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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 15.06% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 58.74% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 171.34% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 86.70% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 13.58% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 0.30% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(9.05 $)
2,209.90 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +120.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(45.25 $)
9,115.82 ¥
(82.50 $)
     +82.32 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 665.00 ¥
(6.02 $)
994.45 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +49.54 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(3.62 $)
773.46 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +93.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 465.00 ¥
(4.21 $)
883.96 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +90.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 384.55 ¥
(3.48 $)
496.70 ¥
(4.50 $)
     +29.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 138.32 ¥
(1.25 $)
239.32 ¥
(2.17 $)
     +73.02 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 103.63 ¥
(0.94 $)
190.74 ¥
(1.73 $)
     +84.06 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 687.32 ¥
(6.22 $)
494.33 ¥
(4.47 $)
     -28.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 171.21 ¥
(1.55 $)
389.26 ¥
(3.52 $)
     +127.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 274.54 ¥
(2.48 $)
333.58 ¥
(3.02 $)
     +21.50 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 228.24 ¥
(2.07 $)
394.36 ¥
(3.57 $)
     +72.78 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 544.31 ¥
(4.93 $)
775.61 ¥
(7.02 $)
     +42.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 381.32 ¥
(3.45 $)
673.10 ¥
(6.09 $)
     +76.52 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,127.93 ¥
(10.21 $)
767.57 ¥
(6.95 $)
     -31.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 385.81 ¥
(3.49 $)
305.60 ¥
(2.77 $)
     -20.79 %
Banana (1 lb) 170.25 ¥
(1.54 $)
113.37 ¥
(1.03 $)
     -33.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(2.46 $)
284.70 ¥
(2.58 $)
     +4.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 314.28 ¥
(2.84 $)
296.25 ¥
(2.68 $)
     -5.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.62 ¥
(1.70 $)
160.30 ¥
(1.45 $)
     -14.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 160.95 ¥
(1.46 $)
154.32 ¥
(1.40 $)
     -4.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 204.46 ¥
(1.85 $)
254.79 ¥
(2.31 $)
     +24.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 131.71 ¥
(1.19 $)
270.31 ¥
(2.45 $)
     +105.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(13.58 $)
1,657.42 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +10.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 255.80 ¥
(2.32 $)
240.72 ¥
(2.18 $)
     -5.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 398.18 ¥
(3.60 $)
303.86 ¥
(2.75 $)
     -23.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(4.07 $)
1,546.93 ¥
(14.00 $)
     +243.76 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.81 $)
303.86 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +51.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(90.50 $)
13,369.87 ¥
(121.00 $)
     +33.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 489.50 ¥
(4.43 $)
276.24 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -43.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(5.97 $)
386.73 ¥
(3.50 $)
     -41.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,000.00 ¥
(36.20 $)
3,314.84 ¥
(30.00 $)
     -17.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 547.16 ¥
(4.95 $)
335.51 ¥
(3.04 $)
     -38.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(22,625.50 $)
2,430,885.51 ¥
(22,000.00 $)
     -2.76 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,167,178.67 ¥
(19,613.40 $)
2,306,978.75 ¥
(20,878.62 $)
     +6.45 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 18,797.25 ¥
(170.12 $)
15,829.25 ¥
(143.26 $)
     -15.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 46.86 ¥
(0.42 $)
9.34 ¥
(0.08 $)
     -80.06 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,602.05 ¥
(41.65 $)
6,827.61 ¥
(61.79 $)
     +48.36 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,541.86 ¥
(86.36 $)
9,175.89 ¥
(83.04 $)
     -3.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,911.11 ¥
(26.35 $)
4,410.58 ¥
(39.92 $)
     +51.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(16.29 $)
1,767.92 ¥
(16.00 $)
     -1.78 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 47,431.82 ¥
(429.27 $)
260,462.02 ¥
(2,357.23 $)
     +449.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,106,250.00 ¥
(19,061.98 $)
4,126,980.63 ¥
(37,350.00 $)
     +95.94 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,573.53 ¥
(59.49 $)
5,914.80 ¥
(53.53 $)
     -10.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,625.71 ¥
(41.86 $)
4,348.82 ¥
(39.36 $)
     -5.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,000.00 ¥
(72.40 $)
9,714.16 ¥
(87.92 $)
     +21.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,194.29 ¥
(110.36 $)
14,207.30 ¥
(128.58 $)
     +16.51 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 114,941.18 ¥
(1,040.24 $)
347,404.80 ¥
(3,144.08 $)
     +202.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 72,468.09 ¥
(655.85 $)
218,461.50 ¥
(1,977.12 $)
     +201.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 274,024.39 ¥
(2,479.98 $)
705,580.45 ¥
(6,385.64 $)
     +157.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 146,472.22 ¥
(1,325.60 $)
378,058.88 ¥
(3,421.51 $)
     +158.11 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 108,156.98 ¥
(978.84 $)
141,734.80 ¥
(1,282.73 $)
     +31.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 53,173.64 ¥
(481.23 $)
61,200.00 ¥
(553.87 $)
     +15.09 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 317,725.81 ¥
(2,875.48 $)
505,860.75 ¥
(4,578.14 $)
     +59.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.38 4.30      +211.48 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:262530
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY