Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Fukuoka 

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Consumer Prices in Fukuoka are 36.03% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Fukuoka are 61.70% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Fukuoka are 88.04% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Fukuoka are 64.52% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Fukuoka are 28.38% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Fukuoka is 31.87% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(3,613.29 ¥)
6.85 $
(990.00 ¥)
     -72.60 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 $
(13,007.86 ¥)
34.59 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -61.56 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(1,445.32 ¥)
4.84 $
(700.00 ¥)
     -51.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(1,156.25 ¥)
3.04 $
(440.00 ¥)
     -61.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(1,445.32 ¥)
3.99 $
(575.96 ¥)
     -60.15 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.33 $
(770.35 ¥)
2.75 $
(398.00 ¥)
     -48.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 $
(410.95 ¥)
0.95 $
(137.50 ¥)
     -66.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.42 $
(350.36 ¥)
0.71 $
(103.33 ¥)
     -70.51 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 $
(666.51 ¥)
5.53 $
(799.26 ¥)
     +19.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.64 $
(526.50 ¥)
1.51 $
(217.72 ¥)
     -58.65 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.49 $
(505.13 ¥)
1.11 $
(160.57 ¥)
     -68.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.91 $
(565.27 ¥)
1.62 $
(234.00 ¥)
     -58.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.59 $
(1,097.65 ¥)
8.68 $
(1,254.94 ¥)
     +14.33 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.87 $
(1,137.52 ¥)
2.33 $
(336.79 ¥)
     -70.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.62 $
(1,390.68 ¥)
8.08 $
(1,168.00 ¥)
     -16.01 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.59 $
(374.27 ¥)
3.19 $
(461.15 ¥)
     +23.22 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.20 $
(173.99 ¥)
1.35 $
(195.04 ¥)
     +12.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.37 $
(342.71 ¥)
3.22 $
(464.93 ¥)
     +35.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.78 $
(402.25 ¥)
2.51 $
(362.87 ¥)
     -9.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.10 $
(304.15 ¥)
1.49 $
(215.46 ¥)
     -29.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.81 $
(261.19 ¥)
1.41 $
(204.12 ¥)
     -21.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.75 $
(396.74 ¥)
1.38 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -49.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.40 $
(347.45 ¥)
0.83 $
(120.00 ¥)
     -65.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.80 $
(2,283.60 ¥)
6.57 $
(950.00 ¥)
     -58.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.23 $
(467.23 ¥)
1.91 $
(276.67 ¥)
     -40.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.18 $
(604.68 ¥)
2.12 $
(306.67 ¥)
     -49.28 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(2,167.98 ¥)
3.46 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -76.94 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(397.46 ¥)
1.73 $
(250.00 ¥)
     -37.10 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.00 $
(18,644.60 ¥)
69.19 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -46.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 $
(614.26 ¥)
3.98 $
(575.00 ¥)
     -6.39 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(433.60 ¥)
3.62 $
(523.04 ¥)
     +20.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $
(4,697.28 ¥)
16.95 $
(2,450.00 ¥)
     -47.84 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.95 $
(715.99 ¥)
4.32 $
(624.59 ¥)
     -12.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(3,613,293.75 ¥)
22,486.41 $
(3,250,000.00 ¥)
     -10.05 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,879.37 $
(3,451,327.57 ¥)
15,452.20 $
(2,233,333.33 ¥)
     -35.29 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.21 $
(24,600.22 ¥)
175.65 $
(25,387.14 ¥)
     +3.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(15.36 ¥)
0.27 $
(38.33 ¥)
     +149.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.44 $
(9,892.32 ¥)
34.71 $
(5,016.67 ¥)
     -49.29 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 105.44 $
(15,239.56 ¥)
53.85 $
(7,783.33 ¥)
     -48.93 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.50 $
(5,419.94 ¥)
3.23 $
(466.67 ¥)
     -91.39 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $
(2,601.57 ¥)
13.84 $
(2,000.00 ¥)
     -23.12 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,151.51 $
(310,961.16 ¥)
461.84 $
(66,750.00 ¥)
     -78.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,384.62 $
(5,836,859.13 ¥)
15,079.73 $
(2,179,500.00 ¥)
     -62.66 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.01 $
(9,252.18 ¥)
48.43 $
(7,000.00 ¥)
     -24.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.95 $
(8,954.27 ¥)
43.24 $
(6,250.00 ¥)
     -30.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.94 $
(14,156.00 ¥)
58.12 $
(8,400.00 ¥)
     -40.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.75 $
(21,643.57 ¥)
85.33 $
(12,333.33 ¥)
     -43.02 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,894.94 $
(562,943.14 ¥)
484.32 $
(70,000.00 ¥)
     -87.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,357.63 $
(340,752.09 ¥)
264.47 $
(38,224.98 ¥)
     -88.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,445.42 $
(1,076,100.20 ¥)
928.29 $
(134,166.67 ¥)
     -87.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,530.91 $
(654,859.81 ¥)
501.62 $
(72,500.00 ¥)
     -88.93 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,500.63 $
(216,888.70 ¥)
459.59 $
(66,425.12 ¥)
     -69.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 920.02 $
(132,971.97 ¥)
246.40 $
(35,612.54 ¥)
     -73.22 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Fukuoka Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,880.11 $
(849,862.79 ¥)
1,534.24 $
(221,747.04 ¥)
     -73.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.25 1.67      -68.24 %
Last update: September 2022August 2022
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