Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Auckland 

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Consumer Prices in Auckland are 24.3% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Auckland are 26.2% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Auckland are 30.4% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 80.4% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Auckland are 9.4% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Auckland is 4.6% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(10.98 NZ$)
2,322.83 ¥
(25.50 NZ$)
     +132.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,125.00 ¥
(78.22 NZ$)
11,841.87 ¥
(130.00 NZ$)
     +66.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 ¥
(8.78 NZ$)
1,457.46 ¥
(16.00 NZ$)
     +82.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(5.49 NZ$)
1,093.10 ¥
(12.00 NZ$)
     +118.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 800.00 ¥
(8.78 NZ$)
1,093.10 ¥
(12.00 NZ$)
     +36.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 490.10 ¥
(5.38 NZ$)
525.53 ¥
(5.77 NZ$)
     +7.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 174.83 ¥
(1.92 NZ$)
404.05 ¥
(4.44 NZ$)
     +131.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 115.94 ¥
(1.27 NZ$)
344.27 ¥
(3.78 NZ$)
     +196.9 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 895.36 ¥
(9.83 NZ$)
1,115.27 ¥
(12.24 NZ$)
     +24.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 244.11 ¥
(2.68 NZ$)
304.34 ¥
(3.34 NZ$)
     +24.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 225.68 ¥
(2.48 NZ$)
148.13 ¥
(1.63 NZ$)
     -34.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 332.08 ¥
(3.65 NZ$)
1,059.79 ¥
(11.63 NZ$)
     +219.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,125.56 ¥
(12.36 NZ$)
629.09 ¥
(6.91 NZ$)
     -44.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 502.53 ¥
(5.52 NZ$)
709.31 ¥
(7.79 NZ$)
     +41.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,435.91 ¥
(15.76 NZ$)
885.69 ¥
(9.72 NZ$)
     -38.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 377.64 ¥
(4.15 NZ$)
204.29 ¥
(2.24 NZ$)
     -45.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 177.30 ¥
(1.95 NZ$)
154.95 ¥
(1.70 NZ$)
     -12.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 391.41 ¥
(4.30 NZ$)
215.62 ¥
(2.37 NZ$)
     -44.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 339.82 ¥
(3.73 NZ$)
410.81 ¥
(4.51 NZ$)
     +20.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 197.12 ¥
(2.16 NZ$)
175.40 ¥
(1.93 NZ$)
     -11.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 192.17 ¥
(2.11 NZ$)
145.26 ¥
(1.59 NZ$)
     -24.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.29 ¥
(2.33 NZ$)
385.99 ¥
(4.24 NZ$)
     +81.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 134.79 ¥
(1.48 NZ$)
177.81 ¥
(1.95 NZ$)
     +31.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,100.00 ¥
(12.08 NZ$)
1,639.64 ¥
(18.00 NZ$)
     +49.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 327.48 ¥
(3.60 NZ$)
577.86 ¥
(6.34 NZ$)
     +76.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 458.46 ¥
(5.03 NZ$)
648.50 ¥
(7.12 NZ$)
     +41.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 ¥
(6.59 NZ$)
3,643.65 ¥
(40.00 NZ$)
     +507.3 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.20 NZ$)
382.58 ¥
(4.20 NZ$)
     +91.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7,800.00 ¥
(85.63 NZ$)
19,584.62 ¥
(215.00 NZ$)
     +151.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ¥
(5.49 NZ$)
364.37 ¥
(4.00 NZ$)
     -27.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 ¥
(7.07 NZ$)
586.39 ¥
(6.44 NZ$)
     -8.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,789.47 ¥
(41.60 NZ$)
5,465.48 ¥
(60.00 NZ$)
     +44.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 657.88 ¥
(7.22 NZ$)
1,009.61 ¥
(11.08 NZ$)
     +53.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,342,000.00 ¥
(36,688.48 NZ$)
4,462,561.35 ¥
(48,990.00 NZ$)
     +33.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,355,189.47 ¥
(25,855.27 NZ$)
3,269,372.87 ¥
(35,891.18 NZ$)
     +38.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 27,217.07 ¥
(298.79 NZ$)
23,305.79 ¥
(255.85 NZ$)
     -14.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,860.62 ¥
(42.38 NZ$)
5,596.75 ¥
(61.44 NZ$)
     +45.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,879.97 ¥
(53.57 NZ$)
7,805.22 ¥
(85.69 NZ$)
     +59.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,278.82 ¥
(101.86 NZ$)
5,811.85 ¥
(63.80 NZ$)
     -37.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,828.65 ¥
(31.05 NZ$)
2,689.36 ¥
(29.52 NZ$)
     -4.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,850.00 ¥
(20.31 NZ$)
2,095.10 ¥
(23.00 NZ$)
     +13.2 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 75,650.00 ¥
(830.49 NZ$)
127,174.34 ¥
(1,396.12 NZ$)
     +68.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,215,312.50 ¥
(24,319.70 NZ$)
2,006,740.69 ¥
(22,030.00 NZ$)
     -9.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,819.90 ¥
(85.85 NZ$)
12,248.27 ¥
(134.46 NZ$)
     +56.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,354.76 ¥
(58.78 NZ$)
7,553.29 ¥
(82.92 NZ$)
     +41.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,105.42 ¥
(99.96 NZ$)
15,960.77 ¥
(175.22 NZ$)
     +75.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,975.45 ¥
(131.47 NZ$)
20,040.08 ¥
(220.00 NZ$)
     +67.3 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 150,737.44 ¥
(1,654.80 NZ$)
201,850.34 ¥
(2,215.91 NZ$)
     +33.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 86,416.60 ¥
(948.68 NZ$)
190,761.97 ¥
(2,094.18 NZ$)
     +120.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 418,342.34 ¥
(4,592.56 NZ$)
383,141.77 ¥
(4,206.13 NZ$)
     -8.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 172,729.22 ¥
(1,896.22 NZ$)
304,410.81 ¥
(3,341.82 NZ$)
     +76.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 114,941.35 ¥
(1,261.83 NZ$)
131,157.24 ¥
(1,439.84 NZ$)
     +14.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61,693.47 ¥
(677.27 NZ$)
119,667.19 ¥
(1,313.71 NZ$)
     +94.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit Auckland Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 433,607.95 ¥
(4,760.15 NZ$)
522,233.92 ¥
(5,733.08 NZ$)
     +20.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.67 6.92      +315.6 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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