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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 6.34% higher than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 63.40% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 204.99% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 73.27% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 4.96% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 51.08% higher than in Tokyo
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  TokyoSan Francisco, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(9.08 $)
1,982.41 ¥
(18.00 $)
     +98.24 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(45.40 $)
8,810.72 ¥
(80.00 $)
     +76.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 695.00 ¥
(6.31 $)
1,101.34 ¥
(10.00 $)
     +58.47 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(4.54 $)
770.94 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +54.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(5.45 $)
881.07 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +46.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 395.17 ¥
(3.59 $)
498.43 ¥
(4.53 $)
     +26.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 144.23 ¥
(1.31 $)
277.41 ¥
(2.52 $)
     +92.34 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 106.68 ¥
(0.97 $)
210.76 ¥
(1.91 $)
     +97.55 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 716.01 ¥
(6.50 $)
453.70 ¥
(4.12 $)
     -36.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 170.64 ¥
(1.55 $)
345.49 ¥
(3.14 $)
     +102.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 278.96 ¥
(2.53 $)
241.68 ¥
(2.19 $)
     -13.36 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 237.50 ¥
(2.16 $)
349.64 ¥
(3.17 $)
     +47.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 533.84 ¥
(4.85 $)
862.47 ¥
(7.83 $)
     +61.56 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 363.10 ¥
(3.30 $)
656.71 ¥
(5.96 $)
     +80.86 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,087.97 ¥
(9.88 $)
757.03 ¥
(6.87 $)
     -30.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 364.07 ¥
(3.31 $)
243.40 ¥
(2.21 $)
     -33.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 155.50 ¥
(1.41 $)
104.00 ¥
(0.94 $)
     -33.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 277.83 ¥
(2.52 $)
178.05 ¥
(1.62 $)
     -35.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 287.28 ¥
(2.61 $)
250.74 ¥
(2.28 $)
     -12.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 177.31 ¥
(1.61 $)
207.42 ¥
(1.88 $)
     +16.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 159.06 ¥
(1.44 $)
149.15 ¥
(1.35 $)
     -6.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 197.27 ¥
(1.79 $)
149.56 ¥
(1.36 $)
     -24.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 131.12 ¥
(1.19 $)
214.03 ¥
(1.94 $)
     +63.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,100.00 ¥
(9.99 $)
1,652.01 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +50.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 271.41 ¥
(2.46 $)
250.61 ¥
(2.28 $)
     -7.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 420.83 ¥
(3.82 $)
242.29 ¥
(2.20 $)
     -42.42 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 500.00 ¥
(4.54 $)
1,321.61 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +164.32 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 185.00 ¥
(1.68 $)
302.87 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +63.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(90.80 $)
8,920.85 ¥
(81.00 $)
     -10.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 475.00 ¥
(4.31 $)
385.47 ¥
(3.50 $)
     -18.85 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(6.14 $)
371.70 ¥
(3.38 $)
     -45.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,495.00 ¥
(31.73 $)
3,634.42 ¥
(33.00 $)
     +3.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 526.88 ¥
(4.78 $)
440.23 ¥
(4.00 $)
     -16.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,534,500.00 ¥
(23,012.88 $)
2,422,948.00 ¥
(22,000.00 $)
     -4.40 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,210,000.00 ¥
(20,066.46 $)
2,473,334.31 ¥
(22,457.50 $)
     +11.92 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,980.96 ¥
(181.42 $)
15,656.76 ¥
(142.16 $)
     -21.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 45.00 ¥
(0.41 $)
11.38 ¥
(0.10 $)
     -74.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,671.89 ¥
(42.42 $)
7,371.87 ¥
(66.94 $)
     +57.79 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,492.86 ¥
(86.19 $)
9,423.13 ¥
(85.56 $)
     -0.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,220.00 ¥
(29.24 $)
2,061.08 ¥
(18.71 $)
     -35.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(16.34 $)
1,652.01 ¥
(15.00 $)
     -8.22 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 73,708.33 ¥
(669.26 $)
240,173.19 ¥
(2,180.74 $)
     +225.84 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,080,769.23 ¥
(18,893.07 $)
3,145,059.93 ¥
(28,556.67 $)
     +51.15 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,126.67 ¥
(64.71 $)
6,795.04 ¥
(61.70 $)
     -4.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,549.91 ¥
(41.31 $)
4,706.11 ¥
(42.73 $)
     +3.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,702.25 ¥
(79.02 $)
9,489.88 ¥
(86.17 $)
     +9.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,650.00 ¥
(133.02 $)
16,517.28 ¥
(149.97 $)
     +12.75 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 123,583.33 ¥
(1,122.12 $)
383,854.32 ¥
(3,485.34 $)
     +210.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 77,619.05 ¥
(704.77 $)
310,443.67 ¥
(2,818.78 $)
     +299.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 277,115.38 ¥
(2,516.17 $)
694,970.57 ¥
(6,310.23 $)
     +150.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 149,076.92 ¥
(1,353.60 $)
527,528.75 ¥
(4,789.88 $)
     +253.86 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 108,658.81 ¥
(986.61 $)
132,902.35 ¥
(1,206.73 $)
     +22.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 59,722.89 ¥
(542.27 $)
98,605.52 ¥
(895.32 $)
     +65.11 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 324,336.23 ¥
(2,944.92 $)
800,701.48 ¥
(7,270.25 $)
     +146.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.46 4.18      +187.22 %
Last update: January 2020January 2020
Contributors:274389
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY