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Gold Coast vs Osaka
Glc vs Osa

Average net salary (After tax)

Osaka
Gold Coast

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Glc
Outside city centre
Osa
Glc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Glc
Outside city centre
Osa
Glc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Osa
Glc
Outside city centre
Osa
Glc

Mortgage rates

Osaka
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Osaka
Gold Coast

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Osa
Glc

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Osa
Glc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Osa
Glc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Osa
Glc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Osaka
Gold Coast

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Osa
Glc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Osa
Glc
White bread 500g
Osa
Glc
Eggs 12
Osa
Glc
White rice 1kg
Osa
Glc

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Osaka
Gold Coast

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Osa
Glc
Beef round 1kg
Osa
Glc
Local cheese 1kg
Osa
Glc

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Osa
Glc
Lettuce 1 head
Osa
Glc
Tomatoes 1kg
Osa
Glc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Osa
Glc
Oranges 1 head
Osa
Glc
Bananas 1kg
Osa
Glc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Osa $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Osa $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Osaka
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Osaka are 17.14% higher than in Gold Coast

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Osa $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Osa $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Osa $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Osa
Glc
Market 0.5L bottle
Osa
Glc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Osa
Glc
Market 0.33L bottle
Osa
Glc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Osaka
5
Gold Coast

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Osa
Glc

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Osa
Glc

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Osa
Glc
1 pair men's leather shoes
Osa
Glc

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Osaka
$15.33
Gold Coast
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth