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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 8.53% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 1.46% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 33.50% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 53.85% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 15.12% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 17.63% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 850.00 ¥
(10.36 A$)
1,476.55 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +73.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(48.76 A$)
6,562.42 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +64.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(8.29 A$)
890.03 ¥
(10.85 A$)
     +30.89 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(4.88 A$)
619.33 ¥
(7.55 A$)
     +54.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 498.00 ¥
(6.07 A$)
656.24 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +31.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 378.22 ¥
(4.61 A$)
355.36 ¥
(4.33 A$)
     -6.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 130.23 ¥
(1.59 A$)
265.74 ¥
(3.24 A$)
     +104.06 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 104.42 ¥
(1.27 A$)
220.67 ¥
(2.69 A$)
     +111.33 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 693.86 ¥
(8.46 A$)
450.57 ¥
(5.49 A$)
     -35.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 170.55 ¥
(2.08 A$)
186.86 ¥
(2.28 A$)
     +9.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 197.55 ¥
(2.41 A$)
96.48 ¥
(1.18 A$)
     -51.16 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 221.37 ¥
(2.70 A$)
346.02 ¥
(4.22 A$)
     +56.31 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 734.29 ¥
(8.95 A$)
326.11 ¥
(3.98 A$)
     -55.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 355.75 ¥
(4.34 A$)
380.85 ¥
(4.64 A$)
     +7.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 931.96 ¥
(11.36 A$)
565.84 ¥
(6.90 A$)
     -39.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 340.52 ¥
(4.15 A$)
150.18 ¥
(1.83 A$)
     -55.90 %
Banana (1 lb) 142.29 ¥
(1.73 A$)
118.73 ¥
(1.45 A$)
     -16.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 253.73 ¥
(3.09 A$)
135.69 ¥
(1.65 A$)
     -46.52 %
Tomato (1 lb) 305.81 ¥
(3.73 A$)
182.27 ¥
(2.22 A$)
     -40.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.12 ¥
(2.28 A$)
116.26 ¥
(1.42 A$)
     -37.87 %
Onion (1 lb) 155.49 ¥
(1.90 A$)
92.64 ¥
(1.13 A$)
     -40.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 209.34 ¥
(2.55 A$)
207.00 ¥
(2.52 A$)
     -1.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 129.91 ¥
(1.58 A$)
149.08 ¥
(1.82 A$)
     +14.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(14.63 A$)
1,230.45 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +2.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 254.85 ¥
(3.11 A$)
364.26 ¥
(4.44 A$)
     +42.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 342.76 ¥
(4.18 A$)
452.14 ¥
(5.51 A$)
     +31.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 460.00 ¥
(5.61 A$)
2,296.85 ¥
(28.00 A$)
     +399.31 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.44 A$)
328.12 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +64.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(121.91 A$)
11,894.39 ¥
(145.00 A$)
     +18.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 600.00 ¥
(7.31 A$)
344.53 ¥
(4.20 A$)
     -42.58 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.04 A$)
264.03 ¥
(3.22 A$)
     -59.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,350.00 ¥
(40.84 A$)
4,035.89 ¥
(49.20 A$)
     +20.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 531.17 ¥
(6.48 A$)
456.98 ¥
(5.57 A$)
     -13.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,527,000.00 ¥
(30,805.69 A$)
2,050,757.39 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -18.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,069,277.62 ¥
(25,225.77 A$)
1,939,931.22 ¥
(23,648.96 A$)
     -6.25 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,693.11 ¥
(252.26 A$)
16,415.41 ¥
(200.11 A$)
     -20.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 43.63 ¥
(0.53 A$)
16.25 ¥
(0.20 A$)
     -62.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,614.83 ¥
(56.26 A$)
6,044.73 ¥
(73.69 A$)
     +30.99 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,958.85 ¥
(109.21 A$)
5,054.14 ¥
(61.61 A$)
     -43.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,334.48 ¥
(28.46 A$)
1,599.41 ¥
(19.50 A$)
     -31.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.94 A$)
1,476.55 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -17.97 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 42,881.58 ¥
(522.75 A$)
134,242.71 ¥
(1,636.50 A$)
     +213.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,166,216.22 ¥
(26,407.51 A$)
1,606,225.57 ¥
(19,580.88 A$)
     -25.85 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,505.33 ¥
(79.30 A$)
8,056.83 ¥
(98.22 A$)
     +23.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,111.24 ¥
(50.12 A$)
5,101.80 ¥
(62.19 A$)
     +24.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,003.18 ¥
(97.56 A$)
10,915.04 ¥
(133.06 A$)
     +36.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,290.05 ¥
(137.63 A$)
11,384.84 ¥
(138.79 A$)
     +0.84 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 87,378.09 ¥
(1,065.19 A$)
137,400.64 ¥
(1,675.00 A$)
     +57.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 59,533.72 ¥
(725.75 A$)
104,986.69 ¥
(1,279.85 A$)
     +76.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 202,332.92 ¥
(2,466.56 A$)
222,134.93 ¥
(2,707.96 A$)
     +9.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 113,605.52 ¥
(1,384.92 A$)
153,547.81 ¥
(1,871.84 A$)
     +35.16 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 84,899.27 ¥
(1,034.97 A$)
57,242.05 ¥
(697.82 A$)
     -32.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 39,751.85 ¥
(484.60 A$)
40,130.05 ¥
(489.21 A$)
     +0.95 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 292,581.56 ¥
(3,566.75 A$)
349,215.96 ¥
(4,257.16 A$)
     +19.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.36 4.46      +228.62 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
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Currency: JPY