Cost of Living in Wakayama | Japan

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1340
$3189
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2145
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$617
$1045
🍽️ Food
$452
$1200
🚐 Transport
$152
$416
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2276
🏙️ Population
356k

The average cost of living in Wakayama is $1340, which is in the top 33% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3036th out of 9294 in our global list and 32nd out of 907 in Japan.

The median after-tax salary is $2276, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 349th (TOP 4%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 38th best city to live in Japan. With an estimated population of 356k, Wakayama is the 56th largest city in Japan.

✈️ Closest airport23 kmKansai International Airport
😷 Air qualityGood11.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank2254Wakayama University
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Prices in Wakayama

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.73
☕ Cappuccino
$4.17
🥤 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
$539
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$392
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1061
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$686
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$261
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4028
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2695

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$34.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.29

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.54
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.89
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.75
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.3

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$41.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$328
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7539