Prices in Kawasaki vs Taipei - Cost of Living Comparison

KawasakiTaipei
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1525
$1230
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4053
$3187
🏠 One person rent
$700
$562
🏘️ Family rent
$1454
$1081
🍽️ Food Expenses
$444
$432
🚐 Transport Expenses
$271
$118
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3638
$1581
🏙️ Population
1.53M
2.68M

The cost of living in Kawasaki is 24% more expensive than in Taipei. Cities ranked 2310th and 3583rd ($1525 vs $1230) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 15th and 1st in Japan and Taiwan, respectively. Check Japan vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Kawasaki compared to 1.3 months in Taipei. Kawasaki ranked 6th best city to live in Japan vs Taipei ranked 3rd in Taiwan, while ranked 202nd and 272nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Kawasaki vs Taipei

KawasakiTaipei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.18
$4.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$41.5
$35.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.78
$5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.84
$3.86
☕ Cappuccino
$3.59
$4.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.94
$0.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$884
$628
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$480
$426
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1260
$1346
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1254
$848
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$108
$70.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$167
$108
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.7
$25.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.45%
1.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5560
$13254
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3738
$7965
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.96
$0.68
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$85.3
$44.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$37.4
$9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.87
$3.24
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.22
$1.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$2.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.33
$3.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.85
$24.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.86
$8.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.6
$19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
$5.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
$2.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.67
$4.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.65
$2.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$1.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.61
$2.61
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16
$19.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.15
$4.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.4
$9.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.78
$8.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.53
$2.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.29
$3.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$89.2
$46.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.5
$10.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.05
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.1
$17.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.2
$82.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.9
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$744
$564
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19029
$14827

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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 Taipei

DistanceCityCost of living
9.6 km or 6 miNew Taipei
$1174
23 km or 14 miKeelung
$914
39 km or 24 miTaoyuan
$858
39 km or 24 miYilan
$761
58 km or 36 miZhubei
$1065
63 km or 39 miHsinchu
$780
89 km or 56 miMiaoli
$748
133 km or 82 miTaichung
$903
149 km or 92 miChanghua
$861
152 km or 95 miNantou
$799
180 km or 112 miDouliu
$788
206 km or 128 miChiayi
$776
252 km or 157 miFuzhou
$666
257 km or 160 miPutian
$683
258 km or 160 miTaitung
$821
267 km or 166 miTainan
$728
270 km or 168 miNingde
$682
276 km or 172 miIshigaki
$1212
297 km or 185 miQuanzhou
$722
298 km or 185 miKaohsiung
$880
299 km or 186 miJinjiang
$610
316 km or 196 miRui'an
$622
330 km or 205 miKinmen
$793
340 km or 211 miWenzhou
$650
354 km or 220 miXiamen
$728
371 km or 230 miWenling
$620
379 km or 235 miMiyakojima
$1209
380 km or 236 miNanping
$671
395 km or 246 miZhangzhou
$668
411 km or 255 miLishui
$732
414 km or 257 miSanming
$675
425 km or 264 miLinhai
$612
454 km or 282 miLongyan
$671
461 km or 286 miWuyishan
$576
488 km or 303 miJinhua
$552
495 km or 308 miYiwu
$629
508 km or 316 miQuzhou
$733
518 km or 322 miShangrao
$716
520 km or 323 miChaozhou
$612
525 km or 326 miShantou
$677