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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 4.05% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 9.68% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Australia are 56.68% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 60.60% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Australia are 12.73% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 18.69% higher than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥
(9.25 A$)
1,556.31 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     +94.54 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,200.00 ¥
(48.58 A$)
6,916.94 ¥
(80.00 A$)
     +64.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(7.86 A$)
864.62 ¥
(10.00 A$)
     +27.15 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 390.00 ¥
(4.51 A$)
605.23 ¥
(7.00 A$)
     +55.19 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(5.78 A$)
691.69 ¥
(8.00 A$)
     +38.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 375.08 ¥
(4.34 A$)
360.24 ¥
(4.17 A$)
     -3.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 132.30 ¥
(1.53 A$)
272.29 ¥
(3.15 A$)
     +105.81 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 106.09 ¥
(1.23 A$)
226.26 ¥
(2.62 A$)
     +113.27 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 709.02 ¥
(8.20 A$)
466.45 ¥
(5.39 A$)
     -34.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 168.24 ¥
(1.95 A$)
205.13 ¥
(2.37 A$)
     +21.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 191.85 ¥
(2.22 A$)
110.36 ¥
(1.28 A$)
     -42.48 %
Eggs (12) 230.47 ¥
(2.67 A$)
403.50 ¥
(4.67 A$)
     +75.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 893.44 ¥
(10.33 A$)
374.91 ¥
(4.34 A$)
     -58.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 405.08 ¥
(4.69 A$)
407.56 ¥
(4.71 A$)
     +0.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 854.82 ¥
(9.89 A$)
610.77 ¥
(7.06 A$)
     -28.55 %
Apples (1 lb) 294.05 ¥
(3.40 A$)
158.62 ¥
(1.83 A$)
     -46.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 147.24 ¥
(1.70 A$)
116.59 ¥
(1.35 A$)
     -20.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 262.78 ¥
(3.04 A$)
137.89 ¥
(1.59 A$)
     -47.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 353.76 ¥
(4.09 A$)
183.19 ¥
(2.12 A$)
     -48.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 186.22 ¥
(2.15 A$)
112.51 ¥
(1.30 A$)
     -39.58 %
Onion (1 lb) 167.95 ¥
(1.94 A$)
96.14 ¥
(1.11 A$)
     -42.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 199.09 ¥
(2.30 A$)
216.10 ¥
(2.50 A$)
     +8.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 130.86 ¥
(1.51 A$)
216.86 ¥
(2.51 A$)
     +65.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(13.88 A$)
1,296.93 ¥
(15.00 A$)
     +8.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 285.31 ¥
(3.30 A$)
448.92 ¥
(5.19 A$)
     +57.34 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 388.72 ¥
(4.50 A$)
485.87 ¥
(5.62 A$)
     +24.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 460.00 ¥
(5.32 A$)
2,161.54 ¥
(25.00 A$)
     +369.90 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(2.43 A$)
345.85 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     +64.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,240.00 ¥
(106.87 A$)
11,931.73 ¥
(138.00 A$)
     +29.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 710.00 ¥
(8.21 A$)
345.85 ¥
(4.00 A$)
     -51.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 531.08 ¥
(6.14 A$)
301.95 ¥
(3.49 A$)
     -43.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,085.00 ¥
(35.68 A$)
4,253.92 ¥
(49.20 A$)
     +37.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 481.37 ¥
(5.57 A$)
408.32 ¥
(4.72 A$)
     -15.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(28,914.51 A$)
2,160,679.82 ¥
(24,990.00 A$)
     -13.57 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,181,174.00 ¥
(25,227.03 A$)
2,025,318.94 ¥
(23,424.44 A$)
     -7.15 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,062.80 ¥
(232.04 A$)
16,043.17 ¥
(185.55 A$)
     -20.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 43.76 ¥
(0.51 A$)
19.38 ¥
(0.22 A$)
     -55.72 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,073.96 ¥
(47.12 A$)
6,007.66 ¥
(69.48 A$)
     +47.46 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,737.60 ¥
(101.06 A$)
5,556.55 ¥
(64.27 A$)
     -36.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,727.50 ¥
(19.98 A$)
1,591.68 ¥
(18.41 A$)
     -7.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(20.82 A$)
1,556.31 ¥
(18.00 A$)
     -13.54 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 130,000.00 ¥
(1,503.55 A$)
119,317.25 ¥
(1,380.00 A$)
     -8.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,900,000.00 ¥
(33,540.83 A$)
1,988,620.88 ¥
(23,000.00 A$)
     -31.43 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,457.32 ¥
(86.25 A$)
8,379.78 ¥
(96.92 A$)
     +12.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,112.80 ¥
(47.57 A$)
5,702.85 ¥
(65.96 A$)
     +38.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,172.54 ¥
(94.52 A$)
11,560.36 ¥
(133.70 A$)
     +41.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,291.49 ¥
(130.60 A$)
11,486.27 ¥
(132.85 A$)
     +1.73 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 85,588.74 ¥
(989.90 A$)
151,129.34 ¥
(1,747.93 A$)
     +76.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 56,104.24 ¥
(648.89 A$)
112,632.38 ¥
(1,302.68 A$)
     +100.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 180,188.02 ¥
(2,084.02 A$)
240,995.25 ¥
(2,787.30 A$)
     +33.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 108,258.61 ¥
(1,252.10 A$)
168,989.78 ¥
(1,954.50 A$)
     +56.10 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 86,003.05 ¥
(994.69 A$)
62,941.49 ¥
(727.97 A$)
     -26.81 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 42,766.01 ¥
(494.62 A$)
43,368.57 ¥
(501.59 A$)
     +1.41 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 275,716.10 ¥
(3,188.88 A$)
358,930.75 ¥
(4,151.32 A$)
     +30.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.34 4.55      +239.67 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: JPY