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

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You would need around 7,295.80$ (897,819.83¥) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 580,000.00¥ in Tokyo (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 29.95% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 54.80% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 89.73% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 77.23% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 29.89% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 18.63% lower than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥
(7.31 $)
    1,845.90 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +105.10 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(40.63 $)
    8,921.84 ¥
(72.50 $)
     +78.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥
(5.28 $)
    984.48 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +51.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 500.00 ¥
(4.06 $)
    738.36 ¥
(6.00 $)
     +47.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥
(4.06 $)
    861.42 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +72.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 381.45 ¥
(3.10 $)
    523.00 ¥
(4.25 $)
     +37.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 138.33 ¥
(1.12 $)
    230.84 ¥
(1.88 $)
     +66.87 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 110.95 ¥
(0.90 $)
    200.59 ¥
(1.63 $)
     +80.79 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 707.87 ¥
(5.75 $)
    600.27 ¥
(4.88 $)
     -15.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 149.17 ¥
(1.21 $)
    327.51 ¥
(2.66 $)
     +119.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 184.24 ¥
(1.50 $)
    218.90 ¥
(1.78 $)
     +18.81 %
Eggs (12) 213.50 ¥
(1.73 $)
    399.86 ¥
(3.25 $)
     +87.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 757.14 ¥
(6.15 $)
    654.74 ¥
(5.32 $)
     -13.52 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 336.14 ¥
(2.73 $)
    631.92 ¥
(5.14 $)
     +87.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 305.61 ¥
(2.48 $)
    257.03 ¥
(2.09 $)
     -15.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 232.24 ¥
(1.89 $)
    289.37 ¥
(2.35 $)
     +24.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 292.11 ¥
(2.37 $)
    256.06 ¥
(2.08 $)
     -12.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 168.74 ¥
(1.37 $)
    167.83 ¥
(1.36 $)
     -0.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 192.00 ¥
(1.56 $)
    225.51 ¥
(1.83 $)
     +17.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.11 ¥
(1.04 $)
    276.88 ¥
(2.25 $)
     +116.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,440.00 ¥
(11.70 $)
    1,845.90 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +28.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 243.30 ¥
(1.98 $)
    222.19 ¥
(1.81 $)
     -8.68 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 340.33 ¥
(2.77 $)
    312.92 ¥
(2.54 $)
     -8.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 460.00 ¥
(3.74 $)
    1,599.78 ¥
(13.00 $)
     +247.78 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 190.00 ¥
(1.54 $)
    338.41 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +78.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,250.00 ¥
(75.17 $)
    14,274.95 ¥
(116.00 $)
     +54.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 730.00 ¥
(5.93 $)
    307.65 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -57.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 478.78 ¥
(3.89 $)
    307.65 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -35.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,068.25 ¥
(24.93 $)
    4,307.10 ¥
(35.00 $)
     +40.38 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 574.12 ¥
(4.67 $)
    386.96 ¥
(3.14 $)
     -32.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,715,000.00 ¥
(22,062.43 $)
    2,830,377.70 ¥
(23,000.00 $)
     +4.25 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 16,839.39 ¥
(136.84 $)
    15,798.04 ¥
(128.38 $)
     -6.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 45.56 ¥
(0.37 $)
    19.28 ¥
(0.16 $)
     -57.68 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,923.08 ¥
(31.88 $)
    7,420.51 ¥
(60.30 $)
     +89.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,444.44 ¥
(76.75 $)
    10,145.61 ¥
(82.44 $)
     +7.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,566.67 ¥
(12.73 $)
    6,563.19 ¥
(53.33 $)
     +318.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(14.63 $)
    1,753.60 ¥
(14.25 $)
     -2.58 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,475.00 ¥
(60.74 $)
    6,706.76 ¥
(54.50 $)
     -10.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,142.86 ¥
(33.67 $)
    5,845.35 ¥
(47.50 $)
     +41.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,500.00 ¥
(69.07 $)
    11,280.49 ¥
(91.67 $)
     +32.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,125.00 ¥
(74.15 $)
    16,074.70 ¥
(130.62 $)
     +76.16 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 158,809.52 ¥
(1,290.51 $)
    370,615.40 ¥
(3,011.67 $)
     +133.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 80,550.45 ¥
(654.56 $)
    236,426.47 ¥
(1,921.23 $)
     +193.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 503,461.54 ¥
(4,091.19 $)
    809,957.89 ¥
(6,581.82 $)
     +60.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 226,083.33 ¥
(1,837.18 $)
    421,333.66 ¥
(3,423.81 $)
     +86.36 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 182,707.79 ¥
(1,484.71 $)
    258,271.55 ¥
(2,098.75 $)
     +41.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 84,165.89 ¥
(683.94 $)
    115,754.50 ¥
(940.64 $)
     +37.53 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 319,019.76 ¥
(2,592.39 $)
    401,836.28 ¥
(3,265.37 $)
     +25.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.92     3.99      +108.44 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: JPY