Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 10.19% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 47.90% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 135.90% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 97.98% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 4.54% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 28.93% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 850.00 ¥
(8.20 $)
2,178.09 ¥
(21.00 $)
     +156.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(48.21 $)
10,371.86 ¥
(100.00 $)
     +107.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(6.75 $)
985.33 ¥
(9.50 $)
     +40.76 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(4.82 $)
803.82 ¥
(7.75 $)
     +60.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(5.78 $)
904.98 ¥
(8.73 $)
     +50.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 392.36 ¥
(3.78 $)
496.93 ¥
(4.79 $)
     +26.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 147.87 ¥
(1.43 $)
222.96 ¥
(2.15 $)
     +50.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 108.41 ¥
(1.05 $)
179.26 ¥
(1.73 $)
     +65.36 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 763.62 ¥
(7.36 $)
475.50 ¥
(4.58 $)
     -37.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 201.91 ¥
(1.95 $)
368.60 ¥
(3.55 $)
     +82.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 236.04 ¥
(2.28 $)
266.58 ¥
(2.57 $)
     +12.94 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 252.57 ¥
(2.44 $)
349.68 ¥
(3.37 $)
     +38.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 736.42 ¥
(7.10 $)
700.72 ¥
(6.76 $)
     -4.85 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 419.01 ¥
(4.04 $)
658.50 ¥
(6.35 $)
     +57.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,172.54 ¥
(11.30 $)
798.92 ¥
(7.70 $)
     -31.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 386.06 ¥
(3.72 $)
291.31 ¥
(2.81 $)
     -24.54 %
Banana (1 lb) 177.76 ¥
(1.71 $)
132.71 ¥
(1.28 $)
     -25.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 280.88 ¥
(2.71 $)
253.15 ¥
(2.44 $)
     -9.87 %
Tomato (1 lb) 319.03 ¥
(3.08 $)
278.34 ¥
(2.68 $)
     -12.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 180.02 ¥
(1.74 $)
201.85 ¥
(1.95 $)
     +12.13 %
Onion (1 lb) 156.34 ¥
(1.51 $)
188.34 ¥
(1.82 $)
     +20.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 195.68 ¥
(1.89 $)
232.33 ¥
(2.24 $)
     +18.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 125.61 ¥
(1.21 $)
218.59 ¥
(2.11 $)
     +74.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,450.00 ¥
(13.98 $)
1,555.78 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +7.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 340.41 ¥
(3.28 $)
317.45 ¥
(3.06 $)
     -6.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 375.00 ¥
(3.62 $)
312.50 ¥
(3.01 $)
     -16.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 520.00 ¥
(5.01 $)
1,555.78 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +199.19 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.93 $)
285.23 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +42.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,500.00 ¥
(101.24 $)
13,172.27 ¥
(127.00 $)
     +25.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 460.00 ¥
(4.44 $)
363.02 ¥
(3.50 $)
     -21.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(6.36 $)
311.16 ¥
(3.00 $)
     -52.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,500.00 ¥
(33.75 $)
3,630.15 ¥
(35.00 $)
     +3.72 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 527.94 ¥
(5.09 $)
273.05 ¥
(2.63 $)
     -48.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,534,500.00 ¥
(24,436.31 $)
2,281,809.75 ¥
(22,000.00 $)
     -9.97 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,133,700.00 ¥
(20,572.00 $)
2,209,827.75 ¥
(21,305.99 $)
     +3.57 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,910.40 ¥
(211.25 $)
15,354.51 ¥
(148.04 $)
     -29.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 31.15 ¥
(0.30 $)
11.41 ¥
(0.11 $)
     -63.38 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,525.00 ¥
(43.63 $)
6,933.66 ¥
(66.85 $)
     +53.23 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,783.33 ¥
(94.33 $)
8,734.07 ¥
(84.21 $)
     -10.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,141.67 ¥
(30.29 $)
3,811.66 ¥
(36.75 $)
     +21.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(17.35 $)
1,710.84 ¥
(16.49 $)
     -4.95 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 81,061.40 ¥
(781.55 $)
261,208.71 ¥
(2,518.44 $)
     +222.24 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,993,750.00 ¥
(19,222.68 $)
4,065,770.10 ¥
(39,200.00 $)
     +103.93 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,851.33 ¥
(66.06 $)
6,168.73 ¥
(59.48 $)
     -9.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,430.55 ¥
(42.72 $)
4,312.62 ¥
(41.58 $)
     -2.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,241.38 ¥
(79.46 $)
9,322.23 ¥
(89.88 $)
     +13.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,689.66 ¥
(122.35 $)
13,599.07 ¥
(131.11 $)
     +7.17 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 132,444.44 ¥
(1,276.96 $)
342,096.56 ¥
(3,298.31 $)
     +158.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 76,421.54 ¥
(736.82 $)
210,389.13 ¥
(2,028.46 $)
     +175.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 316,191.16 ¥
(3,048.55 $)
698,023.82 ¥
(6,729.98 $)
     +120.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 162,300.00 ¥
(1,564.81 $)
370,986.70 ¥
(3,576.86 $)
     +128.58 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 116,175.18 ¥
(1,120.10 $)
157,142.89 ¥
(1,515.09 $)
     +35.26 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71,229.07 ¥
(686.75 $)
77,554.38 ¥
(747.74 $)
     +8.88 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 331,217.80 ¥
(3,193.43 $)
631,614.12 ¥
(6,089.69 $)
     +90.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.34 3.78      +181.99 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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