Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 1.22% lower than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 11.25% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Sydney are 38.66% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 35.53% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 12.70% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 23.13% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(11.96 A$)
1,504.61 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +50.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 ¥
(71.78 A$)
8,358.94 ¥
(100.00 A$)
     +39.32 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(8.37 A$)
1,003.07 ¥
(12.00 A$)
     +43.30 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(5.98 A$)
668.72 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +33.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(7.18 A$)
731.41 ¥
(8.75 A$)
     +21.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 407.45 ¥
(4.87 A$)
337.69 ¥
(4.04 A$)
     -17.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 150.58 ¥
(1.80 A$)
264.94 ¥
(3.17 A$)
     +75.95 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 109.70 ¥
(1.31 A$)
226.79 ¥
(2.71 A$)
     +106.75 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 784.29 ¥
(9.38 A$)
539.27 ¥
(6.45 A$)
     -31.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 217.63 ¥
(2.60 A$)
201.91 ¥
(2.42 A$)
     -7.23 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 231.18 ¥
(2.77 A$)
95.41 ¥
(1.14 A$)
     -58.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 260.56 ¥
(3.12 A$)
398.71 ¥
(4.77 A$)
     +53.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 775.00 ¥
(9.27 A$)
428.45 ¥
(5.13 A$)
     -44.72 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 443.28 ¥
(5.30 A$)
416.16 ¥
(4.98 A$)
     -6.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,095.07 ¥
(13.10 A$)
695.74 ¥
(8.32 A$)
     -36.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 394.39 ¥
(4.72 A$)
183.63 ¥
(2.20 A$)
     -53.44 %
Banana (1 lb) 168.17 ¥
(2.01 A$)
128.71 ¥
(1.54 A$)
     -23.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 277.39 ¥
(3.32 A$)
130.32 ¥
(1.56 A$)
     -53.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 302.67 ¥
(3.62 A$)
198.98 ¥
(2.38 A$)
     -34.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 174.50 ¥
(2.09 A$)
125.99 ¥
(1.51 A$)
     -27.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 155.29 ¥
(1.86 A$)
107.84 ¥
(1.29 A$)
     -30.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 206.76 ¥
(2.47 A$)
215.55 ¥
(2.58 A$)
     +4.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.81 ¥
(1.54 A$)
163.39 ¥
(1.95 A$)
     +26.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,400.00 ¥
(16.75 A$)
1,253.84 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     -10.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 341.54 ¥
(4.09 A$)
412.58 ¥
(4.94 A$)
     +20.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 407.50 ¥
(4.88 A$)
476.93 ¥
(5.71 A$)
     +17.04 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 520.00 ¥
(6.22 A$)
2,925.63 ¥
(35.00 A$)
     +462.62 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(2.51 A$)
334.36 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +59.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,500.00 ¥
(125.61 A$)
18,171.62 ¥
(217.39 A$)
     +73.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 455.00 ¥
(5.44 A$)
376.15 ¥
(4.50 A$)
     -17.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(8.09 A$)
336.31 ¥
(4.02 A$)
     -50.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,194.12 ¥
(38.21 A$)
4,737.85 ¥
(56.68 A$)
     +48.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 531.11 ¥
(6.35 A$)
434.22 ¥
(5.19 A$)
     -18.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(29,908.08 A$)
2,507,683.38 ¥
(30,000.00 A$)
     +0.31 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,150,454.55 ¥
(25,726.39 A$)
2,271,620.82 ¥
(27,175.93 A$)
     +5.63 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 23,576.12 ¥
(282.05 A$)
15,379.55 ¥
(183.99 A$)
     -34.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.75 ¥
(0.34 A$)
64.82 ¥
(0.78 A$)
     +125.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,577.27 ¥
(54.76 A$)
5,932.61 ¥
(70.97 A$)
     +29.61 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 10,027.78 ¥
(119.96 A$)
6,372.96 ¥
(76.24 A$)
     -36.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,355.56 ¥
(40.14 A$)
2,112.80 ¥
(25.28 A$)
     -37.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.53 A$)
1,671.79 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     -7.12 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 102,479.17 ¥
(1,225.98 A$)
193,185.66 ¥
(2,311.12 A$)
     +88.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,111,904.76 ¥
(25,265.21 A$)
1,684,924.41 ¥
(20,157.14 A$)
     -20.22 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,871.59 ¥
(82.21 A$)
8,804.32 ¥
(105.33 A$)
     +28.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,495.45 ¥
(53.78 A$)
5,617.21 ¥
(67.20 A$)
     +24.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,493.10 ¥
(101.60 A$)
11,972.96 ¥
(143.24 A$)
     +40.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,800.00 ¥
(153.13 A$)
12,490.19 ¥
(149.42 A$)
     -2.42 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 152,724.40 ¥
(1,827.08 A$)
221,280.55 ¥
(2,647.23 A$)
     +44.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 78,686.25 ¥
(941.34 A$)
159,243.47 ¥
(1,905.07 A$)
     +102.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 337,731.89 ¥
(4,040.37 A$)
409,112.69 ¥
(4,894.31 A$)
     +21.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 174,250.00 ¥
(2,084.59 A$)
250,503.16 ¥
(2,996.83 A$)
     +43.76 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 121,325.55 ¥
(1,451.45 A$)
111,980.82 ¥
(1,339.65 A$)
     -7.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71,598.05 ¥
(856.54 A$)
68,911.69 ¥
(824.41 A$)
     -3.75 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 367,660.39 ¥
(4,398.41 A$)
503,627.46 ¥
(6,025.01 A$)
     +36.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.22 2.96      +141.61 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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