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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 14.80% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 58.36% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 169.43% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 88.88% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 13.95% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 2.46% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(8.89 $)
2,250.69 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +125.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(44.43 $)
9,002.76 ¥
(80.00 $)
     +80.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(6.22 $)
1,012.81 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +44.69 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 380.00 ¥
(3.38 $)
787.74 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +107.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 ¥
(3.55 $)
900.28 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +125.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 376.67 ¥
(3.35 $)
490.28 ¥
(4.36 $)
     +30.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 135.91 ¥
(1.21 $)
236.98 ¥
(2.11 $)
     +74.37 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 102.69 ¥
(0.91 $)
189.00 ¥
(1.68 $)
     +84.05 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 677.80 ¥
(6.02 $)
497.68 ¥
(4.42 $)
     -26.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 161.59 ¥
(1.44 $)
393.76 ¥
(3.50 $)
     +143.68 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 262.08 ¥
(2.33 $)
325.70 ¥
(2.89 $)
     +24.28 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 221.94 ¥
(1.97 $)
380.46 ¥
(3.38 $)
     +71.42 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 585.55 ¥
(5.20 $)
783.24 ¥
(6.96 $)
     +33.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 368.48 ¥
(3.27 $)
665.34 ¥
(5.91 $)
     +80.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,109.79 ¥
(9.86 $)
776.72 ¥
(6.90 $)
     -30.01 %
Apples (1 lb) 383.29 ¥
(3.41 $)
333.88 ¥
(2.97 $)
     -12.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 171.07 ¥
(1.52 $)
109.36 ¥
(0.97 $)
     -36.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 288.65 ¥
(2.56 $)
281.18 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -2.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 350.78 ¥
(3.12 $)
306.22 ¥
(2.72 $)
     -12.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 195.87 ¥
(1.74 $)
173.12 ¥
(1.54 $)
     -11.61 %
Onion (1 lb) 164.73 ¥
(1.46 $)
159.04 ¥
(1.41 $)
     -3.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 214.14 ¥
(1.90 $)
257.82 ¥
(2.29 $)
     +20.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 129.94 ¥
(1.15 $)
278.09 ¥
(2.47 $)
     +114.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(13.33 $)
1,688.02 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +12.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 250.73 ¥
(2.23 $)
251.04 ¥
(2.23 $)
     +0.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 390.00 ¥
(3.47 $)
298.92 ¥
(2.66 $)
     -23.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(4.00 $)
1,575.48 ¥
(14.00 $)
     +250.11 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.78 $)
309.47 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +54.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(88.86 $)
13,616.67 ¥
(121.00 $)
     +36.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 489.00 ¥
(4.35 $)
281.34 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -42.47 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(5.86 $)
323.54 ¥
(2.88 $)
     -50.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,600.00 ¥
(31.99 $)
3,376.03 ¥
(30.00 $)
     -6.22 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 539.86 ¥
(4.80 $)
339.69 ¥
(3.02 $)
     -37.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,519,500.00 ¥
(22,388.69 $)
2,475,759.00 ¥
(22,000.00 $)
     -1.74 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,164,834.29 ¥
(19,237.07 $)
2,349,903.97 ¥
(20,881.63 $)
     +8.55 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,176.34 ¥
(188.18 $)
16,317.25 ¥
(145.00 $)
     -22.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 53.70 ¥
(0.48 $)
10.23 ¥
(0.09 $)
     -80.95 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,647.73 ¥
(41.30 $)
6,850.68 ¥
(60.88 $)
     +47.40 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,658.54 ¥
(85.83 $)
9,185.64 ¥
(81.63 $)
     -4.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,775.00 ¥
(24.66 $)
4,687.31 ¥
(41.65 $)
     +68.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(16.00 $)
1,800.55 ¥
(16.00 $)
     +0.03 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 47,425.00 ¥
(421.43 $)
261,965.31 ¥
(2,327.87 $)
     +452.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,123,809.52 ¥
(18,872.52 $)
3,626,893.16 ¥
(32,229.17 $)
     +70.77 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,203.12 ¥
(55.12 $)
5,764.04 ¥
(51.22 $)
     -7.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,421.21 ¥
(39.29 $)
4,399.60 ¥
(39.10 $)
     -0.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,078.05 ¥
(71.78 $)
9,650.65 ¥
(85.76 $)
     +19.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,657.14 ¥
(103.59 $)
14,197.43 ¥
(126.16 $)
     +21.79 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 118,220.00 ¥
(1,050.52 $)
355,553.18 ¥
(3,159.50 $)
     +200.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 75,021.74 ¥
(666.66 $)
222,020.66 ¥
(1,972.91 $)
     +195.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 281,951.22 ¥
(2,505.46 $)
732,710.99 ¥
(6,510.99 $)
     +159.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 148,696.97 ¥
(1,321.35 $)
370,665.75 ¥
(3,293.80 $)
     +149.28 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 109,710.65 ¥
(974.91 $)
152,146.33 ¥
(1,352.00 $)
     +38.68 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 50,253.24 ¥
(446.56 $)
63,899.14 ¥
(567.82 $)
     +27.15 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 327,182.96 ¥
(2,907.40 $)
505,366.96 ¥
(4,490.77 $)
     +54.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.34 4.19      +213.22 %
Last update: November 2018November 2018
Contributors:254536
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY