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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Tokyo Reverse

You would need around 529,256.17¥ (5,075.95$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ 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 12.32% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 5.75% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 6.15% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 16.97% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 22.43% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 21.87% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.99 $     8.63 $      -33.55 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.00 $     47.95 $      -7.78 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     6.23 $      -10.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.08 $      +16.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     4.80 $      +0.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.60 $      -5.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.80 $     1.32 $      -26.70 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     1.04 $      -28.84 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.07 $     1.85 $      +72.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.62 $     1.86 $      -29.05 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     4.95 $      +72.11 %
Eggs (12) 2.45 $     2.20 $      -10.28 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.91 $     19.17 $      +61.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.79 $     8.52 $      +9.42 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     5.45 $      +32.55 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     5.11 $      +36.13 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.16 $     7.01 $      +68.69 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     3.72 $      +52.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.52 $     2.03 $      +33.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $     1.34 $      -23.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.25 $     14.39 $      +0.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $     2.36 $      +7.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.78 $     3.01 $      +8.34 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     4.22 $      -40.56 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     1.53 $      +2.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     95.91 $      +59.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     6.81 $      +70.24 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     2.81 $      +6.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     29.06 $      +7.63 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.91 $     1.46 $      +60.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,900.00 $     23,976.79 $      -3.71 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 244.02 $     197.29 $      -19.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.55 $      +23.12 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.04 $     36.82 $      -33.11 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.67 $     86.84 $      +64.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     15.03 $      -30.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     17.26 $      +43.86 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.90 $     73.67 $      +53.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.64 $     59.94 $      +11.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.78 $     83.52 $      -4.85 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.67 $     112.14 $      +16.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,585.43 $     1,194.76 $      -24.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 890.41 $     668.83 $      -24.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,747.73 $     2,893.20 $      +5.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,608.00 $     1,646.86 $      +2.42 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,516.77 $     5,911.50 $      +134.88 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,400.57 $     4,261.56 $      +204.27 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,582.76 $     2,960.32 $      -17.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.38     2.00      -54.37 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014September, 2014
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