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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

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You would need around 521,941.23¥ (4,416.16$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ 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 18.62% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 26.18% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 44.73% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 18.17% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 19.17% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 23.45% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.50 $     8.04 $      -23.45 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.50 $     42.31 $      -19.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     5.50 $      -8.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     3.38 $      +4.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.23 $      -15.39 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 $     3.24 $      -11.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.41 $     1.12 $      -20.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.18 $     0.94 $      -20.93 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.74 $     1.63 $      +119.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.29 $     1.49 $      -35.06 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.18 $     3.88 $      +21.79 %
Eggs (12) 2.20 $     2.17 $      -1.43 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.80 $     15.86 $      +103.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 5.84 $     7.94 $      +36.06 %
Apples (1kg) 3.43 $     4.87 $      +41.93 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.41 $     4.46 $      +1.23 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.20 $     5.64 $      +76.51 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     3.01 $      +22.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 $     1.70 $      +40.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     1.17 $      -35.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.42 $      -4.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $     2.19 $      -12.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.08 $     3.06 $      +47.11 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.50 $     3.77 $      -49.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.12 $     1.57 $      -26.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     84.61 $      +32.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.09 $      +103.06 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.38 $     2.54 $      +83.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $     25.64 $      -21.12 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.88 $     1.29 $      +46.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     23,606.26 $      +18.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 173.60 $     168.05 $      -3.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.40 $      +231.39 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.12 $     34.44 $      -35.17 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.83 $     79.32 $      +121.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     14.17 $      +41.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.88 $     15.23 $      +54.23 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.17 $     63.74 $      +62.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 21.33 $     44.12 $      +106.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 67.00 $     68.96 $      +2.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 70.00 $     88.84 $      +26.92 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 828.57 $     1,080.39 $      +30.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 739.38 $     565.83 $      -23.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,334.00 $     2,749.83 $      +106.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,179.14 $     1,510.68 $      +28.12 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,829.86 $     5,396.17 $      +194.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,453.13 $     3,807.46 $      +162.02 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,621.37 $     2,531.84 $      -3.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.31     1.89      -56.18 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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