Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 16.7% lower than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 21.4% lower than in Munich
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 30.5% lower than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 46.2% lower than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 9.0% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 1.5% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(2,442.24 ¥)
6.14 €
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -59.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(11,397.14 ¥)
43.76 €
(7,125.00 ¥)
     -37.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(1,628.16 ¥)
4.82 €
(785.00 ¥)
     -51.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(732.67 ¥)
2.15 €
(350.00 ¥)
     -52.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.70 €
(765.24 ¥)
4.30 €
(700.00 ¥)
     -8.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 €
(608.19 ¥)
2.95 €
(480.34 ¥)
     -21.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 €
(519.44 ¥)
1.04 €
(169.42 ¥)
     -67.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 €
(437.28 ¥)
0.68 €
(111.06 ¥)
     -74.6 %
Markets
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.59 €
(747.07 ¥)
5.47 €
(890.22 ¥)
     +19.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.19 €
(356.59 ¥)
1.55 €
(252.17 ¥)
     -29.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 €
(191.89 ¥)
1.40 €
(228.42 ¥)
     +19.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.13 €
(508.90 ¥)
2.07 €
(337.30 ¥)
     -33.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.13 €
(998.61 ¥)
6.93 €
(1,127.70 ¥)
     +12.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.39 €
(877.70 ¥)
2.89 €
(470.40 ¥)
     -46.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.23 €
(1,177.06 ¥)
7.83 €
(1,274.60 ¥)
     +8.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.16 €
(188.90 ¥)
2.14 €
(348.92 ¥)
     +84.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(119.84 ¥)
1.03 €
(168.18 ¥)
     +40.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.07 €
(173.63 ¥)
2.45 €
(398.15 ¥)
     +129.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.18 €
(191.89 ¥)
2.15 €
(350.07 ¥)
     +82.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.82 €
(134.09 ¥)
1.22 €
(199.37 ¥)
     +48.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.88 €
(142.84 ¥)
1.15 €
(187.86 ¥)
     +31.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 €
(282.44 ¥)
1.28 €
(208.32 ¥)
     -26.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €
(129.67 ¥)
0.82 €
(133.04 ¥)
     +2.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(814.08 ¥)
6.14 €
(1,000.00 ¥)
     +22.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.98 €
(159.39 ¥)
1.90 €
(309.80 ¥)
     +94.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 €
(283.61 ¥)
2.85 €
(463.33 ¥)
     +63.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 €
(1,335.09 ¥)
3.69 €
(600.00 ¥)
     -55.1 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.70 €
(602.42 ¥)
1.23 €
(200.00 ¥)
     -66.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 €
(7,978.00 ¥)
41.76 €
(6,800.00 ¥)
     -14.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 €
(895.49 ¥)
3.07 €
(500.00 ¥)
     -44.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 €
(602.66 ¥)
4.35 €
(708.11 ¥)
     +17.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 €
(5,372.94 ¥)
23.27 €
(3,789.47 ¥)
     -29.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.94 €
(1,130.27 ¥)
4.00 €
(651.63 ¥)
     -42.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,180.00 €
(4,425,347.33 ¥)
20,090.12 €
(3,271,000.00 ¥)
     -26.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 €
(4,233,224.08 ¥)
14,422.60 €
(2,348,235.29 ¥)
     -44.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 308.27 €
(50,191.81 ¥)
172.58 €
(28,098.63 ¥)
     -44.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.69 €
(3,369.19 ¥)
24.69 €
(4,020.33 ¥)
     +19.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.74 €
(6,307.32 ¥)
30.39 €
(4,948.62 ¥)
     -21.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.63 €
(7,266.21 ¥)
54.45 €
(8,864.83 ¥)
     +22.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.62 €
(4,497.80 ¥)
18.37 €
(2,990.59 ¥)
     -33.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(2,116.61 ¥)
11.67 €
(1,900.00 ¥)
     -10.2 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 786.88 €
(128,116.08 ¥)
467.30 €
(76,084.62 ¥)
     -40.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,844.44 €
(2,742,550.30 ¥)
13,923.67 €
(2,267,000.00 ¥)
     -17.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.03 €
(13,844.76 ¥)
48.30 €
(7,864.11 ¥)
     -43.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.02 €
(5,702.11 ¥)
33.77 €
(5,498.33 ¥)
     -3.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.10 €
(13,855.67 ¥)
58.34 €
(9,499.13 ¥)
     -31.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.67 €
(18,832.42 ¥)
74.46 €
(12,124.00 ¥)
     -35.6 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,393.87 €
(226,944.02 ¥)
883.37 €
(143,827.59 ¥)
     -36.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,101.13 €
(179,282.26 ¥)
527.57 €
(85,896.55 ¥)
     -52.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,509.44 €
(408,578.49 ¥)
2,421.79 €
(394,307.69 ¥)
     -3.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,962.56 €
(319,537.45 ¥)
1,010.76 €
(164,567.52 ¥)
     -48.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,027.81 €
(167,343.47 ¥)
655.87 €
(106,786.62 ¥)
     -36.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 754.92 €
(122,912.79 ¥)
362.79 €
(59,068.42 ¥)
     -51.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,556.21 €
(579,008.27 ¥)
2,751.68 €
(448,018.14 ¥)
     -22.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.54 1.68      -52.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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