Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 6.91% higher than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 0.64% lower than in Munich
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 14.69% lower than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 35.81% lower than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 35.89% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 12.16% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 €
(1,737.22 ¥)
6.99 €
(900.00 ¥)
     -48.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(7,720.96 ¥)
38.86 €
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -35.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(1,029.46 ¥)
5.44 €
(700.00 ¥)
     -32.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(514.73 ¥)
3.89 €
(500.00 ¥)
     -2.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(514.73 ¥)
4.66 €
(600.00 ¥)
     +16.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.13 €
(402.52 ¥)
3.03 €
(390.28 ¥)
     -3.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 €
(365.97 ¥)
1.17 €
(150.86 ¥)
     -58.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 €
(330.12 ¥)
0.85 €
(109.24 ¥)
     -66.91 %
Markets
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 €
(483.51 ¥)
5.91 €
(760.98 ¥)
     +57.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.63 €
(210.29 ¥)
1.57 €
(201.74 ¥)
     -4.07 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 €
(115.40 ¥)
1.79 €
(230.97 ¥)
     +100.15 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.61 €
(335.87 ¥)
1.93 €
(248.81 ¥)
     -25.92 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.51 €
(837.13 ¥)
5.60 €
(720.71 ¥)
     -13.91 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.33 €
(428.30 ¥)
3.25 €
(417.92 ¥)
     -2.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.68 €
(859.83 ¥)
8.99 €
(1,156.93 ¥)
     +34.55 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 €
(152.91 ¥)
2.99 €
(384.84 ¥)
     +151.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 €
(101.24 ¥)
1.34 €
(172.49 ¥)
     +70.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.00 €
(128.11 ¥)
2.10 €
(270.27 ¥)
     +110.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.39 €
(178.26 ¥)
2.42 €
(310.94 ¥)
     +74.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.84 €
(108.30 ¥)
1.42 €
(182.77 ¥)
     +68.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 €
(83.13 ¥)
1.27 €
(163.58 ¥)
     +96.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 €
(124.74 ¥)
1.53 €
(197.40 ¥)
     +58.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.56 €
(71.74 ¥)
0.98 €
(125.61 ¥)
     +75.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(772.10 ¥)
11.27 €
(1,450.00 ¥)
     +87.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.95 €
(122.42 ¥)
2.61 €
(336.27 ¥)
     +174.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 €
(182.21 ¥)
2.91 €
(375.00 ¥)
     +105.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 €
(900.78 ¥)
4.04 €
(520.00 ¥)
     -42.27 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.30 €
(424.65 ¥)
1.63 €
(210.00 ¥)
     -50.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 56.00 €
(7,206.23 ¥)
79.65 €
(10,250.00 ¥)
     +42.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 €
(476.13 ¥)
3.61 €
(465.00 ¥)
     -2.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(414.19 ¥)
5.19 €
(667.88 ¥)
     +61.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(3,860.48 ¥)
27.20 €
(3,500.00 ¥)
     -9.34 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.92 €
(633.07 ¥)
4.09 €
(525.74 ¥)
     -16.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,500.00 €
(3,024,042.04 ¥)
19,695.74 €
(2,534,500.00 ¥)
     -16.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,375.38 €
(2,879,323.56 ¥)
16,581.10 €
(2,133,700.00 ¥)
     -25.90 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 262.39 €
(33,764.94 ¥)
172.55 €
(22,204.46 ¥)
     -34.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 €
(14.16 ¥)
0.24 €
(30.38 ¥)
     +114.66 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.06 €
(4,640.35 ¥)
35.46 €
(4,563.46 ¥)
     -1.66 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.27 €
(5,311.08 ¥)
74.47 €
(9,583.33 ¥)
     +80.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.34 €
(2,875.04 ¥)
24.51 €
(3,154.55 ¥)
     +9.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(1,544.19 ¥)
13.99 €
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +16.57 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 667.42 €
(85,885.76 ¥)
625.84 €
(80,535.09 ¥)
     -6.23 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,120.25 €
(1,559,665.77 ¥)
15,418.48 €
(1,984,090.91 ¥)
     +27.21 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.19 €
(10,834.25 ¥)
52.77 €
(6,790.35 ¥)
     -37.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.18 €
(5,299.34 ¥)
34.36 €
(4,421.19 ¥)
     -16.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.83 €
(11,946.04 ¥)
63.46 €
(8,166.67 ¥)
     -31.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.14 €
(16,231.76 ¥)
98.03 €
(12,615.38 ¥)
     -22.28 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,293.75 €
(166,483.17 ¥)
1,009.17 €
(129,862.07 ¥)
     -22.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 942.73 €
(121,312.88 ¥)
596.86 €
(76,806.15 ¥)
     -36.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,280.22 €
(293,425.02 ¥)
2,443.45 €
(314,429.62 ¥)
     +7.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,723.81 €
(221,824.36 ¥)
1,274.19 €
(163,966.67 ¥)
     -26.08 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,091.12 €
(140,408.34 ¥)
907.65 €
(116,798.72 ¥)
     -16.81 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 783.95 €
(100,881.04 ¥)
559.33 €
(71,976.46 ¥)
     -28.65 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Tokyo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,031.44 €
(390,093.74 ¥)
2,645.63 €
(340,446.25 ¥)
     -12.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.58 1.34      -15.01 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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