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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 13.21% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 14.49% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 84.90% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 41.91% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 18.37% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 15.29% higher than in Tokyo
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  TokyoLos Angeles, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(9.21 $)
1,628.48 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +62.85 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,750.00 ¥
(52.96 $)
7,599.57 ¥
(70.00 $)
     +32.17 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 690.00 ¥
(6.36 $)
814.24 ¥
(7.50 $)
     +18.01 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 ¥
(4.14 $)
651.39 ¥
(6.00 $)
     +44.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(4.61 $)
759.96 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +51.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 398.80 ¥
(3.67 $)
486.53 ¥
(4.48 $)
     +22.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 148.15 ¥
(1.36 $)
255.76 ¥
(2.36 $)
     +72.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 109.15 ¥
(1.01 $)
188.47 ¥
(1.74 $)
     +72.66 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 678.45 ¥
(6.25 $)
406.90 ¥
(3.75 $)
     -40.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 166.17 ¥
(1.53 $)
309.28 ¥
(2.85 $)
     +86.13 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 270.96 ¥
(2.50 $)
195.30 ¥
(1.80 $)
     -27.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 227.45 ¥
(2.10 $)
353.70 ¥
(3.26 $)
     +55.50 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 489.88 ¥
(4.51 $)
513.90 ¥
(4.73 $)
     +4.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 373.81 ¥
(3.44 $)
514.24 ¥
(4.74 $)
     +37.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,271.23 ¥
(11.71 $)
636.62 ¥
(5.86 $)
     -49.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 367.89 ¥
(3.39 $)
218.26 ¥
(2.01 $)
     -40.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 164.17 ¥
(1.51 $)
100.82 ¥
(0.93 $)
     -38.59 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(2.51 $)
156.50 ¥
(1.44 $)
     -42.50 %
Tomato (1 lb) 286.74 ¥
(2.64 $)
173.19 ¥
(1.60 $)
     -39.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.11 ¥
(1.72 $)
140.53 ¥
(1.29 $)
     -24.89 %
Onion (1 lb) 160.64 ¥
(1.48 $)
108.68 ¥
(1.00 $)
     -32.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 194.86 ¥
(1.79 $)
138.15 ¥
(1.27 $)
     -29.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 129.35 ¥
(1.19 $)
209.64 ¥
(1.93 $)
     +62.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(13.82 $)
1,302.78 ¥
(12.00 $)
     -13.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 273.50 ¥
(2.52 $)
223.45 ¥
(2.06 $)
     -18.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 392.73 ¥
(3.62 $)
283.36 ¥
(2.61 $)
     -27.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 475.00 ¥
(4.38 $)
977.09 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +105.70 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 195.00 ¥
(1.80 $)
189.99 ¥
(1.75 $)
     -2.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(92.11 $)
10,856.53 ¥
(100.00 $)
     +8.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 480.00 ¥
(4.42 $)
350.67 ¥
(3.23 $)
     -26.94 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(6.08 $)
298.55 ¥
(2.75 $)
     -54.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,700.00 ¥
(34.08 $)
3,169.02 ¥
(29.19 $)
     -14.35 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 553.98 ¥
(5.10 $)
408.65 ¥
(3.76 $)
     -26.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,539,000.00 ¥
(23,386.86 $)
2,374,322.19 ¥
(21,870.00 $)
     -6.49 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,193,529.41 ¥
(20,204.71 $)
2,222,798.13 ¥
(20,474.30 $)
     +1.33 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,387.74 ¥
(178.58 $)
15,612.15 ¥
(143.80 $)
     -19.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 45.39 ¥
(0.42 $)
12.83 ¥
(0.12 $)
     -71.73 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,620.53 ¥
(42.56 $)
6,563.23 ¥
(60.45 $)
     +42.05 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,137.21 ¥
(84.16 $)
4,316.08 ¥
(39.76 $)
     -52.76 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,994.12 ¥
(27.58 $)
1,341.10 ¥
(12.35 $)
     -55.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(16.58 $)
1,628.48 ¥
(15.00 $)
     -9.53 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 46,229.17 ¥
(425.82 $)
121,354.85 ¥
(1,117.81 $)
     +162.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,084,782.61 ¥
(19,203.04 $)
2,364,202.36 ¥
(21,776.79 $)
     +13.40 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,678.12 ¥
(61.51 $)
5,255.50 ¥
(48.41 $)
     -21.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,618.18 ¥
(42.54 $)
3,650.43 ¥
(33.62 $)
     -20.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,025.00 ¥
(73.92 $)
8,516.83 ¥
(78.45 $)
     +6.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 13,994.29 ¥
(128.90 $)
11,629.75 ¥
(107.12 $)
     -16.90 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 122,062.50 ¥
(1,124.32 $)
237,792.14 ¥
(2,190.32 $)
     +94.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 76,720.93 ¥
(706.68 $)
180,188.64 ¥
(1,659.73 $)
     +134.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 277,222.22 ¥
(2,553.51 $)
421,663.36 ¥
(3,883.96 $)
     +52.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 146,200.00 ¥
(1,346.66 $)
310,792.51 ¥
(2,862.73 $)
     +112.58 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 109,481.84 ¥
(1,008.44 $)
75,510.08 ¥
(695.53 $)
     -31.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 58,016.27 ¥
(534.39 $)
48,125.94 ¥
(443.29 $)
     -17.05 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 330,783.85 ¥
(3,046.87 $)
436,624.54 ¥
(4,021.77 $)
     +32.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.36 4.32      +217.37 %
Last update: June 2019June 2019
Contributors:262430
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY