Prices in Kobe vs Utsunomiya - Cost of Living Comparison

KobeUtsunomiya
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1589
$1289
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3961
$3127
🏠 One person rent
$689
$596
🏘️ Family rent
$1308
$935
🍽️ Food Expenses
$531
$389
🚐 Transport Expenses
$238
$172
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2545
$926
🏙️ Population
1.52M
519k

The cost of living in Kobe is 23% more expensive than in Utsunomiya. Cities ranked 2092nd and 3237th ($1589 vs $1289) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 7th and 54th in Japan.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Kobe compared to 0.7 months in Utsunomiya. Ranked 21st vs 185th best cities to live in Japan, and 294th vs 912th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Kobe vs Utsunomiya

KobeUtsunomiya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.57
$4.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35
$27.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.15
$5.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.87
$3.74
☕ Cappuccino
$4.22
$3.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.46
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$710
$627
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$522
$449
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1745
$1035
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$977
$720
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$85.3
$73.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$133
$114
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.1
$38.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.15%
1.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5094
$4193
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3713
$2841
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.37
$2.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.5
$72.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$31
$35.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.35
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.82
$1.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.28
$3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.54
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.4
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.84
$5.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$46.3
$7.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.61
$6.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$2.32
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.63
$2.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$4.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.27
$3.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.08
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.1
$15.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.35
$2.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.25
$4.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$14
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$4.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.42
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$80.5
$82
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.4
$14.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.1
$41.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$28.1
$29.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.4
$52.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.5
$70.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$278
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12503
$22262

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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

Cities near Utsunomiya

DistanceCityCost of living
13 km or 7.8 miKanuma
$1212
13 km or 7.8 miKaminokawa
$1206
13 km or 8 miTakanezawa
$1210
15 km or 9.6 miMibu
$1213
17 km or 10 miSakura
$1211
17 km or 10 miMooka
$1211
18 km or 11 miShimotsuke
$1210
21 km or 13 miMashiko
$1210
23 km or 14 miTochigi
$953
27 km or 17 miNasukarasuyama
$1208
27 km or 17 miOyama
$1234
27 km or 17 miYuki
$1213
28 km or 18 miChikusei
$1211
29 km or 18 miYaita
$1206
31 km or 19 miSakuragawa
$1212
34 km or 21 miNikko
$1209
37 km or 23 miOtawara
$1211
37 km or 23 miNogi
$1210
38 km or 24 miSano
$1213
41 km or 25 miYachiyo
$1211
41 km or 26 miShimotsuma
$1209
44 km or 27 miKoga
$1219
44 km or 27 miKasama
$1211
45 km or 28 miAshikaga
$1223
46 km or 28 miTatebayashi
$1216
47 km or 29 miHitachiomiya
$1208
48 km or 30 miNasushiobara
$1215
49 km or 30 miOra
$1213
50 km or 31 miSakai
$1207
52 km or 32 miHanyu
$1210
52 km or 32 miKiryu
$1218
53 km or 33 miKazo
$1213
54 km or 33 miOta
$1249
54 km or 34 miIshioka
$1216
54 km or 34 miSatte
$1209
54 km or 34 miOmitama
$1210
54 km or 34 miOizumi
$1210
54 km or 34 miKasumigaura
$1210
55 km or 34 miNaka
$1212
56 km or 35 miBando
$1211