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

You would need around 6,633.96$ (678,223.30¥) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 540,000.00¥ 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 4.15% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 25.60% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 88.30% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 50.00% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 12.47% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 14.94% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 925.00 ¥     1,533.52 ¥      +65.79 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     7,923.21 ¥      +58.46 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     817.88 ¥      +25.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 450.00 ¥     613.41 ¥      +36.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     715.65 ¥      +43.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 372.50 ¥     403.92 ¥      +8.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 136.95 ¥     189.14 ¥      +38.11 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 108.51 ¥     168.36 ¥      +55.16 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 193.21 ¥     143.80 ¥      -25.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 186.70 ¥     287.41 ¥      +53.94 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 503.43 ¥     293.99 ¥      -41.60 %
Eggs (12) 230.33 ¥     316.29 ¥      +37.32 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 2,066.99 ¥     1,134.67 ¥      -45.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 925.21 ¥     893.85 ¥      -3.39 %
Apples (1kg) 575.00 ¥     432.66 ¥      -24.76 %
Oranges (1kg) 567.58 ¥     421.72 ¥      -25.70 %
Tomato (1kg) 730.91 ¥     453.07 ¥      -38.01 %
Potato (1kg) 400.00 ¥     209.44 ¥      -47.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 215.23 ¥     234.88 ¥      +9.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 137.74 ¥     195.03 ¥      +41.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥     1,533.52 ¥      +2.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 245.00 ¥     172.74 ¥      -29.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 310.00 ¥     250.15 ¥      -19.31 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,226.82 ¥      +178.82 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 160.00 ¥     255.59 ¥      +59.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     11,450.32 ¥      +14.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     255.59 ¥      -64.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 293.50 ¥     128.93 ¥      -56.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,067.05 ¥      +1.22 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 151.07 ¥     107.97 ¥      -28.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥     2,351,405.00 ¥      -5.94 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 19,773.70 ¥     15,532.03 ¥      -21.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 57.00 ¥     17.89 ¥      -68.61 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,905.88 ¥     5,028.41 ¥      +28.74 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,372.73 ¥     9,633.33 ¥      +2.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,566.67 ¥     3,232.44 ¥      +106.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,431.29 ¥      -20.48 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,550.00 ¥     5,800.28 ¥      -23.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,500.00 ¥     5,261.69 ¥      -19.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,700.00 ¥     8,986.13 ¥      +3.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 10,730.77 ¥     12,889.25 ¥      +20.11 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 128,324.36 ¥     290,156.02 ¥      +126.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 70,263.16 ¥     174,953.30 ¥      +149.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 323,076.92 ¥     505,863.26 ¥      +56.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 172,266.67 ¥     335,841.89 ¥      +94.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 594,273.94 ¥     1,001,052.36 ¥      +68.45 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 444,460.27 ¥     495,670.44 ¥      +11.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 312,930.80 ¥     451,753.15 ¥      +44.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.92      +96.34 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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