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

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You would need around 533,519.73¥ (5,000.42$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,500.00$ 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 28.62% higher than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 11.12% higher than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 14.18% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 10.25% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 29.49% higher than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 32.40% lower than in San Diego, CA

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  San Diego, CA  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     8.44 $      -15.65 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     46.86 $      -6.27 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     6.09 $      -12.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.75 $      -6.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.69 $      -6.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $     3.53 $      -7.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 $     1.29 $      -18.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     1.02 $      -29.80 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.79 $      +81.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.50 $     1.77 $      -29.26 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.19 $     5.03 $      +57.87 %
Eggs (12) 2.98 $     2.17 $      -27.23 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.38 $     19.06 $      +42.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.82 $     8.60 $      -2.48 %
Apples (1kg) 2.65 $     5.26 $      +98.59 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.44 $     4.99 $      +44.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.39 $     6.33 $      +164.37 %
Potato (1kg) 1.61 $     3.44 $      +113.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 $     1.99 $      +65.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.43 $     1.28 $      -10.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $     12.65 $      +15.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $     2.26 $      -3.17 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.56 $     2.94 $      -17.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.80 $     4.12 $      -28.90 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.50 $      -40.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $     93.73 $      +30.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     6.65 $      +137.66 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.33 $     2.76 $      +107.54 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     28.40 $      -2.07 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.43 $      +39.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $     24,790.29 $      +12.68 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 133.09 $     187.69 $      +41.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $     0.58 $      +671.22 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.54 $     35.98 $      -22.70 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.44 $     86.14 $      +124.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.20 $     15.70 $      -29.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.87 $      +40.59 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.25 $     73.18 $      +51.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.74 $     52.33 $      +55.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 82.50 $     79.28 $      -3.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 105.32 $     108.14 $      +2.68 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,446.43 $     1,186.67 $      -17.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,126.47 $     653.47 $      -41.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,696.15 $     2,898.27 $      +7.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,074.58 $     1,538.53 $      -25.84 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,918.04 $     5,722.35 $      +96.10 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,202.40 $     4,103.15 $      +86.30 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,833.60 $     2,879.55 $      -24.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.09     2.00      -51.18 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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