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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 10.33% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 34.86% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 61.57% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 40.87% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 11.91% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 0.60% higher than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(2,171.31 ¥)
9.21 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -53.94 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(8,685.22 ¥)
52.96 $
(5,750.00 ¥)
     -33.80 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(977.09 ¥)
6.36 $
(690.00 ¥)
     -29.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(759.96 ¥)
4.14 $
(450.00 ¥)
     -40.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(868.52 ¥)
4.61 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -42.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 $
(489.06 ¥)
3.67 $
(398.80 ¥)
     -18.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(221.26 ¥)
1.36 $
(148.15 ¥)
     -33.04 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 $
(174.90 ¥)
1.01 $
(109.15 ¥)
     -37.59 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.41 $
(478.87 ¥)
6.25 $
(678.45 ¥)
     +41.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.48 $
(378.09 ¥)
1.53 $
(166.17 ¥)
     -56.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.06 $
(331.88 ¥)
2.50 $
(270.96 ¥)
     -18.35 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 $
(392.83 ¥)
2.10 $
(227.45 ¥)
     -42.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.49 $
(813.26 ¥)
4.51 $
(489.88 ¥)
     -39.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.92 $
(643.02 ¥)
3.44 $
(373.81 ¥)
     -41.87 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.92 $
(751.15 ¥)
11.71 $
(1,271.23 ¥)
     +69.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.73 $
(296.57 ¥)
3.39 $
(367.89 ¥)
     +24.05 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.09 $
(118.28 ¥)
1.51 $
(164.17 ¥)
     +38.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.71 $
(294.41 ¥)
2.51 $
(272.16 ¥)
     -7.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.67 $
(290.30 ¥)
2.64 $
(286.74 ¥)
     -1.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.75 $
(190.11 ¥)
1.72 $
(187.11 ¥)
     -1.58 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.52 $
(165.31 ¥)
1.48 $
(160.64 ¥)
     -2.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 $
(247.53 ¥)
1.79 $
(194.86 ¥)
     -21.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.41 $
(261.44 ¥)
1.19 $
(129.35 ¥)
     -50.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,628.48 ¥)
13.82 $
(1,500.00 ¥)
     -7.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.12 $
(230.70 ¥)
2.52 $
(273.50 ¥)
     +18.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $
(321.52 ¥)
3.62 $
(392.73 ¥)
     +22.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(1,519.91 ¥)
4.38 $
(475.00 ¥)
     -68.75 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(298.55 ¥)
1.80 $
(195.00 ¥)
     -34.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(13,136.40 ¥)
92.11 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -23.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(271.41 ¥)
4.42 $
(480.00 ¥)
     +76.85 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.88 $
(312.13 ¥)
6.08 $
(659.83 ¥)
     +111.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,256.96 ¥)
34.08 $
(3,700.00 ¥)
     +13.60 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.05 $
(331.57 ¥)
5.10 $
(553.98 ¥)
     +67.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(2,388,435.67 ¥)
23,386.86 $
(2,539,000.00 ¥)
     +6.30 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,227.73 $
(2,304,593.69 ¥)
20,204.71 $
(2,193,529.41 ¥)
     -4.82 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.28 $
(15,446.68 ¥)
178.58 $
(19,387.74 ¥)
     +25.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $
(7.00 ¥)
0.42 $
(45.39 ¥)
     +548.78 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.86 $
(6,824.91 ¥)
42.56 $
(4,620.53 ¥)
     -32.30 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 79.36 $
(8,615.86 ¥)
84.16 $
(9,137.21 ¥)
     +6.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.95 $
(3,686.05 ¥)
27.58 $
(2,994.12 ¥)
     -18.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(1,737.04 ¥)
16.58 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +3.62 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,392.16 $
(259,705.40 ¥)
425.82 $
(46,229.17 ¥)
     -82.20 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,523.81 $
(4,182,347.31 ¥)
19,203.04 $
(2,084,782.61 ¥)
     -50.15 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.53 $
(5,703.14 ¥)
61.51 $
(6,678.12 ¥)
     +17.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.28 $
(4,156.09 ¥)
42.54 $
(4,618.18 ¥)
     +11.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.70 $
(9,304.19 ¥)
73.92 $
(8,025.00 ¥)
     -13.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.98 $
(13,785.53 ¥)
128.90 $
(13,994.29 ¥)
     +1.51 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,106.10 $
(337,214.99 ¥)
1,124.32 $
(122,062.50 ¥)
     -63.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,978.30 $
(214,775.18 ¥)
706.68 $
(76,720.93 ¥)
     -64.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,440.33 $
(699,196.21 ¥)
2,553.51 $
(277,222.22 ¥)
     -60.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,389.66 $
(367,998.79 ¥)
1,346.66 $
(146,200.00 ¥)
     -60.27 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,278.57 $
(138,808.82 ¥)
1,008.44 $
(109,481.84 ¥)
     -21.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 565.11 $
(61,351.35 ¥)
534.39 $
(58,016.27 ¥)
     -5.44 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,649.39 $
(504,762.51 ¥)
3,046.87 $
(330,783.85 ¥)
     -34.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.35 1.36      -68.67 %
Last update: June 2019June 2019
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Currency: USD