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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and New York, NY Reverse

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You would need around 6,647.09$ (728,753.23¥) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 530,000.00¥ in Tokyo (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 3.93% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 37.50% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 109.95% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 60.62% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 3.29% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 10.80% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥     1,644.52 ¥      +82.72 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,222.62 ¥      +64.45 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     877.08 ¥      +34.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     657.81 ¥      +64.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     767.44 ¥      +53.49 %
Cappuccino (regular) 376.13 ¥     437.37 ¥      +16.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 135.57 ¥     206.45 ¥      +52.28 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 108.21 ¥     184.38 ¥      +70.38 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 192.79 ¥     154.93 ¥      -19.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 191.01 ¥     299.88 ¥      +57.00 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 506.94 ¥     329.04 ¥      -35.09 %
Eggs (12) 227.71 ¥     343.89 ¥      +51.02 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 2,056.62 ¥     1,192.98 ¥      -41.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 859.11 ¥     956.32 ¥      +11.32 %
Apples (1kg) 568.18 ¥     480.72 ¥      -15.39 %
Oranges (1kg) 532.67 ¥     461.95 ¥      -13.28 %
Tomato (1kg) 740.00 ¥     498.47 ¥      -32.64 %
Potato (1kg) 377.78 ¥     229.91 ¥      -39.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.15 ¥     259.21 ¥      +22.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 134.44 ¥     211.18 ¥      +57.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥     1,644.52 ¥      +9.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 239.29 ¥     198.19 ¥      -17.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.85 ¥     280.91 ¥      -10.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,315.62 ¥      +199.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 165.00 ¥     274.09 ¥      +66.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     12,279.12 ¥      +22.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     274.09 ¥      -61.40 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 292.00 ¥     140.27 ¥      -51.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,289.05 ¥      +8.55 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.60 ¥     115.86 ¥      -24.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥     2,521,605.00 ¥      +0.86 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,255.23 ¥     16,626.15 ¥      -17.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 57.00 ¥     19.08 ¥      -66.53 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,804.50 ¥     5,472.94 ¥      +43.85 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,190.91 ¥     10,486.59 ¥      +14.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,675.00 ¥     3,466.41 ¥      +106.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,534.89 ¥      -14.73 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,807.69 ¥     6,235.68 ¥      -20.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,928.57 ¥     5,606.00 ¥      -5.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,576.92 ¥     9,576.25 ¥      +11.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,466.67 ¥     13,822.21 ¥      +20.54 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 124,560.78 ¥     315,268.02 ¥      +153.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 69,250.00 ¥     190,721.05 ¥      +175.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 308,000.00 ¥     545,089.14 ¥      +76.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 168,142.86 ¥     359,991.00 ¥      +114.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 617,405.35 ¥     1,073,510.79 ¥      +73.87 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 438,735.96 ¥     561,134.48 ¥      +27.90 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 307,926.60 ¥     469,108.81 ¥      +52.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.90      +94.92 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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