Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 6.43% higher than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 0.53% higher than in Munich
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 10.38% lower than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 31.98% lower than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 34.83% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 14.36% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 €
(1,852.81 ¥)
7.56 €
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -46.03 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(7,940.61 ¥)
45.34 €
(6,000.00 ¥)
     -24.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 €
(1,124.92 ¥)
5.29 €
(700.00 ¥)
     -37.77 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(529.37 ¥)
3.78 €
(500.00 ¥)
     -5.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.98 €
(527.31 ¥)
4.53 €
(600.00 ¥)
     +13.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.17 €
(418.91 ¥)
3.08 €
(407.78 ¥)
     -2.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 €
(363.30 ¥)
1.14 €
(150.74 ¥)
     -58.51 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 €
(338.36 ¥)
0.83 €
(109.70 ¥)
     -67.58 %
Markets
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.85 €
(509.13 ¥)
5.93 €
(784.29 ¥)
     +54.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.53 €
(202.11 ¥)
1.64 €
(217.63 ¥)
     +7.68 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 €
(120.91 ¥)
1.75 €
(231.18 ¥)
     +91.19 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.83 €
(374.12 ¥)
1.97 €
(260.56 ¥)
     -30.35 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.70 €
(754.76 ¥)
5.86 €
(775.00 ¥)
     +2.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.38 €
(447.22 ¥)
3.35 €
(443.28 ¥)
     -0.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.79 €
(898.92 ¥)
8.27 €
(1,095.07 ¥)
     +21.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.26 €
(167.19 ¥)
2.98 €
(394.39 ¥)
     +135.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 €
(102.77 ¥)
1.27 €
(168.17 ¥)
     +63.65 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.05 €
(138.43 ¥)
2.10 €
(277.39 ¥)
     +100.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.05 €
(139.43 ¥)
2.29 €
(302.67 ¥)
     +117.07 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.88 €
(116.53 ¥)
1.32 €
(174.50 ¥)
     +49.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 €
(90.52 ¥)
1.17 €
(155.29 ¥)
     +71.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.14 €
(150.91 ¥)
1.56 €
(206.76 ¥)
     +37.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.58 €
(77.09 ¥)
0.97 €
(128.81 ¥)
     +67.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(794.06 ¥)
10.58 €
(1,400.00 ¥)
     +76.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.84 €
(111.75 ¥)
2.58 €
(341.54 ¥)
     +205.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 €
(202.49 ¥)
3.08 €
(407.50 ¥)
     +101.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 €
(926.40 ¥)
3.93 €
(520.00 ¥)
     -43.87 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.30 €
(436.73 ¥)
1.59 €
(210.00 ¥)
     -51.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 58.50 €
(7,742.09 ¥)
79.34 €
(10,500.00 ¥)
     +35.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 €
(489.67 ¥)
3.44 €
(455.00 ¥)
     -7.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(425.97 ¥)
5.11 €
(675.92 ¥)
     +58.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(3,970.30 ¥)
24.14 €
(3,194.12 ¥)
     -19.55 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.00 €
(661.85 ¥)
4.01 €
(531.11 ¥)
     -19.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 €
(3,176,242.49 ¥)
18,890.25 €
(2,500,000.00 ¥)
     -21.29 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,529.23 €
(2,981,595.84 ¥)
16,249.05 €
(2,150,454.55 ¥)
     -27.88 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 262.20 €
(34,700.78 ¥)
178.27 €
(23,592.93 ¥)
     -32.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 €
(15.12 ¥)
0.22 €
(28.75 ¥)
     +90.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.56 €
(4,573.65 ¥)
34.59 €
(4,577.27 ¥)
     +0.08 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.31 €
(5,599.15 ¥)
75.77 €
(10,027.78 ¥)
     +79.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.61 €
(2,859.31 ¥)
25.35 €
(3,355.56 ¥)
     +17.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(1,588.12 ¥)
13.60 €
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +13.34 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 679.57 €
(89,936.82 ¥)
774.34 €
(102,479.17 ¥)
     +13.95 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,703.07 €
(1,681,168.14 ¥)
15,957.76 €
(2,111,904.76 ¥)
     +25.62 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.28 €
(10,888.67 ¥)
51.94 €
(6,873.93 ¥)
     -36.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.89 €
(5,279.09 ¥)
33.97 €
(4,495.45 ¥)
     -14.84 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.69 €
(11,605.50 ¥)
64.17 €
(8,493.10 ¥)
     -26.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.06 €
(16,683.81 ¥)
96.72 €
(12,800.00 ¥)
     -23.28 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,296.25 €
(171,550.18 ¥)
1,154.00 €
(152,724.40 ¥)
     -10.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 994.35 €
(131,595.88 ¥)
594.56 €
(78,686.25 ¥)
     -40.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,247.43 €
(297,432.42 ¥)
2,555.60 €
(338,217.43 ¥)
     +13.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,735.29 €
(229,654.79 ¥)
1,316.65 €
(174,250.00 ¥)
     -24.13 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,084.81 €
(143,567.83 ¥)
918.28 €
(121,527.93 ¥)
     -15.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 784.27 €
(103,793.64 ¥)
541.64 €
(71,682.89 ¥)
     -30.94 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,226.77 €
(427,041.44 ¥)
2,778.08 €
(367,660.39 ¥)
     -13.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.57 1.22      -22.23 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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