Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 13.21% higher than in Munich (without rent)
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 8.55% lower than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 35.51% lower than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 45.82% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 14.25% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 €
(1,671.76 ¥)
6.46 €
(800.00 ¥)
     -52.15 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(7,430.05 ¥)
40.38 €
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -32.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(990.67 ¥)
5.65 €
(700.00 ¥)
     -29.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.90 €
(482.95 ¥)
4.04 €
(500.00 ¥)
     +3.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(495.34 ¥)
4.85 €
(600.00 ¥)
     +21.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.15 €
(389.47 ¥)
3.19 €
(394.41 ¥)
     +1.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 €
(354.85 ¥)
1.13 €
(139.50 ¥)
     -60.69 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 €
(318.43 ¥)
0.84 €
(104.33 ¥)
     -67.24 %
Markets
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.70 €
(458.05 ¥)
6.08 €
(753.30 ¥)
     +64.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.69 €
(209.47 ¥)
1.53 €
(189.45 ¥)
     -9.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 €
(122.43 ¥)
1.99 €
(246.26 ¥)
     +101.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.48 €
(307.54 ¥)
2.01 €
(249.15 ¥)
     -18.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.95 €
(737.43 ¥)
5.84 €
(722.91 ¥)
     -1.97 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.23 €
(399.97 ¥)
3.42 €
(424.11 ¥)
     +6.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.34 €
(785.01 ¥)
9.56 €
(1,183.88 ¥)
     +50.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.12 €
(138.24 ¥)
2.89 €
(357.38 ¥)
     +158.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(93.80 ¥)
1.38 €
(170.60 ¥)
     +81.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 €
(125.38 ¥)
2.43 €
(300.51 ¥)
     +139.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.35 €
(166.75 ¥)
2.51 €
(311.11 ¥)
     +86.57 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.85 €
(105.07 ¥)
1.36 €
(167.83 ¥)
     +59.73 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(82.89 ¥)
1.21 €
(150.29 ¥)
     +81.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 €
(119.48 ¥)
1.60 €
(198.12 ¥)
     +65.81 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.58 €
(72.05 ¥)
1.00 €
(123.59 ¥)
     +71.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.25 €
(650.13 ¥)
11.31 €
(1,400.00 ¥)
     +115.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.96 €
(118.63 ¥)
2.59 €
(320.83 ¥)
     +170.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.44 €
(177.79 ¥)
3.51 €
(434.62 ¥)
     +144.45 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 €
(866.84 ¥)
4.20 €
(520.00 ¥)
     -40.01 %
Transportation
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.30 €
(408.65 ¥)
1.62 €
(200.00 ¥)
     -51.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.20 €
(6,835.64 ¥)
84.79 €
(10,500.00 ¥)
     +53.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 €
(458.19 ¥)
3.71 €
(460.00 ¥)
     +0.40 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(398.58 ¥)
5.72 €
(708.11 ¥)
     +77.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(3,715.02 ¥)
27.81 €
(3,444.12 ¥)
     -7.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.11 €
(632.83 ¥)
4.28 €
(529.46 ¥)
     -16.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(3,095,852.55 ¥)
20,430.56 €
(2,530,000.00 ¥)
     -18.28 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,613.08 €
(2,800,270.08 ¥)
17,415.18 €
(2,156,593.75 ¥)
     -22.99 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 262.24 €
(32,474.43 ¥)
180.20 €
(22,314.96 ¥)
     -31.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 €
(14.22 ¥)
0.30 €
(37.35 ¥)
     +162.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.94 €
(4,574.29 ¥)
36.80 €
(4,556.90 ¥)
     -0.38 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.04 €
(4,462.91 ¥)
77.85 €
(9,640.62 ¥)
     +116.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.69 €
(2,686.02 ¥)
26.72 €
(3,308.33 ¥)
     +23.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(1,486.01 ¥)
14.54 €
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +21.13 %
Childcare
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 678.12 €
(83,974.38 ¥)
642.24 €
(79,531.75 ¥)
     -5.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,649.46 €
(1,442,600.61 ¥)
16,097.97 €
(1,993,478.26 ¥)
     +38.19 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.54 €
(9,849.83 ¥)
55.14 €
(6,828.59 ¥)
     -30.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.48 €
(5,012.31 ¥)
35.91 €
(4,446.95 ¥)
     -11.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.72 €
(11,111.01 ¥)
66.40 €
(8,222.22 ¥)
     -26.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.68 €
(15,810.82 ¥)
103.54 €
(12,821.43 ¥)
     -18.91 %
Rent Per Month
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,278.92 €
(158,374.29 ¥)
1,035.44 €
(128,222.22 ¥)
     -19.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 923.75 €
(114,391.23 ¥)
610.37 €
(75,584.83 ¥)
     -33.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,274.51 €
(281,661.88 ¥)
2,707.70 €
(335,306.12 ¥)
     +19.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,721.74 €
(213,210.02 ¥)
1,315.44 €
(162,896.55 ¥)
     -23.60 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,026.39 €
(127,102.26 ¥)
923.32 €
(114,338.82 ¥)
     -10.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 738.26 €
(91,422.18 ¥)
573.08 €
(70,967.10 ¥)
     -22.37 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich[ Edit ] Tokyo[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,839.57 €
(351,636.15 ¥)
2,570.28 €
(318,288.46 ¥)
     -9.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.70 1.33      -21.59 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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