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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 10.23% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 3.79% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Sydney are 37.65% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 25.59% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 18.14% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 11.94% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(13.16 A$)
1,520.22 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     +52.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 ¥
(78.94 A$)
6,840.97 ¥
(90.00 A$)
     +14.02 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 690.00 ¥
(9.08 A$)
836.12 ¥
(11.00 A$)
     +21.18 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(5.26 A$)
608.09 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +52.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(6.58 A$)
608.09 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +21.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 396.07 ¥
(5.21 A$)
301.95 ¥
(3.97 A$)
     -23.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 146.42 ¥
(1.93 A$)
254.89 ¥
(3.35 A$)
     +74.08 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 109.04 ¥
(1.43 A$)
213.91 ¥
(2.81 A$)
     +96.17 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 676.93 ¥
(8.91 A$)
431.98 ¥
(5.68 A$)
     -36.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 164.73 ¥
(2.17 A$)
202.59 ¥
(2.67 A$)
     +22.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 270.90 ¥
(3.56 A$)
94.01 ¥
(1.24 A$)
     -65.30 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 230.58 ¥
(3.03 A$)
348.13 ¥
(4.58 A$)
     +50.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 433.43 ¥
(5.70 A$)
349.75 ¥
(4.60 A$)
     -19.31 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 377.82 ¥
(4.97 A$)
371.05 ¥
(4.88 A$)
     -1.79 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,233.77 ¥
(16.23 A$)
617.59 ¥
(8.13 A$)
     -49.94 %
Apples (1 lb) 359.09 ¥
(4.72 A$)
153.69 ¥
(2.02 A$)
     -57.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 162.66 ¥
(2.14 A$)
118.93 ¥
(1.56 A$)
     -26.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(3.58 A$)
121.52 ¥
(1.60 A$)
     -55.35 %
Tomato (1 lb) 270.41 ¥
(3.56 A$)
169.49 ¥
(2.23 A$)
     -37.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 183.25 ¥
(2.41 A$)
115.70 ¥
(1.52 A$)
     -36.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 150.92 ¥
(1.99 A$)
90.04 ¥
(1.18 A$)
     -40.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 194.86 ¥
(2.56 A$)
187.92 ¥
(2.47 A$)
     -3.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.18 ¥
(1.69 A$)
154.07 ¥
(2.03 A$)
     +20.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(19.73 A$)
1,444.20 ¥
(19.00 A$)
     -3.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 278.96 ¥
(3.67 A$)
370.74 ¥
(4.88 A$)
     +32.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 409.09 ¥
(5.38 A$)
406.48 ¥
(5.35 A$)
     -0.64 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 480.00 ¥
(6.31 A$)
2,280.32 ¥
(30.00 A$)
     +375.07 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 197.50 ¥
(2.60 A$)
315.44 ¥
(4.15 A$)
     +59.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(131.56 A$)
16,524.08 ¥
(217.39 A$)
     +65.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 450.00 ¥
(5.92 A$)
342.05 ¥
(4.50 A$)
     -23.99 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.68 A$)
269.12 ¥
(3.54 A$)
     -59.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,800.00 ¥
(49.99 A$)
4,287.01 ¥
(56.40 A$)
     +12.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 548.04 ¥
(7.21 A$)
426.14 ¥
(5.61 A$)
     -22.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,539,000.00 ¥
(33,403.15 A$)
1,976,280.51 ¥
(26,000.00 A$)
     -22.16 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,255,000.00 ¥
(29,666.84 A$)
1,839,508.60 ¥
(24,200.62 A$)
     -18.43 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,409.76 ¥
(255.36 A$)
13,485.08 ¥
(177.41 A$)
     -30.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 47.00 ¥
(0.62 A$)
41.15 ¥
(0.54 A$)
     -12.44 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,622.56 ¥
(60.81 A$)
5,451.16 ¥
(71.72 A$)
     +17.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,308.51 ¥
(122.46 A$)
5,662.80 ¥
(74.50 A$)
     -39.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,073.68 ¥
(40.44 A$)
1,744.94 ¥
(22.96 A$)
     -43.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(23.68 A$)
1,520.22 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     -15.54 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 46,913.04 ¥
(617.19 A$)
168,604.60 ¥
(2,218.17 A$)
     +259.40 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,061,538.46 ¥
(27,121.66 A$)
1,487,911.19 ¥
(19,575.00 A$)
     -27.83 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,066.67 ¥
(92.97 A$)
7,543.74 ¥
(99.25 A$)
     +6.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,800.00 ¥
(63.15 A$)
4,921.61 ¥
(64.75 A$)
     +2.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,289.58 ¥
(109.06 A$)
10,816.10 ¥
(142.30 A$)
     +30.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,383.33 ¥
(189.23 A$)
11,813.92 ¥
(155.42 A$)
     -17.86 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 127,687.50 ¥
(1,679.86 A$)
194,948.67 ¥
(2,564.75 A$)
     +52.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 75,795.45 ¥
(997.17 A$)
143,122.35 ¥
(1,882.92 A$)
     +88.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 297,916.67 ¥
(3,919.40 A$)
336,520.49 ¥
(4,427.27 A$)
     +12.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 150,033.33 ¥
(1,973.84 A$)
222,086.84 ¥
(2,921.78 A$)
     +48.02 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 110,025.61 ¥
(1,447.50 A$)
96,663.85 ¥
(1,271.71 A$)
     -12.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 58,552.25 ¥
(770.31 A$)
63,607.13 ¥
(836.82 A$)
     +8.63 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 330,663.45 ¥
(4,350.22 A$)
384,182.28 ¥
(5,054.31 A$)
     +16.19 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.43 4.33      +203.39 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:262457
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY