Cost of Living Comparison Between Sapporo and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 5.18% higher than in Sapporo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 31.80% higher than in Sapporo
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 239.42% higher than in Sapporo
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 20.66% higher than in Sapporo
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 19.58% higher than in Sapporo
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 8.15% higher than in Sapporo
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Restaurants
Sapporo Edit Tokyo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,050.00 ¥ 1,000.00 ¥      -4.76 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥ 6,000.00 ¥      +50.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 640.00 ¥ 700.00 ¥      +9.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 375.00 ¥ 590.00 ¥      +57.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 ¥ 600.00 ¥      +100.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 450.00 ¥ 457.76 ¥      +1.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ¥ 160.42 ¥      +33.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 ¥ 112.29 ¥      +12.29 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 577.91 ¥ 718.38 ¥      +24.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 155.73 ¥ 202.12 ¥      +29.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 680.39 ¥ 211.69 ¥      -68.89 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 200.00 ¥ 258.98 ¥      +29.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 453.59 ¥ 927.03 ¥      +104.37 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 453.59 ¥ 494.98 ¥      +9.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,360.78 ¥ 1,431.73 ¥      +5.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 226.80 ¥ 441.32 ¥      +94.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 154.22 ¥ 188.71 ¥      +22.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥ 362.60 ¥      +33.23 %
Tomato (1 lb) 204.12 ¥ 322.30 ¥      +57.90 %
Potato (1 lb) 226.80 ¥ 276.37 ¥      +21.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 204.12 ¥ 250.59 ¥      +22.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 200.00 ¥ 200.62 ¥      +0.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 156.33 ¥ 133.48 ¥      -14.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 ¥ 1,200.00 ¥      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 290.00 ¥ 288.74 ¥      -0.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥ 378.57 ¥      -24.29 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥ 600.00 ¥      +33.33 %
Transportation
Sapporo Edit Tokyo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 390.00 ¥ 200.00 ¥      -48.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20,000.00 ¥ 10,000.00 ¥      -50.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1,300.00 ¥ 470.00 ¥      -63.85 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 ¥ 675.92 ¥      +40.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥ 3,388.00 ¥      +12.93 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 635.95 ¥ 628.43 ¥      -1.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,600,000.00 ¥ 2,700,000.00 ¥      +68.75 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,466,600.00 ¥ 2,319,928.57 ¥      -5.95 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sapporo Edit Tokyo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33,466.67 ¥ 22,446.85 ¥      -32.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 70.00 ¥ 50.00 ¥      -28.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 7,500.00 ¥ 4,554.48 ¥      -39.27 %
Sports And Leisure
Sapporo Edit Tokyo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 6,266.67 ¥ 9,965.00 ¥      +59.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,800.00 ¥ 3,522.22 ¥      +25.79 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,300.00 ¥ 1,800.00 ¥      -21.74 %
Childcare
Sapporo Edit Tokyo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 39,800.00 ¥ 74,375.00 ¥      +86.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,480,000.00 ¥ 2,129,090.91 ¥      +43.86 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sapporo Edit Tokyo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,000.00 ¥ 5,909.47 ¥      -15.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,000.00 ¥ 5,099.33 ¥      -15.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,500.00 ¥ 8,477.27 ¥      -0.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,000.00 ¥ 13,862.50 ¥      +15.52 %
Rent Per Month
Sapporo Edit Tokyo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 45,000.00 ¥ 147,838.71 ¥      +228.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 30,000.00 ¥ 84,388.70 ¥      +181.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 85,000.00 ¥ 333,076.92 ¥      +291.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 60,000.00 ¥ 182,037.04 ¥      +203.40 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sapporo Edit Tokyo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 37,160.91 ¥ 116,396.29 ¥      +213.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 26,941.66 ¥ 66,792.07 ¥      +147.91 %
Salaries And Financing
Sapporo Edit Tokyo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 258,908.67 ¥ 369,059.69 ¥      +42.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.54 1.13      -26.87 %
Last update: June 2022September 2022
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