Numbeo

Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

You would need around 536,718.02¥ (5,222.26$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ in Phoenix, AZ (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 40.96% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 49.21% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 70.19% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 4.85% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 40.71% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 33.13% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

Currency: Default Currency      Switch to imperial measurement units
  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     8.76 $      -20.39 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     48.65 $      +8.11 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     6.32 $      -0.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     4.62 $      +42.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     4.86 $      +2.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $     3.62 $      -10.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.52 $     1.33 $      -12.31 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.11 $     1.06 $      -4.87 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.76 $     1.88 $      +148.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.25 $     1.82 $      -19.32 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.37 $     4.90 $      +45.38 %
Eggs (12) 2.18 $     2.24 $      +2.96 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.02 $     20.12 $      +186.73 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.92 $     9.00 $      +30.10 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     5.59 $      +46.28 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     5.52 $      +30.05 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.30 $     7.11 $      +115.36 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     3.89 $      +59.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     2.09 $      +54.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.36 $      -21.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $     14.59 $      +26.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 $     2.42 $      -23.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     2.98 $      +1.15 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.74 $     4.28 $      -36.53 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     1.56 $      -30.81 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 52.50 $     97.30 $      +85.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.91 $      +130.28 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 $     2.86 $      +104.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $     29.48 $      -15.77 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     1.47 $      +58.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     24,324.98 $      +21.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 165.90 $     192.40 $      +15.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.55 $      +362.17 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.67 $     38.00 $      +0.90 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.88 $     91.20 $      +186.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     15.24 $      +52.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     17.51 $      +75.14 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.56 $     73.46 $      +81.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     63.24 $      +94.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.71 $     84.65 $      +28.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 69.17 $     104.41 $      +50.95 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 840.00 $     1,249.22 $      +48.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 661.50 $     683.66 $      +3.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,369.25 $     3,143.54 $      +129.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,095.40 $     1,676.15 $      +53.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,345.49 $     5,786.89 $      +330.10 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,184.03 $     4,327.86 $      +265.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,053.52 $     3,046.71 $      -0.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.04     2.00      -50.55 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
Contributors (past 18 months)107162
Currency: USD