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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 13.09% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 37.00% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 63.15% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 46.44% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 11.95% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 0.30% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(2,209.90 ¥)
9.05 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -54.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.50 $
(9,115.82 ¥)
45.25 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -45.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(994.45 ¥)
6.02 $
(665.00 ¥)
     -33.13 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(773.46 ¥)
3.62 $
(400.00 ¥)
     -48.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(883.96 ¥)
4.21 $
(465.00 ¥)
     -47.40 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 $
(496.70 ¥)
3.48 $
(384.55 ¥)
     -22.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 $
(239.32 ¥)
1.25 $
(138.32 ¥)
     -42.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 $
(190.74 ¥)
0.94 $
(103.63 ¥)
     -45.67 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $
(494.33 ¥)
6.22 $
(687.32 ¥)
     +39.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.52 $
(389.26 ¥)
1.55 $
(171.21 ¥)
     -56.02 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.02 $
(333.58 ¥)
2.48 $
(274.54 ¥)
     -17.70 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.57 $
(394.36 ¥)
2.07 $
(228.24 ¥)
     -42.12 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.02 $
(775.61 ¥)
4.93 $
(544.31 ¥)
     -29.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.09 $
(673.10 ¥)
3.45 $
(381.32 ¥)
     -43.35 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.95 $
(767.57 ¥)
10.21 $
(1,127.93 ¥)
     +46.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.77 $
(305.60 ¥)
3.49 $
(385.81 ¥)
     +26.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $
(113.37 ¥)
1.54 $
(170.25 ¥)
     +50.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.58 $
(284.70 ¥)
2.46 $
(272.16 ¥)
     -4.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 $
(296.25 ¥)
2.84 $
(314.28 ¥)
     +6.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 $
(160.30 ¥)
1.70 $
(187.62 ¥)
     +17.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.40 $
(154.32 ¥)
1.46 $
(160.95 ¥)
     +4.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.31 $
(254.79 ¥)
1.85 $
(204.46 ¥)
     -19.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $
(270.31 ¥)
1.19 $
(131.71 ¥)
     -51.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,657.42 ¥)
13.58 $
(1,500.00 ¥)
     -9.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(240.72 ¥)
2.32 $
(255.80 ¥)
     +6.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $
(303.86 ¥)
3.60 $
(398.18 ¥)
     +31.04 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(1,546.93 ¥)
4.07 $
(450.00 ¥)
     -70.91 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(303.86 ¥)
1.81 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -34.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(13,369.87 ¥)
90.50 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -25.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(276.24 ¥)
4.43 $
(489.50 ¥)
     +77.20 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(386.73 ¥)
5.97 $
(659.83 ¥)
     +70.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,314.84 ¥)
36.20 $
(4,000.00 ¥)
     +20.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $
(335.51 ¥)
4.95 $
(547.16 ¥)
     +63.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(2,430,885.51 ¥)
22,625.50 $
(2,500,000.00 ¥)
     +2.84 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,878.62 $
(2,306,978.75 ¥)
19,613.40 $
(2,167,178.67 ¥)
     -6.06 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 143.26 $
(15,829.25 ¥)
170.12 $
(18,797.25 ¥)
     +18.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $
(9.34 ¥)
0.42 $
(46.86 ¥)
     +401.58 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.79 $
(6,827.61 ¥)
41.65 $
(4,602.05 ¥)
     -32.60 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.04 $
(9,175.89 ¥)
86.36 $
(9,541.86 ¥)
     +3.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 39.92 $
(4,410.58 ¥)
26.35 $
(2,911.11 ¥)
     -34.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(1,767.92 ¥)
16.29 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +1.81 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,357.23 $
(260,462.02 ¥)
429.27 $
(47,431.82 ¥)
     -81.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,350.00 $
(4,126,980.63 ¥)
19,061.98 $
(2,106,250.00 ¥)
     -48.96 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.53 $
(5,914.80 ¥)
59.49 $
(6,573.53 ¥)
     +11.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.36 $
(4,348.82 ¥)
41.86 $
(4,625.71 ¥)
     +6.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.92 $
(9,714.16 ¥)
72.40 $
(8,000.00 ¥)
     -17.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.58 $
(14,207.30 ¥)
110.36 $
(12,194.29 ¥)
     -14.17 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,144.08 $
(347,404.80 ¥)
1,040.24 $
(114,941.18 ¥)
     -66.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,977.12 $
(218,461.50 ¥)
655.85 $
(72,468.09 ¥)
     -66.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,385.64 $
(705,580.45 ¥)
2,479.98 $
(274,024.39 ¥)
     -61.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,421.51 $
(378,058.88 ¥)
1,325.60 $
(146,472.22 ¥)
     -61.26 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,282.73 $
(141,734.80 ¥)
978.84 $
(108,156.98 ¥)
     -23.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 553.87 $
(61,200.00 ¥)
481.23 $
(53,173.64 ¥)
     -13.11 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,578.14 $
(505,860.75 ¥)
2,875.48 $
(317,725.81 ¥)
     -37.19 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 1.38      -67.89 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:530262
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD