Prices in Kobe vs Sydney - Cost of Living Comparison

KobeSydney
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1589
$2271
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3961
$5207
🏠 One person rent
$689
$1308
🏘️ Family rent
$1308
$2111
🍽️ Food Expenses
$531
$466
🚐 Transport Expenses
$238
$374
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2545
$3744
🏙️ Population
1.52M
4.84M

The cost of living in Kobe is 30% less expensive than in Sydney. Cities ranked 2092nd and 158th ($1589 vs $2271) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 7th and 1st in Japan and Australia, respectively. Check Japan vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Kobe compared to 1.6 months in Sydney. Kobe ranked 21st best city to live in Japan vs Sydney ranked 5th in Australia, while ranked 294th and 67th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Kobe vs Sydney

KobeSydney
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.57
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35
$53.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.15
$8.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.87
$5.62
☕ Cappuccino
$4.22
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.46
$2.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$710
$1536
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$522
$1089
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1745
$2608
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$977
$1766
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$85.3
$84
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$133
$131
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.1
$45.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.15%
3.52%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5094
$10056
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3713
$5669
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.37
$3.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.5
$136
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$31
$26.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.35
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.82
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.28
$1.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.54
$3.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.4
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.84
$8.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$46.3
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.61
$3.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$2.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.63
$2.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$3.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.27
$2.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.08
$2.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.1
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.35
$3.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.25
$23.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$14
$8.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$3.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$2.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.42
$2.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$80.5
$49.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.4
$12.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.1
$43.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$28.1
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.4
$71.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.5
$97.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$1587
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12503
$15878

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
15 km or 9.2 miDee Why
$2075
19 km or 12 miParramatta
$2067
29 km or 18 miKellyville
$1570
29 km or 18 miBlacktown
$1278
69 km or 43 miWollongong
$1544
117 km or 73 miNewcastle
$1614
158 km or 98 miBathurst
$1491
168 km or 104 miGoulburn
$1589
205 km or 127 miOrange
$1461
247 km or 154 miCanberra
$1831
301 km or 187 miDubbo
$2169
314 km or 195 miPort Macquarie
$1494
377 km or 234 miArmidale
$1405
378 km or 235 miWagga Wagga
$1423
436 km or 271 miCoffs Harbour
$1538
478 km or 297 miGriffith
$1536
597 km or 371 miShepparton
$1566
624 km or 388 miByron Bay
$1915
638 km or 396 miTraralgon
$1529
683 km or 425 miGold Coast
$1741
689 km or 428 miSouthport
$1534
695 km or 432 miPakenham
$1533
701 km or 436 miBerwick
$1498
706 km or 439 miBendigo
$1363
706 km or 439 miToowoomba
$1227
707 km or 439 miDandenong
$1408
711 km or 442 miIpswich
$1713
711 km or 442 miCranbourne
$1465
713 km or 443 miSouth Yarra
$2171
713 km or 443 miMelbourne
$1911
716 km or 445 miSunbury
$1532
724 km or 450 miFrankston
$1436
732 km or 455 miMelton
$1525
733 km or 455 miBrisbane
$1815
735 km or 457 miTarneit
$1693
736 km or 457 miHoppers Crossing
$1541
775 km or 481 miCaboolture
$1530
778 km or 484 miGeelong
$1349
779 km or 484 miBallarat
$1542
807 km or 502 miCaloundra
$1535