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

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You would need around 534,634.07¥ (4,890.77$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ 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 25.71% higher than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 8.68% higher than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 15.92% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 12.36% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 26.72% higher than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 32.39% lower than in San Diego, CA

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  San Diego, CA  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     8.23 $      -17.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     45.74 $      -8.52 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     5.95 $      -15.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.66 $      -8.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.57 $      -8.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 $     3.45 $      -9.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.57 $     1.26 $      -19.95 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.42 $     0.99 $      -30.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.98 $     1.75 $      +78.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.47 $     1.73 $      -30.05 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.19 $     4.91 $      +54.09 %
Eggs (12) 2.94 $     2.12 $      -27.81 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.38 $     18.60 $      +39.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.82 $     8.40 $      -4.70 %
Apples (1kg) 2.65 $     5.13 $      +93.83 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.44 $     4.87 $      +41.50 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.39 $     6.17 $      +158.03 %
Potato (1kg) 1.61 $     3.35 $      +108.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 $     1.95 $      +61.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.43 $     1.25 $      -12.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $     12.35 $      +12.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $     2.20 $      -5.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.56 $     2.87 $      -19.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.80 $     4.03 $      -30.60 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.46 $      -41.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $     91.48 $      +27.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     6.49 $      +131.96 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.33 $     2.70 $      +102.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     27.72 $      -4.42 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.39 $      +36.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $     24,196.13 $      +9.98 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 133.09 $     183.19 $      +37.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $     0.56 $      +652.74 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.54 $     35.12 $      -24.55 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.44 $     84.08 $      +118.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.20 $     15.32 $      -30.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.47 $      +37.22 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.25 $     71.42 $      +48.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.74 $     51.08 $      +51.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 82.50 $     77.38 $      -6.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 105.32 $     105.55 $      +0.22 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,446.43 $     1,179.36 $      -18.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,126.47 $     637.81 $      -43.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,696.15 $     2,828.80 $      +4.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,074.58 $     1,501.66 $      -27.62 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,918.04 $     5,607.39 $      +92.16 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,202.40 $     4,009.98 $      +82.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,833.60 $     2,816.87 $      -26.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.09     2.00      -51.18 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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