Cost of Living Comparison Between Launceston and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 34.03% higher than in Launceston (without rent)
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 90.80% higher than in Launceston
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 15.52% lower than in Launceston
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 39.01% higher than in Launceston
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 1.32% higher than in Launceston
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Restaurants
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,161.62 ¥
(15.00 A$)
800.00 ¥
(10.33 A$)
     -31.13 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,614.50 ¥
(72.50 A$)
5,000.00 ¥
(64.56 A$)
     -10.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 929.30 ¥
(12.00 A$)
700.00 ¥
(9.04 A$)
     -24.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 464.65 ¥
(6.00 A$)
500.00 ¥
(6.46 A$)
     +7.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 580.81 ¥
(7.50 A$)
600.00 ¥
(7.75 A$)
     +3.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 345.90 ¥
(4.47 A$)
391.74 ¥
(5.06 A$)
     +13.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 180.70 ¥
(2.33 A$)
144.47 ¥
(1.87 A$)
     -20.05 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 129.07 ¥
(1.67 A$)
106.19 ¥
(1.37 A$)
     -17.73 %
Markets
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 397.58 ¥
(5.13 A$)
750.90 ¥
(9.70 A$)
     +88.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 175.55 ¥
(2.27 A$)
198.90 ¥
(2.57 A$)
     +13.30 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 70.25 ¥
(0.91 A$)
249.08 ¥
(3.22 A$)
     +254.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 314.93 ¥
(4.07 A$)
252.03 ¥
(3.25 A$)
     -19.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 381.38 ¥
(4.92 A$)
725.75 ¥
(9.37 A$)
     +90.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 368.83 ¥
(4.76 A$)
417.95 ¥
(5.40 A$)
     +13.32 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 509.34 ¥
(6.58 A$)
1,141.84 ¥
(14.74 A$)
     +124.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 114.16 ¥
(1.47 A$)
347.00 ¥
(4.48 A$)
     +203.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 111.24 ¥
(1.44 A$)
167.73 ¥
(2.17 A$)
     +50.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 136.99 ¥
(1.77 A$)
286.59 ¥
(3.70 A$)
     +109.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 166.85 ¥
(2.15 A$)
288.03 ¥
(3.72 A$)
     +72.63 %
Potato (1 lb) 105.38 ¥
(1.36 A$)
163.62 ¥
(2.11 A$)
     +55.26 %
Onion (1 lb) 85.31 ¥
(1.10 A$)
144.83 ¥
(1.87 A$)
     +69.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 214.62 ¥
(2.77 A$)
198.12 ¥
(2.56 A$)
     -7.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 201.35 ¥
(2.60 A$)
121.32 ¥
(1.57 A$)
     -39.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,355.22 ¥
(17.50 A$)
1,200.00 ¥
(15.50 A$)
     -11.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 345.90 ¥
(4.47 A$)
325.55 ¥
(4.20 A$)
     -5.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 319.45 ¥
(4.12 A$)
429.17 ¥
(5.54 A$)
     +34.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,858.59 ¥
(24.00 A$)
520.00 ¥
(6.71 A$)
     -72.02 %
Transportation
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 212.96 ¥
(2.75 A$)
200.00 ¥
(2.58 A$)
     -6.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,808.11 ¥
(75.00 A$)
10,250.00 ¥
(132.36 A$)
     +76.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 271.04 ¥
(3.50 A$)
460.00 ¥
(5.94 A$)
     +69.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 299.11 ¥
(3.86 A$)
708.11 ¥
(9.14 A$)
     +136.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2,648.50 ¥
(34.20 A$)
3,444.12 ¥
(44.47 A$)
     +30.04 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 451.45 ¥
(5.83 A$)
527.80 ¥
(6.82 A$)
     +16.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,119,571.27 ¥
(27,370.00 A$)
2,534,500.00 ¥
(32,727.97 A$)
     +19.58 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,605,205.45 ¥
(20,728.00 A$)
2,133,700.00 ¥
(27,552.44 A$)
     +32.92 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 15,598.91 ¥
(201.43 A$)
22,314.96 ¥
(288.15 A$)
     +43.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.29 ¥
(0.12 A$)
37.35 ¥
(0.48 A$)
     +301.95 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6,221.13 ¥
(80.33 A$)
4,466.00 ¥
(57.67 A$)
     -28.21 %
Sports And Leisure
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,258.24 ¥
(54.99 A$)
9,783.33 ¥
(126.33 A$)
     +129.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 774.41 ¥
(10.00 A$)
3,284.62 ¥
(42.41 A$)
     +324.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,393.95 ¥
(18.00 A$)
1,800.00 ¥
(23.24 A$)
     +29.13 %
Childcare
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 185,429.14 ¥
(2,394.44 A$)
81,008.33 ¥
(1,046.06 A$)
     -56.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 709,879.55 ¥
(9,166.67 A$)
1,993,750.00 ¥
(25,745.27 A$)
     +180.86 %
Clothing And Shoes
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,969.73 ¥
(90.00 A$)
6,828.20 ¥
(88.17 A$)
     -2.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,812.43 ¥
(62.14 A$)
4,446.60 ¥
(57.42 A$)
     -7.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,761.52 ¥
(138.96 A$)
8,250.00 ¥
(106.53 A$)
     -23.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,038.86 ¥
(116.72 A$)
12,821.43 ¥
(165.56 A$)
     +41.85 %
Rent Per Month
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 74,860.03 ¥
(966.67 A$)
128,312.50 ¥
(1,656.90 A$)
     +71.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 61,953.12 ¥
(800.00 A$)
75,478.40 ¥
(974.65 A$)
     +21.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 139,394.53 ¥
(1,800.00 A$)
335,745.44 ¥
(4,335.48 A$)
     +140.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 91,639.00 ¥
(1,183.33 A$)
162,300.00 ¥
(2,095.78 A$)
     +77.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 32,408.77 ¥
(418.49 A$)
115,591.82 ¥
(1,492.64 A$)
     +256.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 25,112.34 ¥
(324.28 A$)
70,822.49 ¥
(914.53 A$)
     +182.02 %
Salaries And Financing
Launceston[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 212,963.87 ¥
(2,750.00 A$)
318,288.46 ¥
(4,110.06 A$)
     +49.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.53 1.37      -69.83 %
Last update: December 2020December 2020
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