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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 13.88% higher than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 22.16% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 44.99% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 71.65% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 6.73% higher than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 14.42% higher than in Japan

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  Japan  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(8.72 A$)
    1,651.11 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +106.39 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(43.61 A$)
    7,338.26 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +83.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥
(7.09 A$)
    825.55 ¥
(9.00 A$)
     +27.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 376.15 ¥
(4.10 A$)
    550.37 ¥
(6.00 A$)
     +46.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 500.00 ¥
(5.45 A$)
    733.83 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +46.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 371.14 ¥
(4.05 A$)
    369.88 ¥
(4.03 A$)
     -0.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 134.61 ¥
(1.47 A$)
    288.84 ¥
(3.15 A$)
     +114.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 107.06 ¥
(1.17 A$)
    236.17 ¥
(2.57 A$)
     +120.59 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 694.53 ¥
(7.57 A$)
    506.54 ¥
(5.52 A$)
     -27.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 150.65 ¥
(1.64 A$)
    237.33 ¥
(2.59 A$)
     +57.54 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 207.86 ¥
(2.27 A$)
    124.94 ¥
(1.36 A$)
     -39.89 %
Eggs (12) 216.87 ¥
(2.36 A$)
    424.73 ¥
(4.63 A$)
     +95.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 815.44 ¥
(8.89 A$)
    403.94 ¥
(4.40 A$)
     -50.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 369.34 ¥
(4.03 A$)
    458.25 ¥
(5.00 A$)
     +24.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 259.99 ¥
(2.83 A$)
    174.93 ¥
(1.91 A$)
     -32.72 %
Oranges (1 lb) 202.58 ¥
(2.21 A$)
    155.21 ¥
(1.69 A$)
     -23.38 %
Tomato (1 lb) 303.00 ¥
(3.30 A$)
    197.36 ¥
(2.15 A$)
     -34.87 %
Potato (1 lb) 145.15 ¥
(1.58 A$)
    123.20 ¥
(1.34 A$)
     -15.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 174.42 ¥
(1.90 A$)
    221.93 ¥
(2.42 A$)
     +27.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 140.51 ¥
(1.53 A$)
    231.88 ¥
(2.53 A$)
     +65.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(13.08 A$)
    1,375.92 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +14.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 280.68 ¥
(3.06 A$)
    450.18 ¥
(4.91 A$)
     +60.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 357.33 ¥
(3.90 A$)
    493.80 ¥
(5.38 A$)
     +38.19 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(4.91 A$)
    2,018.02 ¥
(22.00 A$)
     +348.45 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.18 A$)
    366.91 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +83.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 ¥
(103.57 A$)
    11,924.67 ¥
(130.00 A$)
     +25.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 690.00 ¥
(7.52 A$)
    366.91 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     -46.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 438.55 ¥
(4.78 A$)
    320.34 ¥
(3.49 A$)
     -26.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥
(32.71 A$)
    4,586.41 ¥
(50.00 A$)
     +52.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 566.27 ¥
(6.17 A$)
    500.95 ¥
(5.46 A$)
     -11.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,640,000.00 ¥
(28,780.66 A$)
    2,384,934.80 ¥
(26,000.00 A$)
     -9.66 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,525.74 ¥
(223.77 A$)
    19,370.14 ¥
(211.17 A$)
     -5.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 39.74 ¥
(0.43 A$)
    50.41 ¥
(0.55 A$)
     +26.83 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,940.45 ¥
(42.96 A$)
    6,544.54 ¥
(71.35 A$)
     +66.09 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,454.29 ¥
(92.17 A$)
    5,883.00 ¥
(64.14 A$)
     -30.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,379.17 ¥
(15.04 A$)
    1,848.12 ¥
(20.15 A$)
     +34.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(19.62 A$)
    1,651.11 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -8.27 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,900.63 ¥
(86.13 A$)
    9,385.24 ¥
(102.32 A$)
     +18.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,967.70 ¥
(43.25 A$)
    6,310.20 ¥
(68.79 A$)
     +59.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,741.66 ¥
(95.30 A$)
    12,726.99 ¥
(138.75 A$)
     +45.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,603.12 ¥
(104.69 A$)
    11,885.78 ¥
(129.58 A$)
     +23.77 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 93,395.65 ¥
(1,018.18 A$)
    154,678.24 ¥
(1,686.27 A$)
     +65.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 56,692.08 ¥
(618.04 A$)
    111,180.42 ¥
(1,212.06 A$)
     +96.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 201,928.92 ¥
(2,201.38 A$)
    253,512.83 ¥
(2,763.74 A$)
     +25.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 125,806.99 ¥
(1,371.52 A$)
    172,584.67 ¥
(1,881.48 A$)
     +37.18 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 116,461.94 ¥
(1,269.64 A$)
    69,876.32 ¥
(761.78 A$)
     -40.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 59,747.54 ¥
(651.35 A$)
    44,009.57 ¥
(479.78 A$)
     -26.34 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 275,377.87 ¥
(3,002.10 A$)
    384,886.79 ¥
(4,195.95 A$)
     +39.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.81     5.20      +187.88 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: JPY