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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Tokyo Reverse

You would need around 528,788.37¥ (5,091.60$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ in Houston, TX (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 12.60% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 6.08% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 5.75% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 16.76% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 22.69% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 21.46% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.99 $     8.67 $      -33.29 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.00 $     48.14 $      -7.42 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     6.26 $      -10.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.09 $      +16.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     4.81 $      +1.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.61 $      -5.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.80 $     1.32 $      -26.42 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     1.05 $      -28.38 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.07 $     1.86 $      +73.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.62 $     1.83 $      -30.17 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     4.97 $      +72.80 %
Eggs (12) 2.45 $     2.20 $      -9.94 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.91 $     19.25 $      +61.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.79 $     8.55 $      +9.84 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     5.47 $      +33.07 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     5.13 $      +36.67 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.16 $     7.04 $      +69.36 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     3.73 $      +53.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.52 $     2.04 $      +34.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $     1.34 $      -23.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.25 $     14.44 $      +1.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $     2.37 $      +8.35 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.78 $     3.02 $      +8.77 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     4.24 $      -40.33 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     1.54 $      +2.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     96.29 $      +60.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     6.84 $      +70.91 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     2.83 $      +7.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     29.18 $      +8.06 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.91 $     1.46 $      +61.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,900.00 $     24,072.02 $      -3.33 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 244.02 $     198.07 $      -18.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.55 $      +23.61 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.04 $     36.96 $      -32.85 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.67 $     87.18 $      +65.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     15.09 $      -30.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     17.33 $      +44.43 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.90 $     73.97 $      +54.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.64 $     60.18 $      +12.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.78 $     84.91 $      -3.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.67 $     112.58 $      +16.47 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,585.43 $     1,209.00 $      -23.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 890.41 $     671.34 $      -24.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,747.73 $     2,904.69 $      +5.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,608.00 $     1,653.40 $      +2.82 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,516.77 $     5,935.42 $      +135.84 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,400.57 $     4,278.85 $      +205.51 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,582.76 $     2,984.96 $      -16.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.38     2.00      -54.37 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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