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

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You would need around 6,817.73$ (801,458.32¥) 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.

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 16.11% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 51.22% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 122.32% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 69.43% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 13.14% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 5.12% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 950.00 ¥     1,763.32 ¥      +85.61 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,816.62 ¥      +76.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥     940.44 ¥      +44.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     646.55 ¥      +61.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     822.88 ¥      +64.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 382.39 ¥     481.49 ¥      +25.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 132.35 ¥     218.78 ¥      +65.30 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 110.56 ¥     204.31 ¥      +84.80 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 192.50 ¥     169.71 ¥      -11.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 175.61 ¥     311.46 ¥      +77.36 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 458.33 ¥     360.03 ¥      -21.45 %
Eggs (12) 255.72 ¥     375.26 ¥      +46.75 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,875.00 ¥     1,573.47 ¥      -16.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 938.17 ¥     1,211.33 ¥      +29.12 %
Apples (1kg) 575.00 ¥     535.29 ¥      -6.91 %
Oranges (1kg) 527.11 ¥     583.51 ¥      +10.70 %
Tomato (1kg) 666.67 ¥     525.86 ¥      -21.12 %
Potato (1kg) 355.56 ¥     264.30 ¥      -25.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 201.14 ¥     243.69 ¥      +21.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 138.12 ¥     237.11 ¥      +71.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,350.00 ¥     1,763.32 ¥      +30.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 259.00 ¥     205.72 ¥      -20.57 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 362.22 ¥     307.32 ¥      -15.16 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 445.00 ¥     1,410.66 ¥      +217.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 185.00 ¥     293.89 ¥      +58.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     13,166.16 ¥      +31.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 720.00 ¥     293.89 ¥      -59.18 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 300.00 ¥     164.35 ¥      -45.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,526.65 ¥      +16.39 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 153.00 ¥     108.96 ¥      -28.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,790,000.00 ¥     2,703,765.00 ¥      -3.09 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 19,861.62 ¥     13,545.75 ¥      -31.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 47.00 ¥     19.69 ¥      -58.11 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,070.18 ¥     6,121.17 ¥      +50.39 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,375.00 ¥     10,270.03 ¥      +9.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,675.00 ¥     5,289.98 ¥      +215.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,689.85 ¥      -6.12 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,533.33 ¥     7,006.28 ¥      -7.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,214.29 ¥     6,269.60 ¥      +20.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,150.00 ¥     11,114.29 ¥      +36.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 10,500.00 ¥     18,221.02 ¥      +73.53 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 127,611.04 ¥     325,796.11 ¥      +155.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 66,875.00 ¥     204,511.14 ¥      +205.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 325,000.00 ¥     657,124.52 ¥      +102.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 178,545.45 ¥     364,462.32 ¥      +104.13 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 636,885.61 ¥     1,151,060.89 ¥      +80.73 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 450,000.00 ¥     646,083.72 ¥      +43.57 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 298,832.33 ¥     475,013.30 ¥      +58.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.89     3.90      +106.68 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: JPY