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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Diego, CA and Tokyo Reverse

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You would need around 527,127.09¥ (4,489.44$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,600.00$ in San Diego, CA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 12.26% higher than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 2.40% lower than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 24.05% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 18.74% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 9.00% higher than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 29.21% lower than in San Diego, CA

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  San Diego, CA  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     8.52 $      -22.57 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     42.58 $      -14.83 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     5.54 $      -20.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.41 $      -14.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.26 $      -14.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.85 $     3.23 $      -16.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.17 $      -27.45 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     0.93 $      -35.87 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.64 $      +60.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.55 $     1.59 $      -37.55 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     4.77 $      +65.71 %
Eggs (12) 2.96 $     2.00 $      -32.46 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.88 $     17.03 $      +22.72 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.78 $     7.82 $      -20.03 %
Apples (1kg) 3.16 $     4.78 $      +51.10 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.05 $     4.49 $      +10.78 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.92 $     5.49 $      +88.26 %
Potato (1kg) 1.72 $     3.03 $      +75.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.26 $     1.81 $      +43.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.33 $     1.19 $      -10.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.78 $      +6.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $     2.08 $      +4.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.33 $     2.65 $      -20.50 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.85 $     3.75 $      -35.94 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.41 $      -43.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $     85.17 $      +18.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.05 $      +101.56 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.17 $     2.51 $      +113.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.50 $     25.81 $      -9.45 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.03 $     1.30 $      +26.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $     22,526.93 $      +2.40 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 134.65 $     166.68 $      +23.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 $     0.45 $      +805.21 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.00 $     31.24 $      -32.08 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.00 $     80.48 $      +101.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.20 $     14.27 $      -17.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     15.33 $      +27.75 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.50 $     67.07 $      +38.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.24 $     47.55 $      +31.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 81.43 $     72.04 $      -11.53 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 106.99 $     98.27 $      -8.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,436.67 $     1,108.61 $      -22.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,131.94 $     591.69 $      -47.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,746.15 $     2,567.21 $      -6.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,107.92 $     1,371.20 $      -34.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,745.69 $     5,307.55 $      +93.30 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,641.11 $     3,763.85 $      +129.35 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,880.77 $     2,680.99 $      -30.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.03     1.94      -51.97 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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