Cost of Living in Kumamoto

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1200
$2464
🛋️ Without rent
$632
$1862
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$569
$602
🍽️ Food
$399
$1044
🚐 Transport
$154
$416
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2462
😀 Quality of life
73
🏙️ Population
738K

The average cost of living in Kumamoto is $1200, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 4010th out of 9294 in our global list and 15th out of 907 in Japan.

The median after-tax salary is $2462, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 1254th (TOP 13%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 313th best city to live in Japan. With an estimated population of 738K, Kumamoto is the 18th largest city in Japan.

✈️ Closest airport 15 km Kumamoto Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 615 Kumamoto University
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Prices in Kumamoto

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.72
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.6
 Cappuccino
$4.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$329
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$821
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$333
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$127
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3793
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2241
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$67.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.44
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$219
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11248

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