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

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You would need around 529,536.11¥ (4,862.24$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ 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 23.57% higher than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 8.05% higher than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 14.99% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 12.46% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 23.06% higher than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 30.95% lower than in San Diego, CA

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  San Diego, CA  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     8.26 $      -17.36 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     45.91 $      -8.18 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     5.97 $      -14.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.67 $      -8.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.59 $      -8.18 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     3.45 $      -9.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.55 $     1.24 $      -19.58 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.40 $     0.99 $      -29.09 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.77 $      +78.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.50 $     1.75 $      -29.90 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.48 $     4.65 $      +33.91 %
Eggs (12) 2.93 $     2.09 $      -28.65 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.38 $     18.88 $      +41.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.82 $     7.89 $      -10.57 %
Apples (1kg) 2.80 $     5.22 $      +86.54 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.68 $     4.89 $      +32.75 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.60 $     6.79 $      +161.37 %
Potato (1kg) 1.73 $     3.47 $      +100.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.28 $     1.95 $      +52.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $     1.23 $      -20.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $     13.77 $      +25.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.00 $     2.20 $      -26.70 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.05 $     2.88 $      -28.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.75 $     4.04 $      -29.74 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.52 $      -39.40 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $     91.82 $      +27.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     6.52 $      +132.83 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.33 $     2.68 $      +101.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     27.82 $      -4.06 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.03 $     1.40 $      +36.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $     22,955.18 $      +4.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 123.53 $     185.98 $      +50.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $     0.52 $      +597.84 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.54 $     34.84 $      -25.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.72 $     84.39 $      +112.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.20 $     15.38 $      -30.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.53 $      +37.73 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.75 $     71.69 $      +41.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.99 $     54.44 $      +75.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.33 $     78.75 $      -5.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 100.32 $     105.29 $      +4.95 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,410.00 $     1,143.49 $      -18.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,107.81 $     635.86 $      -42.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,642.31 $     2,828.08 $      +7.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,068.85 $     1,543.90 $      -25.37 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,918.04 $     5,675.90 $      +94.51 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,202.40 $     4,033.35 $      +83.13 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,789.73 $     2,827.52 $      -25.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.06     2.00      -50.80 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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