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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

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You would need around 528,458.77¥ (4,928.97$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ in Phoenix, AZ (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 33.56% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 40.83% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 59.60% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 10.92% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 31.56% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 33.30% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     8.39 $      -30.05 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 43.50 $     46.64 $      +7.21 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     6.06 $      -4.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.73 $      +6.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.66 $      -6.73 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.52 $      -7.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     1.28 $      -18.94 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.16 $     1.01 $      -12.48 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.79 $     1.78 $      +126.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.28 $     1.76 $      -22.72 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.68 $     5.00 $      +36.16 %
Eggs (12) 2.19 $     2.16 $      -1.34 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.35 $     18.97 $      +157.87 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.34 $     8.56 $      +35.07 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     5.23 $      +36.83 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     4.97 $      +16.99 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.46 $     6.30 $      +82.09 %
Potato (1kg) 2.51 $     3.42 $      +36.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $     1.98 $      +36.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.27 $      -21.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.59 $      +4.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 $     2.25 $      -29.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     2.93 $      -0.77 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.74 $     4.10 $      -39.16 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.49 $      -25.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 $     93.27 $      +69.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.62 $      +120.74 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.38 $     2.75 $      +99.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $     28.26 $      -19.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.92 $     1.42 $      +55.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     24,670.08 $      +23.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 174.07 $     186.78 $      +7.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.58 $      +379.68 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.36 $     35.81 $      -17.43 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.57 $     85.72 $      +155.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     15.62 $      +56.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.88 $     16.79 $      +70.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.88 $     72.82 $      +73.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.67 $     52.08 $      +95.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 63.33 $     78.89 $      +24.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 64.00 $     107.62 $      +68.16 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 841.67 $     1,200.61 $      +42.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 674.09 $     650.30 $      -3.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,328.22 $     2,884.21 $      +117.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,095.82 $     1,531.07 $      +39.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,829.86 $     5,697.98 $      +211.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,453.13 $     4,083.05 $      +180.98 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,053.02 $     2,867.64 $      -6.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.17     2.00      -52.07 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014October, 2014
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