Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Fukuoka 

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Consumer Prices in Fukuoka are 10.02% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Fukuoka are 42.59% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Fukuoka are 80.04% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Fukuoka are 51.69% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Fukuoka are 4.11% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Fukuoka is 32.72% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(2,195.49 ¥)
8.20 $
(900.00 ¥)
     -59.01 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(10,977.44 ¥)
45.55 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -54.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(987.97 ¥)
5.92 $
(650.00 ¥)
     -34.21 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.20 $
(790.38 ¥)
4.55 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -36.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(987.97 ¥)
5.01 $
(550.00 ¥)
     -44.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.82 $
(529.07 ¥)
3.28 $
(360.00 ¥)
     -31.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 $
(235.69 ¥)
1.17 $
(128.51 ¥)
     -45.47 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 $
(199.26 ¥)
0.95 $
(104.15 ¥)
     -47.73 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.50 $
(494.24 ¥)
7.06 $
(775.06 ¥)
     +56.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.57 $
(391.92 ¥)
1.86 $
(204.12 ¥)
     -47.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.44 $
(267.38 ¥)
1.56 $
(171.61 ¥)
     -35.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.16 $
(347.04 ¥)
2.05 $
(224.62 ¥)
     -35.27 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.97 $
(655.41 ¥)
11.43 $
(1,254.94 ¥)
     +91.47 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.80 $
(636.15 ¥)
2.43 $
(266.71 ¥)
     -58.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.84 $
(860.96 ¥)
11.67 $
(1,281.40 ¥)
     +48.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $
(289.18 ¥)
3.67 $
(402.56 ¥)
     +39.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.30 $
(142.62 ¥)
1.54 $
(168.96 ¥)
     +18.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.70 $
(296.80 ¥)
4.24 $
(464.93 ¥)
     +56.65 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.88 $
(316.11 ¥)
3.31 $
(362.87 ¥)
     +14.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.96 $
(214.87 ¥)
2.58 $
(283.50 ¥)
     +31.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.91 $
(209.76 ¥)
2.48 $
(272.16 ¥)
     +29.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 $
(265.39 ¥)
1.71 $
(187.50 ¥)
     -29.35 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(238.88 ¥)
1.20 $
(131.67 ¥)
     -44.88 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,646.62 ¥)
9.02 $
(990.00 ¥)
     -39.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 $
(342.61 ¥)
2.15 $
(236.12 ¥)
     -31.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.18 $
(348.77 ¥)
2.78 $
(305.00 ¥)
     -12.55 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(1,646.62 ¥)
4.37 $
(480.00 ¥)
     -70.85 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(301.88 ¥)
2.19 $
(240.00 ¥)
     -20.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 $
(14,270.67 ¥)
86.54 $
(9,500.00 ¥)
     -33.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 $
(417.14 ¥)
5.37 $
(590.00 ¥)
     +41.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(329.32 ¥)
4.76 $
(523.04 ¥)
     +58.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,293.23 ¥)
22.32 $
(2,450.00 ¥)
     -25.61 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.89 $
(316.84 ¥)
4.97 $
(545.57 ¥)
     +72.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(2,524,811.58 ¥)
27,328.77 $
(3,000,000.00 ¥)
     +18.82 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,364.12 $
(2,345,234.26 ¥)
20,344.75 $
(2,233,333.33 ¥)
     -4.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.03 $
(16,908.16 ¥)
220.92 $
(24,250.93 ¥)
     +43.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(11.11 ¥)
0.35 $
(38.33 ¥)
     +244.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.69 $
(7,320.55 ¥)
50.23 $
(5,514.29 ¥)
     -24.67 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 110.07 $
(12,083.32 ¥)
70.79 $
(7,771.43 ¥)
     -35.68 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.36 $
(4,210.63 ¥)
2.73 $
(300.00 ¥)
     -92.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $
(1,866.17 ¥)
18.22 $
(2,000.00 ¥)
     +7.17 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,572.71 $
(282,417.97 ¥)
415.40 $
(45,600.00 ¥)
     -83.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,125.00 $
(3,965,600.80 ¥)
20,309.83 $
(2,229,500.00 ¥)
     -43.78 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.57 $
(6,868.38 ¥)
84.04 $
(9,225.00 ¥)
     +34.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.52 $
(5,216.14 ¥)
53.14 $
(5,833.33 ¥)
     +11.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.02 $
(10,101.18 ¥)
86.54 $
(9,500.00 ¥)
     -5.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.60 $
(14,775.60 ¥)
119.94 $
(13,166.67 ¥)
     -10.89 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,065.19 $
(336,479.92 ¥)
604.02 $
(66,305.56 ¥)
     -80.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,045.86 $
(224,582.61 ¥)
444.09 $
(48,750.00 ¥)
     -78.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,389.61 $
(701,415.43 ¥)
1,248.01 $
(137,000.00 ¥)
     -80.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,502.46 $
(384,480.19 ¥)
702.58 $
(77,125.00 ¥)
     -79.94 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,410.07 $
(154,790.08 ¥)
605.11 $
(66,425.12 ¥)
     -57.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 714.52 $
(78,436.50 ¥)
324.42 $
(35,612.54 ¥)
     -54.60 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,507.68 $
(714,376.49 ¥)
2,513.28 $
(275,894.38 ¥)
     -61.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.55 1.88      -46.88 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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