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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Austin, TX 

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Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 17.97% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 2.29% lower than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 34.65% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 33.27% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 16.89% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 59.84% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 950.00 ¥
(8.51 $)
1,673.78 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +76.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,218.73 ¥
(46.77 $)
5,579.25 ¥
(50.00 $)
     +6.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(6.27 $)
830.19 ¥
(7.44 $)
     +18.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(4.48 $)
530.03 ¥
(4.75 $)
     +6.01 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(5.38 $)
669.51 ¥
(6.00 $)
     +11.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 392.77 ¥
(3.52 $)
495.05 ¥
(4.44 $)
     +26.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 140.48 ¥
(1.26 $)
233.18 ¥
(2.09 $)
     +65.99 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 104.79 ¥
(0.94 $)
167.68 ¥
(1.50 $)
     +60.02 %
Markets Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 710.28 ¥
(6.37 $)
359.81 ¥
(3.22 $)
     -49.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 171.16 ¥
(1.53 $)
261.87 ¥
(2.35 $)
     +53.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 285.29 ¥
(2.56 $)
158.28 ¥
(1.42 $)
     -44.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 236.30 ¥
(2.12 $)
276.12 ¥
(2.47 $)
     +16.85 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 515.45 ¥
(4.62 $)
507.44 ¥
(4.55 $)
     -1.55 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 351.08 ¥
(3.15 $)
371.06 ¥
(3.33 $)
     +5.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,023.61 ¥
(9.17 $)
608.05 ¥
(5.45 $)
     -40.60 %
Apples (1 lb) 352.20 ¥
(3.16 $)
221.50 ¥
(1.99 $)
     -37.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 149.63 ¥
(1.34 $)
58.40 ¥
(0.52 $)
     -60.97 %
Oranges (1 lb) 268.03 ¥
(2.40 $)
228.87 ¥
(2.05 $)
     -14.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 251.22 ¥
(2.25 $)
215.62 ¥
(1.93 $)
     -14.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 181.44 ¥
(1.63 $)
136.80 ¥
(1.23 $)
     -24.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 166.32 ¥
(1.49 $)
114.50 ¥
(1.03 $)
     -31.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 179.09 ¥
(1.60 $)
213.41 ¥
(1.91 $)
     +19.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 130.50 ¥
(1.17 $)
179.09 ¥
(1.60 $)
     +37.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(10.75 $)
1,339.02 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +11.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 285.04 ¥
(2.55 $)
265.68 ¥
(2.38 $)
     -6.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 430.00 ¥
(3.85 $)
345.91 ¥
(3.10 $)
     -19.55 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 510.00 ¥
(4.57 $)
781.10 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +53.16 %
Transportation Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 180.00 ¥
(1.61 $)
147.85 ¥
(1.32 $)
     -17.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(89.62 $)
4,602.88 ¥
(41.25 $)
     -53.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 460.00 ¥
(4.12 $)
278.96 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -39.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(6.06 $)
278.96 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -58.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,497.50 ¥
(31.34 $)
3,235.97 ¥
(29.00 $)
     -7.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 526.26 ¥
(4.72 $)
261.32 ¥
(2.34 $)
     -50.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,530,000.00 ¥
(22,673.29 $)
2,437,575.19 ¥
(21,845.00 $)
     -3.65 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,188,333.33 ¥
(19,611.35 $)
2,331,064.61 ¥
(20,890.48 $)
     +6.52 %
Utilities (Monthly) Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,589.86 ¥
(184.52 $)
15,513.82 ¥
(139.03 $)
     -24.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 45.00 ¥
(0.40 $)
10.94 ¥
(0.10 $)
     -75.70 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,550.00 ¥
(40.78 $)
6,907.32 ¥
(61.90 $)
     +51.81 %
Sports And Leisure Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,668.89 ¥
(86.65 $)
4,333.19 ¥
(38.83 $)
     -55.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,219.05 ¥
(28.85 $)
1,611.66 ¥
(14.44 $)
     -49.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(16.13 $)
1,339.02 ¥
(12.00 $)
     -25.61 %
Childcare Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 75,391.30 ¥
(675.64 $)
111,361.87 ¥
(998.00 $)
     +47.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,117,857.14 ¥
(18,979.76 $)
2,245,648.92 ¥
(20,125.00 $)
     +6.03 %
Clothing And Shoes Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,364.52 ¥
(66.00 $)
4,902.01 ¥
(43.93 $)
     -33.44 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,503.37 ¥
(40.36 $)
4,163.28 ¥
(37.31 $)
     -7.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,861.40 ¥
(79.41 $)
8,612.34 ¥
(77.18 $)
     -2.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,418.18 ¥
(129.21 $)
10,911.08 ¥
(97.78 $)
     -24.32 %
Rent Per Month Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 123,500.00 ¥
(1,106.78 $)
195,390.05 ¥
(1,751.04 $)
     +58.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 75,720.39 ¥
(678.59 $)
122,812.69 ¥
(1,100.62 $)
     +62.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 300,000.00 ¥
(2,688.53 $)
346,771.97 ¥
(3,107.69 $)
     +15.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 153,333.33 ¥
(1,374.14 $)
210,822.31 ¥
(1,889.34 $)
     +37.49 %
Buy Apartment Price Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 109,900.85 ¥
(984.91 $)
42,321.02 ¥
(379.27 $)
     -61.49 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61,315.50 ¥
(549.50 $)
22,769.49 ¥
(204.06 $)
     -62.87 %
Salaries And Financing Tokyo[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 318,515.15 ¥
(2,854.46 $)
497,483.30 ¥
(4,458.33 $)
     +56.19 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.42 4.04      +185.17 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
Contributors:276312
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY