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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 13.72% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 37.42% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 63.42% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 46.82% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 14.67% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 6.87% higher than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(2,251.29 ¥)
8.88 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -55.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(9,005.16 ¥)
44.42 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -44.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.40 $
(945.54 ¥)
6.04 $
(680.00 ¥)
     -28.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(787.95 ¥)
3.38 $
(380.00 ¥)
     -51.77 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(900.52 ¥)
3.55 $
(400.00 ¥)
     -55.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.35 $
(489.63 ¥)
3.42 $
(385.24 ¥)
     -21.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.14 $
(241.01 ¥)
1.21 $
(136.67 ¥)
     -43.29 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.66 $
(186.81 ¥)
0.91 $
(102.69 ¥)
     -45.03 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.40 $
(495.13 ¥)
6.26 $
(704.56 ¥)
     +42.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.42 $
(384.87 ¥)
1.68 $
(189.27 ¥)
     -50.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.88 $
(324.53 ¥)
2.31 $
(260.22 ¥)
     -19.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.41 $
(383.30 ¥)
1.96 $
(220.81 ¥)
     -42.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.22 $
(812.94 ¥)
5.11 $
(575.65 ¥)
     -29.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 $
(671.22 ¥)
3.18 $
(357.80 ¥)
     -46.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.90 $
(776.34 ¥)
9.46 $
(1,064.43 ¥)
     +37.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $
(333.78 ¥)
3.24 $
(364.21 ¥)
     +9.12 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.98 $
(110.83 ¥)
1.55 $
(174.78 ¥)
     +57.71 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.50 $
(281.24 ¥)
2.54 $
(286.11 ¥)
     +1.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.80 $
(314.90 ¥)
2.97 $
(334.15 ¥)
     +6.11 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.62 $
(182.24 ¥)
1.67 $
(187.54 ¥)
     +2.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.44 $
(161.53 ¥)
1.38 $
(155.55 ¥)
     -3.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 $
(258.43 ¥)
1.86 $
(209.87 ¥)
     -18.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $
(281.27 ¥)
1.11 $
(125.45 ¥)
     -55.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,688.47 ¥)
13.33 $
(1,500.00 ¥)
     -11.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.70 $
(304.24 ¥)
2.68 $
(301.29 ¥)
     -0.97 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.66 $
(299.00 ¥)
3.57 $
(401.67 ¥)
     +34.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(1,575.90 ¥)
4.00 $
(450.00 ¥)
     -71.44 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(309.55 ¥)
1.78 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -35.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(13,620.30 ¥)
88.84 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -26.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(281.41 ¥)
4.26 $
(480.00 ¥)
     +70.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(309.55 ¥)
5.86 $
(659.83 ¥)
     +113.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,376.93 ¥)
31.52 $
(3,547.50 ¥)
     +5.05 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.99 $
(336.59 ¥)
4.75 $
(535.09 ¥)
     +58.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(2,588,982.20 ¥)
22,382.73 $
(2,519,500.00 ¥)
     -2.68 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,808.88 $
(2,342,340.26 ¥)
18,661.67 $
(2,100,640.00 ¥)
     -10.32 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 137.24 $
(15,448.07 ¥)
196.74 $
(22,146.08 ¥)
     +43.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(10.23 ¥)
0.47 $
(53.24 ¥)
     +420.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.40 $
(6,911.18 ¥)
41.30 $
(4,648.87 ¥)
     -32.73 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.95 $
(8,549.33 ¥)
87.10 $
(9,804.88 ¥)
     +14.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.71 $
(4,920.67 ¥)
22.78 $
(2,564.29 ¥)
     -47.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(1,801.03 ¥)
15.99 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     -0.06 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,247.03 $
(252,936.06 ¥)
401.60 $
(45,205.88 ¥)
     -82.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,722.22 $
(3,570,794.29 ¥)
19,566.57 $
(2,202,500.00 ¥)
     -38.32 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.84 $
(5,835.10 ¥)
58.04 $
(6,533.33 ¥)
     +11.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.10 $
(4,626.09 ¥)
38.61 $
(4,346.00 ¥)
     -6.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.33 $
(9,492.90 ¥)
71.00 $
(7,991.67 ¥)
     -15.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.12 $
(13,971.23 ¥)
103.38 $
(11,636.36 ¥)
     -16.71 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,178.02 $
(357,732.11 ¥)
1,037.33 $
(116,765.96 ¥)
     -67.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,961.46 $
(220,790.55 ¥)
655.92 $
(73,833.33 ¥)
     -66.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,328.59 $
(712,374.09 ¥)
2,421.40 $
(272,564.10 ¥)
     -61.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,346.93 $
(376,744.85 ¥)
1,305.36 $
(146,937.50 ¥)
     -61.00 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,255.16 $
(141,286.18 ¥)
928.49 $
(104,515.05 ¥)
     -26.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 580.53 $
(65,347.59 ¥)
460.20 $
(51,801.61 ¥)
     -20.73 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,379.60 $
(492,986.90 ¥)
2,928.90 $
(329,690.21 ¥)
     -33.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.13 1.30      -68.49 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
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Currency: USD