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

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You would need around 521,941.02¥ (4,430.65$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,700.00$ 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 11.87% higher than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 5.73% lower than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 28.41% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 21.58% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 9.44% higher than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 24.53% lower than in San Diego, CA

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  San Diego, CA  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     8.06 $      -26.69 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     42.44 $      -15.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $     5.52 $      -26.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.40 $      -15.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.24 $      -15.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.18 $     3.25 $      -22.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.12 $      -30.30 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $     0.94 $      -29.68 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     1.63 $      +56.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.51 $     1.49 $      -40.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.95 $     3.89 $      +31.76 %
Eggs (12) 3.08 $     2.17 $      -29.48 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.50 $     15.92 $      +17.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.71 $     7.97 $      -8.50 %
Apples (1kg) 3.41 $     4.88 $      +43.05 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.97 $     4.47 $      +12.75 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.47 $     5.66 $      +63.25 %
Potato (1kg) 1.90 $     3.02 $      +58.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $     1.71 $      +30.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.32 $     1.17 $      -10.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.46 $      -4.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $     2.20 $      +22.48 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 $     3.07 $      +2.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.85 $     3.78 $      -35.43 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.57 $      -37.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     84.89 $      +21.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.11 $      +103.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.49 $     2.55 $      +70.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.50 $     25.72 $      -9.75 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.04 $     1.30 $      +24.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     23,683.73 $      +12.78 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 117.87 $     168.60 $      +43.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 $     0.40 $      +697.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.74 $     34.55 $      -30.54 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.00 $     79.58 $      +89.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.20 $     14.22 $      -17.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 $     15.28 $      +22.24 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.88 $     63.95 $      +33.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.57 $     44.26 $      +17.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 78.33 $     69.18 $      -11.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 103.66 $     89.13 $      -14.01 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,645.00 $     1,083.88 $      -34.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,243.18 $     567.69 $      -54.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,000.00 $     2,758.86 $      -8.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,366.11 $     1,515.64 $      -35.94 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,745.69 $     5,413.74 $      +97.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,641.11 $     3,819.96 $      +132.77 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,572.45 $     2,541.56 $      -28.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.06     1.89      -53.52 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: USD