Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 6.41% lower than in Tokyo (without rent)
Rent Prices in Sydney are 37.30% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 44.06% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 17.73% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 29.68% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(10.40 A$)
1,384.08 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +73.01 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(65.02 A$)
7,689.35 ¥
(100.00 A$)
     +53.79 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(9.10 A$)
922.72 ¥
(12.00 A$)
     +31.82 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(6.50 A$)
615.15 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +23.03 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(7.80 A$)
615.15 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +2.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 394.41 ¥
(5.13 A$)
321.14 ¥
(4.18 A$)
     -18.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 139.50 ¥
(1.81 A$)
242.52 ¥
(3.15 A$)
     +73.85 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 104.33 ¥
(1.36 A$)
206.20 ¥
(2.68 A$)
     +97.63 %
Markets
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 753.30 ¥
(9.80 A$)
486.92 ¥
(6.33 A$)
     -35.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 189.45 ¥
(2.46 A$)
179.24 ¥
(2.33 A$)
     -5.39 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 246.26 ¥
(3.20 A$)
86.84 ¥
(1.13 A$)
     -64.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 249.15 ¥
(3.24 A$)
364.88 ¥
(4.75 A$)
     +46.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 722.91 ¥
(9.40 A$)
404.71 ¥
(5.26 A$)
     -44.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 424.11 ¥
(5.52 A$)
381.73 ¥
(4.96 A$)
     -9.99 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,183.88 ¥
(15.40 A$)
646.46 ¥
(8.41 A$)
     -45.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 357.38 ¥
(4.65 A$)
169.14 ¥
(2.20 A$)
     -52.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 170.60 ¥
(2.22 A$)
118.28 ¥
(1.54 A$)
     -30.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 300.51 ¥
(3.91 A$)
117.34 ¥
(1.53 A$)
     -60.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 311.11 ¥
(4.05 A$)
196.35 ¥
(2.55 A$)
     -36.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 167.83 ¥
(2.18 A$)
114.05 ¥
(1.48 A$)
     -32.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 150.29 ¥
(1.95 A$)
95.91 ¥
(1.25 A$)
     -36.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 198.12 ¥
(2.58 A$)
204.48 ¥
(2.66 A$)
     +3.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 123.59 ¥
(1.61 A$)
161.94 ¥
(2.11 A$)
     +31.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,400.00 ¥
(18.21 A$)
1,153.40 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     -17.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 320.83 ¥
(4.17 A$)
440.67 ¥
(5.73 A$)
     +37.35 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 434.62 ¥
(5.65 A$)
485.04 ¥
(6.31 A$)
     +11.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 520.00 ¥
(6.76 A$)
2,691.27 ¥
(35.00 A$)
     +417.55 %
Transportation
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.60 A$)
307.57 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +53.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,500.00 ¥
(136.55 A$)
16,715.98 ¥
(217.39 A$)
     +59.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 460.00 ¥
(5.98 A$)
292.20 ¥
(3.80 A$)
     -36.48 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 708.11 ¥
(9.21 A$)
272.25 ¥
(3.54 A$)
     -61.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,444.12 ¥
(44.79 A$)
4,358.33 ¥
(56.68 A$)
     +26.54 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 529.46 ¥
(6.89 A$)
422.59 ¥
(5.50 A$)
     -20.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,530,000.00 ¥
(32,902.64 A$)
2,153,018.80 ¥
(28,000.00 A$)
     -14.90 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,156,593.75 ¥
(28,046.49 A$)
1,962,278.57 ¥
(25,519.42 A$)
     -9.01 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 22,314.96 ¥
(290.21 A$)
14,438.63 ¥
(187.77 A$)
     -35.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 37.35 ¥
(0.49 A$)
62.42 ¥
(0.81 A$)
     +67.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,556.90 ¥
(59.26 A$)
5,646.80 ¥
(73.44 A$)
     +23.92 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,640.62 ¥
(125.38 A$)
5,934.21 ¥
(77.17 A$)
     -38.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,308.33 ¥
(43.02 A$)
1,812.71 ¥
(23.57 A$)
     -45.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(23.41 A$)
1,537.87 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     -14.56 %
Childcare
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 79,531.75 ¥
(1,034.31 A$)
185,128.16 ¥
(2,407.59 A$)
     +132.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,993,478.26 ¥
(25,925.18 A$)
1,681,815.25 ¥
(21,872.00 A$)
     -15.63 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,828.23 ¥
(88.80 A$)
7,792.99 ¥
(101.35 A$)
     +14.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,446.63 ¥
(57.83 A$)
4,822.32 ¥
(62.71 A$)
     +8.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,222.22 ¥
(106.93 A$)
10,650.57 ¥
(138.51 A$)
     +29.53 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,821.43 ¥
(166.74 A$)
11,808.65 ¥
(153.57 A$)
     -7.90 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 128,222.22 ¥
(1,667.53 A$)
198,563.26 ¥
(2,582.31 A$)
     +54.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 75,584.83 ¥
(982.98 A$)
141,507.39 ¥
(1,840.30 A$)
     +87.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 335,432.93 ¥
(4,362.30 A$)
394,182.84 ¥
(5,126.35 A$)
     +17.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 162,896.55 ¥
(2,118.47 A$)
229,777.09 ¥
(2,988.25 A$)
     +41.06 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 114,306.45 ¥
(1,486.55 A$)
95,803.53 ¥
(1,245.92 A$)
     -16.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70,956.37 ¥
(922.79 A$)
59,738.21 ¥
(776.90 A$)
     -15.81 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo[ Edit ] Sydney[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 318,288.46 ¥
(4,139.34 A$)
441,244.32 ¥
(5,738.38 A$)
     +38.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.33 3.30      +147.74 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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