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

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You would need around 6,760.87$ (722,365.06¥) 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 2.02% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 36.30% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 110.56% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 56.21% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 3.36% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 9.73% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥     1,602.68 ¥      +78.08 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,013.38 ¥      +60.27 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     854.76 ¥      +31.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     641.07 ¥      +60.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     747.92 ¥      +49.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 377.00 ¥     429.63 ¥      +13.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 137.35 ¥     201.20 ¥      +46.48 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 108.48 ¥     180.24 ¥      +66.15 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 190.77 ¥     152.24 ¥      -20.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 188.80 ¥     294.16 ¥      +55.80 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 536.53 ¥     320.66 ¥      -40.23 %
Eggs (12) 231.36 ¥     338.00 ¥      +46.09 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 2,033.33 ¥     1,145.62 ¥      -43.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 917.68 ¥     993.17 ¥      +8.23 %
Apples (1kg) 561.11 ¥     490.74 ¥      -12.54 %
Oranges (1kg) 532.67 ¥     471.71 ¥      -11.44 %
Tomato (1kg) 675.00 ¥     495.78 ¥      -26.55 %
Potato (1kg) 366.67 ¥     232.43 ¥      -36.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.80 ¥     249.22 ¥      +17.11 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 136.67 ¥     204.05 ¥      +49.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,350.00 ¥     1,602.68 ¥      +18.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 240.71 ¥     195.88 ¥      -18.62 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.85 ¥     265.41 ¥      -15.43 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,282.14 ¥      +191.40 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 160.00 ¥     267.11 ¥      +66.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     11,966.64 ¥      +19.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     267.11 ¥      -62.38 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 295.00 ¥     134.74 ¥      -54.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,205.35 ¥      +5.79 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.42 ¥     112.78 ¥      -26.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,645,000.00 ¥     2,457,435.00 ¥      -7.09 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,025.58 ¥     16,440.16 ¥      -17.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 61.71 ¥     18.59 ¥      -69.88 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,838.89 ¥     5,414.86 ¥      +41.05 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,190.91 ¥     10,598.01 ¥      +15.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,675.00 ¥     3,378.20 ¥      +101.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,495.83 ¥      -16.90 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,807.69 ¥     6,077.00 ¥      -22.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,583.33 ¥     5,455.77 ¥      -2.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,458.33 ¥     9,575.38 ¥      +13.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,538.46 ¥     13,150.37 ¥      +13.97 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 126,611.55 ¥     312,018.98 ¥      +146.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 69,722.22 ¥     190,582.16 ¥      +173.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 309,230.77 ¥     552,848.18 ¥      +78.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 164,153.85 ¥     362,439.52 ¥      +120.79 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 610,545.99 ¥     1,046,192.01 ¥      +71.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 437,785.93 ¥     546,854.69 ¥      +24.91 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 307,233.54 ¥     459,484.47 ¥      +49.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.93      +96.71 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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