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

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You would need around 6,790.14$ (733,620.58¥) 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 3.72% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 38.42% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 113.38% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 58.82% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 1.77% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 9.08% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥     1,620.63 ¥      +80.07 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,103.15 ¥      +62.06 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     864.34 ¥      +32.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     648.25 ¥      +62.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     756.29 ¥      +51.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 377.00 ¥     434.44 ¥      +15.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 137.44 ¥     203.46 ¥      +48.03 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 108.48 ¥     182.26 ¥      +68.01 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 190.77 ¥     153.95 ¥      -19.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 189.06 ¥     297.45 ¥      +57.33 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 536.53 ¥     324.26 ¥      -39.56 %
Eggs (12) 231.61 ¥     341.78 ¥      +47.57 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 2,033.33 ¥     1,158.46 ¥      -43.03 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 918.45 ¥     1,004.30 ¥      +9.35 %
Apples (1kg) 561.11 ¥     496.24 ¥      -11.56 %
Oranges (1kg) 532.67 ¥     476.99 ¥      -10.45 %
Tomato (1kg) 675.00 ¥     501.33 ¥      -25.73 %
Potato (1kg) 366.67 ¥     235.03 ¥      -35.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.80 ¥     252.01 ¥      +18.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 136.67 ¥     206.34 ¥      +50.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,350.00 ¥     1,620.63 ¥      +20.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 240.71 ¥     198.08 ¥      -17.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.85 ¥     268.38 ¥      -14.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,296.50 ¥      +194.66 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 160.00 ¥     270.10 ¥      +68.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     12,100.70 ¥      +21.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     270.10 ¥      -61.96 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 295.00 ¥     136.25 ¥      -53.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,241.26 ¥      +6.97 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.42 ¥     114.05 ¥      -25.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,645,000.00 ¥     2,484,966.00 ¥      -6.05 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,025.58 ¥     16,624.34 ¥      -16.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 61.71 ¥     18.80 ¥      -69.54 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,838.89 ¥     5,475.53 ¥      +42.63 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,190.91 ¥     10,716.74 ¥      +16.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,675.00 ¥     3,416.05 ¥      +103.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,512.59 ¥      -15.97 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,807.69 ¥     6,145.08 ¥      -21.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,583.33 ¥     5,516.89 ¥      -1.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,458.33 ¥     9,682.66 ¥      +14.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,538.46 ¥     13,297.69 ¥      +15.25 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 128,842.66 ¥     315,514.57 ¥      +144.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 69,722.22 ¥     192,717.28 ¥      +176.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 309,230.77 ¥     559,041.81 ¥      +80.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 164,153.85 ¥     366,499.99 ¥      +123.27 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 612,038.77 ¥     1,057,912.65 ¥      +72.85 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 438,026.72 ¥     552,981.18 ¥      +26.24 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 307,736.64 ¥     464,632.14 ¥      +50.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.93      +96.71 %
 
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