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

You would need around 6,648.90$ (691,146.28¥) 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 1.53% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 30.40% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 99.55% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 52.35% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 8.51% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 10.62% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥     1,559.23 ¥      +73.25 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     7,796.17 ¥      +55.92 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     831.59 ¥      +27.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 425.00 ¥     623.69 ¥      +46.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     727.64 ¥      +45.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 374.48 ¥     410.84 ¥      +9.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 137.24 ¥     194.48 ¥      +41.71 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 109.19 ¥     171.95 ¥      +57.48 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 192.79 ¥     146.58 ¥      -23.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 190.23 ¥     286.34 ¥      +50.52 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 516.53 ¥     308.30 ¥      -40.31 %
Eggs (12) 228.94 ¥     326.49 ¥      +42.61 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,999.37 ¥     1,131.81 ¥      -43.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 888.39 ¥     903.71 ¥      +1.73 %
Apples (1kg) 568.18 ¥     449.43 ¥      -20.90 %
Oranges (1kg) 532.67 ¥     442.29 ¥      -16.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 730.91 ¥     470.98 ¥      -35.56 %
Potato (1kg) 387.50 ¥     212.95 ¥      -45.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.15 ¥     244.59 ¥      +15.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 139.32 ¥     198.91 ¥      +42.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥     1,559.23 ¥      +3.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 246.43 ¥     181.25 ¥      -26.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.85 ¥     262.16 ¥      -16.47 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,247.39 ¥      +183.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 160.00 ¥     259.87 ¥      +62.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     11,642.28 ¥      +16.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     259.87 ¥      -63.40 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 293.50 ¥     133.00 ¥      -54.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,118.47 ¥      +2.92 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.07 ¥     110.09 ¥      -27.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥     2,390,824.70 ¥      -4.37 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,570.57 ¥     15,623.84 ¥      -24.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 57.00 ¥     18.19 ¥      -68.09 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,838.89 ¥     5,112.71 ¥      +33.18 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,054.55 ¥     9,794.82 ¥      +8.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,566.67 ¥     3,286.63 ¥      +109.79 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,455.28 ¥      -19.15 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,681.82 ¥     6,002.67 ¥      -21.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,250.00 ¥     5,349.90 ¥      -14.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,818.18 ¥     9,046.38 ¥      +2.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,692.31 ¥     12,678.42 ¥      +8.43 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 125,579.42 ¥     292,945.45 ¥      +133.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 69,722.22 ¥     179,567.27 ¥      +157.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 301,666.67 ¥     519,314.15 ¥      +72.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 171,714.29 ¥     341,472.05 ¥      +98.86 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 616,539.77 ¥     1,017,834.32 ¥      +65.09 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 444,476.19 ¥     503,980.02 ¥      +13.39 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 310,010.22 ¥     447,199.11 ¥      +44.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.89      +94.44 %
 
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