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

You would need around 6,631.61$ (675,210.32¥) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 540,000.00¥ in Tokyo (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 4.54% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 25.04% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 87.56% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 51.33% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 13.16% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 15.02% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 925.00 ¥     1,527.25 ¥      +65.11 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,145.36 ¥      +62.91 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     814.54 ¥      +25.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 450.00 ¥     610.90 ¥      +35.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     712.72 ¥      +42.54 %
Cappuccino (regular) 370.19 ¥     401.49 ¥      +8.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 136.04 ¥     186.68 ¥      +37.23 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 108.49 ¥     166.44 ¥      +53.41 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 193.21 ¥     143.21 ¥      -25.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 182.74 ¥     286.23 ¥      +56.63 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 516.53 ¥     292.79 ¥      -43.32 %
Eggs (12) 228.93 ¥     314.99 ¥      +37.59 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 2,067.09 ¥     1,130.03 ¥      -45.33 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 946.00 ¥     890.20 ¥      -5.90 %
Apples (1kg) 575.00 ¥     430.89 ¥      -25.06 %
Oranges (1kg) 567.58 ¥     420.00 ¥      -26.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 730.91 ¥     451.22 ¥      -38.27 %
Potato (1kg) 400.00 ¥     208.59 ¥      -47.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 215.23 ¥     233.92 ¥      +8.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 137.74 ¥     194.23 ¥      +41.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥     1,527.25 ¥      +1.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 245.00 ¥     172.03 ¥      -29.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 310.00 ¥     249.13 ¥      -19.64 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,221.80 ¥      +177.68 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 160.00 ¥     254.54 ¥      +59.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     11,403.50 ¥      +14.04 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     254.54 ¥      -64.15 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 293.50 ¥     128.40 ¥      -56.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,054.51 ¥      +0.81 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 151.07 ¥     107.53 ¥      -28.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥     2,341,791.00 ¥      -6.33 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,091.94 ¥     15,468.53 ¥      -23.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 57.00 ¥     17.82 ¥      -68.74 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,900.00 ¥     5,007.85 ¥      +28.41 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,372.73 ¥     9,593.94 ¥      +2.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,566.67 ¥     3,219.23 ¥      +105.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,425.44 ¥      -20.81 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,550.00 ¥     5,776.57 ¥      -23.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,500.00 ¥     5,240.18 ¥      -19.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,700.00 ¥     8,949.39 ¥      +2.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 10,730.77 ¥     12,836.55 ¥      +19.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 128,280.18 ¥     288,969.68 ¥      +125.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 70,263.16 ¥     174,237.98 ¥      +147.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 323,076.92 ¥     503,794.98 ¥      +55.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 172,266.67 ¥     334,468.76 ¥      +94.16 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 594,334.62 ¥     996,959.44 ¥      +67.74 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 444,503.27 ¥     493,643.83 ¥      +11.06 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 312,836.23 ¥     449,906.10 ¥      +43.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.92      +96.34 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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