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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 12.45% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 2.71% lower than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 31.12% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 43.69% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 18.75% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 22.56% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥
(11.97 A$)
1,503.66 ¥
(20.00 A$)
     +67.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(53.20 A$)
6,014.63 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +50.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(9.04 A$)
886.51 ¥
(11.79 A$)
     +30.37 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 ¥
(5.99 A$)
601.46 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +33.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(6.65 A$)
601.46 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +20.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 395.75 ¥
(5.26 A$)
329.42 ¥
(4.38 A$)
     -16.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 134.43 ¥
(1.79 A$)
247.29 ¥
(3.29 A$)
     +83.96 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 106.28 ¥
(1.41 A$)
205.61 ¥
(2.73 A$)
     +93.47 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 710.87 ¥
(9.46 A$)
430.22 ¥
(5.72 A$)
     -39.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 173.87 ¥
(2.31 A$)
183.01 ¥
(2.43 A$)
     +5.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 238.71 ¥
(3.18 A$)
90.29 ¥
(1.20 A$)
     -62.18 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 227.53 ¥
(3.03 A$)
322.73 ¥
(4.29 A$)
     +41.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 792.34 ¥
(10.54 A$)
324.72 ¥
(4.32 A$)
     -59.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 357.40 ¥
(4.75 A$)
361.75 ¥
(4.81 A$)
     +1.22 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,029.87 ¥
(13.70 A$)
548.79 ¥
(7.30 A$)
     -46.71 %
Apples (1 lb) 332.39 ¥
(4.42 A$)
145.95 ¥
(1.94 A$)
     -56.09 %
Banana (1 lb) 131.97 ¥
(1.76 A$)
118.32 ¥
(1.57 A$)
     -10.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 254.32 ¥
(3.38 A$)
129.81 ¥
(1.73 A$)
     -48.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 270.85 ¥
(3.60 A$)
169.76 ¥
(2.26 A$)
     -37.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 174.25 ¥
(2.32 A$)
113.52 ¥
(1.51 A$)
     -34.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 144.00 ¥
(1.92 A$)
90.59 ¥
(1.20 A$)
     -37.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 195.71 ¥
(2.60 A$)
191.33 ¥
(2.54 A$)
     -2.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 123.93 ¥
(1.65 A$)
165.14 ¥
(2.20 A$)
     +33.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(15.96 A$)
1,127.74 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     -6.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 263.76 ¥
(3.51 A$)
380.20 ¥
(5.06 A$)
     +44.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 344.90 ¥
(4.59 A$)
438.07 ¥
(5.83 A$)
     +27.01 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 480.00 ¥
(6.38 A$)
2,255.49 ¥
(30.00 A$)
     +369.89 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(2.79 A$)
315.77 ¥
(4.20 A$)
     +50.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(133.01 A$)
11,277.43 ¥
(150.00 A$)
     +12.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 600.00 ¥
(7.98 A$)
338.32 ¥
(4.50 A$)
     -43.61 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.78 A$)
241.99 ¥
(3.22 A$)
     -63.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,200.00 ¥
(42.56 A$)
3,699.00 ¥
(49.20 A$)
     +15.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 538.81 ¥
(7.17 A$)
417.89 ¥
(5.56 A$)
     -22.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,539,000.00 ¥
(33,771.00 A$)
1,916,410.81 ¥
(25,490.00 A$)
     -24.52 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,150,975.61 ¥
(28,609.92 A$)
1,824,127.15 ¥
(24,262.54 A$)
     -15.20 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,710.01 ¥
(275.46 A$)
15,415.10 ¥
(205.03 A$)
     -25.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 38.71 ¥
(0.51 A$)
25.82 ¥
(0.34 A$)
     -33.28 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,728.68 ¥
(62.90 A$)
5,477.11 ¥
(72.85 A$)
     +15.83 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,795.56 ¥
(116.99 A$)
4,898.06 ¥
(65.15 A$)
     -44.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,665.23 ¥
(35.45 A$)
1,535.79 ¥
(20.43 A$)
     -42.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(23.94 A$)
1,353.29 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -24.82 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 46,990.38 ¥
(625.01 A$)
134,327.10 ¥
(1,786.67 A$)
     +185.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,766,571.43 ¥
(23,497.00 A$)
1,279,376.83 ¥
(17,016.87 A$)
     -27.58 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,896.02 ¥
(91.72 A$)
7,197.47 ¥
(95.73 A$)
     +4.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,216.44 ¥
(56.08 A$)
4,366.07 ¥
(58.07 A$)
     +3.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,071.33 ¥
(107.36 A$)
9,913.17 ¥
(131.85 A$)
     +22.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,720.28 ¥
(155.89 A$)
10,228.19 ¥
(136.04 A$)
     -12.73 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 85,853.64 ¥
(1,141.93 A$)
125,332.83 ¥
(1,667.04 A$)
     +45.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 57,611.47 ¥
(766.28 A$)
95,999.91 ¥
(1,276.89 A$)
     +66.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 182,082.81 ¥
(2,421.87 A$)
202,140.98 ¥
(2,688.66 A$)
     +11.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 105,722.99 ¥
(1,406.21 A$)
142,023.38 ¥
(1,889.04 A$)
     +34.34 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 91,161.28 ¥
(1,212.53 A$)
55,367.70 ¥
(736.44 A$)
     -39.26 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 47,295.71 ¥
(629.08 A$)
39,607.26 ¥
(526.81 A$)
     -16.26 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 277,912.58 ¥
(3,696.49 A$)
331,387.48 ¥
(4,407.75 A$)
     +19.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.49 4.22      +184.06 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
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Currency: JPY