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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 11.39% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 35.57% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 60.98% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 43.66% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 13.76% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 4.48% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(2,171.58 ¥)
9.21 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -53.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(8,686.31 ¥)
46.05 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -42.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(977.21 ¥)
6.35 $
(690.00 ¥)
     -29.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(760.05 ¥)
4.60 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -34.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(868.63 ¥)
4.60 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -42.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 $
(493.26 ¥)
3.61 $
(392.40 ¥)
     -20.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $
(215.33 ¥)
1.45 $
(157.86 ¥)
     -26.69 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 $
(184.77 ¥)
0.99 $
(107.62 ¥)
     -41.76 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.33 $
(470.42 ¥)
6.36 $
(690.55 ¥)
     +46.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.46 $
(375.99 ¥)
1.61 $
(174.85 ¥)
     -53.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.81 $
(305.30 ¥)
2.48 $
(268.92 ¥)
     -11.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 $
(393.48 ¥)
2.17 $
(235.33 ¥)
     -40.19 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.97 $
(757.18 ¥)
4.75 $
(515.45 ¥)
     -31.93 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.03 $
(654.59 ¥)
3.52 $
(382.10 ¥)
     -41.63 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.72 $
(729.33 ¥)
10.74 $
(1,166.64 ¥)
     +59.96 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.72 $
(295.76 ¥)
3.21 $
(348.13 ¥)
     +17.71 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.06 $
(114.81 ¥)
1.39 $
(151.07 ¥)
     +31.59 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.73 $
(296.89 ¥)
2.57 $
(279.13 ¥)
     -5.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.75 $
(298.88 ¥)
2.42 $
(262.44 ¥)
     -12.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 $
(196.05 ¥)
1.65 $
(179.38 ¥)
     -8.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.55 $
(168.11 ¥)
1.41 $
(153.01 ¥)
     -8.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.26 $
(245.68 ¥)
1.82 $
(197.69 ¥)
     -19.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $
(250.66 ¥)
1.19 $
(129.39 ¥)
     -48.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,628.68 ¥)
11.05 $
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -26.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $
(251.28 ¥)
2.61 $
(283.50 ¥)
     +12.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 $
(308.46 ¥)
3.84 $
(416.67 ¥)
     +35.08 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(1,520.10 ¥)
4.51 $
(490.00 ¥)
     -67.77 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(298.59 ¥)
1.70 $
(185.00 ¥)
     -38.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 $
(13,789.51 ¥)
92.10 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -27.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.67 $
(290.45 ¥)
4.05 $
(440.00 ¥)
     +51.49 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.78 $
(301.31 ¥)
6.08 $
(659.83 ¥)
     +118.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,257.36 ¥)
33.16 $
(3,600.00 ¥)
     +10.52 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.00 $
(325.94 ¥)
4.92 $
(534.28 ¥)
     +63.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(2,371,904.61 ¥)
23,383.93 $
(2,539,000.00 ¥)
     +7.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,481.81 $
(2,223,890.78 ¥)
20,461.32 $
(2,221,666.67 ¥)
     -0.10 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.16 $
(14,132.64 ¥)
184.09 $
(19,987.77 ¥)
     +41.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(10.45 ¥)
0.40 $
(43.81 ¥)
     +319.20 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.53 $
(6,897.73 ¥)
42.20 $
(4,581.82 ¥)
     -33.57 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71.54 $
(7,768.19 ¥)
85.90 $
(9,326.83 ¥)
     +20.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.33 $
(3,619.29 ¥)
28.55 $
(3,100.00 ¥)
     -14.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(1,737.26 ¥)
16.58 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +3.61 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,333.46 $
(253,364.18 ¥)
576.93 $
(62,641.98 ¥)
     -75.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,565.22 $
(4,187,366.31 ¥)
18,841.92 $
(2,045,833.33 ¥)
     -51.14 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.41 $
(5,907.72 ¥)
64.75 $
(7,030.00 ¥)
     +19.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.07 $
(4,133.32 ¥)
44.28 $
(4,807.89 ¥)
     +16.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.28 $
(9,259.96 ¥)
77.56 $
(8,421.27 ¥)
     -9.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 123.98 $
(13,461.54 ¥)
131.26 $
(14,251.61 ¥)
     +5.87 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,117.59 $
(338,504.25 ¥)
1,181.65 $
(128,302.33 ¥)
     -62.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,027.66 $
(220,160.55 ¥)
728.07 $
(79,052.63 ¥)
     -64.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,488.36 $
(704,498.33 ¥)
2,681.50 $
(291,153.85 ¥)
     -58.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,689.09 $
(400,557.29 ¥)
1,387.38 $
(150,640.00 ¥)
     -62.39 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,342.65 $
(145,783.71 ¥)
977.40 $
(106,124.68 ¥)
     -27.20 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 615.75 $
(66,857.80 ¥)
521.55 $
(56,629.09 ¥)
     -15.30 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,872.16 $
(529,013.00 ¥)
2,998.32 $
(325,553.95 ¥)
     -38.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.19 1.46      -65.11 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:515259
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD