Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 6.75% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 39.38% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 117.05% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 95.46% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 4.21% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 52.80% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(7.40 $)
2,298.57 ¥
(17.00 $)
     +129.86 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 ¥
(44.38 $)
12,168.90 ¥
(90.00 $)
     +102.82 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(5.18 $)
1,216.89 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +73.84 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 590.00 ¥
(4.36 $)
946.47 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +60.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 700.00 ¥
(5.18 $)
1,081.68 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +54.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 473.01 ¥
(3.50 $)
657.25 ¥
(4.86 $)
     +38.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 159.22 ¥
(1.18 $)
343.34 ¥
(2.54 $)
     +115.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 110.34 ¥
(0.82 $)
295.45 ¥
(2.19 $)
     +167.75 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 707.38 ¥
(5.23 $)
574.51 ¥
(4.25 $)
     -18.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 203.13 ¥
(1.50 $)
461.34 ¥
(3.41 $)
     +127.12 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 216.84 ¥
(1.60 $)
361.48 ¥
(2.67 $)
     +66.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 252.19 ¥
(1.87 $)
489.61 ¥
(3.62 $)
     +94.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 927.03 ¥
(6.86 $)
770.27 ¥
(5.70 $)
     -16.91 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 485.34 ¥
(3.59 $)
764.58 ¥
(5.65 $)
     +57.53 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,431.73 ¥
(10.59 $)
1,016.92 ¥
(7.52 $)
     -28.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 439.73 ¥
(3.25 $)
252.62 ¥
(1.87 $)
     -42.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 190.12 ¥
(1.41 $)
116.23 ¥
(0.86 $)
     -38.87 %
Oranges (1 lb) 362.60 ¥
(2.68 $)
221.96 ¥
(1.64 $)
     -38.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 322.30 ¥
(2.38 $)
238.21 ¥
(1.76 $)
     -26.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 276.37 ¥
(2.04 $)
164.41 ¥
(1.22 $)
     -40.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 250.59 ¥
(1.85 $)
129.52 ¥
(0.96 $)
     -48.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 200.62 ¥
(1.48 $)
242.08 ¥
(1.79 $)
     +20.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 137.14 ¥
(1.01 $)
271.40 ¥
(2.01 $)
     +97.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(8.88 $)
1,622.52 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +35.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 287.49 ¥
(2.13 $)
401.93 ¥
(2.97 $)
     +39.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 387.69 ¥
(2.87 $)
434.89 ¥
(3.22 $)
     +12.17 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 580.00 ¥
(4.29 $)
1,486.63 ¥
(11.00 $)
     +156.32 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.48 $)
253.52 ¥
(1.88 $)
     +26.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(73.96 $)
13,115.37 ¥
(97.00 $)
     +31.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 475.00 ¥
(3.51 $)
540.84 ¥
(4.00 $)
     +13.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(5.00 $)
365.07 ¥
(2.70 $)
     -45.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,388.24 ¥
(25.06 $)
3,946.78 ¥
(29.19 $)
     +16.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 628.68 ¥
(4.65 $)
816.18 ¥
(6.04 $)
     +29.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,700,000.00 ¥
(19,968.94 $)
3,380,250.00 ¥
(25,000.00 $)
     +25.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,319,928.57 ¥
(17,157.97 $)
3,122,224.25 ¥
(23,091.67 $)
     +34.58 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 23,487.96 ¥
(173.71 $)
17,097.53 ¥
(126.45 $)
     -27.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 50.00 ¥
(0.37 $)
15.55 ¥
(0.12 $)
     -68.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,532.20 ¥
(33.52 $)
9,058.95 ¥
(67.00 $)
     +99.88 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,833.33 ¥
(72.73 $)
6,003.97 ¥
(44.40 $)
     -38.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,558.33 ¥
(26.32 $)
1,504.21 ¥
(11.12 $)
     -57.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(13.31 $)
2,061.28 ¥
(15.25 $)
     +14.52 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 74,375.00 ¥
(550.07 $)
171,298.78 ¥
(1,266.91 $)
     +130.32 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,129,090.91 ¥
(15,746.55 $)
3,438,331.82 ¥
(25,429.57 $)
     +61.49 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,045.88 ¥
(44.71 $)
8,329.61 ¥
(61.61 $)
     +37.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,422.31 ¥
(40.10 $)
5,643.69 ¥
(41.74 $)
     +4.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,875.00 ¥
(65.64 $)
12,777.35 ¥
(94.50 $)
     +43.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,700.00 ¥
(108.72 $)
18,356.67 ¥
(135.76 $)
     +24.88 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 153,847.19 ¥
(1,137.84 $)
333,587.65 ¥
(2,467.18 $)
     +116.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 87,577.97 ¥
(647.72 $)
240,590.29 ¥
(1,779.38 $)
     +174.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 333,181.82 ¥
(2,464.18 $)
602,805.62 ¥
(4,458.29 $)
     +80.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 186,956.52 ¥
(1,382.71 $)
481,088.45 ¥
(3,558.08 $)
     +157.33 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 119,722.79 ¥
(885.46 $)
116,299.93 ¥
(860.14 $)
     -2.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 70,880.67 ¥
(524.23 $)
73,873.21 ¥
(546.36 $)
     +4.22 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 374,819.79 ¥
(2,772.13 $)
798,262.60 ¥
(5,903.87 $)
     +112.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 5.05      +340.29 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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