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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 16.02% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 60.05% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 174.22% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 88.13% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 17.51% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 6.45% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(8.87 $)
2,254.63 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +125.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(44.35 $)
9,018.53 ¥
(80.00 $)
     +80.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(6.03 $)
946.95 ¥
(8.40 $)
     +39.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 390.00 ¥
(3.46 $)
789.12 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +102.34 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 400.00 ¥
(3.55 $)
901.85 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +125.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 385.24 ¥
(3.42 $)
490.36 ¥
(4.35 $)
     +27.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 136.67 ¥
(1.21 $)
241.37 ¥
(2.14 $)
     +76.61 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 102.69 ¥
(0.91 $)
187.09 ¥
(1.66 $)
     +82.18 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 704.56 ¥
(6.25 $)
495.86 ¥
(4.40 $)
     -29.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 189.27 ¥
(1.68 $)
385.44 ¥
(3.42 $)
     +103.65 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 260.22 ¥
(2.31 $)
325.01 ¥
(2.88 $)
     +24.90 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 220.81 ¥
(1.96 $)
383.87 ¥
(3.41 $)
     +73.85 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 575.65 ¥
(5.11 $)
814.15 ¥
(7.22 $)
     +41.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 357.80 ¥
(3.17 $)
672.21 ¥
(5.96 $)
     +87.87 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,059.46 ¥
(9.40 $)
777.49 ¥
(6.90 $)
     -26.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 363.13 ¥
(3.22 $)
334.28 ¥
(2.97 $)
     -7.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 174.78 ¥
(1.55 $)
110.99 ¥
(0.98 $)
     -36.50 %
Oranges (1 lb) 286.11 ¥
(2.54 $)
281.66 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -1.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 334.15 ¥
(2.96 $)
315.36 ¥
(2.80 $)
     -5.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.54 ¥
(1.66 $)
182.51 ¥
(1.62 $)
     -2.68 %
Onion (1 lb) 155.55 ¥
(1.38 $)
161.77 ¥
(1.44 $)
     +4.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 209.87 ¥
(1.86 $)
258.82 ¥
(2.30 $)
     +23.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 125.45 ¥
(1.11 $)
281.69 ¥
(2.50 $)
     +124.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(13.31 $)
1,690.97 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +12.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 301.29 ¥
(2.67 $)
304.69 ¥
(2.70 $)
     +1.13 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 401.67 ¥
(3.56 $)
299.44 ¥
(2.66 $)
     -25.45 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(3.99 $)
1,578.24 ¥
(14.00 $)
     +250.72 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.77 $)
310.01 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +55.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(88.71 $)
13,640.53 ¥
(121.00 $)
     +36.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 475.00 ¥
(4.21 $)
281.83 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -40.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(5.85 $)
310.01 ¥
(2.75 $)
     -53.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,547.50 ¥
(31.47 $)
3,381.95 ¥
(30.00 $)
     -4.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 532.70 ¥
(4.73 $)
337.09 ¥
(2.99 $)
     -36.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,519,500.00 ¥
(22,349.54 $)
2,592,827.16 ¥
(23,000.00 $)
     +2.91 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,100,640.00 ¥
(18,633.99 $)
2,345,818.93 ¥
(20,808.88 $)
     +11.67 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 22,167.94 ¥
(196.64 $)
15,471.02 ¥
(137.24 $)
     -30.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 54.15 ¥
(0.48 $)
10.25 ¥
(0.09 $)
     -81.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,701.50 ¥
(41.71 $)
6,921.44 ¥
(61.40 $)
     +47.22 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,846.15 ¥
(87.34 $)
8,562.03 ¥
(75.95 $)
     -13.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,564.29 ¥
(22.75 $)
4,927.98 ¥
(43.71 $)
     +92.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(15.97 $)
1,803.71 ¥
(16.00 $)
     +0.21 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 45,205.88 ¥
(401.00 $)
253,311.70 ¥
(2,247.03 $)
     +460.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,202,500.00 ¥
(19,537.55 $)
3,576,097.37 ¥
(31,722.22 $)
     +62.37 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,533.33 ¥
(57.95 $)
5,843.77 ¥
(51.84 $)
     -10.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,346.00 ¥
(38.55 $)
4,632.96 ¥
(41.10 $)
     +6.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,991.67 ¥
(70.89 $)
9,507.00 ¥
(84.33 $)
     +18.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,636.36 ¥
(103.22 $)
13,991.98 ¥
(124.12 $)
     +20.24 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 116,043.48 ¥
(1,029.38 $)
358,013.14 ¥
(3,175.80 $)
     +208.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 73,682.93 ¥
(653.61 $)
221,066.72 ¥
(1,961.00 $)
     +200.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 272,368.42 ¥
(2,416.08 $)
713,432.05 ¥
(6,328.59 $)
     +161.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 146,838.71 ¥
(1,302.55 $)
377,304.37 ¥
(3,346.93 $)
     +156.95 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 104,515.05 ¥
(927.11 $)
141,496.01 ¥
(1,255.16 $)
     +35.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 51,801.61 ¥
(459.51 $)
65,444.64 ¥
(580.53 $)
     +26.34 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 327,493.50 ¥
(2,905.07 $)
490,336.25 ¥
(4,349.59 $)
     +49.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.25 4.13      +229.19 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:250561
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY