Prices in Kawasaki vs Kobe - Cost of Living Comparison

KawasakiKobe
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1525
$1589
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4053
$3961
🏠 One person rent
$700
$689
🏘️ Family rent
$1454
$1308
🍽️ Food Expenses
$444
$531
🚐 Transport Expenses
$271
$238
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3638
$2545
🏙️ Population
1.53M
1.52M

The cost of living in Kawasaki is 4% less expensive than in Kobe. Cities ranked 2310th and 2092nd ($1525 vs $1589) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 15th and 7th in Japan.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Kawasaki compared to 1.6 months in Kobe. Ranked 6th vs 21st best cities to live in Japan, and 202nd vs 294th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Kawasaki vs Kobe

KawasakiKobe
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.18
$6.57
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$41.5
$35
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.78
$6.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.84
$4.87
☕ Cappuccino
$3.59
$4.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.94
$1.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$884
$710
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$480
$522
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1260
$1745
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1254
$977
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$108
$85.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$167
$133
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.7
$44.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.45%
1.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5560
$5094
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3738
$3713
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.96
$2.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$85.3
$76.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$37.4
$31
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.87
$1.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.22
$2.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$3.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.33
$2.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.85
$19.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.86
$9.84
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.6
$46.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
$7.61
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
$3.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.67
$6.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.65
$4.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$3.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
$0.84
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16
$13.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
$2.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.15
$4.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.4
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.78
$4.87
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.53
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.29
$2.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$89.2
$80.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.5
$16.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.05
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.1
$28.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.2
$69.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.9
$77.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$744
$362
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19029
$12503

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Cities near Kawasaki

DistanceCityCost of living
1.5 km or 0.9 miKawasaki-ku
$1252
11 km or 6.9 miYokohama
$1854
17 km or 11 miKomae
$1214
19 km or 12 miTokyo
$2080
21 km or 13 miChofu
$1254
22 km or 14 miYamato
$1256
22 km or 14 miInagi
$1215
22 km or 14 miMitaka
$1243
23 km or 14 miMachida
$1343
24 km or 15 miUrayasu
$1229
25 km or 15 miHirai
$1211
25 km or 16 miSodegaura
$1210
25 km or 16 miKisarazu
$1215
25 km or 16 miMusashino
$1224
26 km or 16 miKamakura
$1251
26 km or 16 miTama
$1225
26 km or 16 miAyase
$1216
26 km or 16 miFuchu
$1266
27 km or 17 miZama
$1212
27 km or 17 miZushi
$1209
27 km or 17 miKoganei
$1217
27 km or 17 miFujisawa
$1319
27 km or 17 miNishitokyo
$1249
28 km or 17 miFuttsu
$1211
28 km or 17 miKimitsu
$1209
29 km or 18 miEbina
$1217
29 km or 18 miHayama
$1211
30 km or 19 miYokosuka
$1388
30 km or 19 miKunitachi
$1216
30 km or 19 miKokubunji
$1213
31 km or 19 miWako
$1211
31 km or 19 miSagamihara
$1306
31 km or 19 miHigashikurume
$1216
31 km or 19 miIchikawa
$1636
31 km or 19 miKodaira
$1244
32 km or 20 miAtsugi
$1359
32 km or 20 miTachikawa
$1238
32 km or 20 miFunabashi
$1403
32 km or 20 miKawaguchi
$1287
33 km or 20 miHino
$1243

Cities near Kobe

DistanceCityCost of living
12 km or 7.3 miAshiya
$1213
15 km or 9 miNishinomiya
$1296
18 km or 11 miAkashi
$1320
20 km or 13 miTakarazuka
$1251
20 km or 13 miAmagasaki
$1411
21 km or 13 miMiki
$1213
22 km or 14 miSanda
$1216
23 km or 14 miItami
$1242
25 km or 16 miInami
$1211
26 km or 16 miKawanishi
$1227
27 km or 17 miIkeda
$1212
28 km or 17 miToyonaka
$1263
29 km or 18 miInagawa
$1207
29 km or 18 miHarima
$1209
29 km or 18 miOsaka
$1552
29 km or 18 miOno
$1209
29 km or 18 miIzumiotsu
$1213
30 km or 19 miMinoh
$1216
30 km or 19 miTakaishi
$1209
31 km or 19 miSakai
$1408
31 km or 19 miKishiwada
$1239
32 km or 20 miKato
$1208
32 km or 20 miSuita
$1286
32 km or 20 miIzumi
$1238
32 km or 20 miKakogawa
$1264
32 km or 20 miKaizuka
$1215
34 km or 21 miIzumisano
$1215
35 km or 22 miMoriguchi
$1219
36 km or 22 miKumatori
$1212
36 km or 22 miSettsu
$1215
36 km or 22 miMatsubara
$1212
37 km or 23 miTakasago
$1212
37 km or 23 miKadoma
$1214
37 km or 23 miSennan
$1209
37 km or 23 miHannan
$1210
38 km or 23 miAwaji
$1139
38 km or 24 miIbaraki
$1265
38 km or 24 miHigashiosaka
$1281
39 km or 24 miNishiwaki
$1210
39 km or 24 miYao
$1264