Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Dubai 

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Consumer Prices in Dubai are 13.7% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 38.8% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Dubai are 94.8% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 86.6% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 29.1% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 2.3% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(23.96 AED)
1,669.52 ¥
(40.00 AED)
     +67.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,125.00 ¥
(170.71 AED)
12,521.41 ¥
(300.00 AED)
     +75.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 ¥
(19.17 AED)
1,460.83 ¥
(35.00 AED)
     +82.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(11.98 AED)
1,878.21 ¥
(45.00 AED)
     +275.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 800.00 ¥
(19.17 AED)
2,086.90 ¥
(50.00 AED)
     +160.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 490.10 ¥
(11.74 AED)
904.84 ¥
(21.68 AED)
     +84.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 174.83 ¥
(4.19 AED)
177.32 ¥
(4.25 AED)
     +1.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 115.94 ¥
(2.78 AED)
117.01 ¥
(2.80 AED)
     +0.9 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 895.36 ¥
(21.45 AED)
1,186.28 ¥
(28.42 AED)
     +32.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 244.11 ¥
(5.85 AED)
227.17 ¥
(5.44 AED)
     -6.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 225.68 ¥
(5.41 AED)
157.63 ¥
(3.78 AED)
     -30.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 332.08 ¥
(7.96 AED)
487.38 ¥
(11.68 AED)
     +46.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,125.56 ¥
(26.97 AED)
768.58 ¥
(18.41 AED)
     -31.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 502.53 ¥
(12.04 AED)
583.66 ¥
(13.98 AED)
     +16.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,435.91 ¥
(34.40 AED)
672.82 ¥
(16.12 AED)
     -53.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 377.64 ¥
(9.05 AED)
161.44 ¥
(3.87 AED)
     -57.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 177.30 ¥
(4.25 AED)
136.93 ¥
(3.28 AED)
     -22.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 391.41 ¥
(9.38 AED)
130.82 ¥
(3.13 AED)
     -66.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 339.82 ¥
(8.14 AED)
116.22 ¥
(2.78 AED)
     -65.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 197.12 ¥
(4.72 AED)
71.61 ¥
(1.72 AED)
     -63.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 192.17 ¥
(4.60 AED)
79.66 ¥
(1.91 AED)
     -58.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.29 ¥
(5.09 AED)
262.60 ¥
(6.29 AED)
     +23.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 134.79 ¥
(3.23 AED)
96.98 ¥
(2.32 AED)
     -28.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,100.00 ¥
(26.35 AED)
2,504.28 ¥
(60.00 AED)
     +127.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 327.48 ¥
(7.85 AED)
495.86 ¥
(11.88 AED)
     +51.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 458.46 ¥
(10.98 AED)
815.50 ¥
(19.54 AED)
     +77.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 ¥
(14.38 AED)
959.97 ¥
(23.00 AED)
     +60.0 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(4.79 AED)
271.30 ¥
(6.50 AED)
     +35.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7,800.00 ¥
(186.88 AED)
12,521.41 ¥
(300.00 AED)
     +60.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ¥
(11.98 AED)
500.86 ¥
(12.00 AED)
     +0.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 ¥
(15.42 AED)
201.51 ¥
(4.83 AED)
     -68.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,789.47 ¥
(90.79 AED)
1,252.14 ¥
(30.00 AED)
     -67.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 657.88 ¥
(15.76 AED)
483.21 ¥
(11.58 AED)
     -26.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,342,000.00 ¥
(80,070.85 AED)
6,260,705.11 ¥
(150,000.00 AED)
     +87.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,355,189.47 ¥
(56,427.90 AED)
3,496,208.01 ¥
(83,765.52 AED)
     +48.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 27,217.07 ¥
(652.09 AED)
32,000.75 ¥
(766.70 AED)
     +17.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,860.62 ¥
(92.50 AED)
9,258.89 ¥
(221.83 AED)
     +139.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,879.97 ¥
(116.92 AED)
14,717.87 ¥
(352.62 AED)
     +201.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,278.82 ¥
(222.31 AED)
13,879.55 ¥
(332.54 AED)
     +49.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,828.65 ¥
(67.77 AED)
7,392.45 ¥
(177.12 AED)
     +161.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,850.00 ¥
(44.32 AED)
2,086.90 ¥
(50.00 AED)
     +12.8 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 75,650.00 ¥
(1,812.50 AED)
110,706.22 ¥
(2,652.41 AED)
     +46.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,215,312.50 ¥
(53,076.59 AED)
2,245,066.89 ¥
(53,789.47 AED)
     +1.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,819.90 ¥
(187.36 AED)
9,846.90 ¥
(235.92 AED)
     +25.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,354.76 ¥
(128.29 AED)
9,234.54 ¥
(221.25 AED)
     +72.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,105.42 ¥
(218.16 AED)
15,239.87 ¥
(365.13 AED)
     +67.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,975.45 ¥
(286.92 AED)
14,965.28 ¥
(358.55 AED)
     +25.0 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 150,737.44 ¥
(3,611.51 AED)
331,518.44 ¥
(7,942.84 AED)
     +119.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 86,416.60 ¥
(2,070.45 AED)
200,386.04 ¥
(4,801.04 AED)
     +131.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 418,342.34 ¥
(10,023.05 AED)
641,406.23 ¥
(15,367.43 AED)
     +53.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 172,729.22 ¥
(4,138.41 AED)
439,810.77 ¥
(10,537.41 AED)
     +154.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 114,941.35 ¥
(2,753.88 AED)
75,412.01 ¥
(1,806.79 AED)
     -34.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61,693.47 ¥
(1,478.11 AED)
41,469.43 ¥
(993.56 AED)
     -32.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit Dubai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 433,607.95 ¥
(10,388.80 AED)
615,581.31 ¥
(14,748.69 AED)
     +42.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.67 5.18      +211.0 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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