Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Oxford 

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Consumer Prices in Oxford are 25.8% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Oxford are 37.1% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Oxford are 62.4% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Oxford are 87.3% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Oxford are 1.2% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Oxford is 21.2% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(5.21 £)
2,689.36 ¥
(14.00 £)
     +168.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,000.00 ¥
(36.44 £)
11,141.63 ¥
(58.00 £)
     +59.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 ¥
(4.16 £)
1,536.78 ¥
(8.00 £)
     +92.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(2.60 £)
1,046.93 ¥
(5.45 £)
     +109.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 800.00 ¥
(4.16 £)
998.90 ¥
(5.20 £)
     +24.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 496.49 ¥
(2.58 £)
597.56 ¥
(3.11 £)
     +20.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 173.06 ¥
(0.90 £)
340.29 ¥
(1.77 £)
     +96.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 115.78 ¥
(0.60 £)
288.15 ¥
(1.50 £)
     +148.9 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 895.09 ¥
(4.66 £)
1,063.48 ¥
(5.54 £)
     +18.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 244.11 ¥
(1.27 £)
215.28 ¥
(1.12 £)
     -11.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 225.68 ¥
(1.17 £)
213.48 ¥
(1.11 £)
     -5.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 332.08 ¥
(1.73 £)
922.07 ¥
(4.80 £)
     +177.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,125.56 ¥
(5.86 £)
662.80 ¥
(3.45 £)
     -41.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 502.53 ¥
(2.62 £)
753.05 ¥
(3.92 £)
     +49.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,435.91 ¥
(7.47 £)
1,067.61 ¥
(5.56 £)
     -25.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 377.64 ¥
(1.97 £)
264.02 ¥
(1.37 £)
     -30.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 177.30 ¥
(0.92 £)
91.37 ¥
(0.48 £)
     -48.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 391.41 ¥
(2.04 £)
254.21 ¥
(1.32 £)
     -35.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 339.82 ¥
(1.77 £)
324.72 ¥
(1.69 £)
     -4.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 197.12 ¥
(1.03 £)
96.47 ¥
(0.50 £)
     -51.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 192.17 ¥
(1.00 £)
102.07 ¥
(0.53 £)
     -46.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 212.29 ¥
(1.11 £)
148.19 ¥
(0.77 £)
     -30.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 133.32 ¥
(0.69 £)
246.52 ¥
(1.28 £)
     +84.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,100.00 ¥
(5.73 £)
1,536.78 ¥
(8.00 £)
     +39.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 327.48 ¥
(1.70 £)
453.35 ¥
(2.36 £)
     +38.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 458.46 ¥
(2.39 £)
726.77 ¥
(3.78 £)
     +58.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 ¥
(3.12 £)
2,641.33 ¥
(13.75 £)
     +340.2 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.04 £)
384.19 ¥
(2.00 £)
     +92.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7,800.00 ¥
(40.60 £)
14,198.48 ¥
(73.91 £)
     +82.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ¥
(2.60 £)
960.49 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +92.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 ¥
(3.35 £)
460.63 ¥
(2.40 £)
     -28.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,789.47 ¥
(19.73 £)
3,457.75 ¥
(18.00 £)
     -8.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 657.88 ¥
(3.42 £)
1,161.29 ¥
(6.05 £)
     +76.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,342,000.00 ¥
(17,397.45 £)
5,433,465.90 ¥
(28,285.00 £)
     +62.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,355,189.47 ¥
(12,260.41 £)
5,998,231.31 ¥
(31,225.00 £)
     +154.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 27,217.07 ¥
(141.68 £)
54,154.69 ¥
(281.91 £)
     +99.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,860.62 ¥
(20.10 £)
2,582.64 ¥
(13.44 £)
     -33.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,879.97 ¥
(25.40 £)
6,560.85 ¥
(34.15 £)
     +34.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,278.82 ¥
(48.30 £)
7,196.25 ¥
(37.46 £)
     -22.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,828.65 ¥
(14.73 £)
1,728.87 ¥
(9.00 £)
     -38.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,850.00 ¥
(9.63 £)
1,920.97 ¥
(10.00 £)
     +3.8 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 75,650.00 ¥
(393.81 £)
252,127.42 ¥
(1,312.50 £)
     +233.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,215,312.50 ¥
(11,532.25 £)
7,683,883.19 ¥
(40,000.00 £)
     +246.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,819.90 ¥
(40.71 £)
12,952.83 ¥
(67.43 £)
     +65.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,354.76 ¥
(27.88 £)
7,363.72 ¥
(38.33 £)
     +37.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,105.42 ¥
(47.40 £)
14,287.22 ¥
(74.38 £)
     +56.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,975.45 ¥
(62.34 £)
16,808.49 ¥
(87.50 £)
     +40.4 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 150,772.17 ¥
(784.87 £)
280,461.74 ¥
(1,460.00 £)
     +86.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 86,438.45 ¥
(449.97 £)
209,385.82 ¥
(1,090.00 £)
     +142.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 411,845.54 ¥
(2,143.94 £)
504,254.83 ¥
(2,625.00 £)
     +22.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 172,806.68 ¥
(899.58 £)
340,438.71 ¥
(1,772.22 £)
     +97.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 114,941.35 ¥
(598.35 £)
178,462.54 ¥
(929.02 £)
     +55.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61,693.47 ¥
(321.16 £)
73,461.13 ¥
(382.42 £)
     +19.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit Oxford Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 433,961.02 ¥
(2,259.07 £)
468,806.75 ¥
(2,440.47 £)
     +8.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.67 5.92      +255.4 %
Last update: April 2024March 2024
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