Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Okinawa 

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Consumer Prices in Okinawa are 4.69% lower than in Tokyo (without rent)
Rent Prices in Okinawa are 52.81% lower than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Okinawa are 6.56% lower than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Okinawa are 9.14% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Okinawa is 4.61% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥ 1,043.27 ¥      +30.41 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥ 3,129.80 ¥      -37.40 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥ 767.31 ¥      +9.62 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥ 521.63 ¥      +4.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥ 521.63 ¥      -13.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 394.41 ¥ 345.07 ¥      -12.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 139.50 ¥ 157.46 ¥      +12.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 104.33 ¥ 113.70 ¥      +8.98 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 753.30 ¥ 882.98 ¥      +17.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 189.45 ¥ 393.60 ¥      +107.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 246.26 ¥ 155.02 ¥      -37.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 249.15 ¥ 195.00 ¥      -21.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 722.91 ¥ 793.79 ¥      +9.80 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 424.11 ¥ 328.52 ¥      -22.54 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,183.88 ¥ 672.16 ¥      -43.22 %
Apples (1 lb) 357.38 ¥ 327.06 ¥      -8.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 170.60 ¥ 113.40 ¥      -33.53 %
Oranges (1 lb) 300.51 ¥ 350.00 ¥      +16.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 311.11 ¥ 300.00 ¥      -3.57 %
Potato (1 lb) 167.83 ¥ 200.00 ¥      +19.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 150.29 ¥ 200.00 ¥      +33.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 198.12 ¥ 100.00 ¥      -49.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 123.59 ¥ 94.00 ¥      -23.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,400.00 ¥ 1,500.00 ¥      +7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 320.83 ¥ 200.00 ¥      -37.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 434.62 ¥ 350.00 ¥      -19.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 520.00 ¥ 450.00 ¥      -13.46 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥ 240.00 ¥      +20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,500.00 ¥ 9,000.00 ¥      -14.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 460.00 ¥ 550.00 ¥      +19.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 708.11 ¥ 386.24 ¥      -45.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,444.12 ¥ 3,000.00 ¥      -12.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 529.46 ¥ 523.65 ¥      -1.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,530,000.00 ¥ 1,600,000.00 ¥      -36.76 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,156,593.75 ¥ 2,300,000.00 ¥      +6.65 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 22,314.96 ¥ 30,134.97 ¥      +35.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 37.35 ¥ 70.00 ¥      +87.40 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,556.90 ¥ 7,158.17 ¥      +57.08 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,640.62 ¥ 11,000.00 ¥      +14.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,308.33 ¥ 500.00 ¥      -84.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥ 1,500.00 ¥      -16.67 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 79,531.75 ¥ 44,750.00 ¥      -43.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,993,478.26 ¥ 756,666.67 ¥      -62.04 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,828.65 ¥ 6,000.00 ¥      -12.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,447.01 ¥ 6,000.00 ¥      +34.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,222.22 ¥ 8,666.67 ¥      +5.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,821.43 ¥ 13,000.00 ¥      +1.39 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 128,222.22 ¥ 58,400.00 ¥      -54.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 75,584.83 ¥ 41,400.00 ¥      -45.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 335,408.70 ¥ 160,250.00 ¥      -52.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 162,896.55 ¥ 71,250.00 ¥      -56.26 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 114,344.81 ¥ 65,031.59 ¥      -43.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70,969.08 ¥ 27,870.68 ¥      -60.73 %
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 318,288.46 ¥ 268,556.29 ¥      -15.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.33 1.98      +48.28 %
Last update: November 2020May 2020
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