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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 6.31% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 4.98% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 42.72% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 56.38% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 11.94% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 16.37% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(9.67 A$)
1,489.73 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +86.22 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(48.33 A$)
6,621.02 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +65.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(8.22 A$)
827.63 ¥
(10.00 A$)
     +21.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(4.83 A$)
579.34 ¥
(7.00 A$)
     +44.83 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(6.04 A$)
662.10 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +32.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 374.76 ¥
(4.53 A$)
357.47 ¥
(4.32 A$)
     -4.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 130.09 ¥
(1.57 A$)
264.42 ¥
(3.19 A$)
     +103.27 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 104.57 ¥
(1.26 A$)
218.56 ¥
(2.64 A$)
     +109.02 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 693.77 ¥
(8.38 A$)
444.07 ¥
(5.37 A$)
     -35.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 164.37 ¥
(1.99 A$)
188.55 ¥
(2.28 A$)
     +14.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 193.17 ¥
(2.33 A$)
99.45 ¥
(1.20 A$)
     -48.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 218.67 ¥
(2.64 A$)
355.21 ¥
(4.29 A$)
     +62.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 747.66 ¥
(9.03 A$)
334.47 ¥
(4.04 A$)
     -55.27 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 366.21 ¥
(4.42 A$)
382.67 ¥
(4.62 A$)
     +4.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 854.25 ¥
(10.32 A$)
581.19 ¥
(7.02 A$)
     -31.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 307.85 ¥
(3.72 A$)
153.22 ¥
(1.85 A$)
     -50.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 141.07 ¥
(1.70 A$)
115.23 ¥
(1.39 A$)
     -18.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 240.53 ¥
(2.91 A$)
137.13 ¥
(1.66 A$)
     -42.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 311.92 ¥
(3.77 A$)
189.01 ¥
(2.28 A$)
     -39.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 171.50 ¥
(2.07 A$)
115.36 ¥
(1.39 A$)
     -32.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 147.11 ¥
(1.78 A$)
93.24 ¥
(1.13 A$)
     -36.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 208.52 ¥
(2.52 A$)
213.51 ¥
(2.58 A$)
     +2.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 124.04 ¥
(1.50 A$)
149.21 ¥
(1.80 A$)
     +20.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(14.50 A$)
1,241.44 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +3.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 282.62 ¥
(3.41 A$)
355.69 ¥
(4.30 A$)
     +25.85 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 350.83 ¥
(4.24 A$)
437.38 ¥
(5.28 A$)
     +24.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 455.00 ¥
(5.50 A$)
2,234.60 ¥
(27.00 A$)
     +391.12 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(2.54 A$)
339.33 ¥
(4.10 A$)
     +61.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(120.83 A$)
11,669.55 ¥
(141.00 A$)
     +16.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 600.00 ¥
(7.25 A$)
347.60 ¥
(4.20 A$)
     -42.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(7.97 A$)
266.39 ¥
(3.22 A$)
     -59.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,390.00 ¥
(40.96 A$)
4,071.93 ¥
(49.20 A$)
     +20.12 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 502.58 ¥
(6.07 A$)
437.27 ¥
(5.28 A$)
     -12.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(30,206.81 A$)
2,069,070.00 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -17.24 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,029,483.41 ¥
(24,521.69 A$)
1,948,963.23 ¥
(23,548.78 A$)
     -3.97 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,095.58 ¥
(254.89 A$)
16,480.43 ¥
(199.13 A$)
     -21.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 42.22 ¥
(0.51 A$)
17.14 ¥
(0.21 A$)
     -59.40 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,575.73 ¥
(55.29 A$)
6,174.24 ¥
(74.60 A$)
     +34.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,062.52 ¥
(109.50 A$)
5,091.93 ¥
(61.52 A$)
     -43.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,017.39 ¥
(24.38 A$)
1,536.45 ¥
(18.56 A$)
     -23.84 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.75 A$)
1,489.73 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -17.24 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 39,461.54 ¥
(476.80 A$)
136,465.59 ¥
(1,648.88 A$)
     +245.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,336,538.46 ¥
(28,231.75 A$)
1,625,527.98 ¥
(19,640.80 A$)
     -30.43 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,540.76 ¥
(79.03 A$)
7,859.89 ¥
(94.97 A$)
     +20.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,011.74 ¥
(48.47 A$)
5,134.69 ¥
(62.04 A$)
     +27.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,789.65 ¥
(94.12 A$)
10,864.67 ¥
(131.27 A$)
     +39.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,014.49 ¥
(121.00 A$)
11,208.28 ¥
(135.43 A$)
     +11.92 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 83,106.14 ¥
(1,004.15 A$)
136,899.21 ¥
(1,654.12 A$)
     +64.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 56,767.74 ¥
(685.91 A$)
105,786.06 ¥
(1,278.18 A$)
     +86.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 182,091.46 ¥
(2,200.16 A$)
220,770.57 ¥
(2,667.51 A$)
     +21.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 111,301.57 ¥
(1,344.83 A$)
156,049.75 ¥
(1,885.51 A$)
     +40.20 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 80,450.78 ¥
(972.06 A$)
54,724.49 ¥
(661.22 A$)
     -31.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 40,399.58 ¥
(488.14 A$)
38,933.11 ¥
(470.42 A$)
     -3.63 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 282,719.02 ¥
(3,416.02 A$)
345,390.76 ¥
(4,173.26 A$)
     +22.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.24 4.47      +259.43 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:6182507
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY