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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Diego, CA and Tokyo 

You would need around 548,908.16¥ (5,368.45$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,300.00$ in San Diego, CA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 39.82% higher than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 24.85% higher than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 1.89% higher than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 3.37% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 43.22% higher than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 39.21% lower than in San Diego, CA

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  San Diego, CA  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     9.44 $      -5.65 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     48.90 $      -2.20 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     6.36 $      -9.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     4.65 $      +16.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.89 $      -2.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $     3.70 $      +1.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 $     1.40 $      -12.62 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 $     1.09 $      -29.11 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.98 $     1.91 $      +95.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.40 $     1.86 $      -22.60 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.78 $     5.11 $      +35.23 %
Eggs (12) 2.67 $     2.27 $      -14.93 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.31 $     19.28 $      +56.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.25 $     9.38 $      +13.76 %
Apples (1kg) 2.36 $     5.82 $      +146.14 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.13 $     5.18 $      +65.46 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.39 $     7.11 $      +197.43 %
Potato (1kg) 1.49 $     4.03 $      +170.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.27 $     2.04 $      +60.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $     1.44 $      -15.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $     13.20 $      +14.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.67 $     2.49 $      -6.48 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.06 $     3.07 $      -24.40 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.75 $     4.30 $      -25.16 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     1.56 $      -30.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $     97.80 $      +35.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     6.94 $      +167.08 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.49 $     2.87 $      +92.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     29.63 $      +2.19 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.48 $      +45.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,450.60 $      +16.43 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 135.05 $     207.29 $      +53.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $     0.59 $      +686.14 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.55 $     37.47 $      -13.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.31 $     92.52 $      +129.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.20 $     15.32 $      -30.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     17.60 $      +76.04 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.83 $     75.80 $      +52.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.00 $     71.40 $      +130.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.00 $     87.04 $      +1.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 89.80 $     115.86 $      +29.02 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,294.68 $     1,342.88 $      +3.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,033.33 $     701.85 $      -32.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,494.44 $     3,159.77 $      +26.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,925.00 $     1,665.43 $      -13.48 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,368.54 $     5,838.05 $      +146.48 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,964.67 $     4,365.29 $      +122.19 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,085.43 $     3,100.86 $      -24.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.08     2.00      -51.05 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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