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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 22.69% higher than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 30.42% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 51.39% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 74.69% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 14.77% higher than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 18.11% higher than in Japan

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  Japan  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(8.40 A$)
    1,619.72 ¥
(17.00 A$)
     +102.47 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(41.98 A$)
    7,622.22 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +90.56 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥
(6.82 A$)
    857.50 ¥
(9.00 A$)
     +31.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 380.00 ¥
(3.99 A$)
    571.67 ¥
(6.00 A$)
     +50.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥
(5.25 A$)
    714.58 ¥
(7.50 A$)
     +42.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 372.00 ¥
(3.90 A$)
    386.29 ¥
(4.05 A$)
     +3.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 133.07 ¥
(1.40 A$)
    298.11 ¥
(3.13 A$)
     +124.02 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 105.55 ¥
(1.11 A$)
    244.28 ¥
(2.56 A$)
     +131.43 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 182.19 ¥
(1.91 A$)
    136.17 ¥
(1.43 A$)
     -25.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 171.99 ¥
(1.81 A$)
    265.67 ¥
(2.79 A$)
     +54.47 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 437.51 ¥
(4.59 A$)
    284.92 ¥
(2.99 A$)
     -34.88 %
Eggs (12) 215.28 ¥
(2.26 A$)
    431.28 ¥
(4.53 A$)
     +100.34 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,641.58 ¥
(17.23 A$)
    927.96 ¥
(9.74 A$)
     -43.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 805.91 ¥
(8.46 A$)
    1,055.91 ¥
(11.08 A$)
     +31.02 %
Apples (1kg) 513.76 ¥
(5.39 A$)
    403.61 ¥
(4.24 A$)
     -21.44 %
Oranges (1kg) 428.33 ¥
(4.50 A$)
    361.78 ¥
(3.80 A$)
     -15.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 631.82 ¥
(6.63 A$)
    454.21 ¥
(4.77 A$)
     -28.11 %
Potato (1kg) 308.15 ¥
(3.23 A$)
    289.21 ¥
(3.04 A$)
     -6.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 174.36 ¥
(1.83 A$)
    228.84 ¥
(2.40 A$)
     +31.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 130.69 ¥
(1.37 A$)
    233.08 ¥
(2.45 A$)
     +78.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(12.59 A$)
    1,429.17 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +19.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 277.46 ¥
(2.91 A$)
    478.32 ¥
(5.02 A$)
     +72.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 344.65 ¥
(3.62 A$)
    534.17 ¥
(5.61 A$)
     +54.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 440.00 ¥
(4.62 A$)
    1,905.55 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     +333.08 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.10 A$)
    381.11 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +90.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 ¥
(99.71 A$)
    12,147.91 ¥
(127.50 A$)
     +27.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 675.00 ¥
(7.08 A$)
    381.11 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     -43.54 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 300.00 ¥
(3.15 A$)
    205.32 ¥
(2.16 A$)
     -31.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥
(31.49 A$)
    4,763.88 ¥
(50.00 A$)
     +58.80 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 154.67 ¥
(1.62 A$)
    140.16 ¥
(1.47 A$)
     -9.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,645,000.00 ¥
(27,760.96 A$)
    2,572,497.68 ¥
(27,000.00 A$)
     -2.74 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 20,801.14 ¥
(218.32 A$)
    20,218.02 ¥
(212.20 A$)
     -2.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 44.54 ¥
(0.47 A$)
    87.36 ¥
(0.92 A$)
     +96.11 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,761.90 ¥
(39.48 A$)
    6,859.30 ¥
(71.99 A$)
     +82.34 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,276.47 ¥
(86.87 A$)
    6,256.91 ¥
(65.67 A$)
     -24.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,487.50 ¥
(15.61 A$)
    1,907.89 ¥
(20.02 A$)
     +28.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(18.89 A$)
    1,715.00 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -4.72 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,081.82 ¥
(84.82 A$)
    9,621.97 ¥
(100.99 A$)
     +19.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,366.88 ¥
(45.83 A$)
    6,501.74 ¥
(68.24 A$)
     +48.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,529.94 ¥
(89.53 A$)
    13,728.46 ¥
(144.09 A$)
     +60.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,660.61 ¥
(101.39 A$)
    12,159.72 ¥
(127.62 A$)
     +25.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 91,257.97 ¥
(957.81 A$)
    158,959.82 ¥
(1,668.38 A$)
     +74.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 54,690.40 ¥
(574.01 A$)
    115,202.06 ¥
(1,209.12 A$)
     +110.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 202,658.70 ¥
(2,127.03 A$)
    265,987.10 ¥
(2,791.70 A$)
     +31.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 130,517.68 ¥
(1,369.87 A$)
    181,779.01 ¥
(1,907.89 A$)
     +39.28 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 934,576.32 ¥
(9,808.97 A$)
    710,312.45 ¥
(7,455.18 A$)
     -24.00 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 515,252.08 ¥
(5,407.90 A$)
    463,642.32 ¥
(4,866.22 A$)
     -10.02 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 261,950.48 ¥
(2,749.34 A$)
    403,488.19 ¥
(4,234.87 A$)
     +54.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.95     5.36      +174.49 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: JPY