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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 4.48% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 38.07% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 67.35% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 39.99% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 4.38% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 35.73% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CATokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $
(1,955.28 ¥)
9.21 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -48.86 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(8,690.14 ¥)
50.63 $
(5,500.00 ¥)
     -36.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(1,086.27 ¥)
6.35 $
(690.00 ¥)
     -36.48 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(760.39 ¥)
4.60 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -34.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(869.01 ¥)
4.60 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -42.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.55 $
(493.82 ¥)
3.74 $
(406.51 ¥)
     -17.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.52 $
(273.78 ¥)
1.37 $
(148.61 ¥)
     -45.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 $
(210.55 ¥)
0.98 $
(106.54 ¥)
     -49.40 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.08 $
(443.62 ¥)
6.61 $
(718.28 ¥)
     +61.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.16 $
(342.89 ¥)
1.56 $
(169.28 ¥)
     -50.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.09 $
(227.44 ¥)
2.53 $
(274.32 ¥)
     +20.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.15 $
(341.66 ¥)
2.19 $
(237.50 ¥)
     -30.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.94 $
(861.95 ¥)
4.91 $
(533.84 ¥)
     -38.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.25 $
(678.74 ¥)
3.42 $
(371.73 ¥)
     -45.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.50 $
(814.70 ¥)
10.18 $
(1,106.16 ¥)
     +35.78 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(222.29 ¥)
3.35 $
(364.07 ¥)
     +63.78 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $
(99.85 ¥)
1.43 $
(155.50 ¥)
     +55.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 $
(197.43 ¥)
2.56 $
(277.83 ¥)
     +40.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.14 $
(232.62 ¥)
2.64 $
(287.28 ¥)
     +23.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 $
(204.58 ¥)
1.63 $
(177.31 ¥)
     -13.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.30 $
(140.78 ¥)
1.46 $
(159.06 ¥)
     +12.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 $
(147.52 ¥)
1.82 $
(197.27 ¥)
     +33.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 $
(223.17 ¥)
1.19 $
(129.39 ¥)
     -42.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,629.40 ¥)
11.05 $
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -26.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(236.65 ¥)
2.61 $
(283.50 ¥)
     +19.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 $
(253.46 ¥)
3.87 $
(420.83 ¥)
     +66.03 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(1,303.52 ¥)
4.60 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -61.64 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(298.72 ¥)
1.66 $
(180.00 ¥)
     -39.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 $
(8,798.77 ¥)
92.06 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     +13.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(380.19 ¥)
4.40 $
(477.50 ¥)
     +25.59 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(353.04 ¥)
6.07 $
(659.83 ¥)
     +86.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(3,584.68 ¥)
32.17 $
(3,495.00 ¥)
     -2.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.99 $
(433.17 ¥)
4.88 $
(530.00 ¥)
     +22.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(2,389,788.50 ¥)
23,332.19 $
(2,534,500.00 ¥)
     +6.06 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,206.80 $
(2,412,252.51 ¥)
20,452.30 $
(2,221,666.67 ¥)
     -7.90 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.22 $
(15,448.70 ¥)
183.76 $
(19,961.66 ¥)
     +29.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(10.21 ¥)
0.44 $
(47.62 ¥)
     +366.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.62 $
(7,128.16 ¥)
42.86 $
(4,656.00 ¥)
     -34.68 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 85.29 $
(9,264.81 ¥)
87.50 $
(9,504.76 ¥)
     +2.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 $
(2,009.59 ¥)
29.64 $
(3,220.00 ¥)
     +60.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(1,629.40 ¥)
16.57 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +10.47 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,226.57 $
(241,865.00 ¥)
596.42 $
(64,786.67 ¥)
     -73.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,234.50 $
(3,067,021.97 ¥)
19,092.10 $
(2,073,913.04 ¥)
     -32.38 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.78 $
(6,710.59 ¥)
67.11 $
(7,290.00 ¥)
     +8.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.70 $
(4,530.14 ¥)
43.71 $
(4,747.71 ¥)
     +4.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.33 $
(9,378.11 ¥)
78.79 $
(8,558.17 ¥)
     -8.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 143.44 $
(15,581.90 ¥)
132.28 $
(14,368.75 ¥)
     -7.79 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,491.45 $
(379,264.87 ¥)
1,132.89 $
(123,062.50 ¥)
     -67.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,821.48 $
(306,487.88 ¥)
696.86 $
(75,697.94 ¥)
     -75.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,213.41 $
(674,943.04 ¥)
2,488.99 $
(270,370.37 ¥)
     -59.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,822.44 $
(523,845.54 ¥)
1,345.42 $
(146,148.15 ¥)
     -72.10 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,206.73 $
(131,083.50 ¥)
999.03 $
(108,521.14 ¥)
     -17.21 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 895.32 $
(97,256.04 ¥)
549.80 $
(59,722.89 ¥)
     -38.59 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,359.31 $
(799,417.68 ¥)
2,929.21 $
(318,190.27 ¥)
     -60.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.19 1.50      -64.27 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
Contributors:379271
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD