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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 10.68% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 35.14% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 60.60% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 43.43% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 12.65% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 5.20% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(2,166.14 ¥)
9.23 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -53.84 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(8,664.57 ¥)
46.16 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -42.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(974.76 ¥)
6.42 $
(695.00 ¥)
     -28.70 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(758.15 ¥)
4.62 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -34.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(866.46 ¥)
4.62 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -42.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.52 $
(489.02 ¥)
3.65 $
(395.22 ¥)
     -19.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 $
(213.19 ¥)
1.46 $
(158.44 ¥)
     -25.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 $
(182.64 ¥)
1.00 $
(107.92 ¥)
     -40.91 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.29 $
(464.95 ¥)
6.38 $
(690.55 ¥)
     +48.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.44 $
(372.14 ¥)
1.61 $
(174.85 ¥)
     -53.02 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.74 $
(296.50 ¥)
2.48 $
(268.92 ¥)
     -9.30 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.56 $
(385.77 ¥)
2.17 $
(235.33 ¥)
     -39.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.92 $
(749.43 ¥)
4.76 $
(515.45 ¥)
     -31.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.89 $
(638.32 ¥)
3.53 $
(382.10 ¥)
     -40.14 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.62 $
(717.17 ¥)
10.77 $
(1,166.64 ¥)
     +62.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.72 $
(294.38 ¥)
3.21 $
(348.13 ¥)
     +18.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 $
(109.41 ¥)
1.39 $
(151.07 ¥)
     +38.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 $
(294.45 ¥)
2.58 $
(279.13 ¥)
     -5.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.74 $
(296.79 ¥)
2.42 $
(262.44 ¥)
     -11.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(194.25 ¥)
1.66 $
(179.38 ¥)
     -7.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.52 $
(164.33 ¥)
1.41 $
(153.01 ¥)
     -6.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.21 $
(239.36 ¥)
1.83 $
(197.69 ¥)
     -17.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.27 $
(246.29 ¥)
1.19 $
(129.39 ¥)
     -47.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,624.61 ¥)
11.08 $
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -26.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.24 $
(242.40 ¥)
2.62 $
(283.50 ¥)
     +16.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 $
(309.13 ¥)
3.85 $
(416.67 ¥)
     +34.79 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(1,516.30 ¥)
4.52 $
(490.00 ¥)
     -67.68 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(297.84 ¥)
1.78 $
(192.50 ¥)
     -35.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 $
(13,755.01 ¥)
92.33 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -27.30 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.67 $
(289.72 ¥)
4.03 $
(437.00 ¥)
     +50.83 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(292.43 ¥)
6.09 $
(659.83 ¥)
     +125.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,249.21 ¥)
33.24 $
(3,600.00 ¥)
     +10.80 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.00 $
(324.67 ¥)
4.93 $
(534.28 ¥)
     +64.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,825.00 $
(2,363,803.86 ¥)
23,442.59 $
(2,539,000.00 ¥)
     +7.41 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,455.29 $
(2,215,454.63 ¥)
20,512.65 $
(2,221,666.67 ¥)
     +0.28 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.83 $
(14,169.36 ¥)
187.87 $
(20,347.99 ¥)
     +43.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(10.06 ¥)
0.41 $
(44.00 ¥)
     +337.50 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.32 $
(6,857.84 ¥)
42.34 $
(4,585.33 ¥)
     -33.14 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.67 $
(7,978.61 ¥)
85.56 $
(9,266.67 ¥)
     +16.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.00 $
(3,574.14 ¥)
28.62 $
(3,100.00 ¥)
     -13.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(1,732.91 ¥)
16.62 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +3.87 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,295.96 $
(248,668.74 ¥)
578.37 $
(62,641.98 ¥)
     -74.81 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,500.00 $
(4,169,825.82 ¥)
18,889.18 $
(2,045,833.33 ¥)
     -50.94 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.82 $
(5,937.00 ¥)
65.55 $
(7,100.00 ¥)
     +19.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.02 $
(4,226.48 ¥)
44.60 $
(4,830.65 ¥)
     +14.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.62 $
(9,273.78 ¥)
77.18 $
(8,359.60 ¥)
     -9.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 125.31 $
(13,572.24 ¥)
132.70 $
(14,372.41 ¥)
     +5.90 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,119.04 $
(337,814.07 ¥)
1,192.86 $
(129,195.12 ¥)
     -61.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,031.48 $
(220,023.34 ¥)
733.40 $
(79,432.43 ¥)
     -63.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,520.31 $
(706,196.67 ¥)
2,739.12 $
(296,666.67 ¥)
     -57.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,726.92 $
(403,652.57 ¥)
1,406.49 $
(152,333.33 ¥)
     -62.26 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,314.00 $
(142,315.66 ¥)
979.64 $
(106,102.26 ¥)
     -25.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 582.88 $
(63,130.05 ¥)
522.86 $
(56,629.09 ¥)
     -10.30 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,922.16 $
(533,104.74 ¥)
3,026.68 $
(327,810.88 ¥)
     -38.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.19 1.46      -65.11 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:509259
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD