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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 12.92% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 36.89% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 62.91% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 47.06% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 12.24% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 2.58% higher than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(2,250.69 ¥)
8.89 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -55.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(9,002.76 ¥)
44.43 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -44.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(1,012.81 ¥)
6.22 $
(700.00 ¥)
     -30.89 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(787.74 ¥)
3.38 $
(380.00 ¥)
     -51.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(900.28 ¥)
3.55 $
(400.00 ¥)
     -55.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 $
(490.28 ¥)
3.35 $
(376.67 ¥)
     -23.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 $
(236.98 ¥)
1.21 $
(135.91 ¥)
     -42.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.68 $
(189.00 ¥)
0.91 $
(102.69 ¥)
     -45.67 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.42 $
(497.68 ¥)
6.02 $
(677.80 ¥)
     +36.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.50 $
(393.76 ¥)
1.44 $
(161.59 ¥)
     -58.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.89 $
(325.70 ¥)
2.33 $
(262.08 ¥)
     -19.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.38 $
(380.46 ¥)
1.97 $
(221.94 ¥)
     -41.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.96 $
(783.24 ¥)
5.20 $
(585.55 ¥)
     -25.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.91 $
(665.34 ¥)
3.27 $
(368.48 ¥)
     -44.62 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.90 $
(776.72 ¥)
9.86 $
(1,109.79 ¥)
     +42.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $
(333.88 ¥)
3.41 $
(383.29 ¥)
     +14.80 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.97 $
(109.36 ¥)
1.52 $
(171.07 ¥)
     +56.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.50 $
(281.18 ¥)
2.56 $
(288.65 ¥)
     +2.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 $
(306.22 ¥)
3.12 $
(350.78 ¥)
     +14.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 $
(173.12 ¥)
1.74 $
(195.87 ¥)
     +13.14 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.41 $
(159.04 ¥)
1.46 $
(164.73 ¥)
     +3.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 $
(257.82 ¥)
1.90 $
(214.14 ¥)
     -16.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $
(278.09 ¥)
1.15 $
(129.94 ¥)
     -53.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,688.02 ¥)
13.33 $
(1,500.00 ¥)
     -11.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.23 $
(251.04 ¥)
2.23 $
(250.73 ¥)
     -0.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 $
(298.92 ¥)
3.47 $
(390.00 ¥)
     +30.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(1,575.48 ¥)
4.00 $
(450.00 ¥)
     -71.44 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(309.47 ¥)
1.78 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -35.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(13,616.67 ¥)
88.86 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -26.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(281.34 ¥)
4.35 $
(489.00 ¥)
     +73.81 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(337.60 ¥)
5.86 $
(659.83 ¥)
     +95.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,376.03 ¥)
31.99 $
(3,600.00 ¥)
     +6.63 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.01 $
(338.85 ¥)
4.80 $
(539.86 ¥)
     +59.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(2,475,759.00 ¥)
22,388.69 $
(2,519,500.00 ¥)
     +1.77 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,881.63 $
(2,349,903.97 ¥)
19,237.07 $
(2,164,834.29 ¥)
     -7.88 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.00 $
(16,317.25 ¥)
188.18 $
(21,176.34 ¥)
     +29.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(10.23 ¥)
0.48 $
(53.70 ¥)
     +424.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.88 $
(6,850.68 ¥)
41.30 $
(4,647.73 ¥)
     -32.16 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.58 $
(9,180.71 ¥)
85.83 $
(9,658.54 ¥)
     +5.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 41.65 $
(4,687.31 ¥)
24.66 $
(2,775.00 ¥)
     -40.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(1,800.55 ¥)
16.00 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     -0.03 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,327.87 $
(261,965.31 ¥)
421.43 $
(47,425.00 ¥)
     -81.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,229.17 $
(3,626,893.16 ¥)
18,872.52 $
(2,123,809.52 ¥)
     -41.44 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.22 $
(5,764.04 ¥)
55.12 $
(6,203.12 ¥)
     +7.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.10 $
(4,399.60 ¥)
39.29 $
(4,421.21 ¥)
     +0.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.76 $
(9,650.65 ¥)
71.78 $
(8,078.05 ¥)
     -16.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.16 $
(14,197.43 ¥)
103.59 $
(11,657.14 ¥)
     -17.89 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,163.56 $
(356,009.35 ¥)
1,050.52 $
(118,220.00 ¥)
     -66.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,979.30 $
(222,739.83 ¥)
666.66 $
(75,021.74 ¥)
     -66.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,510.99 $
(732,710.99 ¥)
2,505.46 $
(281,951.22 ¥)
     -61.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,293.80 $
(370,665.75 ¥)
1,321.35 $
(148,696.97 ¥)
     -59.88 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,352.00 $
(152,146.33 ¥)
974.91 $
(109,710.65 ¥)
     -27.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 567.82 $
(63,899.14 ¥)
446.56 $
(50,253.24 ¥)
     -21.36 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,490.77 $
(505,366.96 ¥)
2,907.40 $
(327,182.96 ¥)
     -35.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.19 1.34      -68.07 %
Last update: November 2018November 2018
Contributors:538254
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD