- Cost of Living
- Japan
- Egypt
- Chiba
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Chiba, Japan compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 379% | |||
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Food in Chiba (Japan) is 379% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ¥1,232 (E£ 193) | E£ 68 | + 185% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ¥723 (E£ 113) | E£ 60 | + 88% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ¥887 (E£ 139) | E£ 32 | + 330% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ¥204 (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 153% | |
12 eggs, large | ¥293 (E£ 46) | E£ 16 | + 179% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ¥689 (E£ 108) | E£ 6 | + 1663% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ¥900 (E£ 141) | E£ 27 | + 421% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ¥802 (E£ 126) | E£ 15 | + 736% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ¥656 (E£ 103) | E£ 5.21 | + 1875% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ¥385 (E£ 60) | E£ 14 | + 337% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ¥2,013 (E£ 316) | E£ 88 | + 257% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ¥223 (E£ 35) | E£ 10 | + 263% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ¥322 (E£ 50) | E£ 2.28 | + 2115% | |
Housing | + 570% | |||
Housing in Chiba (Japan) is 570% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ¥179,785 (E£ 28,202) | E£ 4,826 | + 484% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ¥162,154 (E£ 25,436) | E£ 2,486 | + 923% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ¥29,557 (E£ 4,636) | E£ 245 | + 1789% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ¥139,333 (E£ 21,856) | E£ 2,488 | + 778% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ¥75,000 (E£ 11,765) | E£ 1,489 | + 690% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ¥7,434 (E£ 1,166) | E£ 238 | + 390% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ¥3,710 (E£ 582) | E£ 397 | + 47% | |
40” flat screen TV | ¥66,970 (E£ 10,505) | E£ 6,060 | + 73% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ¥25,657 (E£ 4,025) | E£ 1,489 | + 170% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ¥1,934 (E£ 303) | E£ 60 | + 406% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ¥6,525 (E£ 1,024) | E£ 17 | + 5971% | |
Clothes | + 121% | |||
Clothes in Chiba (Japan) is 121% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ¥9,634 (E£ 1,511) | E£ 735 | + 106% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ¥8,764 (E£ 1,375) | E£ 604 | + 128% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ¥12,045 (E£ 1,889) | E£ 1,360 | + 39% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ¥15,559 (E£ 2,441) | E£ 581 | + 320% | |
Transportation | + 402% | |||
Transportation in Chiba (Japan) is 402% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ¥2,790,400 (E£ 437,710) | E£ 348,808 | + 25% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ¥135 (E£ 21) | E£ 3.19 | + 566% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ¥15,684 (E£ 2,460) | E£ 123 | + 1907% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 449% | |||
Personal Care in Chiba (Japan) is 449% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ¥1,256 (E£ 197) | E£ 24 | + 713% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 90 | - | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ¥10,000 (E£ 1,569) | E£ 98 | + 1499% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ¥690 (E£ 108) | E£ 30 | + 261% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ¥573 (E£ 90) | E£ 19 | + 376% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ¥628 (E£ 99) | E£ 23 | + 338% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ¥331 (E£ 52) | E£ 13 | + 311% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ¥362 (E£ 57) | E£ 12 | + 391% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ¥4,419 (E£ 693) | E£ 28 | + 2397% | |
Entertainment | + 156% | |||
Entertainment in Chiba (Japan) is 156% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ¥4,383 (E£ 688) | E£ 119 | + 479% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ¥3,774 (E£ 592) | E£ 80 | + 639% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ¥11,000 (E£ 1,725) | E£ 323 | + 434% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ¥8,260 (E£ 1,296) | E£ 214 | + 506% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ¥1,547 (E£ 243) | E£ 52 | + 365% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ¥372 (E£ 58) | E£ 24 | + 144% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ¥515 (E£ 81) | E£ 19 | + 314% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | ¥70,000 (E£ 10,980) | E£ 12,013 | - 9% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.23 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ¥9,131 (E£ 1,432) | E£ 433 | + 231% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ¥400 (E£ 63) | E£ 26 | + 143% | |
TOTAL | + 355% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 450 prices entered by 38 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 19, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Chiba (Japan) is 355% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 68,314
(¥435,503)
in Chiba
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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