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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 4.98% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 20.34% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in London are 80.78% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in London are 58.76% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in London are 29.38% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in London is 9.08% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(6.98 £)
2,149.93 ¥
(15.00 £)
     +114.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,357.92 ¥
(37.38 £)
7,883.07 ¥
(55.00 £)
     +47.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(4.88 £)
859.97 ¥
(6.00 £)
     +22.85 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(3.49 £)
716.64 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +43.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(4.19 £)
644.98 ¥
(4.50 £)
     +7.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 393.65 ¥
(2.75 £)
411.68 ¥
(2.87 £)
     +4.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 141.84 ¥
(0.99 £)
202.31 ¥
(1.41 £)
     +42.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 105.06 ¥
(0.73 £)
160.54 ¥
(1.12 £)
     +52.81 %
Markets Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 711.66 ¥
(4.97 £)
520.48 ¥
(3.63 £)
     -26.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 170.64 ¥
(1.19 £)
141.13 ¥
(0.98 £)
     -17.30 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 285.29 ¥
(1.99 £)
85.50 ¥
(0.60 £)
     -70.03 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 236.30 ¥
(1.65 £)
294.59 ¥
(2.06 £)
     +24.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 515.45 ¥
(3.60 £)
438.68 ¥
(3.06 £)
     -14.89 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 350.46 ¥
(2.45 £)
391.29 ¥
(2.73 £)
     +11.65 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,023.61 ¥
(7.14 £)
538.31 ¥
(3.76 £)
     -47.41 %
Apples (1 lb) 352.20 ¥
(2.46 £)
117.20 ¥
(0.82 £)
     -66.72 %
Banana (1 lb) 149.63 ¥
(1.04 £)
71.95 ¥
(0.50 £)
     -51.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 268.03 ¥
(1.87 £)
129.71 ¥
(0.91 £)
     -51.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 251.22 ¥
(1.75 £)
150.55 ¥
(1.05 £)
     -40.07 %
Potato (1 lb) 181.44 ¥
(1.27 £)
72.84 ¥
(0.51 £)
     -59.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 166.32 ¥
(1.16 £)
66.91 ¥
(0.47 £)
     -59.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 179.09 ¥
(1.25 £)
102.56 ¥
(0.72 £)
     -42.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 130.50 ¥
(0.91 £)
107.68 ¥
(0.75 £)
     -17.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,100.00 ¥
(7.67 £)
1,146.63 ¥
(8.00 £)
     +4.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 285.04 ¥
(1.99 £)
253.73 ¥
(1.77 £)
     -10.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 428.00 ¥
(2.99 £)
242.46 ¥
(1.69 £)
     -43.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 510.00 ¥
(3.56 £)
1,576.61 ¥
(11.00 £)
     +209.14 %
Transportation Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 180.00 ¥
(1.26 £)
358.32 ¥
(2.50 £)
     +99.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(69.77 £)
20,564.54 ¥
(143.48 £)
     +105.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 470.00 ¥
(3.28 £)
573.31 ¥
(4.00 £)
     +21.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(4.72 £)
588.20 ¥
(4.10 £)
     -12.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,497.50 ¥
(24.40 £)
5,016.50 ¥
(35.00 £)
     +43.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 526.52 ¥
(3.67 £)
702.65 ¥
(4.90 £)
     +33.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,530,000.00 ¥
(17,651.74 £)
3,001,301.27 ¥
(20,940.00 £)
     +18.63 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,188,333.33 ¥
(15,267.94 £)
3,150,833.97 ¥
(21,983.29 £)
     +43.98 %
Utilities (Monthly) Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,267.43 ¥
(141.41 £)
23,036.47 ¥
(160.72 £)
     +13.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 45.00 ¥
(0.31 £)
13.10 ¥
(0.09 £)
     -70.88 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,595.71 ¥
(32.06 £)
4,423.82 ¥
(30.86 £)
     -3.74 %
Sports And Leisure Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,606.98 ¥
(67.03 £)
5,608.01 ¥
(39.13 £)
     -41.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,219.05 ¥
(22.46 £)
1,686.10 ¥
(11.76 £)
     -47.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(12.56 £)
1,719.94 ¥
(12.00 £)
     -4.45 %
Childcare Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 75,391.30 ¥
(526.00 £)
198,365.55 ¥
(1,383.99 £)
     +163.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,103,846.15 ¥
(14,678.48 £)
2,590,521.45 ¥
(18,074.00 £)
     +23.13 %
Clothing And Shoes Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,182.76 ¥
(50.11 £)
9,369.44 ¥
(65.37 £)
     +30.44 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,483.07 ¥
(31.28 £)
4,508.53 ¥
(31.46 £)
     +0.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,804.76 ¥
(61.43 £)
9,570.64 ¥
(66.77 £)
     +8.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,243.75 ¥
(99.38 £)
11,341.13 ¥
(79.13 £)
     -20.38 %
Rent Per Month Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 123,960.78 ¥
(864.87 £)
249,748.93 ¥
(1,742.49 £)
     +101.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 75,697.67 ¥
(528.14 £)
174,987.71 ¥
(1,220.88 £)
     +131.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 292,307.69 ¥
(2,039.42 £)
446,379.07 ¥
(3,114.38 £)
     +52.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 152,307.69 ¥
(1,062.65 £)
293,752.89 ¥
(2,049.51 £)
     +92.87 %
Buy Apartment Price Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 109,680.28 ¥
(765.24 £)
169,003.81 ¥
(1,179.14 £)
     +54.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61,315.50 ¥
(427.80 £)
93,524.05 ¥
(652.51 £)
     +52.53 %
Salaries And Financing Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 318,515.15 ¥
(2,222.27 £)
348,506.29 ¥
(2,431.52 £)
     +9.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.43 3.25      +126.67 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
Contributors:276698
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY