Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 52.6% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 81.0% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 144.9% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 176.7% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 26.4% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 25.6% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(6.47 $)
3,864.09 ¥
(25.00 $)
     +286.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,000.00 ¥
(45.29 $)
18,547.62 ¥
(120.00 $)
     +165.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 ¥
(5.18 $)
1,854.76 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +131.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(3.23 $)
1,236.51 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +147.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 800.00 ¥
(5.18 $)
1,545.63 ¥
(10.00 $)
     +93.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 496.52 ¥
(3.21 $)
826.91 ¥
(5.35 $)
     +66.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 173.06 ¥
(1.12 $)
424.99 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +145.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 115.78 ¥
(0.75 $)
319.82 ¥
(2.07 $)
     +176.2 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 895.04 ¥
(5.79 $)
736.38 ¥
(4.76 $)
     -17.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 244.11 ¥
(1.58 $)
741.14 ¥
(4.80 $)
     +203.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 225.68 ¥
(1.46 $)
411.58 ¥
(2.66 $)
     +82.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 332.08 ¥
(2.15 $)
836.19 ¥
(5.41 $)
     +151.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,125.56 ¥
(7.28 $)
961.90 ¥
(6.22 $)
     -14.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 502.53 ¥
(3.25 $)
1,120.02 ¥
(7.25 $)
     +122.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,435.91 ¥
(9.29 $)
1,254.90 ¥
(8.12 $)
     -12.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 377.64 ¥
(2.44 $)
379.70 ¥
(2.46 $)
     +0.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 177.30 ¥
(1.15 $)
147.52 ¥
(0.95 $)
     -16.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 391.41 ¥
(2.53 $)
231.09 ¥
(1.50 $)
     -41.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 339.82 ¥
(2.20 $)
343.97 ¥
(2.23 $)
     +1.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 197.12 ¥
(1.28 $)
222.04 ¥
(1.44 $)
     +12.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 192.17 ¥
(1.24 $)
163.31 ¥
(1.06 $)
     -15.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.29 ¥
(1.37 $)
317.74 ¥
(2.06 $)
     +49.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 134.79 ¥
(0.87 $)
342.82 ¥
(2.22 $)
     +154.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,100.00 ¥
(7.12 $)
2,318.45 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +110.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 327.48 ¥
(2.12 $)
334.91 ¥
(2.17 $)
     +2.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 458.46 ¥
(2.97 $)
602.15 ¥
(3.90 $)
     +31.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 ¥
(3.88 $)
1,854.76 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +209.1 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.29 $)
270.49 ¥
(1.75 $)
     +35.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7,800.00 ¥
(50.46 $)
12,902.69 ¥
(83.48 $)
     +65.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ¥
(3.23 $)
479.15 ¥
(3.10 $)
     -4.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 ¥
(4.16 $)
417.32 ¥
(2.70 $)
     -35.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,789.47 ¥
(24.52 $)
4,511.71 ¥
(29.19 $)
     +19.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 657.88 ¥
(4.26 $)
824.49 ¥
(5.33 $)
     +25.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,342,000.00 ¥
(21,622.18 $)
4,714,109.47 ¥
(30,499.50 $)
     +41.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,355,189.47 ¥
(15,237.68 $)
4,185,319.57 ¥
(27,078.32 $)
     +77.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 27,217.07 ¥
(176.09 $)
30,150.97 ¥
(195.07 $)
     +10.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,860.62 ¥
(24.98 $)
11,132.73 ¥
(72.03 $)
     +188.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,879.97 ¥
(31.57 $)
11,288.80 ¥
(73.04 $)
     +131.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,278.82 ¥
(60.03 $)
10,046.49 ¥
(65.00 $)
     +8.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,828.65 ¥
(18.30 $)
2,202.53 ¥
(14.25 $)
     -22.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,850.00 ¥
(11.97 $)
2,627.58 ¥
(17.00 $)
     +42.0 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 75,650.00 ¥
(489.44 $)
301,398.83 ¥
(1,950.00 $)
     +298.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,215,312.50 ¥
(14,332.70 $)
4,443,700.63 ¥
(28,750.00 $)
     +100.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,819.90 ¥
(50.59 $)
9,685.66 ¥
(62.66 $)
     +23.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,354.76 ¥
(34.64 $)
6,543.09 ¥
(42.33 $)
     +22.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,105.42 ¥
(58.91 $)
16,497.97 ¥
(106.74 $)
     +81.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,975.45 ¥
(77.48 $)
22,527.55 ¥
(145.75 $)
     +88.1 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 150,761.17 ¥
(975.40 $)
384,779.57 ¥
(2,489.46 $)
     +155.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 86,431.53 ¥
(559.20 $)
322,215.04 ¥
(2,084.68 $)
     +272.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 411,811.19 ¥
(2,664.35 $)
723,078.97 ¥
(4,678.20 $)
     +75.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 172,790.19 ¥
(1,117.92 $)
581,577.37 ¥
(3,762.71 $)
     +236.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 114,941.35 ¥
(743.65 $)
110,300.44 ¥
(713.63 $)
     -4.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61,693.47 ¥
(399.15 $)
100,534.77 ¥
(650.44 $)
     +63.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 433,965.37 ¥
(2,807.68 $)
986,394.66 ¥
(6,381.81 $)
     +127.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.67 6.71      +302.7 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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