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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 7.21% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 14.13% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in London are 63.01% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in London are 68.81% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in London are 31.58% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in London is 4.32% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(6.00 £)
2,000.76 ¥
(15.00 £)
     +150.09 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(37.49 £)
8,003.02 ¥
(60.00 £)
     +60.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(5.25 £)
800.30 ¥
(6.00 £)
     +14.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(3.75 £)
666.92 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +33.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(4.50 £)
666.92 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +11.15 %
Cappuccino (regular) 396.59 ¥
(2.97 £)
395.42 ¥
(2.96 £)
     -0.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 149.20 ¥
(1.12 £)
197.38 ¥
(1.48 £)
     +32.29 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 106.52 ¥
(0.80 £)
156.22 ¥
(1.17 £)
     +46.65 %
Markets Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 719.79 ¥
(5.40 £)
493.29 ¥
(3.70 £)
     -31.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 183.13 ¥
(1.37 £)
136.59 ¥
(1.02 £)
     -25.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 299.77 ¥
(2.25 £)
84.83 ¥
(0.64 £)
     -71.70 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 243.74 ¥
(1.83 £)
281.35 ¥
(2.11 £)
     +15.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 547.80 ¥
(4.11 £)
430.75 ¥
(3.23 £)
     -21.37 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 369.06 ¥
(2.77 £)
370.73 ¥
(2.78 £)
     +0.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,024.52 ¥
(7.68 £)
518.57 ¥
(3.89 £)
     -49.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 346.54 ¥
(2.60 £)
115.52 ¥
(0.87 £)
     -66.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 152.36 ¥
(1.14 £)
68.52 ¥
(0.51 £)
     -55.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 262.71 ¥
(1.97 £)
120.31 ¥
(0.90 £)
     -54.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 259.76 ¥
(1.95 £)
149.66 ¥
(1.12 £)
     -42.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 179.69 ¥
(1.35 £)
74.73 ¥
(0.56 £)
     -58.41 %
Onion (1 lb) 164.69 ¥
(1.23 £)
72.54 ¥
(0.54 £)
     -55.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 186.15 ¥
(1.40 £)
97.75 ¥
(0.73 £)
     -47.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 134.21 ¥
(1.01 £)
113.53 ¥
(0.85 £)
     -15.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(9.00 £)
1,067.07 ¥
(8.00 £)
     -11.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 312.65 ¥
(2.34 £)
251.02 ¥
(1.88 £)
     -19.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 437.50 ¥
(3.28 £)
234.22 ¥
(1.76 £)
     -46.46 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 510.00 ¥
(3.82 £)
1,600.60 ¥
(12.00 £)
     +213.84 %
Transportation Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 199.50 ¥
(1.50 £)
373.47 ¥
(2.80 £)
     +87.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(74.97 £)
20,007.56 ¥
(150.00 £)
     +100.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 475.00 ¥
(3.56 £)
533.53 ¥
(4.00 £)
     +12.32 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 698.46 ¥
(5.24 £)
643.98 ¥
(4.83 £)
     -7.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,500.00 ¥
(26.24 £)
4,401.66 ¥
(33.00 £)
     +25.76 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 528.54 ¥
(3.96 £)
655.66 ¥
(4.92 £)
     +24.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,530,000.00 ¥
(18,967.83 £)
2,797,389.83 ¥
(20,972.50 £)
     +10.57 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,213,809.52 ¥
(16,597.30 £)
2,956,804.06 ¥
(22,167.66 £)
     +33.56 %
Utilities (Monthly) Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,659.96 ¥
(162.39 £)
23,117.68 ¥
(173.32 £)
     +6.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 46.36 ¥
(0.35 £)
14.12 ¥
(0.11 £)
     -69.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,763.75 ¥
(35.71 £)
4,217.02 ¥
(31.62 £)
     -11.48 %
Sports And Leisure Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,998.08 ¥
(74.96 £)
5,496.65 ¥
(41.21 £)
     -45.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,300.00 ¥
(24.74 £)
1,578.93 ¥
(11.84 £)
     -52.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(13.49 £)
1,733.99 ¥
(13.00 £)
     -3.67 %
Childcare Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 85,360.00 ¥
(639.96 £)
193,907.86 ¥
(1,453.76 £)
     +127.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,121,875.00 ¥
(15,908.05 £)
2,437,693.06 ¥
(18,275.79 £)
     +14.88 %
Clothing And Shoes Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,342.86 ¥
(55.05 £)
8,902.98 ¥
(66.75 £)
     +21.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,696.93 ¥
(35.21 £)
4,389.05 ¥
(32.91 £)
     -6.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,039.44 ¥
(67.77 £)
9,380.00 ¥
(70.32 £)
     +3.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,485.71 ¥
(108.60 £)
11,629.08 ¥
(87.19 £)
     -19.72 %
Rent Per Month Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 128,701.75 ¥
(964.90 £)
235,988.59 ¥
(1,769.25 £)
     +83.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 78,191.49 ¥
(586.21 £)
165,394.32 ¥
(1,239.99 £)
     +111.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 309,898.07 ¥
(2,323.36 £)
418,346.40 ¥
(3,136.41 £)
     +34.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 160,000.00 ¥
(1,199.55 £)
275,065.29 ¥
(2,062.21 £)
     +71.92 %
Buy Apartment Price Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 111,051.38 ¥
(832.57 £)
143,593.18 ¥
(1,076.54 £)
     +29.30 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 65,121.17 ¥
(488.22 £)
80,658.47 ¥
(604.71 £)
     +23.86 %
Salaries And Financing Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 319,171.43 ¥
(2,392.88 £)
348,546.66 ¥
(2,613.11 £)
     +9.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.43 3.35      +134.81 %
Last update: March 2020March 2020
Contributors:282696
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY