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

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You would need around 6,740.79$ (807,691.98¥) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 520,000.00¥ 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 15.79% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 55.33% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 141.43% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 69.68% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 10.33% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 4.68% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥     1,797.32 ¥      +79.73 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,986.61 ¥      +79.73 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     958.57 ¥      +47.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     688.97 ¥      +72.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     838.75 ¥      +67.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 382.73 ¥     483.06 ¥      +26.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 140.63 ¥     221.49 ¥      +57.50 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 110.30 ¥     202.74 ¥      +83.80 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 194.41 ¥     170.58 ¥      -12.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 183.17 ¥     321.61 ¥      +75.58 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 559.87 ¥     397.59 ¥      -28.98 %
Eggs (12) 240.97 ¥     375.68 ¥      +55.90 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 2,000.00 ¥     1,329.07 ¥      -33.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 919.08 ¥     1,116.61 ¥      +21.49 %
Apples (1kg) 561.11 ¥     538.87 ¥      -3.96 %
Oranges (1kg) 527.11 ¥     552.53 ¥      +4.82 %
Tomato (1kg) 644.44 ¥     559.00 ¥      -13.26 %
Potato (1kg) 355.56 ¥     287.61 ¥      -19.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.60 ¥     258.53 ¥      +21.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 138.89 ¥     228.07 ¥      +64.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥     1,797.32 ¥      +19.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 240.00 ¥     216.60 ¥      -9.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 314.17 ¥     293.18 ¥      -6.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,437.86 ¥      +226.79 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 170.00 ¥     299.55 ¥      +76.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     13,420.01 ¥      +34.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     299.55 ¥      -57.81 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 295.00 ¥     148.91 ¥      -49.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,594.65 ¥      +18.64 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.83 ¥     125.12 ¥      -18.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,645,000.00 ¥     2,755,894.50 ¥      +4.19 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,035.70 ¥     17,102.31 ¥      -14.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 47.00 ¥     20.85 ¥      -55.64 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,708.10 ¥     6,161.54 ¥      +66.16 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,372.73 ¥     11,588.45 ¥      +23.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,675.00 ¥     3,286.30 ¥      +96.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,677.50 ¥      -6.81 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,875.00 ¥     6,852.51 ¥      -12.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,214.29 ¥     6,155.83 ¥      +18.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,458.33 ¥     11,337.43 ¥      +34.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 10,576.92 ¥     16,145.42 ¥      +52.65 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 128,421.44 ¥     355,072.41 ¥      +176.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 69,473.68 ¥     214,087.74 ¥      +208.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 301,428.57 ¥     629,139.18 ¥      +108.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 161,000.00 ¥     395,914.10 ¥      +145.91 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 644,242.68 ¥     1,173,253.74 ¥      +82.11 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 450,000.00 ¥     658,540.43 ¥      +46.34 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 315,737.02 ¥     513,395.75 ¥      +62.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.94     3.88      +100.53 %
 
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