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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 12.74% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 14.45% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 78.57% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 49.28% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 18.53% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 25.89% higher than in Tokyo
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  TokyoLos Angeles, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(9.23 $)
1,624.61 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +62.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(46.16 $)
7,581.50 ¥
(70.00 $)
     +51.63 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 695.00 ¥
(6.42 $)
866.46 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +24.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(4.62 $)
649.84 ¥
(6.00 $)
     +29.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(4.62 $)
785.23 ¥
(7.25 $)
     +57.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 395.22 ¥
(3.65 $)
489.35 ¥
(4.52 $)
     +23.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 158.44 ¥
(1.46 $)
254.17 ¥
(2.35 $)
     +60.42 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 107.92 ¥
(1.00 $)
184.64 ¥
(1.70 $)
     +71.09 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 690.55 ¥
(6.38 $)
393.05 ¥
(3.63 $)
     -43.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 174.85 ¥
(1.61 $)
329.43 ¥
(3.04 $)
     +88.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 268.92 ¥
(2.48 $)
179.94 ¥
(1.66 $)
     -33.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 235.33 ¥
(2.17 $)
341.48 ¥
(3.15 $)
     +45.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 515.45 ¥
(4.76 $)
491.72 ¥
(4.54 $)
     -4.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 382.10 ¥
(3.53 $)
488.61 ¥
(4.51 $)
     +27.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,166.64 ¥
(10.77 $)
544.42 ¥
(5.03 $)
     -53.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 348.13 ¥
(3.21 $)
206.14 ¥
(1.90 $)
     -40.79 %
Banana (1 lb) 151.07 ¥
(1.39 $)
95.67 ¥
(0.88 $)
     -36.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 279.13 ¥
(2.58 $)
154.18 ¥
(1.42 $)
     -44.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 262.44 ¥
(2.42 $)
181.02 ¥
(1.67 $)
     -31.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 179.38 ¥
(1.66 $)
136.31 ¥
(1.26 $)
     -24.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 153.01 ¥
(1.41 $)
109.24 ¥
(1.01 $)
     -28.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 197.69 ¥
(1.83 $)
149.97 ¥
(1.38 $)
     -24.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 129.39 ¥
(1.19 $)
217.44 ¥
(2.01 $)
     +68.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(11.08 $)
1,299.69 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +8.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 283.50 ¥
(2.62 $)
217.23 ¥
(2.01 $)
     -23.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 416.67 ¥
(3.85 $)
270.77 ¥
(2.50 $)
     -35.02 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 490.00 ¥
(4.52 $)
974.76 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +98.93 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 192.50 ¥
(1.78 $)
189.54 ¥
(1.75 $)
     -1.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(92.33 $)
10,830.72 ¥
(100.00 $)
     +8.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 437.00 ¥
(4.03 $)
324.92 ¥
(3.00 $)
     -25.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(6.09 $)
311.38 ¥
(2.88 $)
     -52.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,600.00 ¥
(33.24 $)
3,161.49 ¥
(29.19 $)
     -12.18 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 534.28 ¥
(4.93 $)
412.99 ¥
(3.81 $)
     -22.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,539,000.00 ¥
(23,442.59 $)
2,382,757.61 ¥
(22,000.00 $)
     -6.15 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,221,666.67 ¥
(20,512.65 $)
2,256,587.24 ¥
(20,835.07 $)
     +1.57 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,347.99 ¥
(187.87 $)
14,684.24 ¥
(135.58 $)
     -27.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 44.00 ¥
(0.41 $)
12.80 ¥
(0.12 $)
     -70.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,585.33 ¥
(42.34 $)
6,776.40 ¥
(62.57 $)
     +47.78 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,266.67 ¥
(85.56 $)
4,432.71 ¥
(40.93 $)
     -52.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,100.00 ¥
(28.62 $)
1,504.27 ¥
(13.89 $)
     -51.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(16.62 $)
1,624.61 ¥
(15.00 $)
     -9.74 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 62,641.98 ¥
(578.37 $)
115,734.84 ¥
(1,068.58 $)
     +84.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,045,833.33 ¥
(18,889.18 $)
2,435,782.99 ¥
(22,489.58 $)
     +19.06 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,100.00 ¥
(65.55 $)
5,244.78 ¥
(48.43 $)
     -26.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,830.65 ¥
(44.60 $)
3,711.69 ¥
(34.27 $)
     -23.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,359.60 ¥
(77.18 $)
8,401.74 ¥
(77.57 $)
     +0.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,372.41 ¥
(132.70 $)
11,749.14 ¥
(108.48 $)
     -18.25 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 129,195.12 ¥
(1,192.86 $)
240,274.76 ¥
(2,218.46 $)
     +85.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 79,432.43 ¥
(733.40 $)
187,002.17 ¥
(1,726.59 $)
     +135.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 296,666.67 ¥
(2,739.12 $)
426,509.60 ¥
(3,937.96 $)
     +43.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 152,333.33 ¥
(1,406.49 $)
319,663.58 ¥
(2,951.45 $)
     +109.84 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 106,102.26 ¥
(979.64 $)
77,928.94 ¥
(719.52 $)
     -26.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 56,629.09 ¥
(522.86 $)
49,918.20 ¥
(460.89 $)
     -11.85 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 327,810.88 ¥
(3,026.68 $)
472,297.67 ¥
(4,360.72 $)
     +44.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.46 4.20      +187.47 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:259438
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY