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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 8.38% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 10.33% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Sydney are 57.38% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 29.41% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 18.49% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 18.56% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.85 A$)
1,400.97 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +40.10 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(64.24 A$)
6,226.55 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +24.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 665.00 ¥
(8.54 A$)
819.57 ¥
(10.53 A$)
     +23.24 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(5.14 A$)
622.65 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +55.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 480.00 ¥
(6.17 A$)
700.49 ¥
(9.00 A$)
     +45.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 393.33 ¥
(5.05 A$)
309.74 ¥
(3.98 A$)
     -21.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 140.27 ¥
(1.80 A$)
263.49 ¥
(3.39 A$)
     +87.84 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 105.33 ¥
(1.35 A$)
212.98 ¥
(2.74 A$)
     +102.20 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 687.32 ¥
(8.83 A$)
462.71 ¥
(5.95 A$)
     -32.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 173.27 ¥
(2.23 A$)
202.15 ¥
(2.60 A$)
     +16.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 274.54 ¥
(3.53 A$)
95.46 ¥
(1.23 A$)
     -65.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 228.70 ¥
(2.94 A$)
351.69 ¥
(4.52 A$)
     +53.78 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 489.88 ¥
(6.29 A$)
307.56 ¥
(3.95 A$)
     -37.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 366.44 ¥
(4.71 A$)
381.28 ¥
(4.90 A$)
     +4.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,111.30 ¥
(14.28 A$)
590.06 ¥
(7.58 A$)
     -46.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 376.48 ¥
(4.84 A$)
149.76 ¥
(1.92 A$)
     -60.22 %
Banana (1 lb) 169.45 ¥
(2.18 A$)
117.66 ¥
(1.51 A$)
     -30.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(3.50 A$)
125.90 ¥
(1.62 A$)
     -53.74 %
Tomato (1 lb) 314.28 ¥
(4.04 A$)
166.31 ¥
(2.14 A$)
     -47.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.62 ¥
(2.41 A$)
118.58 ¥
(1.52 A$)
     -36.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 160.95 ¥
(2.07 A$)
92.53 ¥
(1.19 A$)
     -42.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 204.46 ¥
(2.63 A$)
192.85 ¥
(2.48 A$)
     -5.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 131.71 ¥
(1.69 A$)
140.58 ¥
(1.81 A$)
     +6.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(19.27 A$)
1,439.89 ¥
(18.50 A$)
     -4.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 255.80 ¥
(3.29 A$)
378.76 ¥
(4.87 A$)
     +48.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 398.18 ¥
(5.12 A$)
403.17 ¥
(5.18 A$)
     +1.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.78 A$)
2,334.96 ¥
(30.00 A$)
     +418.88 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.57 A$)
326.89 ¥
(4.20 A$)
     +63.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(128.48 A$)
16,919.97 ¥
(217.39 A$)
     +69.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 495.00 ¥
(6.36 A$)
350.24 ¥
(4.50 A$)
     -29.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.48 A$)
274.32 ¥
(3.52 A$)
     -58.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,800.00 ¥
(48.82 A$)
4,389.72 ¥
(56.40 A$)
     +15.52 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 545.64 ¥
(7.01 A$)
445.63 ¥
(5.73 A$)
     -18.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,534,500.00 ¥
(32,563.79 A$)
1,945,796.36 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -23.23 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,176,760.00 ¥
(27,967.47 A$)
1,906,160.49 ¥
(24,490.75 A$)
     -12.43 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 18,116.28 ¥
(232.76 A$)
14,380.07 ¥
(184.76 A$)
     -20.62 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 46.70 ¥
(0.60 A$)
48.14 ¥
(0.62 A$)
     +3.08 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,607.00 ¥
(59.19 A$)
5,382.69 ¥
(69.16 A$)
     +16.84 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,525.00 ¥
(122.38 A$)
5,632.85 ¥
(72.37 A$)
     -40.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,023.53 ¥
(38.85 A$)
1,834.61 ¥
(23.57 A$)
     -39.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(23.13 A$)
1,556.64 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     -13.52 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 46,456.52 ¥
(596.88 A$)
162,656.10 ¥
(2,089.84 A$)
     +250.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,110,416.67 ¥
(27,115.08 A$)
1,465,833.26 ¥
(18,833.33 A$)
     -30.54 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,557.14 ¥
(84.25 A$)
7,745.54 ¥
(99.52 A$)
     +18.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,578.38 ¥
(58.82 A$)
5,078.89 ¥
(65.25 A$)
     +10.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,127.66 ¥
(104.43 A$)
10,895.14 ¥
(139.98 A$)
     +34.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,966.67 ¥
(166.60 A$)
12,271.03 ¥
(157.66 A$)
     -5.36 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 118,000.00 ¥
(1,516.09 A$)
208,503.26 ¥
(2,678.89 A$)
     +76.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 74,877.55 ¥
(962.04 A$)
148,796.29 ¥
(1,911.77 A$)
     +98.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 278,214.29 ¥
(3,574.56 A$)
367,638.76 ¥
(4,723.50 A$)
     +32.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 147,305.56 ¥
(1,892.61 A$)
240,622.44 ¥
(3,091.57 A$)
     +63.35 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 107,574.85 ¥
(1,382.14 A$)
102,317.13 ¥
(1,314.59 A$)
     -4.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 54,629.35 ¥
(701.89 A$)
63,767.71 ¥
(819.30 A$)
     +16.73 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 312,715.02 ¥
(4,017.83 A$)
409,048.68 ¥
(5,255.54 A$)
     +30.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.38 4.39      +218.19 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:263510
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY