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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia 

For major cities in those countries you could get probably more relevant data by specifying cities itself.

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 16.58% higher than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 28.09% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 59.48% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 72.38% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 9.09% higher than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 9.60% higher than in Japan

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  Japan  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥     1,624.28 ¥      +103.03 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥     7,643.66 ¥      +91.09 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 650.00 ¥     812.14 ¥      +24.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 400.00 ¥     593.91 ¥      +48.48 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥     716.59 ¥      +43.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 369.16 ¥     375.63 ¥      +1.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 133.21 ¥     290.62 ¥      +118.17 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 107.45 ¥     246.59 ¥      +129.49 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 185.20 ¥     148.10 ¥      -20.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 179.44 ¥     280.33 ¥      +56.22 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 477.60 ¥     273.46 ¥      -42.74 %
Eggs (12) 214.26 ¥     410.43 ¥      +91.56 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,659.05 ¥     969.96 ¥      -41.54 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 847.28 ¥     1,069.16 ¥      +26.19 %
Apples (1kg) 537.97 ¥     386.10 ¥      -28.23 %
Oranges (1kg) 474.26 ¥     335.44 ¥      -29.27 %
Tomato (1kg) 563.50 ¥     466.65 ¥      -17.19 %
Potato (1kg) 332.64 ¥     276.91 ¥      -16.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 191.32 ¥     231.32 ¥      +20.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 147.63 ¥     256.28 ¥      +73.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥     1,433.19 ¥      +19.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 276.54 ¥     459.87 ¥      +66.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 313.60 ¥     500.67 ¥      +59.65 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥     1,767.60 ¥      +301.73 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥     382.18 ¥      +91.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥     11,465.49 ¥      +14.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 ¥     372.63 ¥      -46.77 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 312.00 ¥     196.82 ¥      -36.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥     4,595.75 ¥      +53.19 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 152.45 ¥     145.07 ¥      -4.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,350,000.00 ¥     2,626,551.54 ¥      +11.77 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 21,156.79 ¥     20,475.55 ¥      -3.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 57.00 ¥     84.39 ¥      +48.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,842.03 ¥     6,288.72 ¥      +63.68 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,859.26 ¥     6,501.11 ¥      -26.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,587.50 ¥     1,865.63 ¥      +17.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥     1,672.05 ¥      -7.11 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,146.96 ¥     9,779.63 ¥      +20.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,347.06 ¥     6,796.40 ¥      +27.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 8,207.50 ¥     13,931.88 ¥      +69.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 10,350.00 ¥     12,976.29 ¥      +25.37 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 105,988.76 ¥     171,675.13 ¥      +61.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 60,170.73 ¥     126,751.48 ¥      +110.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 209,315.90 ¥     303,223.27 ¥      +44.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 121,939.39 ¥     195,030.42 ¥      +59.94 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 572,851.20 ¥     710,944.10 ¥      +24.11 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 405,790.35 ¥     474,190.45 ¥      +16.86 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 289,073.77 ¥     405,835.29 ¥      +40.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.95     5.99      +206.64 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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Currency: JPY



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