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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 13.47% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 13.57% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 46.58% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 34.77% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 19.97% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 10.47% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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  Los Angeles, CATokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(1,634.18 ¥)
9.18 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -38.81 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(7,626.17 ¥)
45.89 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -34.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(871.56 ¥)
6.24 $
(680.00 ¥)
     -21.98 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(653.67 ¥)
3.67 $
(400.00 ¥)
     -38.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(762.62 ¥)
3.67 $
(400.00 ¥)
     -47.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.44 $
(484.21 ¥)
3.50 $
(381.82 ¥)
     -21.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.32 $
(252.80 ¥)
1.28 $
(139.32 ¥)
     -44.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 $
(190.28 ¥)
0.96 $
(104.07 ¥)
     -45.30 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.94 $
(429.70 ¥)
6.33 $
(689.13 ¥)
     +60.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.74 $
(298.89 ¥)
1.55 $
(168.69 ¥)
     -43.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.91 $
(208.46 ¥)
2.53 $
(276.16 ¥)
     +32.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.20 $
(348.88 ¥)
2.06 $
(224.88 ¥)
     -35.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.63 $
(504.74 ¥)
4.92 $
(536.06 ¥)
     +6.21 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.76 $
(518.86 ¥)
3.44 $
(374.50 ¥)
     -27.82 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.02 $
(655.43 ¥)
10.02 $
(1,091.86 ¥)
     +66.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 $
(225.30 ¥)
3.45 $
(375.73 ¥)
     +66.77 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $
(101.78 ¥)
1.51 $
(164.20 ¥)
     +61.33 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.52 $
(165.08 ¥)
2.57 $
(279.72 ¥)
     +69.44 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.73 $
(188.90 ¥)
3.03 $
(329.61 ¥)
     +74.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.40 $
(152.52 ¥)
1.75 $
(190.89 ¥)
     +25.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 $
(116.87 ¥)
1.49 $
(162.53 ¥)
     +39.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.34 $
(145.93 ¥)
1.98 $
(215.23 ¥)
     +47.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.97 $
(214.95 ¥)
1.19 $
(129.94 ¥)
     -39.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(1,307.34 ¥)
13.77 $
(1,500.00 ¥)
     +14.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.21 $
(241.13 ¥)
2.30 $
(250.73 ¥)
     +3.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 $
(290.65 ¥)
3.58 $
(390.00 ¥)
     +34.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $
(926.03 ¥)
4.13 $
(450.00 ¥)
     -51.41 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(190.65 ¥)
1.84 $
(200.00 ¥)
     +4.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(10,894.52 ¥)
91.79 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -8.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(326.84 ¥)
4.41 $
(480.00 ¥)
     +46.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(294.15 ¥)
6.06 $
(659.83 ¥)
     +124.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(3,180.11 ¥)
32.56 $
(3,547.50 ¥)
     +11.55 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.67 $
(400.36 ¥)
4.99 $
(544.00 ¥)
     +35.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(2,396,794.84 ¥)
23,126.30 $
(2,519,500.00 ¥)
     +5.12 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,087.09 $
(2,188,392.54 ¥)
19,870.85 $
(2,164,834.29 ¥)
     -1.08 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.11 $
(15,699.99 ¥)
189.99 $
(20,698.02 ¥)
     +31.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $
(13.07 ¥)
0.44 $
(47.70 ¥)
     +264.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.07 $
(6,108.81 ¥)
42.65 $
(4,646.60 ¥)
     -23.94 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.01 $
(4,468.27 ¥)
88.59 $
(9,651.16 ¥)
     +115.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.25 $
(1,443.52 ¥)
26.91 $
(2,931.25 ¥)
     +103.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(1,634.18 ¥)
16.52 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +10.15 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,094.45 $
(119,235.02 ¥)
440.81 $
(48,023.81 ¥)
     -59.72 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,639.71 $
(2,357,542.52 ¥)
20,214.50 $
(2,202,272.73 ¥)
     -6.59 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.06 $
(5,562.21 ¥)
58.75 $
(6,400.00 ¥)
     +15.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.19 $
(4,378.00 ¥)
41.01 $
(4,467.65 ¥)
     +2.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.65 $
(8,568.52 ¥)
73.47 $
(8,004.35 ¥)
     -6.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.88 $
(10,990.39 ¥)
108.73 $
(11,846.15 ¥)
     +7.79 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,115.79 $
(230,505.24 ¥)
1,065.66 $
(116,098.04 ¥)
     -49.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,632.99 $
(177,906.25 ¥)
676.18 $
(73,666.67 ¥)
     -58.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,864.41 $
(421,009.19 ¥)
2,483.77 $
(270,595.24 ¥)
     -35.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,823.33 $
(307,588.58 ¥)
1,326.22 $
(144,485.71 ¥)
     -53.03 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 671.96 $
(73,206.58 ¥)
1,003.99 $
(109,379.99 ¥)
     +49.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 413.91 $
(45,093.89 ¥)
461.27 $
(50,253.24 ¥)
     +11.44 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,829.39 $
(417,193.88 ¥)
2,963.30 $
(322,837.56 ¥)
     -22.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.33 1.33      -69.30 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
Contributors:422261
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD