Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and United Kingdom Reverse

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Cost of Living in United Kingdom is 33.2% higher than in Japan (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United Kingdom is 53.4% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 128.5% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 122.2% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 5.5% higher than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 2.8% lower than in Japan
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Restaurants
Japan Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.99 £
(1,000.00 ¥)
15.00 £
(3,004.78 ¥)
     +200.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 29.95 £
(6,000.00 ¥)
60.00 £
(12,019.13 ¥)
     +100.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.74 £
(750.00 ¥)
7.00 £
(1,402.23 ¥)
     +87.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 £
(400.00 ¥)
4.50 £
(901.43 ¥)
     +125.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 £
(500.00 ¥)
4.50 £
(901.43 ¥)
     +80.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.25 £
(450.46 ¥)
3.20 £
(641.09 ¥)
     +42.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.77 £
(153.87 ¥)
1.74 £
(347.66 ¥)
     +125.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.56 £
(113.01 ¥)
1.25 £
(250.95 ¥)
     +122.1 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.06 £
(812.85 ¥)
4.67 £
(935.15 ¥)
     +15.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.03 £
(206.34 ¥)
1.11 £
(221.85 ¥)
     +7.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 £
(243.23 ¥)
0.71 £
(142.74 ¥)
     -41.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.64 £
(327.79 ¥)
2.93 £
(587.24 ¥)
     +79.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.81 £
(762.64 ¥)
3.17 £
(635.30 ¥)
     -16.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.11 £
(423.20 ¥)
2.97 £
(594.81 ¥)
     +40.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.61 £
(1,123.02 ¥)
4.75 £
(951.22 ¥)
     -15.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.58 £
(317.30 ¥)
0.97 £
(193.36 ¥)
     -39.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 £
(157.76 ¥)
0.53 £
(105.46 ¥)
     -33.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.44 £
(288.54 ¥)
0.96 £
(192.40 ¥)
     -33.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.48 £
(295.61 ¥)
1.22 £
(243.83 ¥)
     -17.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.89 £
(178.95 ¥)
0.51 £
(101.75 ¥)
     -43.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 £
(156.69 ¥)
0.48 £
(96.57 ¥)
     -38.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £
(190.10 ¥)
0.77 £
(154.98 ¥)
     -18.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.63 £
(125.91 ¥)
1.07 £
(213.47 ¥)
     +69.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.99 £
(1,000.00 ¥)
8.00 £
(1,602.55 ¥)
     +60.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.51 £
(303.25 ¥)
1.95 £
(390.33 ¥)
     +28.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 £
(405.21 ¥)
2.39 £
(478.09 ¥)
     +18.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.00 £
(600.00 ¥)
13.35 £
(2,674.26 ¥)
     +345.7 %
Transportation
Japan Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.10 £
(220.00 ¥)
2.40 £
(480.77 ¥)
     +118.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 39.94 £
(8,000.00 ¥)
69.78 £
(13,978.77 ¥)
     +74.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.90 £
(580.00 ¥)
3.00 £
(600.96 ¥)
     +3.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.33 £
(667.88 ¥)
2.00 £
(399.75 ¥)
     -40.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.97 £
(3,400.00 ¥)
17.40 £
(3,485.55 ¥)
     +2.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.22 £
(645.93 ¥)
5.67 £
(1,135.88 ¥)
     +75.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,683.40 £
(3,342,000.00 ¥)
28,285.00 £
(5,666,019.16 ¥)
     +69.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,661.57 £
(2,536,350.94 ¥)
25,117.77 £
(5,031,563.72 ¥)
     +98.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Japan Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 124.82 £
(25,004.38 ¥)
251.10 £
(50,299.52 ¥)
     +101.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.44 £
(3,894.61 ¥)
12.37 £
(2,478.50 ¥)
     -36.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.99 £
(5,006.82 ¥)
30.58 £
(6,125.28 ¥)
     +22.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Japan Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.46 £
(8,505.38 ¥)
32.72 £
(6,553.77 ¥)
     -22.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 £
(2,503.67 ¥)
11.01 £
(2,205.56 ¥)
     -11.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.99 £
(1,800.00 ¥)
10.00 £
(2,003.19 ¥)
     +11.3 %
Childcare
Japan Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 269.33 £
(53,951.92 ¥)
1,248.27 £
(250,052.70 ¥)
     +363.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,688.56 £
(1,940,802.28 ¥)
14,859.95 £
(2,976,728.32 ¥)
     +53.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Japan Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 32.14 £
(6,438.82 ¥)
63.71 £
(12,761.75 ¥)
     +98.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 22.84 £
(4,575.33 ¥)
31.66 £
(6,342.38 ¥)
     +38.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 42.80 £
(8,574.39 ¥)
74.35 £
(14,892.94 ¥)
     +73.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 60.38 £
(12,095.87 ¥)
75.02 £
(15,027.32 ¥)
     +24.2 %
Rent Per Month
Japan Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 434.55 £
(87,049.25 ¥)
1,057.29 £
(211,795.31 ¥)
     +143.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 283.78 £
(56,846.64 ¥)
869.39 £
(174,154.61 ¥)
     +206.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 906.31 £
(181,550.37 ¥)
1,747.14 £
(349,986.00 ¥)
     +92.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 571.91 £
(114,565.01 ¥)
1,344.89 £
(269,406.23 ¥)
     +135.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Japan Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 422.91 £
(84,716.33 ¥)
466.08 £
(93,364.87 ¥)
     +10.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 249.28 £
(49,934.78 ¥)
348.51 £
(69,812.99 ¥)
     +39.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Japan Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,610.68 £
(322,648.91 ¥)
2,402.19 £
(481,203.02 ¥)
     +49.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 5.87      +221.1 %
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