Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Cebu 

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Cost of Living in Cebu is 35.4% lower than in Tokyo (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Cebu is 46.7% lower than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Cebu are 70.3% lower than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Cebu are 43.5% lower than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Cebu are 37.4% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Cebu is 71.6% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(370.04 ₱)
608.04 ¥
(225.00 ₱)
     -39.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,000.00 ¥
(2,590.30 ₱)
2,972.63 ¥
(1,100.00 ₱)
     -57.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 ¥
(296.03 ₱)
540.48 ¥
(200.00 ₱)
     -32.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 365.00 ¥
(135.07 ₱)
216.19 ¥
(80.00 ₱)
     -40.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 700.00 ¥
(259.03 ₱)
391.85 ¥
(145.00 ₱)
     -44.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 514.16 ¥
(190.26 ₱)
418.87 ¥
(155.00 ₱)
     -18.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 169.84 ¥
(62.85 ₱)
127.26 ¥
(47.09 ₱)
     -25.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 114.10 ¥
(42.22 ₱)
81.75 ¥
(30.25 ₱)
     -28.4 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 907.12 ¥
(335.67 ₱)
1,070.14 ¥
(396.00 ₱)
     +18.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 231.55 ¥
(85.68 ₱)
179.27 ¥
(66.34 ₱)
     -22.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 259.61 ¥
(96.06 ₱)
67.26 ¥
(24.89 ₱)
     -74.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 336.75 ¥
(124.61 ₱)
320.68 ¥
(118.67 ₱)
     -4.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,125.56 ¥
(416.50 ₱)
661.92 ¥
(244.94 ₱)
     -41.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 499.63 ¥
(184.89 ₱)
361.30 ¥
(133.70 ₱)
     -27.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,435.91 ¥
(531.35 ₱)
512.25 ¥
(189.56 ₱)
     -64.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 344.22 ¥
(127.38 ₱)
234.94 ¥
(86.94 ₱)
     -31.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 166.53 ¥
(61.62 ₱)
90.53 ¥
(33.50 ₱)
     -45.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 402.25 ¥
(148.85 ₱)
305.47 ¥
(113.04 ₱)
     -24.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 341.57 ¥
(126.40 ₱)
135.59 ¥
(50.18 ₱)
     -60.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 192.43 ¥
(71.21 ₱)
147.09 ¥
(54.43 ₱)
     -23.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 192.17 ¥
(71.11 ₱)
266.61 ¥
(98.66 ₱)
     +38.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 222.90 ¥
(82.48 ₱)
162.14 ¥
(60.00 ₱)
     -27.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 127.92 ¥
(47.34 ₱)
110.41 ¥
(40.86 ₱)
     -13.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,150.00 ¥
(425.55 ₱)
1,080.96 ¥
(400.00 ₱)
     -6.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 324.60 ¥
(120.11 ₱)
202.37 ¥
(74.89 ₱)
     -37.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 450.83 ¥
(166.83 ₱)
362.12 ¥
(134.00 ₱)
     -19.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 ¥
(222.03 ₱)
405.36 ¥
(150.00 ₱)
     -32.4 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(74.01 ₱)
40.54 ¥
(15.00 ₱)
     -79.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8,000.00 ¥
(2,960.34 ₱)
2,297.03 ¥
(850.00 ₱)
     -71.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ¥
(185.02 ₱)
113.50 ¥
(42.00 ₱)
     -77.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 708.11 ¥
(262.03 ₱)
60.89 ¥
(22.53 ₱)
     -91.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,789.47 ¥
(1,402.27 ₱)
405.36 ¥
(150.00 ₱)
     -89.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 667.61 ¥
(247.05 ₱)
698.20 ¥
(258.36 ₱)
     +4.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,342,000.00 ¥
(1,236,683.18 ₱)
4,594,062.65 ¥
(1,700,000.00 ₱)
     +37.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,512,666.67 ¥
(929,794.31 ₱)
2,860,479.60 ¥
(1,058,500.00 ₱)
     +13.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 26,083.68 ¥
(9,652.08 ₱)
16,847.71 ¥
(6,234.38 ₱)
     -35.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,816.21 ¥
(1,412.16 ₱)
5,853.38 ¥
(2,166.00 ₱)
     +53.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,842.24 ¥
(1,791.84 ₱)
5,302.43 ¥
(1,962.12 ₱)
     +9.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 10,175.00 ¥
(3,765.19 ₱)
4,053.58 ¥
(1,500.00 ₱)
     -60.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,974.19 ¥
(1,100.58 ₱)
585.52 ¥
(216.67 ₱)
     -80.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,950.00 ¥
(721.58 ₱)
810.72 ¥
(300.00 ₱)
     -58.4 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 82,141.14 ¥
(30,395.74 ₱)
33,892.47 ¥
(12,541.67 ₱)
     -58.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,171,241.88 ¥
(803,452.52 ₱)
574,257.83 ¥
(212,500.00 ₱)
     -73.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,328.32 ¥
(3,081.83 ₱)
6,871.79 ¥
(2,542.86 ₱)
     -17.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,471.58 ¥
(2,024.72 ₱)
3,693.27 ¥
(1,366.67 ₱)
     -32.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,457.73 ¥
(3,499.76 ₱)
10,809.56 ¥
(4,000.00 ₱)
     +14.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,649.00 ¥
(4,680.67 ₱)
9,683.56 ¥
(3,583.33 ₱)
     -23.4 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 166,037.28 ¥
(61,440.91 ₱)
75,280.86 ¥
(27,857.14 ₱)
     -54.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 94,038.20 ¥
(34,798.16 ₱)
37,292.98 ¥
(13,800.00 ₱)
     -60.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 434,242.79 ¥
(160,688.44 ₱)
92,331.65 ¥
(34,166.67 ₱)
     -78.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 194,669.89 ¥
(72,036.20 ₱)
59,452.58 ¥
(22,000.00 ₱)
     -69.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 133,971.00 ¥
(49,575.01 ₱)
49,560.76 ¥
(18,339.61 ₱)
     -63.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 69,389.42 ¥
(25,677.06 ₱)
17,667.07 ¥
(6,537.57 ₱)
     -74.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit Cebu Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 395,117.41 ¥
(146,210.37 ₱)
59,780.58 ¥
(22,121.38 ₱)
     -84.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.80 7.67      +324.9 %
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