Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 16.97% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 50.35% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 125.21% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 95.12% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 10.73% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 27.42% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(9.15 $)
2,186.62 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +118.66 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(45.73 $)
10,933.09 ¥
(100.00 $)
     +118.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(6.40 $)
983.98 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +40.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(4.57 $)
787.18 ¥
(7.20 $)
     +57.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(5.49 $)
983.98 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +64.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 397.09 ¥
(3.63 $)
545.23 ¥
(4.99 $)
     +37.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 149.30 ¥
(1.37 $)
234.45 ¥
(2.14 $)
     +57.03 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 111.53 ¥
(1.02 $)
190.39 ¥
(1.74 $)
     +70.70 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 794.81 ¥
(7.27 $)
493.42 ¥
(4.51 $)
     -37.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 199.82 ¥
(1.83 $)
399.28 ¥
(3.65 $)
     +99.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 229.16 ¥
(2.10 $)
271.40 ¥
(2.48 $)
     +18.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 259.55 ¥
(2.37 $)
350.95 ¥
(3.21 $)
     +35.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 811.93 ¥
(7.43 $)
682.82 ¥
(6.25 $)
     -15.90 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 443.28 ¥
(4.05 $)
656.88 ¥
(6.01 $)
     +48.18 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,130.96 ¥
(10.34 $)
855.48 ¥
(7.82 $)
     -24.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 386.01 ¥
(3.53 $)
300.78 ¥
(2.75 $)
     -22.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 169.25 ¥
(1.55 $)
140.96 ¥
(1.29 $)
     -16.72 %
Oranges (1 lb) 266.92 ¥
(2.44 $)
292.37 ¥
(2.67 $)
     +9.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 304.56 ¥
(2.79 $)
306.19 ¥
(2.80 $)
     +0.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 163.83 ¥
(1.50 $)
208.73 ¥
(1.91 $)
     +27.41 %
Onion (1 lb) 157.96 ¥
(1.44 $)
205.10 ¥
(1.88 $)
     +29.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 204.15 ¥
(1.87 $)
256.48 ¥
(2.35 $)
     +25.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.04 ¥
(1.17 $)
235.63 ¥
(2.16 $)
     +84.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(13.72 $)
1,639.96 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +9.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 342.51 ¥
(3.13 $)
333.46 ¥
(3.05 $)
     -2.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 398.18 ¥
(3.64 $)
332.62 ¥
(3.04 $)
     -16.46 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 520.00 ¥
(4.76 $)
1,639.96 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +215.38 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(1.92 $)
300.66 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +43.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,250.00 ¥
(93.75 $)
13,939.69 ¥
(127.50 $)
     +36.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 460.00 ¥
(4.21 $)
415.46 ¥
(3.80 $)
     -9.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(6.18 $)
327.99 ¥
(3.00 $)
     -51.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,500.00 ¥
(32.01 $)
3,553.25 ¥
(32.50 $)
     +1.52 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 528.68 ¥
(4.84 $)
291.20 ¥
(2.66 $)
     -44.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(22,866.36 $)
2,514,610.70 ¥
(23,000.00 $)
     +0.58 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,151,550.00 ¥
(19,679.25 $)
2,333,598.97 ¥
(21,344.37 $)
     +8.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 22,805.01 ¥
(208.59 $)
17,060.20 ¥
(156.04 $)
     -25.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 29.31 ¥
(0.27 $)
12.03 ¥
(0.11 $)
     -58.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,551.67 ¥
(41.63 $)
7,258.79 ¥
(66.39 $)
     +59.48 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,900.00 ¥
(90.55 $)
11,783.44 ¥
(107.78 $)
     +19.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,911.11 ¥
(26.63 $)
3,616.33 ¥
(33.08 $)
     +24.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(16.46 $)
1,749.29 ¥
(16.00 $)
     -2.82 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 87,203.70 ¥
(797.61 $)
279,007.49 ¥
(2,551.95 $)
     +219.95 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,084,090.91 ¥
(19,062.23 $)
4,037,954.57 ¥
(36,933.33 $)
     +93.75 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,953.04 ¥
(63.60 $)
6,884.44 ¥
(62.97 $)
     -0.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,266.67 ¥
(39.03 $)
4,874.57 ¥
(44.59 $)
     +14.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,483.33 ¥
(77.59 $)
9,859.61 ¥
(90.18 $)
     +16.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 13,250.00 ¥
(121.19 $)
14,447.84 ¥
(132.15 $)
     +9.04 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 135,487.18 ¥
(1,239.24 $)
335,678.01 ¥
(3,070.29 $)
     +147.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 76,832.00 ¥
(702.75 $)
221,162.94 ¥
(2,022.88 $)
     +187.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 333,503.12 ¥
(3,050.40 $)
683,118.21 ¥
(6,248.17 $)
     +104.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 172,300.00 ¥
(1,575.95 $)
373,610.08 ¥
(3,417.24 $)
     +116.84 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 119,756.30 ¥
(1,095.36 $)
154,019.67 ¥
(1,408.75 $)
     +28.61 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70,110.04 ¥
(641.26 $)
80,626.91 ¥
(737.46 $)
     +15.00 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 350,985.15 ¥
(3,210.30 $)
672,414.70 ¥
(6,150.27 $)
     +91.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.24 3.63      +193.52 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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