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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 12.18% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 2.89% lower than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 27.32% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 46.06% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 19.05% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 23.02% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥
(11.56 A$)
1,478.81 ¥
(19.00 A$)
     +64.31 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(51.39 A$)
6,226.55 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +55.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(8.74 A$)
856.15 ¥
(11.00 A$)
     +25.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(5.14 A$)
622.65 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +55.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(6.42 A$)
622.65 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +24.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 390.55 ¥
(5.02 A$)
336.55 ¥
(4.32 A$)
     -13.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 133.39 ¥
(1.71 A$)
254.41 ¥
(3.27 A$)
     +90.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 105.86 ¥
(1.36 A$)
212.77 ¥
(2.73 A$)
     +100.98 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 694.09 ¥
(8.92 A$)
430.82 ¥
(5.54 A$)
     -37.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 176.38 ¥
(2.27 A$)
178.65 ¥
(2.30 A$)
     +1.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 208.41 ¥
(2.68 A$)
91.96 ¥
(1.18 A$)
     -55.87 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 223.85 ¥
(2.88 A$)
330.98 ¥
(4.25 A$)
     +47.86 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 781.79 ¥
(10.04 A$)
313.02 ¥
(4.02 A$)
     -59.96 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 348.66 ¥
(4.48 A$)
361.44 ¥
(4.64 A$)
     +3.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 967.14 ¥
(12.43 A$)
529.54 ¥
(6.80 A$)
     -45.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 342.26 ¥
(4.40 A$)
144.49 ¥
(1.86 A$)
     -57.78 %
Banana (1 lb) 138.65 ¥
(1.78 A$)
117.25 ¥
(1.51 A$)
     -15.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 247.11 ¥
(3.17 A$)
131.52 ¥
(1.69 A$)
     -46.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 294.97 ¥
(3.79 A$)
172.89 ¥
(2.22 A$)
     -41.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 184.66 ¥
(2.37 A$)
111.72 ¥
(1.44 A$)
     -39.50 %
Onion (1 lb) 151.65 ¥
(1.95 A$)
89.92 ¥
(1.16 A$)
     -40.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 205.50 ¥
(2.64 A$)
198.82 ¥
(2.55 A$)
     -3.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.92 ¥
(1.66 A$)
140.65 ¥
(1.81 A$)
     +9.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(15.42 A$)
1,167.48 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     -2.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 253.00 ¥
(3.25 A$)
347.61 ¥
(4.47 A$)
     +37.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 333.86 ¥
(4.29 A$)
436.38 ¥
(5.61 A$)
     +30.71 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 470.00 ¥
(6.04 A$)
2,257.12 ¥
(29.00 A$)
     +380.24 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(2.70 A$)
311.33 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +48.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(128.48 A$)
11,326.09 ¥
(145.52 A$)
     +13.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 600.00 ¥
(7.71 A$)
342.46 ¥
(4.40 A$)
     -42.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.48 A$)
250.52 ¥
(3.22 A$)
     -62.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,442.50 ¥
(44.23 A$)
3,829.33 ¥
(49.20 A$)
     +11.24 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 536.90 ¥
(6.90 A$)
432.40 ¥
(5.56 A$)
     -19.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,539,000.00 ¥
(32,621.60 A$)
1,945,796.36 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -23.36 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,079,577.66 ¥
(26,718.85 A$)
1,854,245.09 ¥
(23,823.73 A$)
     -10.84 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,661.50 ¥
(252.62 A$)
15,404.33 ¥
(197.92 A$)
     -21.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 39.76 ¥
(0.51 A$)
17.55 ¥
(0.23 A$)
     -55.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,651.87 ¥
(59.77 A$)
5,750.04 ¥
(73.88 A$)
     +23.61 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,749.18 ¥
(112.41 A$)
4,928.76 ¥
(63.33 A$)
     -43.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,444.12 ¥
(31.40 A$)
1,587.56 ¥
(20.40 A$)
     -35.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(23.13 A$)
1,400.97 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -22.17 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 42,333.33 ¥
(543.91 A$)
132,886.76 ¥
(1,707.36 A$)
     +213.91 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,008,800.00 ¥
(25,809.48 A$)
1,456,518.89 ¥
(18,713.66 A$)
     -27.49 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,844.07 ¥
(87.93 A$)
7,590.78 ¥
(97.53 A$)
     +10.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,341.46 ¥
(55.78 A$)
4,740.82 ¥
(60.91 A$)
     +9.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,027.25 ¥
(103.14 A$)
10,355.73 ¥
(133.05 A$)
     +29.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,743.38 ¥
(150.88 A$)
10,866.13 ¥
(139.61 A$)
     -7.47 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 87,778.89 ¥
(1,127.80 A$)
130,644.07 ¥
(1,678.54 A$)
     +48.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 59,983.13 ¥
(770.68 A$)
99,030.28 ¥
(1,272.36 A$)
     +65.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 198,977.03 ¥
(2,556.50 A$)
207,853.31 ¥
(2,670.54 A$)
     +4.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 110,505.25 ¥
(1,419.79 A$)
144,645.33 ¥
(1,858.43 A$)
     +30.89 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 80,551.82 ¥
(1,034.95 A$)
54,979.46 ¥
(706.39 A$)
     -31.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 41,777.87 ¥
(536.77 A$)
39,343.65 ¥
(505.50 A$)
     -5.83 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 279,129.36 ¥
(3,586.31 A$)
333,471.82 ¥
(4,284.52 A$)
     +19.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.39 4.43      +217.83 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY