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

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You would need around 6,704.43$ (800,954.46¥) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 520,000.00¥ 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).

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 20.23% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 54.03% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 123.14% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 70.76% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 20.39% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 3.40% lower than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥     1,792.00 ¥      +79.20 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,959.98 ¥      +79.20 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥     955.73 ¥      +47.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     716.80 ¥      +79.20 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     836.26 ¥      +67.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 383.24 ¥     491.41 ¥      +28.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 133.67 ¥     218.58 ¥      +63.53 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 112.11 ¥     209.65 ¥      +87.01 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 195.50 ¥     175.57 ¥      -10.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 186.20 ¥     322.07 ¥      +72.98 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 458.36 ¥     357.58 ¥      -21.99 %
Eggs (12) 263.75 ¥     378.24 ¥      +43.41 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 2,000.00 ¥     1,570.84 ¥      -21.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 858.94 ¥     1,224.66 ¥      +42.58 %
Apples (1kg) 575.00 ¥     580.93 ¥      +1.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 527.11 ¥     636.89 ¥      +20.83 %
Tomato (1kg) 666.67 ¥     583.10 ¥      -12.54 %
Potato (1kg) 325.00 ¥     307.95 ¥      -5.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 201.33 ¥     253.63 ¥      +25.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.33 ¥     252.91 ¥      +97.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,350.00 ¥     1,792.00 ¥      +32.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 259.00 ¥     219.02 ¥      -15.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 362.22 ¥     314.59 ¥      -13.15 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 445.00 ¥     1,492.73 ¥      +235.45 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 180.00 ¥     298.67 ¥      +65.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     13,380.24 ¥      +33.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 730.00 ¥     298.67 ¥      -59.09 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 306.00 ¥     148.47 ¥      -51.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,882.66 ¥      +28.14 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 151.83 ¥     105.13 ¥      -30.76 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,790,000.00 ¥     2,747,727.20 ¥      -1.52 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 18,857.79 ¥     13,167.07 ¥      -30.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 47.00 ¥     18.72 ¥      -60.18 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,797.45 ¥     6,355.53 ¥      +67.36 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,571.43 ¥     10,552.87 ¥      +10.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,675.00 ¥     5,375.99 ¥      +220.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,672.53 ¥      -7.08 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,533.33 ¥     7,015.94 ¥      -6.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,214.29 ¥     6,371.54 ¥      +22.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,166.67 ¥     11,468.77 ¥      +40.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,409.09 ¥     17,098.63 ¥      +49.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 135,840.57 ¥     319,264.76 ¥      +135.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 67,857.14 ¥     203,646.77 ¥      +200.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 316,428.57 ¥     653,249.30 ¥      +106.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 169,900.00 ¥     356,009.87 ¥      +109.54 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 690,723.63 ¥     1,240,294.81 ¥      +79.56 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 483,333.33 ¥     676,069.36 ¥      +39.88 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 312,241.52 ¥     464,589.78 ¥      +48.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.86     4.02      +116.04 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: JPY