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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 11.23% higher than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 10.71% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 39.06% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 34.99% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 57.02% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 21.47% higher than in London
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  LondonTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(2,012.10 ¥)
7.45 £
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -50.30 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £
(7,377.70 ¥)
37.27 £
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -32.23 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(804.84 ¥)
5.22 £
(700.00 ¥)
     -13.03 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(670.70 ¥)
3.73 £
(500.00 ¥)
     -25.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.65 £
(623.75 ¥)
3.73 £
(500.00 ¥)
     -19.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.78 £
(372.70 ¥)
2.95 £
(395.22 ¥)
     +6.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 £
(200.00 ¥)
1.14 £
(152.47 ¥)
     -23.76 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 £
(149.54 ¥)
0.81 £
(108.25 ¥)
     -27.61 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.62 £
(484.97 ¥)
5.21 £
(699.32 ¥)
     +44.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.02 £
(136.24 ¥)
1.35 £
(180.85 ¥)
     +32.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.58 £
(77.31 ¥)
2.03 £
(272.16 ¥)
     +252.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.03 £
(272.58 ¥)
1.74 £
(233.62 ¥)
     -14.30 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.96 £
(397.13 ¥)
3.63 £
(486.58 ¥)
     +22.52 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.66 £
(356.16 ¥)
2.77 £
(371.72 ¥)
     +4.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.84 £
(514.44 ¥)
9.00 £
(1,207.12 ¥)
     +134.65 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 £
(112.88 ¥)
2.66 £
(356.61 ¥)
     +215.92 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(66.57 ¥)
1.18 £
(158.20 ¥)
     +137.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £
(123.66 ¥)
2.08 £
(279.13 ¥)
     +125.74 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 £
(143.29 ¥)
1.96 £
(263.08 ¥)
     +83.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(68.40 ¥)
1.34 £
(179.55 ¥)
     +162.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £
(62.52 ¥)
1.13 £
(150.98 ¥)
     +141.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(101.57 ¥)
1.50 £
(201.33 ¥)
     +98.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.87 £
(116.78 ¥)
0.98 £
(131.45 ¥)
     +12.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(1,073.12 ¥)
10.06 £
(1,350.00 ¥)
     +25.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 £
(231.00 ¥)
2.15 £
(288.25 ¥)
     +24.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 £
(247.91 ¥)
3.18 £
(426.67 ¥)
     +72.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(1,475.54 ¥)
3.65 £
(490.00 ¥)
     -66.79 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(335.35 ¥)
1.47 £
(197.50 ¥)
     -41.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(20,120.99 ¥)
74.55 £
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -50.30 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(670.70 ¥)
3.32 £
(445.00 ¥)
     -33.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(647.63 ¥)
4.92 £
(659.83 ¥)
     +1.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 £
(6,707.00 ¥)
27.58 £
(3,700.00 ¥)
     -44.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.88 £
(654.34 ¥)
4.05 £
(543.17 ¥)
     -16.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(2,682,798.39 ¥)
18,860.90 £
(2,530,000.00 ¥)
     -5.70 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,914.13 £
(2,805,419.77 ¥)
16,583.43 £
(2,224,500.00 ¥)
     -20.71 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 169.40 £
(22,723.84 ¥)
145.04 £
(19,455.87 ¥)
     -14.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(16.44 ¥)
0.33 £
(44.75 ¥)
     +172.15 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.04 £
(4,163.80 ¥)
33.97 £
(4,556.25 ¥)
     +9.43 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.97 £
(5,361.46 ¥)
70.04 £
(9,395.12 ¥)
     +75.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.94 £
(1,602.01 ¥)
22.33 £
(2,995.24 ¥)
     +86.97 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(1,609.68 ¥)
13.42 £
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +11.82 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,340.05 £
(179,754.27 ¥)
446.05 £
(59,833.33 ¥)
     -66.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,799.92 £
(2,387,680.24 ¥)
15,251.49 £
(2,045,833.33 ¥)
     -14.32 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.11 £
(9,002.60 ¥)
52.41 £
(7,030.00 ¥)
     -21.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.13 £
(4,309.90 ¥)
35.58 £
(4,772.13 ¥)
     +10.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.57 £
(9,198.17 ¥)
61.68 £
(8,274.32 ¥)
     -10.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.39 £
(10,381.04 ¥)
106.42 £
(14,275.00 ¥)
     +37.51 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,707.18 £
(229,001.08 ¥)
956.60 £
(128,318.18 ¥)
     -43.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,187.28 £
(159,261.52 ¥)
588.75 £
(78,975.00 ¥)
     -50.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,183.80 £
(427,075.05 ¥)
2,227.43 £
(298,787.88 ¥)
     -30.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,987.79 £
(266,642.29 ¥)
1,155.79 £
(155,037.04 ¥)
     -41.86 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,187.84 £
(159,336.98 ¥)
790.50 £
(106,037.39 ¥)
     -33.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 669.06 £
(89,747.20 ¥)
422.16 £
(56,629.09 ¥)
     -36.90 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,304.57 £
(309,134.20 ¥)
2,499.43 £
(335,273.34 ¥)
     +8.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.23 1.46      -54.73 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:735262
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: GBP