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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Tokyo 

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Consumer Prices in Tokyo are 10.22% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Tokyo are 33.78% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Tokyo are 59.40% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 40.57% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Tokyo are 12.99% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Tokyo is 2.53% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYTokyoDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(2,159.24 ¥)
9.26 $
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -53.69 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(8,636.96 ¥)
53.26 $
(5,750.00 ¥)
     -33.43 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(971.66 ¥)
6.39 $
(690.00 ¥)
     -28.99 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(755.73 ¥)
3.94 $
(425.00 ¥)
     -43.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(863.70 ¥)
4.63 $
(500.00 ¥)
     -42.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.59 $
(495.08 ¥)
3.68 $
(397.78 ¥)
     -19.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $
(213.33 ¥)
1.40 $
(151.53 ¥)
     -28.97 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $
(172.82 ¥)
1.04 $
(112.00 ¥)
     -35.19 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.28 $
(462.57 ¥)
6.27 $
(676.93 ¥)
     +46.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.54 $
(382.62 ¥)
1.53 $
(164.73 ¥)
     -56.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.06 $
(329.96 ¥)
2.51 $
(270.90 ¥)
     -17.90 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.56 $
(384.73 ¥)
2.12 $
(228.43 ¥)
     -40.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.22 $
(779.39 ¥)
4.01 $
(433.43 ¥)
     -44.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.95 $
(641.96 ¥)
3.50 $
(377.82 ¥)
     -41.15 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.05 $
(761.65 ¥)
11.43 $
(1,233.77 ¥)
     +61.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 $
(287.51 ¥)
3.33 $
(359.09 ¥)
     +24.90 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.08 $
(116.15 ¥)
1.51 $
(162.66 ¥)
     +40.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.76 $
(297.58 ¥)
2.52 $
(272.16 ¥)
     -8.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 $
(289.47 ¥)
2.50 $
(270.41 ¥)
     -6.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.80 $
(193.83 ¥)
1.70 $
(183.25 ¥)
     -5.46 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 $
(169.15 ¥)
1.40 $
(150.92 ¥)
     -10.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 $
(242.51 ¥)
1.80 $
(194.86 ¥)
     -19.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $
(248.20 ¥)
1.19 $
(128.18 ¥)
     -48.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,619.43 ¥)
13.89 $
(1,500.00 ¥)
     -7.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $
(233.92 ¥)
2.58 $
(278.96 ¥)
     +19.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.89 $
(311.62 ¥)
3.79 $
(409.09 ¥)
     +31.28 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(1,511.47 ¥)
4.45 $
(480.00 ¥)
     -68.24 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(296.90 ¥)
1.83 $
(197.50 ¥)
     -33.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 122.00 $
(13,171.36 ¥)
92.63 $
(10,000.00 ¥)
     -24.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(269.91 ¥)
4.26 $
(460.00 ¥)
     +70.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.73 $
(294.20 ¥)
6.11 $
(659.83 ¥)
     +124.28 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(3,238.86 ¥)
35.20 $
(3,800.00 ¥)
     +17.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.04 $
(328.66 ¥)
5.08 $
(548.04 ¥)
     +66.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(2,358,429.89 ¥)
23,517.53 $
(2,539,000.00 ¥)
     +7.66 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,200.50 $
(2,288,848.38 ¥)
20,886.98 $
(2,255,000.00 ¥)
     -1.48 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.74 $
(15,194.45 ¥)
179.78 $
(19,409.76 ¥)
     +27.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $
(8.02 ¥)
0.44 $
(47.00 ¥)
     +486.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.73 $
(6,879.96 ¥)
42.82 $
(4,622.56 ¥)
     -32.81 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.79 $
(8,722.71 ¥)
85.68 $
(9,250.00 ¥)
     +6.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.61 $
(3,520.50 ¥)
28.47 $
(3,073.68 ¥)
     -12.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(1,727.39 ¥)
16.67 $
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +4.20 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,370.17 $
(255,888.60 ¥)
434.53 $
(46,913.04 ¥)
     -81.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,782.61 $
(4,079,086.00 ¥)
19,340.14 $
(2,088,000.00 ¥)
     -48.81 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.95 $
(5,824.69 ¥)
65.46 $
(7,066.67 ¥)
     +21.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.25 $
(4,129.48 ¥)
44.46 $
(4,800.00 ¥)
     +16.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.68 $
(9,142.40 ¥)
77.23 $
(8,338.30 ¥)
     -8.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.55 $
(13,770.90 ¥)
134.39 $
(14,508.57 ¥)
     +5.36 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,093.36 $
(333,964.90 ¥)
1,182.71 $
(127,687.50 ¥)
     -61.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,994.92 $
(215,375.61 ¥)
702.06 $
(75,795.45 ¥)
     -64.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,375.84 $
(688,348.90 ¥)
2,772.14 $
(299,285.71 ¥)
     -56.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,465.45 $
(374,137.40 ¥)
1,389.69 $
(150,033.33 ¥)
     -59.90 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,332.00 $
(143,805.47 ¥)
1,018.80 $
(109,992.15 ¥)
     -23.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 583.54 $
(62,999.80 ¥)
542.34 $
(58,552.25 ¥)
     -7.06 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,712.82 $
(508,805.48 ¥)
3,041.66 $
(328,384.13 ¥)
     -35.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 1.43      -66.79 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:500260
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD