Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 16.67% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 47.13% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 111.10% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 82.61% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 10.99% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 19.65% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(9.05 $)
2,211.03 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +121.10 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 ¥
(54.27 $)
11,055.15 ¥
(100.00 $)
     +84.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(6.33 $)
994.96 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +42.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(4.52 $)
795.97 ¥
(7.20 $)
     +59.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(5.43 $)
994.96 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +65.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 410.22 ¥
(3.71 $)
532.34 ¥
(4.82 $)
     +29.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 149.28 ¥
(1.35 $)
236.76 ¥
(2.14 $)
     +58.59 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 109.35 ¥
(0.99 $)
200.67 ¥
(1.82 $)
     +83.52 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 788.80 ¥
(7.14 $)
500.46 ¥
(4.53 $)
     -36.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 218.32 ¥
(1.97 $)
394.70 ¥
(3.57 $)
     +80.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 222.96 ¥
(2.02 $)
269.27 ¥
(2.44 $)
     +20.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 259.05 ¥
(2.34 $)
349.50 ¥
(3.16 $)
     +34.92 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 775.00 ¥
(7.01 $)
660.05 ¥
(5.97 $)
     -14.83 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 444.95 ¥
(4.02 $)
655.39 ¥
(5.93 $)
     +47.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,095.07 ¥
(9.91 $)
867.05 ¥
(7.84 $)
     -20.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 394.39 ¥
(3.57 $)
291.23 ¥
(2.63 $)
     -26.16 %
Banana (1 lb) 167.53 ¥
(1.52 $)
143.63 ¥
(1.30 $)
     -14.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 277.39 ¥
(2.51 $)
298.91 ¥
(2.70 $)
     +7.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 302.67 ¥
(2.74 $)
318.34 ¥
(2.88 $)
     +5.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 174.50 ¥
(1.58 $)
216.39 ¥
(1.96 $)
     +24.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 155.29 ¥
(1.40 $)
211.24 ¥
(1.91 $)
     +36.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 199.57 ¥
(1.81 $)
267.27 ¥
(2.42 $)
     +33.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.32 ¥
(1.16 $)
240.57 ¥
(2.18 $)
     +87.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(13.57 $)
1,658.27 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +10.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 342.57 ¥
(3.10 $)
345.04 ¥
(3.12 $)
     +0.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 407.50 ¥
(3.69 $)
351.24 ¥
(3.18 $)
     -13.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 520.00 ¥
(4.70 $)
1,658.27 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +218.90 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(1.90 $)
304.02 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +44.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,750.00 ¥
(97.24 $)
14,371.69 ¥
(130.00 $)
     +33.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 450.00 ¥
(4.07 $)
420.10 ¥
(3.80 $)
     -6.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(6.11 $)
331.65 ¥
(3.00 $)
     -50.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,194.12 ¥
(28.89 $)
3,316.54 ¥
(30.00 $)
     +3.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 532.08 ¥
(4.81 $)
319.09 ¥
(2.89 $)
     -40.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(22,613.90 $)
2,542,683.93 ¥
(23,000.00 $)
     +1.71 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,165,500.00 ¥
(19,588.16 $)
2,361,835.44 ¥
(21,364.12 $)
     +9.07 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 23,902.99 ¥
(216.22 $)
17,027.85 ¥
(154.03 $)
     -28.76 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.75 ¥
(0.26 $)
11.19 ¥
(0.10 $)
     -61.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,517.74 ¥
(40.87 $)
7,372.37 ¥
(66.69 $)
     +63.19 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,838.71 ¥
(89.00 $)
12,381.77 ¥
(112.00 $)
     +25.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,337.50 ¥
(30.19 $)
4,268.99 ¥
(38.62 $)
     +27.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(16.28 $)
1,879.38 ¥
(17.00 $)
     +4.41 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 103,416.67 ¥
(935.46 $)
284,417.12 ¥
(2,572.71 $)
     +175.02 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,161,000.00 ¥
(19,547.46 $)
3,993,672.04 ¥
(36,125.00 $)
     +84.81 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,731.02 ¥
(60.89 $)
6,917.00 ¥
(62.57 $)
     +2.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,408.70 ¥
(39.88 $)
5,253.06 ¥
(47.52 $)
     +19.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,092.00 ¥
(73.20 $)
10,172.68 ¥
(92.02 $)
     +25.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,884.62 ¥
(116.55 $)
14,880.19 ¥
(134.60 $)
     +15.49 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 154,542.69 ¥
(1,397.93 $)
337,237.07 ¥
(3,050.50 $)
     +118.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 77,248.57 ¥
(698.76 $)
224,985.96 ¥
(2,035.12 $)
     +191.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 369,017.12 ¥
(3,337.97 $)
699,533.17 ¥
(6,327.67 $)
     +89.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 176,800.00 ¥
(1,599.26 $)
383,958.28 ¥
(3,473.12 $)
     +117.17 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 119,689.10 ¥
(1,082.65 $)
155,885.79 ¥
(1,410.07 $)
     +30.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 68,479.73 ¥
(619.44 $)
78,991.72 ¥
(714.52 $)
     +15.35 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 408,543.80 ¥
(3,695.51 $)
719,178.61 ¥
(6,505.37 $)
     +76.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.20 3.55      +196.24 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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