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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and New York, NY 

You would need around 6,532.70$ (667,471.69¥) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 550,000.00¥ 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 7.22% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 21.36% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 81.56% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 42.40% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 13.93% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 15.69% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 975.96 ¥     1,532.61 ¥      +57.04 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     7,663.05 ¥      +53.26 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     715.22 ¥      +10.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 500.00 ¥     613.04 ¥      +22.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     715.22 ¥      +43.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 378.40 ¥     400.35 ¥      +5.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 143.54 ¥     180.92 ¥      +26.05 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 110.84 ¥     154.50 ¥      +39.39 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 194.79 ¥     138.29 ¥      -29.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 189.96 ¥     292.45 ¥      +53.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 522.92 ¥     312.20 ¥      -40.30 %
Eggs (12) 232.02 ¥     306.83 ¥      +32.24 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,970.63 ¥     1,096.25 ¥      -44.37 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 959.33 ¥     855.44 ¥      -10.83 %
Apples (1kg) 595.00 ¥     424.39 ¥      -28.67 %
Oranges (1kg) 529.40 ¥     381.93 ¥      -27.86 %
Tomato (1kg) 726.67 ¥     469.94 ¥      -35.33 %
Potato (1kg) 412.50 ¥     203.69 ¥      -50.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 208.31 ¥     234.28 ¥      +12.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 146.98 ¥     198.47 ¥      +35.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,350.00 ¥     1,532.61 ¥      +13.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 255.00 ¥     186.64 ¥      -26.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.85 ¥     257.99 ¥      -17.80 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,251.63 ¥      +184.46 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 160.00 ¥     255.44 ¥      +59.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     11,443.49 ¥      +14.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     255.44 ¥      -64.02 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 293.50 ¥     128.85 ¥      -56.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,065.22 ¥      +1.16 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 151.67 ¥     108.45 ¥      -28.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥     2,350,002.00 ¥      -6.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 21,195.28 ¥     15,918.36 ¥      -24.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 60.29 ¥     16.76 ¥      -72.20 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,831.25 ¥     5,002.04 ¥      +30.56 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,460.00 ¥     9,389.79 ¥      -0.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,566.67 ¥     2,857.87 ¥      +82.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,392.12 ¥      -22.66 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,750.00 ¥     5,834.08 ¥      -24.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 7,300.00 ¥     4,849.86 ¥      -33.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,900.00 ¥     9,108.81 ¥      +2.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,846.15 ¥     12,541.07 ¥      +5.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 137,256.99 ¥     290,553.40 ¥      +111.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 71,761.90 ¥     171,977.42 ¥      +139.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 323,076.92 ¥     495,830.57 ¥      +53.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 170,285.71 ¥     320,642.37 ¥      +88.30 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 596,564.68 ¥     989,812.60 ¥      +65.92 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 446,083.92 ¥     443,109.45 ¥      -0.67 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 316,950.78 ¥     445,015.60 ¥      +40.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.92      +96.02 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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Currency: JPY



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