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

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You would need around 529,358.34¥ (4,438.21$) in Tokyo to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,600.00$ 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 11.18% higher than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 3.52% lower than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 25.09% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 16.89% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 7.84% higher than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 26.85% lower than in San Diego, CA

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  San Diego, CA  Tokyo      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     8.38 $      -16.16 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     41.92 $      -16.16 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     5.45 $      -22.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.75 $     3.35 $      -10.57 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.19 $      -16.16 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 $     3.21 $      -18.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.18 $      -27.01 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.42 $     0.92 $      -34.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.63 $      +59.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.55 $     1.54 $      -39.82 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     4.69 $      +63.13 %
Eggs (12) 2.96 $     2.02 $      -31.67 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.88 $     16.77 $      +20.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.78 $     7.70 $      -21.22 %
Apples (1kg) 3.16 $     4.70 $      +48.75 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.05 $     4.42 $      +9.06 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.92 $     5.40 $      +85.33 %
Potato (1kg) 1.72 $     2.98 $      +73.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.26 $     1.78 $      +41.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.33 $     1.16 $      -12.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.58 $      +4.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $     2.01 $      +0.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.33 $     2.63 $      -20.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.85 $     3.69 $      -36.94 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     1.43 $      -42.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     83.84 $      +19.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     5.95 $      +98.42 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.49 $     2.47 $      +65.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.50 $     25.40 $      -10.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.03 $     1.28 $      +24.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     22,176.02 $      +5.60 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 134.65 $     167.98 $      +24.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 $     0.39 $      +688.11 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.08 $     31.09 $      -33.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.00 $     78.58 $      +96.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.20 $     14.04 $      -18.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     15.09 $      +25.76 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.50 $     66.03 $      +36.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.24 $     43.72 $      +20.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 81.43 $     70.92 $      -12.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 106.99 $     88.68 $      -17.12 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,435.71 $     1,075.80 $      -25.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,100.83 $     582.48 $      -47.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,733.33 $     2,527.22 $      -7.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,149.58 $     1,349.84 $      -37.20 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,745.69 $     5,400.05 $      +96.67 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,641.11 $     3,772.86 $      +129.90 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,747.85 $     2,645.29 $      -29.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.03     1.94      -51.97 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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