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Cost of Living Comparison Between Phoenix, AZ and Tokyo Reverse

You would need around 537,990.29¥ (5,284.52$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ 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 42.79% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 50.99% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 71.83% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 3.42% lower than in Phoenix, AZ
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 42.58% higher than in Phoenix, AZ
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 33.35% lower than in Phoenix, AZ

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  Phoenix, AZ  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     9.09 $      -17.40 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     49.11 $      +9.14 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.38 $     6.38 $      +0.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     4.42 $      +36.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     4.91 $      +3.40 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $     3.64 $      -9.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.52 $     1.34 $      -12.09 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.11 $     1.07 $      -3.99 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.76 $     1.90 $      +150.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.25 $     1.80 $      -20.28 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.37 $     5.07 $      +50.58 %
Eggs (12) 2.18 $     2.25 $      +3.27 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.02 $     20.30 $      +189.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.92 $     9.29 $      +34.26 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     5.65 $      +47.67 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     5.58 $      +31.29 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.30 $     7.18 $      +117.41 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     3.93 $      +61.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $     2.11 $      +56.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.35 $      -21.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $     14.73 $      +28.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 $     2.41 $      -24.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     3.05 $      +3.22 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.74 $     4.32 $      -35.92 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     1.57 $      -30.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 52.50 $     98.23 $      +87.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.97 $      +132.47 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 $     2.88 $      +106.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $     29.76 $      -14.96 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     1.48 $      +60.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     24,556.75 $      +22.78 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 165.90 $     197.36 $      +18.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $     0.56 $      +366.58 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.67 $     38.31 $      +1.70 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.88 $     92.07 $      +188.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $     15.39 $      +53.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     17.68 $      +76.81 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.56 $     74.16 $      +82.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 $     63.85 $      +96.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.71 $     85.46 $      +30.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 69.17 $     105.41 $      +52.39 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 840.00 $     1,260.06 $      +50.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 661.50 $     690.17 $      +4.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,369.25 $     3,173.49 $      +131.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,095.40 $     1,692.12 $      +54.48 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,345.49 $     5,837.97 $      +333.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,184.03 $     4,366.22 $      +268.76 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,053.52 $     3,072.90 $      +0.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.04     2.00      -50.55 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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