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Cost of Living Comparison Between Birmingham and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 40.21% higher than in Birmingham
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 40.69% higher than in Birmingham
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 41.86% higher than in Birmingham
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 22.71% lower than in Birmingham
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 78.51% higher than in Birmingham
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 0.42% lower than in Birmingham
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  BirminghamTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £
(1,622.06 ¥)
7.40 £
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -38.35 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 48.00 £
(6,488.24 ¥)
36.99 £
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -22.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.75 £
(777.24 ¥)
5.18 £
(700.00 ¥)
     -9.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.77 £
(510.27 ¥)
3.70 £
(500.00 ¥)
     -2.01 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(540.69 ¥)
3.70 £
(500.00 ¥)
     -7.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.67 £
(360.57 ¥)
2.92 £
(395.22 ¥)
     +9.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 £
(168.96 ¥)
1.13 £
(152.47 ¥)
     -9.76 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.95 £
(128.41 ¥)
0.80 £
(108.25 ¥)
     -15.70 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 £
(485.19 ¥)
5.17 £
(699.32 ¥)
     +44.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.83 £
(112.32 ¥)
1.34 £
(180.85 ¥)
     +61.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.49 £
(66.63 ¥)
2.01 £
(272.16 ¥)
     +308.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.79 £
(242.41 ¥)
1.73 £
(233.62 ¥)
     -3.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.19 £
(296.14 ¥)
3.60 £
(486.58 ¥)
     +64.31 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.23 £
(301.11 ¥)
2.75 £
(371.72 ¥)
     +23.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.33 £
(449.53 ¥)
8.93 £
(1,207.12 ¥)
     +168.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.91 £
(122.63 ¥)
2.64 £
(356.61 ¥)
     +190.81 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 £
(64.56 ¥)
1.17 £
(158.20 ¥)
     +145.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.71 £
(95.55 ¥)
2.07 £
(279.13 ¥)
     +192.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.96 £
(129.37 ¥)
1.95 £
(263.08 ¥)
     +103.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £
(70.00 ¥)
1.33 £
(179.55 ¥)
     +156.50 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.39 £
(53.00 ¥)
1.12 £
(150.98 ¥)
     +184.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.72 £
(96.65 ¥)
1.49 £
(201.33 ¥)
     +108.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 £
(135.17 ¥)
0.97 £
(131.45 ¥)
     -2.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.50 £
(878.62 ¥)
9.99 £
(1,350.00 ¥)
     +53.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.57 £
(212.90 ¥)
2.13 £
(288.25 ¥)
     +35.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 £
(220.78 ¥)
3.16 £
(426.67 ¥)
     +93.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 £
(1,351.72 ¥)
3.63 £
(490.00 ¥)
     -63.75 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 £
(324.41 ¥)
1.44 £
(195.00 ¥)
     -39.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.50 £
(8,448.23 ¥)
73.98 £
(10,000.00 ¥)
     +18.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 £
(473.10 ¥)
3.29 £
(445.00 ¥)
     -5.94 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 £
(326.31 ¥)
4.88 £
(659.83 ¥)
     +102.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 £
(3,717.22 ¥)
27.37 £
(3,700.00 ¥)
     -0.46 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.85 £
(655.13 ¥)
4.02 £
(543.68 ¥)
     -17.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 £
(2,297,918.98 ¥)
18,716.93 £
(2,530,000.00 ¥)
     +10.10 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,061.00 £
(2,306,164.46 ¥)
16,456.85 £
(2,224,500.00 ¥)
     -3.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.72 £
(17,534.81 ¥)
143.93 £
(19,455.87 ¥)
     +10.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 £
(8.74 ¥)
0.33 £
(44.75 ¥)
     +411.95 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.31 £
(4,096.74 ¥)
33.71 £
(4,556.25 ¥)
     +11.22 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22.61 £
(3,056.06 ¥)
69.51 £
(9,395.12 ¥)
     +207.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.67 £
(2,117.69 ¥)
22.16 £
(2,995.24 ¥)
     +41.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 £
(1,216.55 ¥)
13.32 £
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +47.96 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 839.67 £
(113,499.17 ¥)
442.65 £
(59,833.33 ¥)
     -47.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 £
(1,824,818.02 ¥)
15,135.07 £
(2,045,833.33 ¥)
     +12.11 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.30 £
(6,664.55 ¥)
52.01 £
(7,030.00 ¥)
     +5.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.10 £
(4,068.02 ¥)
35.31 £
(4,772.55 ¥)
     +17.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 55.56 £
(7,509.49 ¥)
61.22 £
(8,274.65 ¥)
     +10.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 52.31 £
(7,070.52 ¥)
105.61 £
(14,275.00 ¥)
     +101.89 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 730.74 £
(98,775.47 ¥)
940.41 £
(127,116.28 ¥)
     +28.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 539.42 £
(72,914.74 ¥)
578.37 £
(78,179.49 ¥)
     +7.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,352.00 £
(182,752.15 ¥)
2,187.03 £
(295,625.00 ¥)
     +61.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 829.35 £
(112,104.36 ¥)
1,128.48 £
(152,538.46 ¥)
     +36.07 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 324.51 £
(43,864.97 ¥)
768.26 £
(103,846.67 ¥)
     +136.74 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 164.44 £
(22,227.23 ¥)
418.94 £
(56,629.09 ¥)
     +154.77 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,777.44 £
(240,260.20 ¥)
2,490.24 £
(336,609.93 ¥)
     +40.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.02 1.46      -51.67 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:180260
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP