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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

You would need around 523,910.16¥ (5,024.67$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ in Phoenix, AZ (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 36.47% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 43.56% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 61.80% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 11.22% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 35.61% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 31.71% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     8.63 $      -28.07 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 $     47.95 $      +0.95 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     6.23 $      -0.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.08 $      +16.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.80 $      -4.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.98 $     3.60 $      -9.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 $     1.32 $      -14.49 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.14 $     1.04 $      -8.77 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.76 $     1.85 $      +144.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.25 $     1.86 $      -17.36 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.37 $     4.95 $      +47.03 %
Eggs (12) 2.18 $     2.20 $      +0.84 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.02 $     19.17 $      +173.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.92 $     8.52 $      +23.11 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     5.45 $      +42.48 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     5.11 $      +20.30 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.30 $     7.01 $      +112.28 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     3.72 $      +52.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     2.03 $      +50.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.34 $      -22.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.39 $      +19.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.88 $     2.36 $      -17.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 $     3.01 $      +0.33 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     4.22 $      -39.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.53 $      -23.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 53.50 $     95.91 $      +79.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.81 $      +126.98 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.32 $     2.81 $      +113.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $     29.06 $      -10.59 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.92 $     1.46 $      +58.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     23,976.79 $      +19.88 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 165.90 $     197.29 $      +18.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.55 $      +355.56 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.90 $     36.82 $      -5.35 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.67 $     86.84 $      +174.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     15.03 $      +50.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     17.26 $      +72.63 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.56 $     73.67 $      +81.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     59.94 $      +84.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.71 $     83.52 $      +27.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 69.17 $     112.14 $      +62.13 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 838.46 $     1,194.76 $      +42.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 667.92 $     668.83 $      +0.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,375.50 $     2,893.20 $      +110.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,080.40 $     1,646.86 $      +52.43 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,578.71 $     5,911.50 $      +274.45 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,327.55 $     4,261.56 $      +221.01 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,019.49 $     2,960.32 $      -1.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     2.00      -52.23 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014September, 2014
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