Cost of Living Comparison Between Stockholm and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 3.4% higher than in Stockholm (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 0.1% lower than in Stockholm
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 7.4% lower than in Stockholm
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 35.0% lower than in Stockholm
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 26.8% higher than in Stockholm
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 4.7% lower than in Stockholm
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Restaurants
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 130.00 kr
(1,618.29 ¥)
80.33 kr
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -38.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(9,958.74 ¥)
500.06 kr
(6,225.00 ¥)
     -37.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 90.00 kr
(1,120.36 ¥)
56.23 kr
(700.00 ¥)
     -37.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 kr
(871.39 ¥)
44.18 kr
(550.00 ¥)
     -36.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.00 kr
(871.39 ¥)
56.23 kr
(700.00 ¥)
     -19.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 41.32 kr
(514.33 ¥)
37.13 kr
(462.17 ¥)
     -10.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.56 kr
(293.23 ¥)
13.28 kr
(165.35 ¥)
     -43.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 22.51 kr
(280.27 ¥)
9.63 kr
(119.84 ¥)
     -57.2 %
Markets
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 57.60 kr
(717.09 ¥)
58.89 kr
(733.06 ¥)
     +2.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 26.80 kr
(333.60 ¥)
14.86 kr
(184.99 ¥)
     -44.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 13.14 kr
(163.63 ¥)
16.26 kr
(202.39 ¥)
     +23.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 40.10 kr
(499.13 ¥)
20.86 kr
(259.67 ¥)
     -48.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.18 kr
(574.89 ¥)
73.30 kr
(912.52 ¥)
     +58.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 54.29 kr
(675.83 ¥)
40.64 kr
(505.89 ¥)
     -25.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 90.83 kr
(1,130.70 ¥)
114.63 kr
(1,427.00 ¥)
     +26.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 14.38 kr
(179.04 ¥)
34.58 kr
(430.52 ¥)
     +140.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 12.13 kr
(151.02 ¥)
16.18 kr
(201.41 ¥)
     +33.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 12.25 kr
(152.45 ¥)
33.38 kr
(415.48 ¥)
     +172.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.66 kr
(232.28 ¥)
23.09 kr
(287.41 ¥)
     +23.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.63 kr
(82.52 ¥)
22.02 kr
(274.06 ¥)
     +232.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 6.23 kr
(77.56 ¥)
18.81 kr
(234.10 ¥)
     +201.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 24.26 kr
(301.99 ¥)
15.83 kr
(197.00 ¥)
     -34.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.35 kr
(191.13 ¥)
10.68 kr
(132.96 ¥)
     -30.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 110.00 kr
(1,369.33 ¥)
96.40 kr
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -12.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.95 kr
(260.81 ¥)
23.56 kr
(293.30 ¥)
     +12.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 24.09 kr
(299.84 ¥)
31.33 kr
(390.00 ¥)
     +30.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 69.00 kr
(858.94 ¥)
48.20 kr
(600.00 ¥)
     -30.1 %
Transportation
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 39.00 kr
(485.49 ¥)
16.07 kr
(200.00 ¥)
     -58.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 970.00 kr
(12,074.97 ¥)
803.31 kr
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -17.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 55.00 kr
(684.66 ¥)
38.16 kr
(475.00 ¥)
     -30.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 45.06 kr
(560.95 ¥)
54.30 kr
(675.92 ¥)
     +20.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 510.00 kr
(6,348.69 ¥)
272.16 kr
(3,388.00 ¥)
     -46.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 83.15 kr
(1,035.08 ¥)
50.84 kr
(632.85 ¥)
     -38.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 300,000.00 kr
(3,734,526.31 ¥)
216,894.98 kr
(2,700,000.00 ¥)
     -27.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 323,750.00 kr
(4,030,176.30 ¥)
188,658.46 kr
(2,348,500.00 ¥)
     -41.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,234.05 kr
(15,362.01 ¥)
1,893.85 kr
(23,575.42 ¥)
     +53.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.43 kr
(17.78 ¥)
4.20 kr
(52.22 ¥)
     +193.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 355.41 kr
(4,424.26 ¥)
366.76 kr
(4,565.64 ¥)
     +3.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 453.86 kr
(5,649.82 ¥)
747.81 kr
(9,309.09 ¥)
     +64.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 355.88 kr
(4,430.17 ¥)
240.99 kr
(3,000.00 ¥)
     -32.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 kr
(1,867.26 ¥)
144.60 kr
(1,800.00 ¥)
     -3.6 %
Childcare
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,414.42 kr
(17,607.31 ¥)
5,176.92 kr
(64,444.44 ¥)
     +266.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 87,500.00 kr
(1,089,236.84 ¥)
175,122.61 kr
(2,180,000.00 ¥)
     +100.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 883.75 kr
(11,001.29 ¥)
492.87 kr
(6,135.41 ¥)
     -44.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 411.05 kr
(5,116.87 ¥)
415.26 kr
(5,169.35 ¥)
     +1.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,001.12 kr
(12,462.43 ¥)
701.90 kr
(8,737.50 ¥)
     -29.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,333.92 kr
(16,605.20 ¥)
1,115.34 kr
(13,884.21 ¥)
     -16.4 %
Rent Per Month
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,853.66 kr
(184,904.59 ¥)
12,271.69 kr
(152,763.16 ¥)
     -17.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,687.50 kr
(133,042.50 ¥)
7,079.30 kr
(88,126.07 ¥)
     -33.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 23,876.16 kr
(297,220.46 ¥)
26,975.31 kr
(335,800.00 ¥)
     +13.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,514.71 kr
(205,582.01 ¥)
14,891.07 kr
(185,370.37 ¥)
     -9.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,447.26 kr
(130,051.83 ¥)
8,720.30 kr
(108,553.96 ¥)
     -16.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,341.88 kr
(78,946.43 ¥)
5,136.66 kr
(63,943.30 ¥)
     -19.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Stockholm Edit Tokyo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 31,580.42 kr
(393,126.43 ¥)
30,068.70 kr
(374,307.81 ¥)
     -4.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.92 1.13      -61.2 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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