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

You would need around 6,624.91$ (694,589.13¥) 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.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 1.44% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 31.05% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 101.55% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 52.48% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 8.47% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 11.50% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥     1,572.68 ¥      +74.74 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     7,863.38 ¥      +57.27 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     838.76 ¥      +29.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 425.00 ¥     629.07 ¥      +48.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     733.92 ¥      +46.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 375.33 ¥     414.38 ¥      +10.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 137.24 ¥     196.16 ¥      +42.93 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 108.91 ¥     173.43 ¥      +59.24 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 192.79 ¥     147.85 ¥      -23.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 194.02 ¥     288.81 ¥      +48.86 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 516.53 ¥     310.95 ¥      -39.80 %
Eggs (12) 228.96 ¥     329.31 ¥      +43.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,999.10 ¥     1,141.56 ¥      -42.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 888.43 ¥     911.50 ¥      +2.60 %
Apples (1kg) 568.18 ¥     453.31 ¥      -20.22 %
Oranges (1kg) 532.67 ¥     446.10 ¥      -16.25 %
Tomato (1kg) 730.91 ¥     475.04 ¥      -35.01 %
Potato (1kg) 387.50 ¥     214.79 ¥      -44.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.15 ¥     246.70 ¥      +16.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 139.30 ¥     200.63 ¥      +44.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥     1,572.68 ¥      +4.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 246.43 ¥     182.81 ¥      -25.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.85 ¥     264.42 ¥      -15.75 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,258.14 ¥      +185.94 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 160.00 ¥     262.11 ¥      +63.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     11,742.64 ¥      +17.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     262.11 ¥      -63.08 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 293.50 ¥     134.14 ¥      -54.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,145.35 ¥      +3.81 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.07 ¥     111.04 ¥      -26.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥     2,411,435.00 ¥      -3.54 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,570.57 ¥     15,758.53 ¥      -23.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 57.00 ¥     18.35 ¥      -67.81 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,838.89 ¥     5,156.78 ¥      +34.33 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,054.55 ¥     9,879.26 ¥      +9.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,566.67 ¥     3,314.96 ¥      +111.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,467.83 ¥      -18.45 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,681.82 ¥     6,054.41 ¥      -21.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,250.00 ¥     5,396.02 ¥      -13.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,708.33 ¥     9,124.37 ¥      +4.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,692.31 ¥     12,787.71 ¥      +9.37 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 124,574.15 ¥     297,746.73 ¥      +139.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 69,736.84 ¥     181,115.24 ¥      +159.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 301,666.67 ¥     528,368.29 ¥      +75.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 171,714.29 ¥     347,539.24 ¥      +102.39 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 616,377.21 ¥     1,026,608.65 ¥      +66.56 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 444,341.76 ¥     508,324.62 ¥      +14.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 308,664.94 ¥     451,054.23 ¥      +46.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.89      +94.44 %
 
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