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

You would need around 6,667.56$ (715,529.20¥) 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 1.76% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 35.01% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 106.62% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 57.20% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 5.03% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 10.50% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥     1,609.73 ¥      +78.86 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,048.62 ¥      +60.97 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     858.52 ¥      +32.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     643.89 ¥      +60.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     751.20 ¥      +50.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 377.19 ¥     425.05 ¥      +12.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 134.98 ¥     200.09 ¥      +48.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 108.15 ¥     177.25 ¥      +63.89 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 192.79 ¥     151.33 ¥      -21.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 190.68 ¥     295.62 ¥      +55.03 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 506.94 ¥     318.28 ¥      -37.22 %
Eggs (12) 227.45 ¥     337.06 ¥      +48.19 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,968.83 ¥     1,168.46 ¥      -40.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 878.39 ¥     932.98 ¥      +6.21 %
Apples (1kg) 568.18 ¥     463.99 ¥      -18.34 %
Oranges (1kg) 532.67 ¥     456.61 ¥      -14.28 %
Tomato (1kg) 730.91 ¥     486.23 ¥      -33.48 %
Potato (1kg) 377.78 ¥     219.85 ¥      -41.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 209.00 ¥     252.51 ¥      +20.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 134.68 ¥     205.36 ¥      +52.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥     1,609.73 ¥      +7.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 239.29 ¥     187.12 ¥      -21.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.85 ¥     270.65 ¥      -13.76 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,287.78 ¥      +192.68 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 165.00 ¥     268.29 ¥      +62.60 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     12,019.28 ¥      +20.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     268.29 ¥      -62.21 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 292.00 ¥     137.30 ¥      -52.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,219.45 ¥      +6.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.60 ¥     113.65 ¥      -25.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥     2,468,245.00 ¥      -1.27 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,255.23 ¥     16,129.78 ¥      -20.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 57.00 ¥     18.78 ¥      -67.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,794.21 ¥     5,278.27 ¥      +39.11 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,190.91 ¥     10,112.00 ¥      +10.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,675.00 ¥     3,393.06 ¥      +102.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,502.41 ¥      -16.53 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,807.69 ¥     6,197.05 ¥      -20.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,928.57 ¥     5,523.15 ¥      -6.84 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,576.92 ¥     9,339.33 ¥      +8.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,466.67 ¥     13,088.98 ¥      +14.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 124,349.89 ¥     304,761.22 ¥      +145.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 69,250.00 ¥     185,382.06 ¥      +167.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 308,000.00 ¥     540,815.90 ¥      +75.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 168,142.86 ¥     355,726.78 ¥      +111.56 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 617,512.31 ¥     1,050,794.09 ¥      +70.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 438,811.77 ¥     520,300.03 ¥      +18.57 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 307,329.05 ¥     458,486.08 ¥      +49.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.89      +94.44 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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