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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Tokyo Reverse

You would need around 530,781.24¥ (4,946.01$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ 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 9.08% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 3.04% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 7.93% lower than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 18.94% lower than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 18.11% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 22.43% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.98 $     8.39 $      -35.39 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 51.00 $     46.59 $      -8.64 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     6.06 $      -13.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.73 $      +6.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     4.66 $      -1.91 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 $     3.51 $      -7.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.26 $      -29.85 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     1.01 $      -31.11 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.07 $     1.80 $      +67.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $     1.78 $      -31.59 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     4.72 $      +64.12 %
Eggs (12) 2.43 $     2.12 $      -12.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.91 $     18.35 $      +54.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.79 $     8.19 $      +5.11 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     5.29 $      +28.78 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     4.96 $      +32.27 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.16 $     6.81 $      +63.90 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     3.52 $      +44.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.52 $     1.95 $      +28.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $     1.25 $      -28.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.25 $     13.98 $      -1.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $     2.23 $      +1.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.78 $     2.92 $      +5.26 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     4.10 $      -42.25 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     1.54 $      +2.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     93.18 $      +55.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     6.62 $      +65.40 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     2.72 $      +3.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     28.23 $      +4.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.90 $     1.42 $      +57.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,900.00 $     23,295.90 $      -6.44 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 241.76 $     188.75 $      -21.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.53 $      +19.63 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.39 $     35.36 $      -35.00 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.67 $     85.64 $      +62.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     15.61 $      -27.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.77 $      +39.78 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.00 $     72.75 $      +51.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.64 $     55.24 $      +3.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.84 $     79.92 $      -7.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.07 $     106.85 $      +11.22 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,579.55 $     1,158.74 $      -26.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 888.54 $     645.30 $      -27.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,728.26 $     2,870.06 $      +5.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,596.15 $     1,566.82 $      -1.84 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,516.77 $     5,754.20 $      +128.63 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,400.57 $     4,089.01 $      +191.95 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,582.76 $     2,863.80 $      -20.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.38     2.00      -54.37 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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