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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 2.49% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 12.23% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 65.63% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 67.81% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 11.89% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 14.43% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(9.03 A$)
1,595.18 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +99.40 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(45.14 A$)
7,089.69 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +77.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 670.00 ¥
(7.56 A$)
886.21 ¥
(10.00 A$)
     +32.27 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(4.51 A$)
620.35 ¥
(7.00 A$)
     +55.09 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(5.64 A$)
708.97 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +41.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 372.52 ¥
(4.20 A$)
372.71 ¥
(4.21 A$)
     +0.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 131.89 ¥
(1.49 A$)
281.35 ¥
(3.17 A$)
     +113.32 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 104.91 ¥
(1.18 A$)
233.24 ¥
(2.63 A$)
     +122.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 701.47 ¥
(7.92 A$)
476.75 ¥
(5.38 A$)
     -32.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 166.17 ¥
(1.88 A$)
205.99 ¥
(2.32 A$)
     +23.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 194.54 ¥
(2.20 A$)
109.70 ¥
(1.24 A$)
     -43.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 225.24 ¥
(2.54 A$)
397.39 ¥
(4.48 A$)
     +76.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 897.56 ¥
(10.13 A$)
372.03 ¥
(4.20 A$)
     -58.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 400.81 ¥
(4.52 A$)
409.16 ¥
(4.62 A$)
     +2.09 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 827.44 ¥
(9.34 A$)
618.55 ¥
(6.98 A$)
     -25.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 331.99 ¥
(3.75 A$)
164.61 ¥
(1.86 A$)
     -50.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 148.58 ¥
(1.68 A$)
125.25 ¥
(1.41 A$)
     -15.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 270.36 ¥
(3.05 A$)
144.54 ¥
(1.63 A$)
     -46.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 344.15 ¥
(3.88 A$)
203.34 ¥
(2.29 A$)
     -40.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.98 ¥
(2.12 A$)
123.17 ¥
(1.39 A$)
     -34.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 167.09 ¥
(1.89 A$)
102.18 ¥
(1.15 A$)
     -38.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 202.94 ¥
(2.29 A$)
222.76 ¥
(2.51 A$)
     +9.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.60 ¥
(1.45 A$)
171.18 ¥
(1.93 A$)
     +33.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(13.54 A$)
1,329.32 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +10.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 285.77 ¥
(3.22 A$)
441.26 ¥
(4.98 A$)
     +54.41 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 377.25 ¥
(4.26 A$)
488.91 ¥
(5.52 A$)
     +29.60 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 455.00 ¥
(5.13 A$)
2,215.53 ¥
(25.00 A$)
     +386.93 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(2.37 A$)
354.48 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +68.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(112.84 A$)
12,406.95 ¥
(140.00 A$)
     +24.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 650.00 ¥
(7.33 A$)
354.48 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     -45.46 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 555.22 ¥
(6.27 A$)
293.80 ¥
(3.32 A$)
     -47.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,000.00 ¥
(45.14 A$)
4,360.16 ¥
(49.20 A$)
     +9.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 480.08 ¥
(5.42 A$)
435.41 ¥
(4.91 A$)
     -9.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(28,209.99 A$)
2,215,527.50 ¥
(25,000.00 A$)
     -11.38 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,091,768.17 ¥
(23,603.50 A$)
2,100,291.36 ¥
(23,699.68 A$)
     +0.41 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,899.72 ¥
(224.55 A$)
17,281.36 ¥
(195.00 A$)
     -13.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 44.79 ¥
(0.51 A$)
19.22 ¥
(0.22 A$)
     -57.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,228.69 ¥
(47.72 A$)
6,307.52 ¥
(71.17 A$)
     +49.16 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,711.92 ¥
(98.31 A$)
5,601.48 ¥
(63.21 A$)
     -35.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,000.00 ¥
(22.57 A$)
1,628.39 ¥
(18.37 A$)
     -18.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(20.31 A$)
1,595.18 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -11.38 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 41,818.18 ¥
(471.88 A$)
128,367.95 ¥
(1,448.50 A$)
     +206.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,656,250.00 ¥
(29,973.11 A$)
1,943,099.67 ¥
(21,925.93 A$)
     -26.85 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,252.43 ¥
(81.84 A$)
8,486.78 ¥
(95.76 A$)
     +17.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,946.32 ¥
(44.53 A$)
5,620.65 ¥
(63.42 A$)
     +42.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,823.43 ¥
(88.28 A$)
11,800.31 ¥
(133.15 A$)
     +50.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,219.29 ¥
(115.31 A$)
11,913.62 ¥
(134.43 A$)
     +16.58 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 83,040.73 ¥
(937.03 A$)
150,538.93 ¥
(1,698.68 A$)
     +81.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 54,117.54 ¥
(610.66 A$)
114,921.26 ¥
(1,296.77 A$)
     +112.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 168,705.03 ¥
(1,903.67 A$)
240,915.46 ¥
(2,718.49 A$)
     +42.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 103,271.03 ¥
(1,165.31 A$)
170,789.25 ¥
(1,927.18 A$)
     +65.38 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 95,972.93 ¥
(1,082.96 A$)
58,367.77 ¥
(658.62 A$)
     -39.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 45,977.33 ¥
(518.81 A$)
39,999.91 ¥
(451.36 A$)
     -13.00 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 280,529.50 ¥
(3,165.49 A$)
360,249.02 ¥
(4,065.05 A$)
     +28.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.26 4.47      +253.71 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
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Currency: JPY