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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 7.18% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 13.28% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Sydney are 65.73% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 35.51% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 18.81% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 16.38% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.24 A$)
1,470.40 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +47.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(61.21 A$)
6,535.13 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +30.70 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(8.32 A$)
816.89 ¥
(10.00 A$)
     +20.13 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 380.00 ¥
(4.65 A$)
653.51 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +71.98 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 400.00 ¥
(4.90 A$)
735.20 ¥
(9.00 A$)
     +83.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 385.91 ¥
(4.72 A$)
327.11 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     -15.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 136.67 ¥
(1.67 A$)
265.88 ¥
(3.25 A$)
     +94.55 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 102.59 ¥
(1.26 A$)
209.09 ¥
(2.56 A$)
     +103.81 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 704.56 ¥
(8.62 A$)
453.90 ¥
(5.56 A$)
     -35.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 186.47 ¥
(2.28 A$)
191.95 ¥
(2.35 A$)
     +2.94 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 260.22 ¥
(3.19 A$)
98.54 ¥
(1.21 A$)
     -62.13 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 220.81 ¥
(2.70 A$)
303.28 ¥
(3.71 A$)
     +37.35 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 575.65 ¥
(7.05 A$)
313.07 ¥
(3.83 A$)
     -45.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 357.80 ¥
(4.38 A$)
373.59 ¥
(4.57 A$)
     +4.41 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,064.43 ¥
(13.03 A$)
577.58 ¥
(7.07 A$)
     -45.74 %
Apples (1 lb) 364.21 ¥
(4.46 A$)
154.20 ¥
(1.89 A$)
     -57.66 %
Banana (1 lb) 174.78 ¥
(2.14 A$)
115.06 ¥
(1.41 A$)
     -34.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 286.11 ¥
(3.50 A$)
124.93 ¥
(1.53 A$)
     -56.33 %
Tomato (1 lb) 334.15 ¥
(4.09 A$)
177.73 ¥
(2.18 A$)
     -46.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.54 ¥
(2.30 A$)
120.85 ¥
(1.48 A$)
     -35.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 155.55 ¥
(1.90 A$)
95.14 ¥
(1.16 A$)
     -38.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 209.87 ¥
(2.57 A$)
208.72 ¥
(2.56 A$)
     -0.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 125.45 ¥
(1.54 A$)
154.24 ¥
(1.89 A$)
     +22.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(18.36 A$)
1,470.40 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -1.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 301.29 ¥
(3.69 A$)
426.60 ¥
(5.22 A$)
     +41.59 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 401.67 ¥
(4.92 A$)
442.08 ¥
(5.41 A$)
     +10.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.51 A$)
2,450.67 ¥
(30.00 A$)
     +444.59 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.45 A$)
326.76 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +63.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(122.42 A$)
17,758.51 ¥
(217.39 A$)
     +77.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 480.00 ¥
(5.88 A$)
326.76 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     -31.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.08 A$)
287.91 ¥
(3.52 A$)
     -56.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,547.50 ¥
(43.43 A$)
4,618.70 ¥
(56.54 A$)
     +30.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 535.90 ¥
(6.56 A$)
443.25 ¥
(5.43 A$)
     -17.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,519,500.00 ¥
(30,842.53 A$)
2,042,228.44 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -18.94 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,100,640.00 ¥
(25,715.05 A$)
2,078,192.08 ¥
(25,440.25 A$)
     -1.07 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,688.14 ¥
(265.50 A$)
14,882.97 ¥
(182.19 A$)
     -31.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 53.24 ¥
(0.65 A$)
54.99 ¥
(0.67 A$)
     +3.29 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,619.41 ¥
(56.55 A$)
5,719.18 ¥
(70.01 A$)
     +23.81 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,804.88 ¥
(120.03 A$)
6,066.99 ¥
(74.27 A$)
     -38.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,564.29 ¥
(31.39 A$)
2,019.95 ¥
(24.73 A$)
     -21.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(22.03 A$)
1,633.78 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     -9.23 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 48,147.06 ¥
(589.39 A$)
165,924.25 ¥
(2,031.17 A$)
     +244.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,184,090.91 ¥
(26,736.61 A$)
1,493,095.90 ¥
(18,277.78 A$)
     -31.64 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,533.33 ¥
(79.98 A$)
8,218.51 ¥
(100.61 A$)
     +25.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,346.00 ¥
(53.20 A$)
5,102.56 ¥
(62.46 A$)
     +17.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,047.22 ¥
(98.51 A$)
10,735.47 ¥
(131.42 A$)
     +33.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,828.57 ¥
(144.80 A$)
12,937.71 ¥
(158.38 A$)
     +9.38 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 117,541.67 ¥
(1,438.89 A$)
218,599.94 ¥
(2,676.00 A$)
     +85.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 74,441.86 ¥
(911.28 A$)
159,566.74 ¥
(1,953.34 A$)
     +114.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 274,342.11 ¥
(3,358.37 A$)
378,527.57 ¥
(4,633.76 A$)
     +37.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 148,545.45 ¥
(1,818.42 A$)
262,303.22 ¥
(3,210.99 A$)
     +76.58 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 104,515.05 ¥
(1,279.42 A$)
108,531.25 ¥
(1,328.59 A$)
     +3.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 51,801.61 ¥
(634.13 A$)
67,404.63 ¥
(825.14 A$)
     +30.12 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 331,560.68 ¥
(4,058.81 A$)
437,128.10 ¥
(5,351.12 A$)
     +31.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.34 4.36      +224.91 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:253471
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY