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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 3.52% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 21.31% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in London are 79.76% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in London are 69.10% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in London are 29.17% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in London is 9.65% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 950.00 ¥
(6.58 £)
2,165.51 ¥
(15.00 £)
     +127.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,218.73 ¥
(36.15 £)
8,662.02 ¥
(60.00 £)
     +65.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(4.85 £)
866.20 ¥
(6.00 £)
     +23.74 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(3.46 £)
721.84 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +44.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(4.16 £)
649.65 ¥
(4.50 £)
     +8.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 392.77 ¥
(2.72 £)
415.80 ¥
(2.88 £)
     +5.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 140.48 ¥
(0.97 £)
203.90 ¥
(1.41 £)
     +45.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 104.79 ¥
(0.73 £)
160.84 ¥
(1.11 £)
     +53.50 %
Markets Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 710.28 ¥
(4.92 £)
524.63 ¥
(3.63 £)
     -26.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 171.16 ¥
(1.19 £)
141.32 ¥
(0.98 £)
     -17.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 285.29 ¥
(1.98 £)
85.60 ¥
(0.59 £)
     -69.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 236.30 ¥
(1.64 £)
297.97 ¥
(2.06 £)
     +26.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 515.45 ¥
(3.57 £)
443.97 ¥
(3.08 £)
     -13.87 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 351.08 ¥
(2.43 £)
391.23 ¥
(2.71 £)
     +11.44 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,023.61 ¥
(7.09 £)
533.66 ¥
(3.70 £)
     -47.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 352.20 ¥
(2.44 £)
118.04 ¥
(0.82 £)
     -66.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 149.63 ¥
(1.04 £)
73.16 ¥
(0.51 £)
     -51.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 268.03 ¥
(1.86 £)
130.12 ¥
(0.90 £)
     -51.45 %
Tomato (1 lb) 251.22 ¥
(1.74 £)
150.78 ¥
(1.04 £)
     -39.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 181.44 ¥
(1.26 £)
74.36 ¥
(0.52 £)
     -59.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 166.32 ¥
(1.15 £)
68.05 ¥
(0.47 £)
     -59.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 179.09 ¥
(1.24 £)
101.72 ¥
(0.70 £)
     -43.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 130.50 ¥
(0.90 £)
109.58 ¥
(0.76 £)
     -16.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(8.31 £)
1,154.94 ¥
(8.00 £)
     -3.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 285.04 ¥
(1.97 £)
255.56 ¥
(1.77 £)
     -10.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 430.00 ¥
(2.98 £)
245.42 ¥
(1.70 £)
     -42.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 510.00 ¥
(3.53 £)
1,591.65 ¥
(11.03 £)
     +212.09 %
Transportation Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 180.00 ¥
(1.25 £)
360.92 ¥
(2.50 £)
     +100.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(69.27 £)
20,713.53 ¥
(143.48 £)
     +107.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 460.00 ¥
(3.19 £)
577.47 ¥
(4.00 £)
     +25.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(4.68 £)
604.07 ¥
(4.18 £)
     -10.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,497.50 ¥
(24.23 £)
5,052.85 ¥
(35.00 £)
     +44.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 526.26 ¥
(3.65 £)
707.74 ¥
(4.90 £)
     +34.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,530,000.00 ¥
(17,524.78 £)
3,023,045.16 ¥
(20,940.00 £)
     +19.49 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,188,333.33 ¥
(15,158.13 £)
3,173,661.19 ¥
(21,983.29 £)
     +45.03 %
Utilities (Monthly) Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,589.86 ¥
(142.62 £)
23,446.53 ¥
(162.41 £)
     +13.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 45.00 ¥
(0.31 £)
13.20 ¥
(0.09 £)
     -70.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,550.00 ¥
(31.52 £)
4,432.82 ¥
(30.71 £)
     -2.58 %
Sports And Leisure Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,668.89 ¥
(66.97 £)
5,648.25 ¥
(39.12 £)
     -41.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,219.05 ¥
(22.30 £)
1,698.32 ¥
(11.76 £)
     -47.24 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(12.47 £)
1,732.40 ¥
(12.00 £)
     -3.76 %
Childcare Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 75,391.30 ¥
(522.22 £)
199,121.59 ¥
(1,379.27 £)
     +164.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,117,857.14 ¥
(14,669.95 £)
2,590,266.18 ¥
(17,942.23 £)
     +22.31 %
Clothing And Shoes Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,364.52 ¥
(51.01 £)
9,383.86 ¥
(65.00 £)
     +27.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,503.37 ¥
(31.19 £)
4,538.15 ¥
(31.43 £)
     +0.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,861.40 ¥
(61.38 £)
9,639.98 ¥
(66.77 £)
     +8.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,418.18 ¥
(99.87 £)
11,350.37 ¥
(78.62 £)
     -21.28 %
Rent Per Month Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 123,500.00 ¥
(855.46 £)
252,805.61 ¥
(1,751.13 £)
     +104.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 75,720.39 ¥
(524.50 £)
176,631.23 ¥
(1,223.49 £)
     +133.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 300,000.00 ¥
(2,078.04 £)
447,972.57 ¥
(3,103.01 £)
     +49.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 153,333.33 ¥
(1,062.11 £)
295,625.82 ¥
(2,047.74 £)
     +92.80 %
Buy Apartment Price Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 109,900.85 ¥
(761.26 £)
170,228.21 ¥
(1,179.14 £)
     +54.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61,315.50 ¥
(424.72 £)
94,201.62 ¥
(652.51 £)
     +53.63 %
Salaries And Financing Tokyo[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 318,515.15 ¥
(2,206.29 £)
349,081.31 ¥
(2,418.01 £)
     +9.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.42 3.28      +131.25 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
Contributors:276709
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY