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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 10.95% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 35.72% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 62.26% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 43.63% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 13.72% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 6.88% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(2,170.46 ¥)
9.21 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -53.93 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(8,681.84 ¥)
46.07 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -42.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(976.71 ¥)
6.36 $
(690.00 ¥)
     -29.35 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(759.66 ¥)
4.61 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -34.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(868.18 ¥)
4.61 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -42.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.63 $
(502.87 ¥)
3.66 $
(397.14 ¥)
     -21.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 $
(217.64 ¥)
1.48 $
(160.75 ¥)
     -26.14 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.71 $
(185.57 ¥)
1.00 $
(108.71 ¥)
     -41.42 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.29 $
(465.82 ¥)
6.57 $
(712.60 ¥)
     +52.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.39 $
(368.00 ¥)
1.55 $
(167.93 ¥)
     -54.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.81 $
(305.15 ¥)
2.49 $
(270.00 ¥)
     -11.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.67 $
(397.95 ¥)
2.17 $
(234.96 ¥)
     -40.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.07 $
(767.26 ¥)
4.75 $
(515.45 ¥)
     -32.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.15 $
(667.69 ¥)
3.45 $
(373.89 ¥)
     -44.00 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.72 $
(728.96 ¥)
10.47 $
(1,136.57 ¥)
     +55.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.78 $
(302.20 ¥)
3.35 $
(364.07 ¥)
     +20.47 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.05 $
(114.24 ¥)
1.44 $
(156.74 ¥)
     +37.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.82 $
(305.89 ¥)
2.56 $
(277.83 ¥)
     -9.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.75 $
(298.73 ¥)
2.72 $
(294.84 ¥)
     -1.30 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.87 $
(203.15 ¥)
1.63 $
(177.31 ¥)
     -12.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.55 $
(168.02 ¥)
1.47 $
(159.06 ¥)
     -5.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.26 $
(245.55 ¥)
1.82 $
(197.27 ¥)
     -19.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $
(250.53 ¥)
1.21 $
(131.12 ¥)
     -47.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,627.85 ¥)
11.06 $
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -26.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $
(251.15 ¥)
2.61 $
(283.50 ¥)
     +12.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 $
(308.30 ¥)
3.88 $
(420.83 ¥)
     +36.50 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(1,519.32 ¥)
4.52 $
(490.00 ¥)
     -67.75 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(298.44 ¥)
1.66 $
(180.00 ¥)
     -39.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 $
(13,782.42 ¥)
92.15 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -27.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(271.31 ¥)
4.38 $
(475.00 ¥)
     +75.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(282.16 ¥)
6.15 $
(667.88 ¥)
     +136.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,255.69 ¥)
32.25 $
(3,500.00 ¥)
     +7.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.01 $
(326.53 ¥)
4.86 $
(527.60 ¥)
     +61.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(2,370,684.93 ¥)
23,354.50 $
(2,534,500.00 ¥)
     +6.91 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,197.24 $
(2,191,864.87 ¥)
20,471.85 $
(2,221,666.67 ¥)
     +1.36 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.72 $
(14,077.43 ¥)
187.42 $
(20,339.42 ¥)
     +44.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(10.45 ¥)
0.44 $
(47.62 ¥)
     +355.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.59 $
(6,900.75 ¥)
42.47 $
(4,609.09 ¥)
     -33.21 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.72 $
(8,108.33 ¥)
87.11 $
(9,453.85 ¥)
     +16.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.75 $
(3,554.13 ¥)
28.81 $
(3,126.32 ¥)
     -12.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(1,736.37 ¥)
16.59 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +3.66 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,354.29 $
(255,494.79 ¥)
609.89 $
(66,186.67 ¥)
     -74.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,600.00 $
(4,188,987.80 ¥)
18,851.61 $
(2,045,833.33 ¥)
     -51.16 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.73 $
(5,939.30 ¥)
65.95 $
(7,156.67 ¥)
     +20.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.33 $
(4,159.97 ¥)
43.25 $
(4,693.79 ¥)
     +12.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.75 $
(9,197.29 ¥)
78.35 $
(8,502.65 ¥)
     -7.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 122.50 $
(13,294.04 ¥)
132.98 $
(14,431.25 ¥)
     +8.55 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,084.31 $
(334,718.48 ¥)
1,125.62 $
(122,155.56 ¥)
     -63.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,011.17 $
(218,257.84 ¥)
693.29 $
(75,237.47 ¥)
     -65.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,321.04 $
(685,978.12 ¥)
2,516.30 $
(273,076.92 ¥)
     -60.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,694.23 $
(400,909.11 ¥)
1,367.18 $
(148,370.37 ¥)
     -62.99 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,350.35 $
(146,543.53 ¥)
985.96 $
(106,999.18 ¥)
     -26.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 709.20 $
(76,964.78 ¥)
528.92 $
(57,400.33 ¥)
     -25.42 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,951.13 $
(537,311.35 ¥)
2,963.53 $
(321,610.74 ¥)
     -40.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.22 1.50      -64.58 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
Contributors:518264
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD