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

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You would need around 531,966.47¥ (4,923.70$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ 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 26.51% higher than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 9.42% higher than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 15.31% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 11.73% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 27.39% higher than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 32.10% lower than in San Diego, CA

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  San Diego, CA  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     8.33 $      -16.70 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     46.28 $      -7.44 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     6.02 $      -14.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.70 $      -7.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.63 $      -7.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $     3.49 $      -8.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 $     1.27 $      -19.94 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     1.00 $      -30.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.77 $      +78.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.50 $     1.75 $      -30.05 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.19 $     4.97 $      +55.90 %
Eggs (12) 2.98 $     2.14 $      -28.06 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.38 $     18.82 $      +40.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.82 $     8.50 $      -3.61 %
Apples (1kg) 2.65 $     5.19 $      +96.11 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.44 $     4.93 $      +43.16 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.39 $     6.25 $      +161.07 %
Potato (1kg) 1.61 $     3.39 $      +110.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 $     1.97 $      +63.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.43 $     1.26 $      -11.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $     12.50 $      +13.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $     2.23 $      -4.38 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.56 $     2.90 $      -18.40 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.80 $     4.07 $      -29.78 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.48 $      -40.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $     92.56 $      +28.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     6.57 $      +134.70 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.33 $     2.73 $      +104.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     28.04 $      -3.29 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.41 $      +37.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $     24,481.22 $      +11.28 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 133.09 $     185.35 $      +39.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $     0.57 $      +661.61 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.54 $     35.53 $      -23.66 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.44 $     85.07 $      +121.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.20 $     15.50 $      -30.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.66 $      +38.83 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.25 $     72.27 $      +49.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.74 $     51.68 $      +53.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 82.50 $     78.29 $      -5.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 105.32 $     106.80 $      +1.40 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,446.43 $     1,192.52 $      -17.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,126.47 $     645.33 $      -42.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,696.15 $     2,862.13 $      +6.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,074.58 $     1,519.35 $      -26.76 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,918.04 $     5,664.82 $      +94.13 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,202.40 $     4,054.23 $      +84.08 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,833.60 $     2,848.31 $      -25.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.09     2.00      -51.18 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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