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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

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You would need around 558,380.51¥ (4,635.27$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,700.00$ in Phoenix, AZ (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 6.28% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 25.28% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 72.90% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 28.60% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 10.68% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 31.45% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
(1,445.56 ¥)
    7.06 $
(850.00 ¥)
     -41.20 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.90 $
(6,733.91 ¥)
    41.51 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -25.75 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $
(722.78 ¥)
    5.40 $
(650.00 ¥)
     -10.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.62 $
(436.68 ¥)
    3.14 $
(378.22 ¥)
     -13.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(602.32 ¥)
    4.15 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -16.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.86 $
(465.54 ¥)
    3.10 $
(373.25 ¥)
     -19.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $
(190.69 ¥)
    1.13 $
(135.71 ¥)
     -28.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.35 $
(162.41 ¥)
    0.94 $
(113.48 ¥)
     -30.13 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.39 $
(288.36 ¥)
    5.78 $
(695.76 ¥)
     +141.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.19 $
(263.99 ¥)
    1.15 $
(138.14 ¥)
     -47.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.54 $
(186.03 ¥)
    1.73 $
(208.56 ¥)
     +12.11 %
Eggs (12) 2.74 $
(329.77 ¥)
    1.82 $
(219.83 ¥)
     -33.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.54 $
(546.70 ¥)
    6.59 $
(793.79 ¥)
     +45.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.58 $
(311.07 ¥)
    2.54 $
(306.44 ¥)
     -1.49 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.49 $
(179.10 ¥)
    2.51 $
(301.89 ¥)
     +68.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $
(215.47 ¥)
    1.94 $
(234.15 ¥)
     +8.67 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.59 $
(191.27 ¥)
    2.42 $
(292.11 ¥)
     +52.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.02 $
(122.87 ¥)
    1.29 $
(155.81 ¥)
     +26.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.24 $
(149.64 ¥)
    1.50 $
(181.00 ¥)
     +20.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.62 $
(195.55 ¥)
    1.13 $
(136.30 ¥)
     -30.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $
(1,505.79 ¥)
    12.45 $
(1,500.00 ¥)
     -0.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $
(210.21 ¥)
    2.01 $
(242.56 ¥)
     +15.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.27 $
(273.05 ¥)
    2.87 $
(345.38 ¥)
     +26.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.50 $
(903.48 ¥)
    3.82 $
(460.00 ¥)
     -49.09 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(240.93 ¥)
    1.58 $
(190.00 ¥)
     -21.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(7,709.66 ¥)
    83.01 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     +29.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.98 $
(358.38 ¥)
    6.06 $
(730.00 ¥)
     +103.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $
(265.02 ¥)
    3.46 $
(417.38 ¥)
     +57.49 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,613.90 ¥)
    24.91 $
(3,000.69 ¥)
     -16.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.65 $
(319.65 ¥)
    4.59 $
(553.11 ¥)
     +73.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $
(2,409,270.00 ¥)
    21,915.35 $
(2,640,000.00 ¥)
     +9.58 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.25 $
(24,123.11 ¥)
    138.27 $
(16,656.78 ¥)
     -30.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $
(14.46 ¥)
    0.33 $
(40.11 ¥)
     +177.48 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.64 $
(6,702.04 ¥)
    32.49 $
(3,914.00 ¥)
     -41.60 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.55 $
(4,282.88 ¥)
    77.13 $
(9,291.67 ¥)
     +116.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $
(1,806.95 ¥)
    11.21 $
(1,350.00 ¥)
     -25.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.62 $
(1,159.46 ¥)
    14.94 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +55.24 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.62 $
(5,496.00 ¥)
    56.03 $
(6,750.00 ¥)
     +22.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.00 $
(4,216.22 ¥)
    27.50 $
(3,312.50 ¥)
     -21.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.37 $
(8,959.32 ¥)
    77.20 $
(9,300.00 ¥)
     +3.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.25 $
(9,908.12 ¥)
    86.24 $
(10,388.89 ¥)
     +4.85 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 872.73 $
(105,131.78 ¥)
    1,202.47 $
(144,853.85 ¥)
     +37.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 699.50 $
(84,264.22 ¥)
    638.32 $
(76,894.23 ¥)
     -8.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,463.00 $
(176,238.10 ¥)
    3,753.73 $
(452,187.50 ¥)
     +156.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,154.91 $
(139,124.39 ¥)
    1,625.49 $
(195,812.50 ¥)
     +40.75 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 170.00 $
(20,478.62 ¥)
    1,516.71 $
(182,707.79 ¥)
     +792.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 123.33 $
(14,857.04 ¥)
    697.61 $
(84,037.11 ¥)
     +465.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,090.33 $
(372,272.37 ¥)
    2,653.94 $
(319,703.44 ¥)
     -14.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.25     1.84      -56.56 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2015September, 2015
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Currency: USD