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

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You would need around 7,044.33$ (837,359.13¥) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 500,000.00¥ 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 29.36% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 67.47% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 144.17% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 74.44% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 32.01% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 19.73% lower than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥     1,783.05 ¥      +98.12 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,915.25 ¥      +78.30 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥     950.96 ¥      +46.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 450.00 ¥     713.22 ¥      +58.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     713.22 ¥      +42.64 %
Cappuccino (regular) 371.86 ¥     500.79 ¥      +34.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 129.67 ¥     225.81 ¥      +74.14 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 108.82 ¥     209.70 ¥      +92.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 186.00 ¥     170.58 ¥      -8.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 176.62 ¥     329.72 ¥      +86.68 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 405.77 ¥     372.98 ¥      -8.08 %
Eggs (12) 228.46 ¥     392.27 ¥      +71.70 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,690.35 ¥     1,558.10 ¥      -7.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 806.67 ¥     1,282.60 ¥      +59.00 %
Apples (1kg) 566.67 ¥     565.49 ¥      -0.21 %
Oranges (1kg) 467.75 ¥     626.73 ¥      +33.99 %
Tomato (1kg) 599.67 ¥     548.27 ¥      -8.57 %
Potato (1kg) 316.44 ¥     371.02 ¥      +17.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 183.71 ¥     239.97 ¥      +30.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 119.38 ¥     263.21 ¥      +120.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,440.00 ¥     1,783.05 ¥      +23.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 247.88 ¥     208.02 ¥      -16.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 340.33 ¥     293.21 ¥      -13.85 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥     1,545.31 ¥      +243.40 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 170.00 ¥     326.89 ¥      +92.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     13,491.74 ¥      +34.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 730.00 ¥     297.17 ¥      -59.29 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 297.50 ¥     184.66 ¥      -37.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2,990.62 ¥     4,457.62 ¥      +49.05 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 147.57 ¥     96.33 ¥      -34.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,790,000.00 ¥     2,734,010.00 ¥      -2.01 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 16,219.32 ¥     15,231.78 ¥      -6.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 44.57 ¥     18.62 ¥      -58.22 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,590.91 ¥     6,704.27 ¥      +86.70 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,444.44 ¥     11,482.84 ¥      +21.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,640.00 ¥     5,349.15 ¥      +226.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,753.33 ¥      -2.59 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,466.67 ¥     6,551.06 ¥      -12.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,071.43 ¥     6,283.13 ¥      +23.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 8,437.50 ¥     11,226.61 ¥      +33.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 9,777.78 ¥     18,594.66 ¥      +90.17 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 127,500.00 ¥     337,045.98 ¥      +164.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 63,571.43 ¥     218,732.69 ¥      +244.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 314,375.00 ¥     689,446.00 ¥      +119.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 158,625.00 ¥     371,044.21 ¥      +133.91 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 706,665.61 ¥     1,266,090.67 ¥      +79.16 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 460,000.00 ¥     678,901.09 ¥      +47.59 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 287,777.78 ¥     386,860.37 ¥      +34.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.78     4.02      +125.49 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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Currency: JPY