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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 7.30% higher than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 16.28% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 41.27% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 63.65% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 0.49% higher than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 14.15% higher than in Japan

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  Japan  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(9.20 A$)
    1,565.68 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +95.71 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(45.99 A$)
    6,958.56 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +73.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥
(7.47 A$)
    782.84 ¥
(9.00 A$)
     +20.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 363.29 ¥
(4.18 A$)
    565.38 ¥
(6.50 A$)
     +55.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥
(5.75 A$)
    695.86 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +39.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 367.18 ¥
(4.22 A$)
    351.98 ¥
(4.05 A$)
     -4.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 133.84 ¥
(1.54 A$)
    274.60 ¥
(3.16 A$)
     +105.16 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 106.98 ¥
(1.23 A$)
    224.72 ¥
(2.58 A$)
     +110.06 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 693.13 ¥
(7.97 A$)
    482.28 ¥
(5.54 A$)
     -30.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 150.61 ¥
(1.73 A$)
    223.12 ¥
(2.57 A$)
     +48.15 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 212.03 ¥
(2.44 A$)
    115.15 ¥
(1.32 A$)
     -45.69 %
Eggs (12) 215.60 ¥
(2.48 A$)
    404.36 ¥
(4.65 A$)
     +87.55 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 806.51 ¥
(9.27 A$)
    382.49 ¥
(4.40 A$)
     -52.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 365.56 ¥
(4.20 A$)
    434.96 ¥
(5.00 A$)
     +18.98 %
Apples (1 lb) 257.65 ¥
(2.96 A$)
    165.33 ¥
(1.90 A$)
     -35.83 %
Oranges (1 lb) 206.13 ¥
(2.37 A$)
    145.78 ¥
(1.68 A$)
     -29.28 %
Tomato (1 lb) 312.25 ¥
(3.59 A$)
    185.34 ¥
(2.13 A$)
     -40.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 148.02 ¥
(1.70 A$)
    116.83 ¥
(1.34 A$)
     -21.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 176.85 ¥
(2.03 A$)
    211.60 ¥
(2.43 A$)
     +19.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 141.15 ¥
(1.62 A$)
    218.92 ¥
(2.52 A$)
     +55.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(13.80 A$)
    1,304.73 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +8.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 281.02 ¥
(3.23 A$)
    428.00 ¥
(4.92 A$)
     +52.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 360.34 ¥
(4.14 A$)
    478.68 ¥
(5.50 A$)
     +32.84 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.17 A$)
    1,913.60 ¥
(22.00 A$)
     +325.25 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.30 A$)
    347.93 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +73.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,250.00 ¥
(106.34 A$)
    11,307.67 ¥
(130.00 A$)
     +22.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 ¥
(8.05 A$)
    347.93 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     -50.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 462.69 ¥
(5.32 A$)
    303.77 ¥
(3.49 A$)
     -34.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥
(34.49 A$)
    4,349.10 ¥
(50.00 A$)
     +44.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 558.61 ¥
(6.42 A$)
    470.29 ¥
(5.41 A$)
     -15.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,640,000.00 ¥
(30,351.09 A$)
    2,174,594.13 ¥
(25,000.50 A$)
     -17.63 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,833.92 ¥
(239.52 A$)
    18,236.68 ¥
(209.66 A$)
     -12.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 38.20 ¥
(0.44 A$)
    46.40 ¥
(0.53 A$)
     +21.48 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,888.09 ¥
(44.70 A$)
    6,147.34 ¥
(70.67 A$)
     +58.11 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,448.78 ¥
(97.13 A$)
    5,592.32 ¥
(64.29 A$)
     -33.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,379.17 ¥
(15.86 A$)
    1,732.65 ¥
(19.92 A$)
     +25.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(20.69 A$)
    1,565.68 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -13.02 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,866.51 ¥
(90.44 A$)
    8,780.72 ¥
(100.95 A$)
     +11.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,986.04 ¥
(45.83 A$)
    6,047.07 ¥
(69.52 A$)
     +51.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,819.44 ¥
(101.39 A$)
    12,005.08 ¥
(138.02 A$)
     +36.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,431.79 ¥
(119.93 A$)
    11,150.86 ¥
(128.20 A$)
     +6.89 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 91,268.26 ¥
(1,049.28 A$)
    148,066.51 ¥
(1,702.27 A$)
     +62.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 56,417.20 ¥
(648.61 A$)
    106,003.69 ¥
(1,218.68 A$)
     +87.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 204,364.46 ¥
(2,349.50 A$)
    247,604.77 ¥
(2,846.62 A$)
     +21.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 122,111.11 ¥
(1,403.87 A$)
    168,174.91 ¥
(1,933.44 A$)
     +37.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 114,131.23 ¥
(1,312.12 A$)
    65,183.51 ¥
(749.39 A$)
     -42.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 59,016.28 ¥
(678.49 A$)
    42,346.28 ¥
(486.84 A$)
     -28.25 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 274,982.80 ¥
(3,161.37 A$)
    365,001.39 ¥
(4,196.28 A$)
     +32.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.77     5.15      +191.70 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: JPY