Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 85.6% higher than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 149.6% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 296.2% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 191.0% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 61.7% higher than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 11.2% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(6.69 $)
3,734.20 ¥
(25.00 $)
     +273.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 ¥
(40.17 $)
17,177.32 ¥
(115.00 $)
     +186.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 750.00 ¥
(5.02 $)
1,792.42 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +139.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 395.00 ¥
(2.64 $)
1,194.94 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +202.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(4.02 $)
1,493.68 ¥
(10.00 $)
     +148.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 468.36 ¥
(3.14 $)
810.84 ¥
(5.43 $)
     +73.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 161.38 ¥
(1.08 $)
396.43 ¥
(2.65 $)
     +145.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 114.81 ¥
(0.77 $)
320.27 ¥
(2.14 $)
     +179.0 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 792.31 ¥
(5.30 $)
765.57 ¥
(5.13 $)
     -3.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 193.59 ¥
(1.30 $)
605.00 ¥
(4.05 $)
     +212.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 179.81 ¥
(1.20 $)
542.19 ¥
(3.63 $)
     +201.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 305.95 ¥
(2.05 $)
791.85 ¥
(5.30 $)
     +158.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 881.82 ¥
(5.90 $)
1,181.72 ¥
(7.91 $)
     +34.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 469.67 ¥
(3.14 $)
1,134.06 ¥
(7.59 $)
     +141.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,238.31 ¥
(8.29 $)
1,422.97 ¥
(9.53 $)
     +14.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 369.29 ¥
(2.47 $)
425.58 ¥
(2.85 $)
     +15.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 176.97 ¥
(1.18 $)
147.48 ¥
(0.99 $)
     -16.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 373.86 ¥
(2.50 $)
364.53 ¥
(2.44 $)
     -2.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 280.93 ¥
(1.88 $)
423.97 ¥
(2.84 $)
     +50.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 233.92 ¥
(1.57 $)
284.91 ¥
(1.91 $)
     +21.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 212.40 ¥
(1.42 $)
271.29 ¥
(1.82 $)
     +27.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 180.87 ¥
(1.21 $)
422.79 ¥
(2.83 $)
     +133.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 118.62 ¥
(0.79 $)
363.77 ¥
(2.44 $)
     +206.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 ¥
(6.69 $)
2,987.36 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +198.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 299.32 ¥
(2.00 $)
380.96 ¥
(2.55 $)
     +27.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 399.39 ¥
(2.67 $)
593.61 ¥
(3.97 $)
     +48.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 575.00 ¥
(3.85 $)
2,539.26 ¥
(17.00 $)
     +341.6 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 150.00 ¥
(1.00 $)
433.17 ¥
(2.90 $)
     +188.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5,200.00 ¥
(34.81 $)
19,450.31 ¥
(130.22 $)
     +274.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ¥
(3.35 $)
724.43 ¥
(4.85 $)
     +44.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(4.53 $)
448.10 ¥
(3.00 $)
     -33.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,388.00 ¥
(22.68 $)
4,481.04 ¥
(30.00 $)
     +32.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 611.48 ¥
(4.09 $)
619.75 ¥
(4.15 $)
     +1.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,350,000.00 ¥
(15,732.95 $)
3,808,884.00 ¥
(25,500.00 $)
     +62.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,113,333.33 ¥
(14,148.50 $)
3,802,730.04 ¥
(25,458.80 $)
     +79.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 22,396.58 ¥
(149.94 $)
25,174.20 ¥
(168.54 $)
     +12.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,556.12 ¥
(23.81 $)
8,240.13 ¥
(55.17 $)
     +131.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,322.67 ¥
(28.94 $)
11,072.74 ¥
(74.13 $)
     +156.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,103.90 ¥
(54.25 $)
16,002.05 ¥
(107.13 $)
     +97.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,213.81 ¥
(14.82 $)
6,036.96 ¥
(40.42 $)
     +172.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,900.00 ¥
(12.72 $)
2,688.62 ¥
(18.00 $)
     +41.5 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 61,950.00 ¥
(414.75 $)
382,852.31 ¥
(2,563.15 $)
     +518.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,125,000.00 ¥
(14,226.61 $)
6,472,613.33 ¥
(43,333.33 $)
     +204.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,036.81 ¥
(33.72 $)
10,239.92 ¥
(68.56 $)
     +103.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,793.59 ¥
(25.40 $)
7,516.14 ¥
(50.32 $)
     +98.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,472.57 ¥
(50.03 $)
14,720.92 ¥
(98.55 $)
     +97.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,269.62 ¥
(62.06 $)
23,071.97 ¥
(154.46 $)
     +148.9 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 137,684.11 ¥
(921.78 $)
588,204.83 ¥
(3,937.96 $)
     +327.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 83,437.85 ¥
(558.61 $)
392,129.41 ¥
(2,625.26 $)
     +370.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 327,285.71 ¥
(2,191.14 $)
1,164,447.32 ¥
(7,795.83 $)
     +255.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 164,159.47 ¥
(1,099.03 $)
678,324.90 ¥
(4,541.30 $)
     +313.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 97,298.52 ¥
(651.40 $)
230,252.70 ¥
(1,541.51 $)
     +136.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 55,266.42 ¥
(370.00 $)
144,238.50 ¥
(965.66 $)
     +161.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 366,272.03 ¥
(2,452.15 $)
1,016,955.82 ¥
(6,808.39 $)
     +177.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.48 6.65      +348.8 %
Last update: September 2023September 2023
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