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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

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You would need around 522,979.40¥ (4,384.73$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ 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 20.60% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 25.28% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 36.84% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 12.99% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 21.31% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 27.24% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     8.38 $      -23.78 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 42.00 $     41.92 $      -0.19 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     5.45 $      -9.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.35 $      -4.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.19 $      -16.16 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $     3.21 $      -13.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 $     1.18 $      -22.95 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.17 $     0.92 $      -21.23 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.77 $     1.63 $      +111.94 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.29 $     1.54 $      -32.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.18 $     4.69 $      +47.42 %
Eggs (12) 2.17 $     2.02 $      -7.03 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.80 $     16.77 $      +115.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 5.84 $     7.70 $      +31.98 %
Apples (1kg) 3.43 $     4.70 $      +37.24 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.41 $     4.42 $      +0.31 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.20 $     5.40 $      +69.08 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     2.98 $      +21.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 $     1.78 $      +46.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     1.16 $      -36.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.58 $      +4.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $     2.01 $      -19.40 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.08 $     2.63 $      +26.43 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     3.69 $      -47.30 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.43 $      -28.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     83.84 $      +31.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     5.95 $      +98.42 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.38 $     2.47 $      +78.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $     25.40 $      -21.83 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.90 $     1.28 $      +41.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     22,176.02 $      +10.88 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 168.13 $     167.98 $      -0.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.39 $      +228.38 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.38 $     31.09 $      -37.03 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.83 $     78.58 $      +119.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     14.04 $      +40.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.88 $     15.09 $      +52.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.17 $     66.03 $      +68.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 21.33 $     43.72 $      +104.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 67.00 $     70.92 $      +5.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 70.00 $     88.68 $      +26.68 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 845.00 $     1,076.22 $      +27.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 714.38 $     582.48 $      -18.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,357.71 $     2,527.22 $      +86.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,128.22 $     1,349.84 $      +19.64 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,829.86 $     5,396.93 $      +194.94 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,453.13 $     3,772.86 $      +159.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,902.82 $     2,645.86 $      -8.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.28     1.94      -54.77 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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