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

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You would need around 528,944.94¥ (4,490.96$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,600.00$ 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 12.57% higher than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 2.37% lower than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 24.44% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 19.81% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 10.13% higher than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 29.44% lower than in San Diego, CA

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  San Diego, CA  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $     8.28 $      -24.74 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     42.45 $      -15.10 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     5.52 $      -21.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.40 $      -15.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.25 $      -15.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.85 $     3.22 $      -16.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.17 $      -27.34 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     0.93 $      -35.91 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.62 $      +58.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.55 $     1.62 $      -36.61 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     4.61 $      +60.14 %
Eggs (12) 2.96 $     1.99 $      -32.65 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.88 $     17.26 $      +24.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.78 $     7.80 $      -20.25 %
Apples (1kg) 3.16 $     4.83 $      +52.68 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.05 $     4.66 $      +15.08 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.92 $     5.73 $      +96.57 %
Potato (1kg) 1.72 $     3.18 $      +84.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.26 $     1.83 $      +45.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.33 $     1.17 $      -12.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.74 $      +6.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $     2.07 $      +3.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.33 $     2.64 $      -20.75 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.85 $     3.74 $      -36.14 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.36 $      -45.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $     84.90 $      +17.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.03 $      +100.94 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.17 $     2.50 $      +113.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.50 $     25.73 $      -9.73 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.03 $     1.29 $      +25.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $     22,457.14 $      +2.08 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 134.65 $     166.16 $      +23.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 $     0.47 $      +839.61 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.00 $     31.67 $      -31.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.00 $     80.23 $      +100.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.20 $     14.22 $      -17.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     15.28 $      +27.36 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.50 $     66.86 $      +37.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.24 $     47.40 $      +30.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 81.43 $     71.81 $      -11.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 106.99 $     97.97 $      -8.44 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,436.67 $     1,105.69 $      -23.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,131.94 $     589.86 $      -47.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,746.15 $     2,559.25 $      -6.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,107.92 $     1,366.96 $      -35.15 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,745.69 $     5,299.21 $      +93.00 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,641.11 $     3,755.93 $      +128.87 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,880.77 $     2,673.29 $      -31.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.03     1.94      -51.97 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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