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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 12.82% higher than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 20.54% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 41.65% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 66.78% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 5.72% higher than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 19.66% higher than in Japan

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  Japan  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(8.79 A$)
    1,547.63 ¥
(17.00 A$)
     +93.45 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(43.94 A$)
    7,282.99 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +82.07 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥
(7.14 A$)
    819.34 ¥
(9.00 A$)
     +26.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 380.00 ¥
(4.17 A$)
    546.22 ¥
(6.00 A$)
     +43.74 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥
(5.49 A$)
    700.99 ¥
(7.70 A$)
     +40.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 370.63 ¥
(4.07 A$)
    368.31 ¥
(4.05 A$)
     -0.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 134.06 ¥
(1.47 A$)
    287.21 ¥
(3.15 A$)
     +114.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 106.77 ¥
(1.17 A$)
    234.80 ¥
(2.58 A$)
     +119.92 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 694.19 ¥
(7.63 A$)
    494.28 ¥
(5.43 A$)
     -28.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 153.79 ¥
(1.69 A$)
    231.64 ¥
(2.54 A$)
     +50.62 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 202.36 ¥
(2.22 A$)
    123.89 ¥
(1.36 A$)
     -38.78 %
Eggs (12) 215.87 ¥
(2.37 A$)
    415.71 ¥
(4.57 A$)
     +92.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 797.76 ¥
(8.76 A$)
    402.13 ¥
(4.42 A$)
     -49.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 367.68 ¥
(4.04 A$)
    452.50 ¥
(4.97 A$)
     +23.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 258.13 ¥
(2.84 A$)
    174.75 ¥
(1.92 A$)
     -32.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 202.79 ¥
(2.23 A$)
    154.87 ¥
(1.70 A$)
     -23.63 %
Tomato (1 lb) 298.19 ¥
(3.28 A$)
    195.39 ¥
(2.15 A$)
     -34.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 145.31 ¥
(1.60 A$)
    123.18 ¥
(1.35 A$)
     -15.24 %
Lettuce (1 head) 176.28 ¥
(1.94 A$)
    220.87 ¥
(2.43 A$)
     +25.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 137.18 ¥
(1.51 A$)
    225.06 ¥
(2.47 A$)
     +64.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(13.18 A$)
    1,365.56 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +13.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 278.02 ¥
(3.05 A$)
    447.77 ¥
(4.92 A$)
     +61.05 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 351.64 ¥
(3.86 A$)
    496.13 ¥
(5.45 A$)
     +41.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(4.94 A$)
    1,911.78 ¥
(21.00 A$)
     +324.84 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.20 A$)
    364.15 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +82.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,000.00 ¥
(98.86 A$)
    11,652.78 ¥
(128.00 A$)
     +29.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 680.00 ¥
(7.47 A$)
    364.15 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     -46.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 ¥
(5.30 A$)
    317.93 ¥
(3.49 A$)
     -34.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥
(33.28 A$)
    4,551.87 ¥
(50.00 A$)
     +50.23 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 582.92 ¥
(6.40 A$)
    500.61 ¥
(5.50 A$)
     -14.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,642,500.00 ¥
(29,026.55 A$)
    2,366,970.91 ¥
(26,000.00 A$)
     -10.43 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,968.56 ¥
(230.33 A$)
    19,502.37 ¥
(214.22 A$)
     -6.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 39.11 ¥
(0.43 A$)
    53.59 ¥
(0.59 A$)
     +37.01 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,989.19 ¥
(43.82 A$)
    6,575.84 ¥
(72.23 A$)
     +64.84 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,368.57 ¥
(91.92 A$)
    5,932.89 ¥
(65.17 A$)
     -29.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,467.86 ¥
(16.12 A$)
    1,834.37 ¥
(20.15 A$)
     +24.97 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(19.77 A$)
    1,638.67 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -8.96 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,997.99 ¥
(87.85 A$)
    9,199.13 ¥
(101.05 A$)
     +15.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,009.78 ¥
(44.05 A$)
    6,275.48 ¥
(68.93 A$)
     +56.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,616.41 ¥
(94.65 A$)
    12,715.57 ¥
(139.67 A$)
     +47.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,766.67 ¥
(107.28 A$)
    11,595.39 ¥
(127.37 A$)
     +18.72 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 93,767.87 ¥
(1,029.99 A$)
    153,563.31 ¥
(1,686.82 A$)
     +63.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 55,700.63 ¥
(611.84 A$)
    109,000.58 ¥
(1,197.32 A$)
     +95.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 206,932.44 ¥
(2,273.05 A$)
    246,744.97 ¥
(2,710.37 A$)
     +19.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 124,890.11 ¥
(1,371.86 A$)
    170,850.31 ¥
(1,876.71 A$)
     +36.80 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 116,368.30 ¥
(1,278.25 A$)
    69,319.63 ¥
(761.44 A$)
     -40.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 60,988.16 ¥
(669.92 A$)
    44,089.25 ¥
(484.30 A$)
     -27.71 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 268,912.05 ¥
(2,953.87 A$)
    387,866.32 ¥
(4,260.52 A$)
     +44.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.82     5.27      +190.13 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: JPY