Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Okinawa 

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Consumer Prices in Okinawa are 3.51% lower than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Okinawa are 20.65% lower than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Okinawa are 58.30% lower than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Okinawa are 2.99% lower than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Okinawa are 4.47% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Okinawa is 8.91% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥ 1,000.00 ¥      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 ¥ 5,254.87 ¥      -12.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥ 700.00 ¥      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥ 500.00 ¥      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥ 503.78 ¥      -16.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 407.50 ¥ 473.60 ¥      +16.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 149.13 ¥ 181.35 ¥      +21.60 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 109.70 ¥ 156.53 ¥      +42.69 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 784.29 ¥ 898.09 ¥      +14.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 217.63 ¥ 454.08 ¥      +108.65 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 231.18 ¥ 170.85 ¥      -26.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 260.56 ¥ 241.50 ¥      -7.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 775.00 ¥ 793.79 ¥      +2.42 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 443.28 ¥ 441.92 ¥      -0.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,095.07 ¥ 871.46 ¥      -20.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 394.39 ¥ 316.32 ¥      -19.80 %
Banana (1 lb) 168.17 ¥ 192.78 ¥      +14.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 277.39 ¥ 322.42 ¥      +16.23 %
Tomato (1 lb) 302.67 ¥ 206.70 ¥      -31.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 174.50 ¥ 179.38 ¥      +2.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 155.29 ¥ 156.70 ¥      +0.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 202.65 ¥ 115.00 ¥      -43.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.81 ¥ 99.33 ¥      -22.88 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,400.00 ¥ 1,650.00 ¥      +17.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 341.54 ¥ 244.50 ¥      -28.41 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 407.50 ¥ 360.00 ¥      -11.66 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 520.00 ¥ 450.00 ¥      -13.46 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥ 240.00 ¥      +14.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,500.00 ¥ 9,000.00 ¥      -14.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 455.00 ¥ 550.00 ¥      +20.88 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥ 410.38 ¥      -39.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,388.24 ¥ 3,000.00 ¥      -11.46 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 531.11 ¥ 526.80 ¥      -0.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥ 1,600,000.00 ¥      -36.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,150,454.55 ¥ 2,300,000.00 ¥      +6.95 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 23,579.45 ¥ 24,827.27 ¥      +5.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.75 ¥ 70.00 ¥      +143.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,577.27 ¥ 6,683.90 ¥      +46.02 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 10,027.78 ¥ 10,666.67 ¥      +6.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,355.56 ¥ 500.00 ¥      -85.10 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥ 1,350.00 ¥      -25.00 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 102,479.17 ¥ 44,750.00 ¥      -56.33 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,111,904.76 ¥ 756,666.67 ¥      -64.17 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,872.39 ¥ 5,500.00 ¥      -19.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,300.00 ¥ 6,500.00 ¥      +51.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,493.10 ¥ 8,375.00 ¥      -1.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,800.00 ¥ 13,000.00 ¥      +1.56 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 152,724.40 ¥ 62,500.00 ¥      -59.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 78,686.25 ¥ 45,519.50 ¥      -42.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 337,840.70 ¥ 130,750.00 ¥      -61.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 174,250.00 ¥ 71,250.00 ¥      -59.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 121,380.58 ¥ 65,031.59 ¥      -46.42 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71,617.06 ¥ 27,870.68 ¥      -61.08 %
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 367,660.39 ¥ 265,750.00 ¥      -27.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.22 1.98      +61.29 %
Last update: June 2021May 2021
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