to live in Japan. With an estimated population of 528K, Himeji is the 26th largest city in Japan.

✈️ Closest airport 53 km Kobe Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 4680 Himeji Dokkyo University
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Prices in Himeji

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

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