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

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You would need around 6,759.53$ (738,917.90¥) 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 4.47% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 39.42% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 114.92% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 59.97% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 1.08% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 10.20% higher than in Tokyo

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  Tokyo  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥     1,639.73 ¥      +82.19 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥     8,198.62 ¥      +63.97 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     874.52 ¥      +34.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     655.89 ¥      +63.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     765.20 ¥      +53.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 377.00 ¥     439.53 ¥      +16.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 137.49 ¥     205.12 ¥      +49.19 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 108.48 ¥     183.84 ¥      +69.46 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 190.77 ¥     154.33 ¥      -19.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 189.18 ¥     300.96 ¥      +59.09 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 536.53 ¥     328.08 ¥      -38.85 %
Eggs (12) 231.72 ¥     345.81 ¥      +49.24 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 2,033.33 ¥     1,172.11 ¥      -42.36 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 918.79 ¥     1,016.13 ¥      +10.60 %
Apples (1kg) 561.11 ¥     502.08 ¥      -10.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 532.67 ¥     482.61 ¥      -9.40 %
Tomato (1kg) 675.00 ¥     507.24 ¥      -24.85 %
Potato (1kg) 366.67 ¥     237.80 ¥      -35.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.80 ¥     254.98 ¥      +19.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 136.67 ¥     208.77 ¥      +52.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,350.00 ¥     1,639.73 ¥      +21.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 240.71 ¥     200.41 ¥      -16.74 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.85 ¥     271.55 ¥      -13.48 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,311.78 ¥      +198.13 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 160.00 ¥     273.29 ¥      +70.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     12,243.28 ¥      +22.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥     273.29 ¥      -61.51 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 295.00 ¥     137.86 ¥      -53.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥     3,279.45 ¥      +8.23 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.42 ¥     115.39 ¥      -24.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,645,000.00 ¥     2,514,245.00 ¥      -4.94 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,025.58 ¥     16,820.22 ¥      -16.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 61.71 ¥     19.02 ¥      -69.18 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,838.89 ¥     5,540.04 ¥      +44.31 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,190.91 ¥     10,843.01 ¥      +17.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,675.00 ¥     3,456.30 ¥      +106.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,530.41 ¥      -14.98 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,807.69 ¥     6,217.48 ¥      -20.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,583.33 ¥     5,581.90 ¥      -0.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,458.33 ¥     9,822.31 ¥      +16.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 11,538.46 ¥     13,454.37 ¥      +16.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 128,921.95 ¥     319,232.11 ¥      +147.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 69,722.22 ¥     194,987.96 ¥      +179.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 309,230.77 ¥     565,628.70 ¥      +82.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 164,153.85 ¥     370,818.26 ¥      +125.90 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 612,972.09 ¥     1,070,377.45 ¥      +74.62 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 438,350.65 ¥     559,496.66 ¥      +27.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 307,926.16 ¥     473,102.06 ¥      +53.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.00     3.93      +96.71 %
 
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