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

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You would need around 6,842.59$ (809,323.57¥) 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 14.06% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 52.70% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 137.04% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 68.07% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 8.78% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 4.03% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥     1,774.16 ¥      +77.42 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,870.80 ¥      +77.42 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     946.22 ¥      +45.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     709.66 ¥      +77.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     827.94 ¥      +65.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 379.15 ¥     477.28 ¥      +25.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 137.65 ¥     218.94 ¥      +59.06 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 109.26 ¥     199.53 ¥      +82.61 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 192.59 ¥     160.48 ¥      -16.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 187.12 ¥     322.43 ¥      +72.31 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 559.87 ¥     382.29 ¥      -31.72 %
Eggs (12) 234.45 ¥     366.03 ¥      +56.13 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 2,000.00 ¥     1,327.97 ¥      -33.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 918.31 ¥     1,099.55 ¥      +19.74 %
Apples (1kg) 561.11 ¥     539.22 ¥      -3.90 %
Oranges (1kg) 527.11 ¥     541.15 ¥      +2.66 %
Tomato (1kg) 644.44 ¥     539.23 ¥      -16.33 %
Potato (1kg) 355.56 ¥     274.46 ¥      -22.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.60 ¥     268.38 ¥      +26.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 139.44 ¥     228.80 ¥      +64.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥     1,774.16 ¥      +18.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 243.85 ¥     215.43 ¥      -11.65 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 310.83 ¥     294.08 ¥      -5.39 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,419.33 ¥      +222.57 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 165.00 ¥     295.69 ¥      +79.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     13,247.07 ¥      +32.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     295.69 ¥      -58.35 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 295.00 ¥     149.16 ¥      -49.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,548.32 ¥      +17.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.42 ¥     123.51 ¥      -18.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,645,000.00 ¥     2,720,380.20 ¥      +2.85 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 19,570.86 ¥     17,086.32 ¥      -12.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 53.14 ¥     20.58 ¥      -61.27 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,668.10 ¥     6,032.10 ¥      +64.45 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,450.00 ¥     11,467.77 ¥      +21.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,675.00 ¥     3,739.67 ¥      +123.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,655.88 ¥      -8.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,875.00 ¥     6,756.79 ¥      -14.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,583.33 ¥     6,032.15 ¥      +8.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,458.33 ¥     10,912.87 ¥      +29.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,538.46 ¥     15,171.56 ¥      +31.49 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 130,250.82 ¥     347,626.48 ¥      +166.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 69,473.68 ¥     208,298.95 ¥      +199.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 301,428.57 ¥     616,504.01 ¥      +104.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 161,000.00 ¥     397,161.77 ¥      +146.68 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 624,028.06 ¥     1,158,134.40 ¥      +85.59 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 442,160.76 ¥     605,368.06 ¥      +36.91 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 314,903.79 ¥     500,247.50 ¥      +58.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.94     3.90      +101.56 %
 
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