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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

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You would need around 529,051.11¥ (4,839.69$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ 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 31.13% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 38.28% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 56.73% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 12.55% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 29.19% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 33.28% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     8.23 $      -31.39 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 43.50 $     45.74 $      +5.15 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     5.95 $      -6.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.66 $      +4.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.57 $      -8.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.45 $      -9.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     1.26 $      -20.44 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.16 $     0.99 $      -14.16 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.79 $     1.75 $      +122.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.28 $     1.73 $      -24.08 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.68 $     4.91 $      +33.54 %
Eggs (12) 2.19 $     2.12 $      -3.12 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.35 $     18.60 $      +152.92 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.34 $     8.40 $      +32.60 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     5.13 $      +34.21 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     4.87 $      +14.74 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.46 $     6.17 $      +78.59 %
Potato (1kg) 2.51 $     3.35 $      +33.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $     1.95 $      +33.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.25 $      -23.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.35 $      +2.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 $     2.20 $      -30.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     2.87 $      -2.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.74 $     4.03 $      -40.33 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.46 $      -26.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 $     91.48 $      +66.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.49 $      +116.50 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.38 $     2.70 $      +95.19 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $     27.72 $      -20.81 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.92 $     1.39 $      +52.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     24,196.13 $      +20.98 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 174.07 $     183.19 $      +5.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.56 $      +370.46 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.36 $     35.12 $      -19.02 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.57 $     84.08 $      +150.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     15.32 $      +53.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.88 $     16.47 $      +66.75 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.88 $     71.42 $      +70.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.67 $     51.08 $      +91.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 63.33 $     77.38 $      +22.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 64.00 $     105.55 $      +64.93 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 841.67 $     1,179.36 $      +40.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 674.09 $     637.81 $      -5.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,328.22 $     2,828.80 $      +112.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,095.82 $     1,501.66 $      +37.04 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,829.86 $     5,607.39 $      +206.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,453.13 $     4,009.98 $      +175.95 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,053.02 $     2,816.87 $      -7.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.17     2.00      -52.07 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014October, 2014
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