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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 8.46% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 1.64% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 33.83% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 54.97% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 14.44% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 15.25% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(9.79 A$)
1,470.40 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +83.80 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(48.97 A$)
6,535.13 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +63.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(8.32 A$)
816.89 ¥
(10.00 A$)
     +20.13 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 380.00 ¥
(4.65 A$)
571.82 ¥
(7.00 A$)
     +50.48 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 494.00 ¥
(6.05 A$)
653.51 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +32.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 377.74 ¥
(4.62 A$)
352.72 ¥
(4.32 A$)
     -6.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 130.93 ¥
(1.60 A$)
261.57 ¥
(3.20 A$)
     +99.79 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 104.32 ¥
(1.28 A$)
218.09 ¥
(2.67 A$)
     +109.05 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 690.94 ¥
(8.46 A$)
442.99 ¥
(5.42 A$)
     -35.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 170.12 ¥
(2.08 A$)
184.67 ¥
(2.26 A$)
     +8.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 199.61 ¥
(2.44 A$)
97.76 ¥
(1.20 A$)
     -51.02 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 219.30 ¥
(2.68 A$)
346.46 ¥
(4.24 A$)
     +57.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 747.66 ¥
(9.15 A$)
329.80 ¥
(4.04 A$)
     -55.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 358.61 ¥
(4.39 A$)
378.01 ¥
(4.63 A$)
     +5.41 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 882.94 ¥
(10.81 A$)
571.66 ¥
(7.00 A$)
     -35.26 %
Apples (1 lb) 325.27 ¥
(3.98 A$)
149.84 ¥
(1.83 A$)
     -53.93 %
Banana (1 lb) 140.95 ¥
(1.73 A$)
116.30 ¥
(1.42 A$)
     -17.49 %
Oranges (1 lb) 256.21 ¥
(3.14 A$)
135.35 ¥
(1.66 A$)
     -47.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 312.17 ¥
(3.82 A$)
182.89 ¥
(2.24 A$)
     -41.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 185.70 ¥
(2.27 A$)
113.88 ¥
(1.39 A$)
     -38.68 %
Onion (1 lb) 153.79 ¥
(1.88 A$)
91.15 ¥
(1.12 A$)
     -40.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 203.59 ¥
(2.49 A$)
208.35 ¥
(2.55 A$)
     +2.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 125.28 ¥
(1.53 A$)
151.23 ¥
(1.85 A$)
     +20.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(14.69 A$)
1,225.34 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +2.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 285.39 ¥
(3.49 A$)
356.57 ¥
(4.36 A$)
     +24.94 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 365.59 ¥
(4.48 A$)
437.69 ¥
(5.36 A$)
     +19.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 460.00 ¥
(5.63 A$)
2,287.30 ¥
(28.00 A$)
     +397.24 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.45 A$)
334.93 ¥
(4.10 A$)
     +67.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(122.42 A$)
11,681.55 ¥
(143.00 A$)
     +16.82 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 600.00 ¥
(7.34 A$)
343.09 ¥
(4.20 A$)
     -42.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.08 A$)
262.93 ¥
(3.22 A$)
     -60.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,350.00 ¥
(41.01 A$)
4,019.11 ¥
(49.20 A$)
     +19.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 519.96 ¥
(6.37 A$)
440.89 ¥
(5.40 A$)
     -15.21 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(30,603.82 A$)
2,042,228.44 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -18.31 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,048,212.96 ¥
(25,073.26 A$)
1,925,886.22 ¥
(23,575.79 A$)
     -5.97 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,102.61 ¥
(258.33 A$)
16,370.49 ¥
(200.40 A$)
     -22.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 45.80 ¥
(0.56 A$)
17.31 ¥
(0.21 A$)
     -62.22 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,588.53 ¥
(56.17 A$)
6,044.86 ¥
(74.00 A$)
     +31.74 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,060.92 ¥
(110.92 A$)
4,993.98 ¥
(61.13 A$)
     -44.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,179.31 ¥
(26.68 A$)
1,545.13 ¥
(18.91 A$)
     -29.10 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(22.03 A$)
1,470.40 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -18.31 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 43,166.67 ¥
(528.43 A$)
131,670.12 ¥
(1,611.84 A$)
     +205.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,244,594.59 ¥
(27,477.27 A$)
1,588,326.70 ¥
(19,443.55 A$)
     -29.24 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,645.43 ¥
(81.35 A$)
7,879.03 ¥
(96.45 A$)
     +18.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,976.11 ¥
(48.67 A$)
5,051.40 ¥
(61.84 A$)
     +27.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,851.35 ¥
(96.11 A$)
10,849.47 ¥
(132.81 A$)
     +38.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,823.25 ¥
(132.49 A$)
11,158.72 ¥
(136.60 A$)
     +3.10 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 87,884.92 ¥
(1,075.85 A$)
138,222.22 ¥
(1,692.05 A$)
     +57.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 58,448.56 ¥
(715.50 A$)
104,298.38 ¥
(1,276.77 A$)
     +78.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 200,890.16 ¥
(2,459.20 A$)
222,116.46 ¥
(2,719.05 A$)
     +10.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 114,959.50 ¥
(1,407.28 A$)
153,894.17 ¥
(1,883.90 A$)
     +33.87 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 82,229.56 ¥
(1,006.62 A$)
56,260.38 ¥
(688.71 A$)
     -31.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 40,990.54 ¥
(501.79 A$)
40,194.37 ¥
(492.04 A$)
     -1.94 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 294,487.02 ¥
(3,604.97 A$)
344,969.57 ¥
(4,222.96 A$)
     +17.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.34 4.45      +232.10 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:6532622
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY