Saitama vs Zhengzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Saitama Zhengzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1133
$562
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3331
$1520
🏠 One person rent
$388
$212
🏘️ Family rent
$1156
$436
🍽️ Food expenses
$461
$199
🚐 Transport expenses
$184
$59.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2008
$609
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
21 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
99
76
😀 Quality of life
81
68
🏙️ Population
1.33M
12.6M

The cost of living in Saitama is 101% more expensive than in Zhengzhou. Cities ranked 4344th and 7903rd ($1133 vs $562) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 38th and 531st in Japan and China, respectively. Check Japan vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Saitama compared to 1.1 months in Zhengzhou. Saitama ranked 24th best city to live in Japan vs Zhengzhou ranked 19th in China, while ranked 335th and 3600th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Saitama vs Zhengzhou

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Saitama Zhengzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.7
$2.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$75.9
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4
$4.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.78
$0.8
 Cappuccino
$2.28
$3.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$412
$247
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$240
$153
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1268
$533
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$935
$340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$75.6
$30.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$116
$47.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$38.8
$10
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.4%
5.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4602
$2792
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3072
$1824
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.33
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.2
$6.48
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$29.7
$4.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
$1.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.44
$1.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.56
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.05
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.4
$1.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$18.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$2.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.14
$11.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
$1.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.24
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.1
$0.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$0.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$0.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.76
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.6
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.91
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.46
$2.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.1
$2.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.96
$3.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.93
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$52
$83.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.4
$6.69
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.6
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.8
$4.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.6
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.4
$119
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$208
$296
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6375
$5172

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Distance City Cost of living
5.1 km or 3.1 mi Warabi
$1049
5.7 km or 3.6 mi Toda
$1057
6.5 km or 4 mi Shiki
$1051
8.5 km or 5.3 mi Asaka
$1055
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Fujimi
$1051
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Kawaguchi
$1084
9.6 km or 6 mi Wako
$1052
10 km or 6.5 mi Niiza
$1066
11 km or 7 mi Miyoshi
$1048
11 km or 7.1 mi Fujimino
$1050
14 km or 8.4 mi Koshigaya
$1041
14 km or 8.5 mi Kiyose
$1050
14 km or 8.5 mi Ageo
$1084
15 km or 9.2 mi Hasuda
$1045
15 km or 9.3 mi Soka
$1088
16 km or 9.6 mi Ina
$1049
16 km or 9.7 mi Higashikurume
$1051
16 km or 9.9 mi Kasukabe
$1081
17 km or 10 mi Kawagoe
$1021
17 km or 10 mi Matsubushi
$1048
17 km or 11 mi Tokorozawa
$1080
18 km or 11 mi Musashino
$1058
18 km or 11 mi Okegawa
$1048
18 km or 11 mi Shiraoka
$1047
18 km or 11 mi Nishitokyo
$1078
18 km or 11 mi Yoshikawa
$1048
18 km or 11 mi Yashio
$1047
19 km or 12 mi Miyashiro
$1047
20 km or 12 mi Tokyo
$1778
20 km or 12 mi Higashimurayama
$1059
20 km or 12 mi Sugito
$1046
21 km or 13 mi Misato
$1060
21 km or 13 mi Sayama
$1063
21 km or 13 mi Kitamoto
$1045
21 km or 13 mi Kodaira
$1076
21 km or 13 mi Mitaka
$1074
22 km or 14 mi Koganei
$1054
22 km or 14 mi Kuki
$1060
23 km or 14 mi Iruma
$1056
23 km or 14 mi Noda
$1062

Cities near Zhengzhou

Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 15 mi Xingyang
$666
35 km or 22 mi Xinmi
$671
40 km or 25 mi Xinzheng
$677
60 km or 37 mi Changge
$667
62 km or 38 mi Gongyi
$674
62 km or 39 mi Kaifeng
$719
64 km or 40 mi Xinxiang
$714
66 km or 41 mi Jiaozuo
$671
66 km or 41 mi Dengfeng
$671
69 km or 43 mi Yuzhou
$681
77 km or 48 mi Qinyang
$658
80 km or 50 mi Huixian
$671
81 km or 50 mi Yanshi
$669
81 km or 51 mi Weihui
$662
82 km or 51 mi Xuchang
$681
82 km or 51 mi Mengzhou
$655
99 km or 61 mi Ruzhou
$675
105 km or 65 mi Jiyuan
$667
111 km or 69 mi Changyuan
$672
111 km or 69 mi Jincheng
$705
113 km or 70 mi Luoyang
$663
118 km or 73 mi Pingdingshan
$669
125 km or 78 mi Hebi
$691
134 km or 83 mi Luohe
$655
134 km or 83 mi Gaoping
$662
147 km or 91 mi Linzhou
$682
154 km or 96 mi Zhoukou
$786
162 km or 101 mi Anyang
$559
162 km or 101 mi Wugang
$652
168 km or 104 mi Puyang
$772
169 km or 105 mi Changzhi
$840
170 km or 106 mi Heze
$1512
185 km or 115 mi Xiangcheng
$678
185 km or 115 mi Shangqiu
$778
200 km or 124 mi Zhumadian
$759
220 km or 137 mi Handan
$794
221 km or 137 mi Nanyang
$745
221 km or 138 mi Wu'an
$673
225 km or 140 mi Sanmenxia
$698
228 km or 142 mi Jieshou
$668