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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Osaka 

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Consumer Prices in Osaka are 13.51% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Osaka are 23.63% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Osaka are 67.99% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Osaka are 42.52% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Osaka are 29.74% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Osaka is 24.96% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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  Los Angeles, CAOsakaDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(1,615.73 ¥)
7.43 $
(800.00 ¥)
     -50.49 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(7,540.05 ¥)
34.81 $
(3,750.00 ¥)
     -50.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $
(807.86 ¥)
6.13 $
(660.00 ¥)
     -18.30 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(646.29 ¥)
3.95 $
(425.00 ¥)
     -34.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(754.00 ¥)
4.64 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -33.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 $
(482.72 ¥)
3.99 $
(430.00 ¥)
     -10.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 $
(257.87 ¥)
1.37 $
(147.50 ¥)
     -42.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 $
(188.09 ¥)
1.01 $
(108.33 ¥)
     -42.40 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.70 $
(398.08 ¥)
6.86 $
(738.91 ¥)
     +85.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.92 $
(314.73 ¥)
1.84 $
(197.94 ¥)
     -37.11 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.83 $
(196.74 ¥)
1.64 $
(176.90 ¥)
     -10.08 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 $
(347.45 ¥)
2.18 $
(235.00 ¥)
     -32.36 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.90 $
(527.59 ¥)
10.20 $
(1,098.60 ¥)
     +108.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.03 $
(541.51 ¥)
3.37 $
(362.87 ¥)
     -32.99 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.87 $
(632.36 ¥)
13.33 $
(1,436.38 ¥)
     +127.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.11 $
(226.97 ¥)
3.30 $
(355.31 ¥)
     +56.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $
(99.37 ¥)
1.26 $
(136.08 ¥)
     +36.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.52 $
(163.66 ¥)
2.10 $
(226.57 ¥)
     +38.44 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 $
(187.04 ¥)
2.95 $
(317.52 ¥)
     +69.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(147.76 ¥)
1.68 $
(181.21 ¥)
     +22.64 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 $
(113.61 ¥)
1.26 $
(136.08 ¥)
     +19.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 $
(146.31 ¥)
2.23 $
(240.00 ¥)
     +64.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.98 $
(213.28 ¥)
1.24 $
(133.33 ¥)
     -37.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(1,292.58 ¥)
12.71 $
(1,369.00 ¥)
     +5.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $
(232.91 ¥)
2.77 $
(298.33 ¥)
     +28.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 $
(289.48 ¥)
3.25 $
(350.00 ¥)
     +20.90 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(969.43 ¥)
4.64 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -48.42 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(188.50 ¥)
2.04 $
(220.00 ¥)
     +16.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(10,771.50 ¥)
92.84 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -7.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.46 $
(372.69 ¥)
5.57 $
(600.00 ¥)
     +60.99 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(296.22 ¥)
7.17 $
(772.49 ¥)
     +160.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(3,144.20 ¥)
27.85 $
(3,000.00 ¥)
     -4.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.79 $
(407.86 ¥)
4.92 $
(529.96 ¥)
     +29.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(2,353,034.17 ¥)
25,066.15 $
(2,700,000.00 ¥)
     +14.75 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,376.36 $
(2,194,839.62 ¥)
18,147.89 $
(1,954,800.00 ¥)
     -10.94 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.64 $
(15,041.85 ¥)
158.71 $
(17,095.61 ¥)
     +13.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(13.73 ¥)
0.30 $
(32.50 ¥)
     +136.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.92 $
(6,454.45 ¥)
43.01 $
(4,633.33 ¥)
     -28.21 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.42 $
(4,354.16 ¥)
84.71 $
(9,125.00 ¥)
     +109.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 $
(1,346.44 ¥)
15.47 $
(1,666.67 ¥)
     +23.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(1,615.73 ¥)
16.71 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +11.41 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,129.23 $
(121,635.21 ¥)
324.93 $
(35,000.00 ¥)
     -71.23 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,776.79 $
(2,345,686.47 ¥)
14,389.83 $
(1,550,000.00 ¥)
     -33.92 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.44 $
(5,217.70 ¥)
63.30 $
(6,818.18 ¥)
     +30.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.84 $
(3,645.30 ¥)
32.49 $
(3,500.00 ¥)
     -3.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.78 $
(8,269.92 ¥)
76.20 $
(8,208.33 ¥)
     -0.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.35 $
(11,455.79 ¥)
88.62 $
(9,545.45 ¥)
     -16.68 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,202.12 $
(237,201.26 ¥)
698.02 $
(75,187.50 ¥)
     -68.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,689.72 $
(182,008.42 ¥)
495.52 $
(53,375.00 ¥)
     -70.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,921.70 $
(422,425.71 ¥)
1,257.53 $
(135,454.55 ¥)
     -67.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,922.86 $
(314,835.47 ¥)
982.53 $
(105,833.33 ¥)
     -66.38 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 695.53 $
(74,918.70 ¥)
444.31 $
(47,858.60 ¥)
     -36.12 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 447.35 $
(48,185.94 ¥)
344.99 $
(37,160.91 ¥)
     -22.88 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,049.71 $
(436,214.22 ¥)
2,320.83 $
(249,988.30 ¥)
     -42.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.35 1.00      -77.02 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:43256
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD