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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 10.89% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 52.74% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 151.39% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 69.62% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 14.00% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 2.61% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(9.28 $)
1,940.67 ¥
(18.00 $)
     +94.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(46.38 $)
8,625.22 ¥
(80.00 $)
     +72.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(6.49 $)
970.34 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +38.62 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(4.64 $)
754.71 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +50.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(4.64 $)
862.52 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +72.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 395.22 ¥
(3.67 $)
491.91 ¥
(4.56 $)
     +24.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 152.52 ¥
(1.41 $)
219.07 ¥
(2.03 $)
     +43.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 108.25 ¥
(1.00 $)
180.39 ¥
(1.67 $)
     +66.64 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 699.32 ¥
(6.49 $)
464.73 ¥
(4.31 $)
     -33.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 180.85 ¥
(1.68 $)
371.91 ¥
(3.45 $)
     +105.65 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(2.52 $)
316.26 ¥
(2.93 $)
     +16.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 233.62 ¥
(2.17 $)
385.62 ¥
(3.58 $)
     +65.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 486.58 ¥
(4.51 $)
773.41 ¥
(7.17 $)
     +58.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 371.72 ¥
(3.45 $)
635.42 ¥
(5.89 $)
     +70.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,207.12 ¥
(11.20 $)
737.88 ¥
(6.84 $)
     -38.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 356.61 ¥
(3.31 $)
293.04 ¥
(2.72 $)
     -17.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 158.20 ¥
(1.47 $)
110.80 ¥
(1.03 $)
     -29.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 279.13 ¥
(2.59 $)
294.72 ¥
(2.73 $)
     +5.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 263.08 ¥
(2.44 $)
295.45 ¥
(2.74 $)
     +12.30 %
Potato (1 lb) 179.55 ¥
(1.67 $)
193.37 ¥
(1.79 $)
     +7.70 %
Onion (1 lb) 150.98 ¥
(1.40 $)
163.58 ¥
(1.52 $)
     +8.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 201.33 ¥
(1.87 $)
236.76 ¥
(2.20 $)
     +17.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 131.45 ¥
(1.22 $)
245.17 ¥
(2.27 $)
     +86.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,350.00 ¥
(12.52 $)
1,617.23 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +19.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 288.25 ¥
(2.67 $)
233.34 ¥
(2.16 $)
     -19.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 426.67 ¥
(3.96 $)
301.39 ¥
(2.80 $)
     -29.36 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 490.00 ¥
(4.54 $)
1,509.41 ¥
(14.00 $)
     +208.04 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 197.50 ¥
(1.83 $)
296.49 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +50.12 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(92.75 $)
13,692.53 ¥
(127.00 $)
     +36.93 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 440.00 ¥
(4.08 $)
296.49 ¥
(2.75 $)
     -32.62 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(6.12 $)
323.45 ¥
(3.00 $)
     -50.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,700.00 ¥
(34.32 $)
3,234.46 ¥
(30.00 $)
     -12.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 543.68 ¥
(5.04 $)
323.70 ¥
(3.00 $)
     -40.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,530,000.00 ¥
(23,466.08 $)
2,353,067.11 ¥
(21,825.00 $)
     -6.99 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,224,500.00 ¥
(20,632.52 $)
2,212,503.02 ¥
(20,521.25 $)
     -0.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,455.87 ¥
(180.46 $)
14,119.41 ¥
(130.96 $)
     -27.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 44.75 ¥
(0.42 $)
9.03 ¥
(0.08 $)
     -79.82 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,556.25 ¥
(42.26 $)
6,774.34 ¥
(62.83 $)
     +48.68 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,395.12 ¥
(87.14 $)
7,938.18 ¥
(73.63 $)
     -15.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,995.24 ¥
(27.78 $)
3,577.50 ¥
(33.18 $)
     +19.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(16.70 $)
1,725.04 ¥
(16.00 $)
     -4.16 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 59,833.33 ¥
(554.96 $)
249,785.40 ¥
(2,316.79 $)
     +317.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,045,833.33 ¥
(18,975.37 $)
4,157,917.28 ¥
(38,565.22 $)
     +103.24 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,030.00 ¥
(65.20 $)
5,854.90 ¥
(54.30 $)
     -16.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,772.56 ¥
(44.27 $)
4,086.90 ¥
(37.91 $)
     -14.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,274.66 ¥
(76.75 $)
9,355.04 ¥
(86.77 $)
     +13.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,275.00 ¥
(132.40 $)
13,420.75 ¥
(124.48 $)
     -5.98 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 128,318.18 ¥
(1,190.17 $)
335,727.15 ¥
(3,113.91 $)
     +161.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 78,975.00 ¥
(732.50 $)
219,799.29 ¥
(2,038.67 $)
     +178.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 298,787.88 ¥
(2,771.30 $)
708,859.55 ¥
(6,574.76 $)
     +137.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 155,037.04 ¥
(1,437.99 $)
393,427.63 ¥
(3,649.09 $)
     +153.76 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 106,066.70 ¥
(983.78 $)
140,328.65 ¥
(1,301.57 $)
     +32.30 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 56,629.09 ¥
(525.24 $)
62,712.00 ¥
(581.66 $)
     +10.74 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 336,743.32 ¥
(3,123.34 $)
527,760.93 ¥
(4,895.05 $)
     +56.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.46 4.24      +190.20 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:261508
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY