Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 36.8% higher than in Bangkok (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 44.0% higher than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 63.1% higher than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 69.7% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 47.0% higher than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 207.2% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿
(420.40 ¥)
237.87 ฿
(1,000.00 ¥)
     +137.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 910.52 ฿
(3,827.80 ¥)
1,665.09 ฿
(7,000.00 ¥)
     +82.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(840.80 ¥)
190.30 ฿
(800.00 ¥)
     -4.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(294.28 ¥)
118.93 ฿
(500.00 ¥)
     +69.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 145.00 ฿
(609.58 ¥)
190.30 ฿
(800.00 ¥)
     +31.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 86.65 ฿
(364.26 ¥)
118.11 ฿
(496.52 ¥)
     +36.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 21.02 ฿
(88.35 ¥)
41.17 ฿
(173.06 ¥)
     +95.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.46 ฿
(52.39 ¥)
27.54 ฿
(115.78 ¥)
     +121.0 %
Markets
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 226.18 ฿
(950.88 ¥)
212.90 ฿
(895.04 ¥)
     -5.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 53.32 ฿
(224.15 ¥)
58.07 ฿
(244.11 ¥)
     +8.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 24.62 ฿
(103.49 ¥)
53.68 ฿
(225.68 ¥)
     +118.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 80.09 ฿
(336.70 ¥)
78.99 ฿
(332.08 ¥)
     -1.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 316.50 ฿
(1,330.55 ¥)
267.74 ฿
(1,125.56 ¥)
     -15.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 49.84 ฿
(209.54 ¥)
119.54 ฿
(502.53 ¥)
     +139.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 179.69 ฿
(755.40 ¥)
341.56 ฿
(1,435.91 ¥)
     +90.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 50.56 ฿
(212.57 ¥)
89.83 ฿
(377.64 ¥)
     +77.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 24.82 ฿
(104.35 ¥)
42.17 ฿
(177.30 ¥)
     +69.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 37.34 ฿
(156.97 ¥)
93.11 ฿
(391.41 ¥)
     +149.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 25.61 ฿
(107.65 ¥)
80.83 ฿
(339.82 ¥)
     +215.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 24.31 ฿
(102.20 ¥)
46.89 ฿
(197.12 ¥)
     +92.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 21.35 ฿
(89.74 ¥)
45.71 ฿
(192.17 ¥)
     +114.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 44.49 ฿
(187.04 ¥)
50.50 ฿
(212.29 ¥)
     +13.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.01 ฿
(67.32 ¥)
32.06 ฿
(134.79 ¥)
     +100.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(2,522.39 ¥)
261.66 ฿
(1,100.00 ¥)
     -56.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 62.31 ฿
(261.93 ¥)
77.90 ฿
(327.48 ¥)
     +25.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 117.50 ฿
(493.96 ¥)
109.05 ฿
(458.46 ¥)
     -7.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 ฿
(630.60 ¥)
142.72 ฿
(600.00 ¥)
     -4.9 %
Transportation
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 44.00 ฿
(184.98 ¥)
47.57 ฿
(200.00 ¥)
     +8.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(5,465.17 ¥)
1,855.39 ฿
(7,800.00 ¥)
     +42.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(147.14 ¥)
118.93 ฿
(500.00 ¥)
     +239.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 66.02 ฿
(277.55 ¥)
153.13 ฿
(643.74 ¥)
     +131.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ฿
(756.72 ¥)
901.40 ฿
(3,789.47 ¥)
     +400.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 153.13 ฿
(643.75 ¥)
156.49 ฿
(657.88 ¥)
     +2.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,900,000.00 ฿
(7,987,560.52 ¥)
794,961.11 ฿
(3,342,000.00 ¥)
     -58.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 911,868.42 ฿
(3,833,475.89 ¥)
560,228.62 ฿
(2,355,189.47 ¥)
     -38.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,260.09 ฿
(13,705.33 ¥)
6,474.12 ฿
(27,217.07 ¥)
     +98.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 469.08 ฿
(1,971.99 ¥)
918.32 ฿
(3,860.62 ¥)
     +95.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 549.19 ฿
(2,308.76 ¥)
1,160.80 ฿
(4,879.97 ¥)
     +111.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,952.33 ฿
(8,207.57 ¥)
2,207.15 ฿
(9,278.82 ¥)
     +13.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 382.19 ฿
(1,606.72 ¥)
672.85 ฿
(2,828.65 ¥)
     +76.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ฿
(1,050.99 ¥)
440.06 ฿
(1,850.00 ¥)
     +76.0 %
Childcare
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 21,138.89 ฿
(88,867.45 ¥)
17,994.86 ฿
(75,650.00 ¥)
     -14.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 441,159.52 ฿
(1,854,625.47 ¥)
526,956.10 ฿
(2,215,312.50 ¥)
     +19.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,979.46 ฿
(8,321.63 ¥)
1,860.12 ฿
(7,819.90 ¥)
     -6.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,481.48 ฿
(6,228.11 ¥)
1,273.74 ฿
(5,354.76 ¥)
     -14.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,702.59 ฿
(15,565.62 ¥)
2,165.90 ฿
(9,105.42 ¥)
     -41.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,427.96 ฿
(14,411.07 ¥)
2,848.60 ฿
(11,975.45 ¥)
     -16.9 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 22,593.75 ฿
(94,983.66 ¥)
35,861.54 ฿
(150,761.17 ¥)
     +58.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,479.41 ฿
(44,055.23 ¥)
20,559.46 ฿
(86,431.53 ¥)
     +96.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 56,895.83 ฿
(239,188.90 ¥)
97,957.47 ฿
(411,811.19 ¥)
     +72.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 30,027.08 ฿
(126,233.23 ¥)
41,101.58 ฿
(172,790.19 ¥)
     +36.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,297.52 ฿
(72,718.40 ¥)
27,341.08 ฿
(114,941.35 ¥)
     +58.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,206.94 ฿
(34,501.82 ¥)
14,675.02 ฿
(61,693.47 ¥)
     +78.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok Edit Tokyo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,335.94 ฿
(98,103.81 ¥)
103,227.29 ฿
(433,965.37 ¥)
     +342.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.86 1.67      -71.6 %
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