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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 4.85% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 16.96% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Sydney are 73.70% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 29.89% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 15.23% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 10.76% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.08 A$)
1,282.82 ¥
(15.50 A$)
     +28.28 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(60.41 A$)
6,621.02 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +32.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(8.22 A$)
869.01 ¥
(10.50 A$)
     +27.80 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(4.83 A$)
662.10 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +65.53 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 400.00 ¥
(4.83 A$)
682.79 ¥
(8.25 A$)
     +70.70 %
Cappuccino (regular) 384.00 ¥
(4.64 A$)
330.25 ¥
(3.99 A$)
     -14.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 133.75 ¥
(1.62 A$)
271.77 ¥
(3.28 A$)
     +103.19 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 103.91 ¥
(1.26 A$)
206.68 ¥
(2.50 A$)
     +98.89 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 707.00 ¥
(8.54 A$)
451.89 ¥
(5.46 A$)
     -36.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 188.27 ¥
(2.27 A$)
204.73 ¥
(2.47 A$)
     +8.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 246.81 ¥
(2.98 A$)
102.15 ¥
(1.23 A$)
     -58.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 227.15 ¥
(2.74 A$)
341.96 ¥
(4.13 A$)
     +50.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 618.40 ¥
(7.47 A$)
318.88 ¥
(3.85 A$)
     -48.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 364.48 ¥
(4.40 A$)
374.66 ¥
(4.53 A$)
     +2.79 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 932.73 ¥
(11.27 A$)
592.58 ¥
(7.16 A$)
     -36.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 356.72 ¥
(4.31 A$)
162.48 ¥
(1.96 A$)
     -54.45 %
Banana (1 lb) 173.27 ¥
(2.09 A$)
120.11 ¥
(1.45 A$)
     -30.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(3.29 A$)
130.56 ¥
(1.58 A$)
     -52.03 %
Tomato (1 lb) 362.87 ¥
(4.38 A$)
190.53 ¥
(2.30 A$)
     -47.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 174.54 ¥
(2.11 A$)
117.56 ¥
(1.42 A$)
     -32.65 %
Onion (1 lb) 149.61 ¥
(1.81 A$)
97.31 ¥
(1.18 A$)
     -34.96 %
Lettuce (1 head) 216.77 ¥
(2.62 A$)
218.67 ¥
(2.64 A$)
     +0.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 121.71 ¥
(1.47 A$)
149.22 ¥
(1.80 A$)
     +22.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(18.12 A$)
1,489.73 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -0.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 287.87 ¥
(3.48 A$)
395.85 ¥
(4.78 A$)
     +37.51 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 360.00 ¥
(4.35 A$)
431.55 ¥
(5.21 A$)
     +19.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.44 A$)
2,441.50 ¥
(29.50 A$)
     +442.56 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.42 A$)
343.47 ¥
(4.15 A$)
     +71.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,000.00 ¥
(108.74 A$)
17,380.19 ¥
(210.00 A$)
     +93.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 489.00 ¥
(5.91 A$)
312.43 ¥
(3.77 A$)
     -36.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(7.97 A$)
291.69 ¥
(3.52 A$)
     -55.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,600.00 ¥
(43.50 A$)
4,679.41 ¥
(56.54 A$)
     +29.98 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 517.92 ¥
(6.26 A$)
433.34 ¥
(5.24 A$)
     -16.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(30,206.81 A$)
2,069,070.00 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -17.24 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,113,460.00 ¥
(25,536.35 A$)
2,063,873.94 ¥
(24,937.22 A$)
     -2.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,689.54 ¥
(262.07 A$)
14,351.28 ¥
(173.40 A$)
     -33.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 46.18 ¥
(0.56 A$)
57.74 ¥
(0.70 A$)
     +25.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,564.29 ¥
(55.15 A$)
5,858.24 ¥
(70.78 A$)
     +28.35 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,935.48 ¥
(120.05 A$)
6,111.54 ¥
(73.84 A$)
     -38.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,454.55 ¥
(29.66 A$)
2,002.86 ¥
(24.20 A$)
     -18.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.75 A$)
1,655.26 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     -8.04 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 39,583.33 ¥
(478.27 A$)
168,639.06 ¥
(2,037.62 A$)
     +326.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,187,500.00 ¥
(26,430.96 A$)
1,512,720.07 ¥
(18,277.78 A$)
     -30.85 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,193.33 ¥
(74.83 A$)
8,288.85 ¥
(100.15 A$)
     +33.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,357.14 ¥
(52.65 A$)
5,080.81 ¥
(61.39 A$)
     +16.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,107.69 ¥
(97.96 A$)
10,706.07 ¥
(129.36 A$)
     +32.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,850.00 ¥
(131.10 A$)
12,637.88 ¥
(152.70 A$)
     +16.48 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 112,894.74 ¥
(1,364.08 A$)
219,824.46 ¥
(2,656.08 A$)
     +94.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 75,027.03 ¥
(906.53 A$)
160,851.45 ¥
(1,943.52 A$)
     +114.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 259,107.14 ¥
(3,130.72 A$)
387,213.36 ¥
(4,678.59 A$)
     +49.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 145,259.26 ¥
(1,755.13 A$)
262,836.43 ¥
(3,175.78 A$)
     +80.94 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 106,174.02 ¥
(1,282.87 A$)
100,458.52 ¥
(1,213.81 A$)
     -5.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 52,003.15 ¥
(628.34 A$)
65,114.17 ¥
(786.76 A$)
     +25.21 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 335,353.12 ¥
(4,051.98 A$)
434,461.46 ¥
(5,249.48 A$)
     +29.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.16 4.29      +268.33 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:230442
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY