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Cost of Living in Japan

Cost of living in Japan is 17.22% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Japan is 19.56% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥ 600.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥ 3,000.00-6,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥ 600.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 380.00 ¥ 280.00-500.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥ 350.00-700.00
Cappuccino (regular) 378.01 ¥ 300.00-450.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 136.21 ¥ 110.00-160.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 107.47 ¥ 100.00-120.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 695.19 ¥ 598.10-757.08
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 154.82 ¥ 108.86-226.80
Rice (white), (1 lb) 210.70 ¥ 136.08-353.80
Eggs (12) 227.84 ¥ 200.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 859.96 ¥ 453.59-1,360.78
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 386.26 ¥ 272.16-500.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 928.52 ¥ 589.67-1,360.78
Apples (1 lb) 294.55 ¥ 204.12-453.59
Banana (1 lb) 150.47 ¥ 90.72-300.00
Oranges (1 lb) 249.90 ¥ 181.44-453.59
Tomato (1 lb) 313.38 ¥ 204.12-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 176.35 ¥ 113.40-272.16
Onion (1 lb) 180.29 ¥ 90.72-272.16
Lettuce (1 head) 188.90 ¥ 150.00-250.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 140.90 ¥ 100.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥ 900.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 281.51 ¥ 200.00-350.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 387.16 ¥ 280.00-500.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥ 440.00-470.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥ 160.00-264.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 ¥ 6,900.00-12,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥ 600.00-750.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 522.29 ¥ 360.00-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,030.00 ¥ 2,700.00-5,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 511.33 ¥ 442.89-586.74
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,490,000.00 ¥ 2,000,000.00-2,900,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,839.20 ¥ 11,900.00-30,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 41.29 ¥ 25.24-60.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,043.01 ¥ 3,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,661.44 ¥ 7,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,450.00 ¥ 1,000.00-2,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥ 1,500.00-2,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,650.45 ¥ 5,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,139.30 ¥ 2,944.81-5,583.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,344.39 ¥ 6,000.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,338.32 ¥ 5,500.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 95,426.06 ¥ 60,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 59,203.26 ¥ 40,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 214,777.94 ¥ 120,000.00-400,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 123,659.53 ¥ 80,000.00-200,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 144,050.76 ¥ 56,763.29-260,126.35
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 64,499.19 ¥ 27,870.68-109,689.09
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 273,455.33 ¥ 200,000.00-400,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.65 1.00-2.30

Prices in Japan

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Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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