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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

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You would need around 526,690.90¥ (4,874.87$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ 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 32.09% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 39.28% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 57.86% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 11.91% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 30.12% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 33.02% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     8.33 $      -30.58 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 43.50 $     46.28 $      +6.39 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     6.02 $      -5.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.70 $      +5.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.63 $      -7.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.49 $      -8.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     1.27 $      -19.52 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.16 $     1.00 $      -13.15 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.79 $     1.77 $      +124.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.28 $     1.75 $      -23.24 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.68 $     4.97 $      +35.11 %
Eggs (12) 2.19 $     2.14 $      -2.03 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.35 $     18.82 $      +155.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.34 $     8.50 $      +34.11 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     5.19 $      +35.79 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     4.93 $      +16.10 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.46 $     6.25 $      +80.70 %
Potato (1kg) 2.51 $     3.39 $      +35.40 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $     1.97 $      +35.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.26 $      -22.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.50 $      +4.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 $     2.23 $      -29.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     2.90 $      -1.53 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.74 $     4.07 $      -39.62 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.48 $      -25.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 $     92.56 $      +68.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.57 $      +119.05 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.38 $     2.73 $      +97.49 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $     28.04 $      -19.87 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.92 $     1.41 $      +54.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     24,481.22 $      +22.41 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 174.07 $     185.35 $      +6.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.57 $      +376.01 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.36 $     35.53 $      -18.06 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.57 $     85.07 $      +153.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     15.50 $      +55.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.88 $     16.66 $      +68.71 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.88 $     72.27 $      +72.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.67 $     51.68 $      +93.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 63.33 $     78.29 $      +23.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 64.00 $     106.80 $      +66.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 841.67 $     1,192.52 $      +41.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 674.09 $     645.33 $      -4.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,328.22 $     2,862.13 $      +115.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,095.82 $     1,519.35 $      +38.65 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,829.86 $     5,664.82 $      +209.58 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,453.13 $     4,054.23 $      +179.00 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,053.02 $     2,848.31 $      -6.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.17     2.00      -52.07 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014October, 2014
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