Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 2.24% higher than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 6.05% lower than in Munich
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 21.25% lower than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 36.99% lower than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 32.00% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 9.81% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(2,147.01 ¥)
6.99 €
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -53.42 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(8,588.05 ¥)
41.92 €
(6,000.00 ¥)
     -30.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(1,288.21 ¥)
4.89 €
(700.00 ¥)
     -45.66 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(572.54 ¥)
4.12 €
(590.00 ¥)
     +3.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(572.54 ¥)
4.89 €
(700.00 ¥)
     +22.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.28 €
(469.33 ¥)
3.30 €
(473.01 ¥)
     +0.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.15 €
(450.43 ¥)
1.11 €
(159.22 ¥)
     -64.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 €
(395.41 ¥)
0.77 €
(110.34 ¥)
     -72.09 %
Markets
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 €
(579.40 ¥)
4.94 €
(707.38 ¥)
     +22.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 €
(223.82 ¥)
1.42 €
(203.13 ¥)
     -9.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.05 €
(149.65 ¥)
1.51 €
(216.84 ¥)
     +44.89 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.04 €
(435.34 ¥)
1.76 €
(252.19 ¥)
     -42.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.80 €
(830.08 ¥)
6.48 €
(927.03 ¥)
     +11.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.34 €
(621.09 ¥)
3.39 €
(485.34 ¥)
     -21.86 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.03 €
(1,148.83 ¥)
10.00 €
(1,431.73 ¥)
     +24.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.29 €
(185.23 ¥)
3.07 €
(439.73 ¥)
     +137.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 €
(113.53 ¥)
1.33 €
(190.12 ¥)
     +67.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.10 €
(156.91 ¥)
2.53 €
(362.60 ¥)
     +131.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.19 €
(170.68 ¥)
2.25 €
(322.30 ¥)
     +88.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 €
(131.47 ¥)
1.93 €
(276.37 ¥)
     +110.21 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 €
(72.30 ¥)
1.75 €
(250.59 ¥)
     +246.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 €
(205.96 ¥)
1.40 €
(200.62 ¥)
     -2.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.73 €
(103.90 ¥)
0.96 €
(137.14 ¥)
     +31.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(1,001.94 ¥)
8.38 €
(1,200.00 ¥)
     +19.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.97 €
(138.55 ¥)
2.01 €
(287.49 ¥)
     +107.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 €
(270.86 ¥)
2.71 €
(387.69 ¥)
     +43.13 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.35 €
(1,052.04 ¥)
4.05 €
(580.00 ¥)
     -44.87 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 €
(500.97 ¥)
1.40 €
(200.00 ¥)
     -60.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.05 €
(8,452.07 ¥)
69.86 €
(10,000.00 ¥)
     +18.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.60 €
(658.42 ¥)
3.32 €
(475.00 ¥)
     -27.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.35 €
(479.13 ¥)
4.72 €
(675.92 ¥)
     +41.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(4,294.02 ¥)
23.67 €
(3,388.24 ¥)
     -21.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.09 €
(1,158.12 ¥)
4.39 €
(628.68 ¥)
     -45.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(3,578,352.76 ¥)
18,863.43 €
(2,700,000.00 ¥)
     -24.55 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,609.29 €
(3,236,159.99 ¥)
16,208.08 €
(2,319,928.57 ¥)
     -28.31 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 277.31 €
(39,692.91 ¥)
164.10 €
(23,487.96 ¥)
     -40.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 €
(13.68 ¥)
0.35 €
(50.00 ¥)
     +265.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.72 €
(5,113.03 ¥)
31.66 €
(4,532.20 ¥)
     -11.36 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.42 €
(5,498.74 ¥)
68.70 €
(9,833.33 ¥)
     +78.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.30 €
(3,335.02 ¥)
24.86 €
(3,558.33 ¥)
     +6.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(1,717.61 ¥)
12.58 €
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +4.80 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 636.57 €
(91,115.09 ¥)
519.62 €
(74,375.00 ¥)
     -18.37 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,488.89 €
(2,216,988.33 ¥)
14,874.80 €
(2,129,090.91 ¥)
     -3.96 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 88.19 €
(12,622.78 ¥)
42.24 €
(6,045.88 ¥)
     -52.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.94 €
(5,000.66 ¥)
37.88 €
(5,422.31 ¥)
     +8.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.90 €
(13,440.91 ¥)
62.00 €
(8,875.00 ¥)
     -33.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 118.06 €
(16,898.68 ¥)
102.70 €
(14,700.00 ¥)
     -13.01 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,378.91 €
(197,368.44 ¥)
1,074.85 €
(153,847.19 ¥)
     -22.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,025.00 €
(146,712.46 ¥)
611.86 €
(87,577.97 ¥)
     -40.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,474.52 €
(354,187.52 ¥)
2,327.76 €
(333,181.82 ¥)
     -5.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,918.03 €
(274,535.56 ¥)
1,306.16 €
(186,956.52 ¥)
     -31.90 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,239.02 €
(177,346.19 ¥)
836.44 €
(119,722.79 ¥)
     -32.49 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 858.36 €
(122,860.92 ¥)
495.20 €
(70,880.67 ¥)
     -42.31 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,090.42 €
(442,343.93 ¥)
2,618.66 €
(374,819.79 ¥)
     -15.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.68 1.15      -31.82 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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