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Cost of Living in Osaka | Japan

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1552
$3942
🛋️ Without rent
$899
$2725
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$653
$1218
🍽️ Food
$485
$1286
🚐 Transport
$268
$712
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2578
🏙️ Population
2.74M

The average cost of living in Osaka is $1552, which is in the top 24% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2189th out of 9294 in our global list and 11th out of 907 in Japan.

The median after-tax salary is $2578, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 25th (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Japan. With an estimated population of 2.74M, Osaka is the 3rd largest city in Japan.

✈️ Closest airport12 kmOsaka International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate13.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank165Osaka University
Cost of living in Osaka infographic

Prices in Osaka

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.75
☕ Cappuccino
$4.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.17

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.32
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$13.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.28

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.04
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$93.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$668
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$464
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1386
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$921
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$40.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6354
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4550

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$77.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$56.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$505
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14512

Osaka Cost of Living comparison