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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Tokyo Reverse

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You would need around 534,101.22¥ (4,943.46$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ in Houston, TX (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 8.90% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 2.99% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 7.82% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 18.87% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 16.78% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 23.09% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.49 $     8.33 $      -33.31 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.00 $     46.28 $      -11.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.94 $     6.02 $      -13.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.70 $      +5.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.62 $     4.63 $      +0.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.84 $     3.49 $      -9.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.27 $      -28.64 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     1.00 $      -30.56 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.08 $     1.77 $      +63.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.61 $     1.75 $      -33.04 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     4.97 $      +72.53 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $     2.14 $      -11.30 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.79 $     18.82 $      +59.63 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     8.50 $      +9.00 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     5.19 $      +26.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     4.93 $      +30.29 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     6.25 $      +45.26 %
Potato (1kg) 2.48 $     3.39 $      +36.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 $     1.97 $      +26.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.26 $      -26.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     12.50 $      -10.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     2.23 $      -1.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     2.90 $      -1.36 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.05 $     4.07 $      -42.23 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     1.48 $      -1.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     92.56 $      +54.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     6.57 $      +64.29 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     2.73 $      -2.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     28.04 $      +3.87 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.41 $      +57.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,800.00 $     24,481.22 $      -1.29 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 239.91 $     185.35 $      -22.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.57 $      +28.65 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.39 $     35.53 $      -34.67 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.89 $     85.07 $      +63.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     15.50 $      -28.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.66 $      +38.83 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.90 $     72.27 $      +50.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.54 $     51.68 $      +0.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.33 $     78.29 $      -9.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.62 $     106.80 $      +10.53 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,557.84 $     1,192.52 $      -23.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 886.62 $     645.33 $      -27.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,715.22 $     2,862.13 $      +5.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,587.50 $     1,519.35 $      -4.29 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,529.52 $     5,664.82 $      +123.95 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,407.38 $     4,054.23 $      +188.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,596.17 $     2,848.31 $      -20.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.40     2.00      -54.54 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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