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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 7.81% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 12.36% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Sydney are 64.74% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 35.71% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 19.43% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 19.19% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.19 A$)
1,476.55 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +47.65 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(60.95 A$)
6,562.42 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +31.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 690.00 ¥
(8.41 A$)
820.30 ¥
(10.00 A$)
     +18.88 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 390.00 ¥
(4.75 A$)
656.24 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +68.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 ¥
(4.88 A$)
738.27 ¥
(9.00 A$)
     +84.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 371.90 ¥
(4.53 A$)
326.84 ¥
(3.98 A$)
     -12.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 136.90 ¥
(1.67 A$)
279.10 ¥
(3.40 A$)
     +103.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 103.08 ¥
(1.26 A$)
212.44 ¥
(2.59 A$)
     +106.10 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 681.57 ¥
(8.31 A$)
487.90 ¥
(5.95 A$)
     -28.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 163.88 ¥
(2.00 A$)
201.03 ¥
(2.45 A$)
     +22.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 258.81 ¥
(3.16 A$)
98.18 ¥
(1.20 A$)
     -62.06 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 221.94 ¥
(2.71 A$)
315.41 ¥
(3.85 A$)
     +42.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 535.24 ¥
(6.52 A$)
311.55 ¥
(3.80 A$)
     -41.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 368.83 ¥
(4.50 A$)
383.89 ¥
(4.68 A$)
     +4.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,109.79 ¥
(13.53 A$)
591.77 ¥
(7.21 A$)
     -46.68 %
Apples (1 lb) 393.37 ¥
(4.80 A$)
156.26 ¥
(1.90 A$)
     -60.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 173.27 ¥
(2.11 A$)
120.66 ¥
(1.47 A$)
     -30.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 288.65 ¥
(3.52 A$)
128.62 ¥
(1.57 A$)
     -55.44 %
Tomato (1 lb) 336.95 ¥
(4.11 A$)
176.17 ¥
(2.15 A$)
     -47.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 195.87 ¥
(2.39 A$)
119.76 ¥
(1.46 A$)
     -38.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 164.73 ¥
(2.01 A$)
96.66 ¥
(1.18 A$)
     -41.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 215.23 ¥
(2.62 A$)
209.14 ¥
(2.55 A$)
     -2.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 129.94 ¥
(1.58 A$)
140.60 ¥
(1.71 A$)
     +8.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(18.29 A$)
1,476.55 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -1.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 250.73 ¥
(3.06 A$)
418.35 ¥
(5.10 A$)
     +66.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 390.00 ¥
(4.75 A$)
428.12 ¥
(5.22 A$)
     +9.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.49 A$)
2,460.91 ¥
(30.00 A$)
     +446.87 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.44 A$)
328.12 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +64.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(121.91 A$)
17,832.67 ¥
(217.39 A$)
     +78.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 489.00 ¥
(5.96 A$)
328.12 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     -32.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.04 A$)
289.11 ¥
(3.52 A$)
     -56.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,547.50 ¥
(43.25 A$)
4,649.48 ¥
(56.68 A$)
     +31.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 541.99 ¥
(6.61 A$)
469.96 ¥
(5.73 A$)
     -13.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,519,500.00 ¥
(30,714.26 A$)
2,050,757.39 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -18.60 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,164,834.29 ¥
(26,390.67 A$)
2,011,681.44 ¥
(24,523.64 A$)
     -7.07 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,508.04 ¥
(262.20 A$)
15,149.12 ¥
(184.68 A$)
     -29.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 52.10 ¥
(0.64 A$)
50.90 ¥
(0.62 A$)
     -2.29 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,620.40 ¥
(56.33 A$)
5,726.68 ¥
(69.81 A$)
     +23.94 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,690.48 ¥
(118.13 A$)
5,914.71 ¥
(72.10 A$)
     -38.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,775.00 ¥
(33.83 A$)
1,987.87 ¥
(24.23 A$)
     -28.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.94 A$)
1,640.61 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     -8.86 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 48,976.19 ¥
(597.05 A$)
171,378.21 ¥
(2,089.21 A$)
     +249.92 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,152,500.00 ¥
(26,240.31 A$)
1,538,068.05 ¥
(18,750.00 A$)
     -28.55 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,284.85 ¥
(76.62 A$)
8,505.25 ¥
(103.68 A$)
     +35.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,371.88 ¥
(53.30 A$)
5,467.20 ¥
(66.65 A$)
     +25.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,123.81 ¥
(99.03 A$)
10,988.44 ¥
(133.96 A$)
     +35.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,783.78 ¥
(143.65 A$)
13,208.43 ¥
(161.02 A$)
     +12.09 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 116,490.20 ¥
(1,420.09 A$)
215,756.30 ¥
(2,630.20 A$)
     +85.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 73,770.83 ¥
(899.31 A$)
154,647.98 ¥
(1,885.25 A$)
     +109.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 272,317.07 ¥
(3,319.71 A$)
382,598.10 ¥
(4,664.11 A$)
     +40.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 147,914.29 ¥
(1,803.17 A$)
258,424.39 ¥
(3,150.35 A$)
     +74.71 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 109,756.20 ¥
(1,338.00 A$)
108,984.51 ¥
(1,328.59 A$)
     -0.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 50,253.24 ¥
(612.62 A$)
67,686.13 ¥
(825.14 A$)
     +34.69 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 330,738.48 ¥
(4,031.91 A$)
442,928.91 ¥
(5,399.58 A$)
     +33.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.33 4.45      +234.80 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:257487
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY