Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 78.2% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 135.3% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 266.5% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 206.5% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 51.6% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 10.4% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(6.65 $)
4,514.55 ¥
(30.00 $)
     +351.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 7,125.00 ¥
(47.35 $)
19,563.05 ¥
(130.00 $)
     +174.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 785.00 ¥
(5.22 $)
1,805.82 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +130.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 350.00 ¥
(2.33 $)
1,203.88 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +244.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 700.00 ¥
(4.65 $)
1,504.85 ¥
(10.00 $)
     +115.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 480.34 ¥
(3.19 $)
889.91 ¥
(5.91 $)
     +85.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 169.42 ¥
(1.13 $)
459.29 ¥
(3.05 $)
     +171.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 111.06 ¥
(0.74 $)
346.00 ¥
(2.30 $)
     +211.5 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 890.22 ¥
(5.92 $)
805.78 ¥
(5.35 $)
     -9.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 252.17 ¥
(1.68 $)
639.56 ¥
(4.25 $)
     +153.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 228.42 ¥
(1.52 $)
488.90 ¥
(3.25 $)
     +114.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 337.30 ¥
(2.24 $)
847.34 ¥
(5.63 $)
     +151.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,127.70 ¥
(7.49 $)
1,122.21 ¥
(7.46 $)
     -0.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 470.40 ¥
(3.13 $)
1,106.32 ¥
(7.35 $)
     +135.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,274.60 ¥
(8.47 $)
1,338.85 ¥
(8.90 $)
     +5.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 348.92 ¥
(2.32 $)
474.14 ¥
(3.15 $)
     +35.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 168.18 ¥
(1.12 $)
137.57 ¥
(0.91 $)
     -18.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 398.15 ¥
(2.65 $)
401.84 ¥
(2.67 $)
     +0.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 350.07 ¥
(2.33 $)
423.64 ¥
(2.82 $)
     +21.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 199.37 ¥
(1.32 $)
278.18 ¥
(1.85 $)
     +39.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 187.86 ¥
(1.25 $)
263.65 ¥
(1.75 $)
     +40.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 208.32 ¥
(1.38 $)
432.92 ¥
(2.88 $)
     +107.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 133.04 ¥
(0.88 $)
367.97 ¥
(2.45 $)
     +176.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 ¥
(6.65 $)
3,009.70 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +201.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 309.80 ¥
(2.06 $)
360.26 ¥
(2.39 $)
     +16.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 463.33 ¥
(3.08 $)
576.04 ¥
(3.83 $)
     +24.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 ¥
(3.99 $)
2,558.25 ¥
(17.00 $)
     +326.4 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(1.33 $)
436.41 ¥
(2.90 $)
     +118.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 6,800.00 ¥
(45.19 $)
19,864.02 ¥
(132.00 $)
     +192.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ¥
(3.32 $)
752.43 ¥
(5.00 $)
     +50.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 708.11 ¥
(4.71 $)
489.08 ¥
(3.25 $)
     -30.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,789.47 ¥
(25.18 $)
4,514.55 ¥
(30.00 $)
     +19.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 651.63 ¥
(4.33 $)
590.24 ¥
(3.92 $)
     -9.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,271,000.00 ¥
(21,736.38 $)
4,213,580.37 ¥
(28,000.00 $)
     +28.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,348,235.29 ¥
(15,604.45 $)
3,895,557.31 ¥
(25,886.68 $)
     +65.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 28,098.63 ¥
(186.72 $)
25,349.02 ¥
(168.45 $)
     -9.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 4,020.33 ¥
(26.72 $)
9,555.80 ¥
(63.50 $)
     +137.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,948.62 ¥
(32.88 $)
10,684.44 ¥
(71.00 $)
     +115.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,864.83 ¥
(58.91 $)
17,210.31 ¥
(114.37 $)
     +94.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,990.59 ¥
(19.87 $)
9,906.93 ¥
(65.83 $)
     +231.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,900.00 ¥
(12.63 $)
3,009.70 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +58.4 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 76,084.62 ¥
(505.60 $)
460,175.45 ¥
(3,057.95 $)
     +504.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,267,000.00 ¥
(15,064.62 $)
9,518,177.10 ¥
(63,250.00 $)
     +319.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,864.11 ¥
(52.26 $)
10,327.25 ¥
(68.63 $)
     +31.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,498.33 ¥
(36.54 $)
6,713.30 ¥
(44.61 $)
     +22.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,499.13 ¥
(63.12 $)
14,846.07 ¥
(98.65 $)
     +56.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,124.00 ¥
(80.57 $)
24,275.97 ¥
(161.32 $)
     +100.2 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 143,827.59 ¥
(955.76 $)
612,674.65 ¥
(4,071.33 $)
     +326.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 85,896.55 ¥
(570.80 $)
404,269.63 ¥
(2,686.44 $)
     +370.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 394,307.69 ¥
(2,620.25 $)
1,224,092.98 ¥
(8,134.32 $)
     +210.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 164,574.35 ¥
(1,093.63 $)
649,537.91 ¥
(4,316.30 $)
     +294.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 106,786.62 ¥
(709.62 $)
222,399.95 ¥
(1,477.89 $)
     +108.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 59,068.42 ¥
(392.52 $)
175,264.95 ¥
(1,164.67 $)
     +196.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 448,054.98 ¥
(2,977.41 $)
945,334.65 ¥
(6,281.92 $)
     +111.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.68 6.65      +295.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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