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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 6.94% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 5.47% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 48.46% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 56.98% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 15.30% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 17.19% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(9.64 A$)
1,493.57 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +86.70 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(48.21 A$)
6,638.11 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +65.95 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 660.00 ¥
(7.95 A$)
829.76 ¥
(10.00 A$)
     +25.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(4.82 A$)
580.83 ¥
(7.00 A$)
     +45.21 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(6.03 A$)
663.81 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +32.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 374.73 ¥
(4.52 A$)
347.52 ¥
(4.19 A$)
     -7.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 133.09 ¥
(1.60 A$)
262.09 ¥
(3.16 A$)
     +96.92 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 105.99 ¥
(1.28 A$)
218.35 ¥
(2.63 A$)
     +106.01 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 705.73 ¥
(8.51 A$)
446.44 ¥
(5.38 A$)
     -36.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 165.13 ¥
(1.99 A$)
196.57 ¥
(2.37 A$)
     +19.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 189.82 ¥
(2.29 A$)
104.24 ¥
(1.26 A$)
     -45.08 %
Eggs (12) 229.57 ¥
(2.77 A$)
384.50 ¥
(4.63 A$)
     +67.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 887.34 ¥
(10.69 A$)
359.55 ¥
(4.33 A$)
     -59.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 405.32 ¥
(4.88 A$)
391.66 ¥
(4.72 A$)
     -3.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 842.56 ¥
(10.15 A$)
589.29 ¥
(7.10 A$)
     -30.06 %
Apples (1 lb) 296.90 ¥
(3.58 A$)
153.84 ¥
(1.85 A$)
     -48.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 146.50 ¥
(1.77 A$)
110.88 ¥
(1.34 A$)
     -24.31 %
Oranges (1 lb) 262.78 ¥
(3.17 A$)
133.71 ¥
(1.61 A$)
     -49.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 340.55 ¥
(4.10 A$)
181.69 ¥
(2.19 A$)
     -46.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 185.22 ¥
(2.23 A$)
112.18 ¥
(1.35 A$)
     -39.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 165.64 ¥
(2.00 A$)
94.71 ¥
(1.14 A$)
     -42.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 200.71 ¥
(2.42 A$)
210.63 ¥
(2.54 A$)
     +4.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 131.77 ¥
(1.59 A$)
206.07 ¥
(2.48 A$)
     +56.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(14.46 A$)
1,244.64 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +3.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 280.95 ¥
(3.39 A$)
425.24 ¥
(5.12 A$)
     +51.36 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 380.17 ¥
(4.58 A$)
462.34 ¥
(5.57 A$)
     +21.61 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 460.00 ¥
(5.54 A$)
2,074.41 ¥
(25.00 A$)
     +350.96 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.41 A$)
331.91 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +65.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,120.00 ¥
(109.91 A$)
11,616.69 ¥
(140.00 A$)
     +27.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 ¥
(8.44 A$)
348.50 ¥
(4.20 A$)
     -50.21 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 528.67 ¥
(6.37 A$)
280.43 ¥
(3.38 A$)
     -46.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,162.50 ¥
(38.11 A$)
4,082.44 ¥
(49.20 A$)
     +29.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 483.76 ¥
(5.83 A$)
402.44 ¥
(4.85 A$)
     -16.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(30,129.07 A$)
2,074,408.28 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -17.02 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,152,024.22 ¥
(25,935.40 A$)
1,968,114.98 ¥
(23,718.99 A$)
     -8.55 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,076.64 ¥
(241.96 A$)
15,798.47 ¥
(190.40 A$)
     -21.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 42.74 ¥
(0.52 A$)
17.15 ¥
(0.21 A$)
     -59.87 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,107.21 ¥
(49.50 A$)
5,772.40 ¥
(69.57 A$)
     +40.54 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,722.34 ¥
(105.12 A$)
5,336.26 ¥
(64.31 A$)
     -38.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,752.27 ¥
(21.12 A$)
1,497.16 ¥
(18.04 A$)
     -14.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.69 A$)
1,493.57 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -17.02 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 48,000.00 ¥
(578.48 A$)
107,129.08 ¥
(1,291.08 A$)
     +123.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,900,000.00 ¥
(34,949.73 A$)
1,896,877.52 ¥
(22,860.47 A$)
     -34.59 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,604.35 ¥
(91.64 A$)
8,073.35 ¥
(97.30 A$)
     +6.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,992.57 ¥
(48.12 A$)
5,375.35 ¥
(64.78 A$)
     +34.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,153.82 ¥
(98.27 A$)
11,153.26 ¥
(134.41 A$)
     +36.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,794.40 ¥
(130.09 A$)
11,099.06 ¥
(133.76 A$)
     +2.82 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 85,818.99 ¥
(1,034.26 A$)
140,283.24 ¥
(1,690.64 A$)
     +63.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 56,327.24 ¥
(678.84 A$)
105,736.80 ¥
(1,274.30 A$)
     +87.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 172,905.44 ¥
(2,083.79 A$)
221,419.76 ¥
(2,668.47 A$)
     +28.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 106,913.33 ¥
(1,288.48 A$)
159,009.26 ¥
(1,916.32 A$)
     +48.73 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 87,104.07 ¥
(1,049.75 A$)
58,594.83 ¥
(706.16 A$)
     -32.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 44,052.07 ¥
(530.90 A$)
39,717.02 ¥
(478.65 A$)
     -9.84 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 274,205.97 ¥
(3,304.63 A$)
338,917.46 ¥
(4,084.51 A$)
     +23.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.32 4.52      +241.67 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY