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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

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You would need around 526,040.02¥ (4,431.49$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,600.00$ 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 15.42% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 23.10% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 42.48% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 22.23% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 16.31% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 21.66% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     8.42 $      -29.80 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.45 $     42.12 $      -24.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     5.48 $      -8.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     3.37 $      +12.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.21 $      -15.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.61 $     3.22 $      -10.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     1.13 $      -23.20 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.17 $     0.94 $      -19.03 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.74 $     1.65 $      +121.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.34 $     1.57 $      -32.90 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.43 $     3.86 $      +12.60 %
Eggs (12) 2.24 $     2.22 $      -0.74 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.80 $     16.85 $      +116.09 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 5.84 $     7.23 $      +23.82 %
Apples (1kg) 3.43 $     4.84 $      +41.31 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.41 $     4.44 $      +0.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.20 $     5.62 $      +75.74 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     2.74 $      +11.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 $     1.70 $      +39.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     1.08 $      -40.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $     11.37 $      -15.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $     2.18 $      -12.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.50 $     3.05 $      +22.06 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.50 $     3.75 $      -50.02 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.12 $     1.52 $      -28.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     84.24 $      +31.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.15 $      +104.99 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.38 $     2.58 $      +86.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $     25.53 $      -21.46 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.85 $     1.28 $      +51.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     23,503.64 $      +17.52 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 173.60 $     158.86 $      -8.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.40 $      +229.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.12 $     31.99 $      -39.78 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.83 $     80.63 $      +125.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     14.11 $      +41.11 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.88 $     15.16 $      +53.56 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.17 $     63.46 $      +62.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 21.33 $     43.93 $      +105.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 67.00 $     68.80 $      +2.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 70.00 $     96.11 $      +37.30 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 850.00 $     1,142.93 $      +34.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 719.17 $     571.65 $      -20.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,334.00 $     2,665.67 $      +99.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,175.67 $     1,431.28 $      +21.74 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,829.86 $     5,808.60 $      +217.43 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,453.13 $     4,071.72 $      +180.20 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,723.59 $     2,626.60 $      -3.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     1.86      -57.64 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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Currency: USD