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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 4.50% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 22.75% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in London are 93.00% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in London are 61.30% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in London are 29.77% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in London is 20.69% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(7.00 £)
2,143.71 ¥
(15.00 £)
     +114.37 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(34.99 £)
7,145.70 ¥
(50.00 £)
     +42.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 665.00 ¥
(4.65 £)
856.77 ¥
(6.00 £)
     +28.84 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(2.80 £)
714.57 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +78.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 465.00 ¥
(3.25 £)
643.11 ¥
(4.50 £)
     +38.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 384.55 ¥
(2.69 £)
389.90 ¥
(2.73 £)
     +1.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 138.34 ¥
(0.97 £)
190.75 ¥
(1.33 £)
     +37.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 103.63 ¥
(0.73 £)
143.29 ¥
(1.00 £)
     +38.27 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 687.32 ¥
(4.81 £)
494.64 ¥
(3.46 £)
     -28.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 171.21 ¥
(1.20 £)
141.37 ¥
(0.99 £)
     -17.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 274.54 ¥
(1.92 £)
102.00 ¥
(0.71 £)
     -62.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 228.24 ¥
(1.60 £)
300.15 ¥
(2.10 £)
     +31.51 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 544.31 ¥
(3.81 £)
458.90 ¥
(3.21 £)
     -15.69 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 381.32 ¥
(2.67 £)
426.97 ¥
(2.99 £)
     +11.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,127.93 ¥
(7.89 £)
589.88 ¥
(4.13 £)
     -47.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 385.81 ¥
(2.70 £)
148.42 ¥
(1.04 £)
     -61.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 170.25 ¥
(1.19 £)
72.20 ¥
(0.51 £)
     -57.59 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(1.90 £)
134.02 ¥
(0.94 £)
     -50.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 314.28 ¥
(2.20 £)
149.49 ¥
(1.05 £)
     -52.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.62 ¥
(1.31 £)
78.08 ¥
(0.55 £)
     -58.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 160.95 ¥
(1.13 £)
76.06 ¥
(0.53 £)
     -52.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 204.46 ¥
(1.43 £)
115.54 ¥
(0.81 £)
     -43.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 131.71 ¥
(0.92 £)
137.28 ¥
(0.96 £)
     +4.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(10.50 £)
1,143.31 ¥
(8.00 £)
     -23.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 255.80 ¥
(1.79 £)
225.96 ¥
(1.58 £)
     -11.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 398.18 ¥
(2.79 £)
307.27 ¥
(2.15 £)
     -22.83 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(3.15 £)
1,572.05 ¥
(11.00 £)
     +249.35 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.40 £)
357.29 ¥
(2.50 £)
     +78.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(69.97 £)
20,484.34 ¥
(143.33 £)
     +104.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 489.50 ¥
(3.43 £)
714.57 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +45.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(4.62 £)
689.99 ¥
(4.83 £)
     +4.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,000.00 ¥
(27.99 £)
5,716.56 ¥
(40.00 £)
     +42.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 547.16 ¥
(3.83 £)
700.98 ¥
(4.90 £)
     +28.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(17,493.04 £)
2,747,521.94 ¥
(19,225.00 £)
     +9.90 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,167,178.67 ¥
(15,164.21 £)
2,989,226.83 ¥
(20,916.26 £)
     +37.93 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 18,797.25 ¥
(131.53 £)
22,556.27 ¥
(157.83 £)
     +20.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 46.86 ¥
(0.33 £)
18.79 ¥
(0.13 £)
     -59.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,602.05 ¥
(32.20 £)
4,622.00 ¥
(32.34 £)
     +0.43 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,541.86 ¥
(66.77 £)
6,317.90 ¥
(44.21 £)
     -33.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,911.11 ¥
(20.37 £)
1,557.40 ¥
(10.90 £)
     -46.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(12.59 £)
1,786.43 ¥
(12.50 £)
     -0.75 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 47,431.82 ¥
(331.89 £)
179,480.67 ¥
(1,255.86 £)
     +278.40 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,106,250.00 ¥
(14,737.88 £)
2,396,942.43 ¥
(16,771.92 £)
     +13.80 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,573.53 ¥
(46.00 £)
9,469.72 ¥
(66.26 £)
     +44.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,625.71 ¥
(32.37 £)
4,411.57 ¥
(30.87 £)
     -4.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,000.00 ¥
(55.98 £)
9,771.57 ¥
(68.37 £)
     +22.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,194.29 ¥
(85.33 £)
11,563.84 ¥
(80.91 £)
     -5.17 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 114,941.18 ¥
(804.27 £)
248,744.31 ¥
(1,740.52 £)
     +116.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 72,468.09 ¥
(507.07 £)
176,443.84 ¥
(1,234.62 £)
     +143.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 274,024.39 ¥
(1,917.41 £)
462,631.58 ¥
(3,237.13 £)
     +68.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 146,472.22 ¥
(1,024.90 £)
285,451.09 ¥
(1,997.36 £)
     +94.88 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 108,162.39 ¥
(756.84 £)
180,327.28 ¥
(1,261.79 £)
     +66.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 53,173.64 ¥
(372.07 £)
93,706.00 ¥
(655.68 £)
     +76.23 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 317,750.58 ¥
(2,223.37 £)
309,342.49 ¥
(2,164.54 £)
     -2.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.38 3.25      +135.55 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
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Currency: JPY