Cost of Living Comparison Between New Zealand and Japan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Japan are 25.7% lower than in New Zealand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 31.5% lower than in New Zealand
Rent Prices in Japan are 46.8% lower than in New Zealand
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 47.7% lower than in New Zealand
Groceries Prices in Japan are 22.5% lower than in New Zealand
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 6.4% higher than in New Zealand
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Restaurants
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 NZ$
(2,299.00 ¥)
10.87 NZ$
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -56.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 NZ$
(11,035.21 ¥)
65.25 NZ$
(6,000.00 ¥)
     -45.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 NZ$
(1,379.40 ¥)
8.16 NZ$
(750.00 ¥)
     -45.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.50 NZ$
(965.58 ¥)
4.89 NZ$
(450.00 ¥)
     -53.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.00 NZ$
(1,011.56 ¥)
6.52 NZ$
(600.00 ¥)
     -40.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.53 NZ$
(508.52 ¥)
4.84 NZ$
(445.36 ¥)
     -12.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.90 NZ$
(359.08 ¥)
1.68 NZ$
(154.87 ¥)
     -56.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 NZ$
(306.45 ¥)
1.22 NZ$
(112.39 ¥)
     -63.3 %
Markets
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.55 NZ$
(1,061.76 ¥)
8.79 NZ$
(808.03 ¥)
     -23.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.00 NZ$
(276.02 ¥)
2.23 NZ$
(205.41 ¥)
     -25.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 NZ$
(134.55 ¥)
2.58 NZ$
(236.91 ¥)
     +76.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.21 NZ$
(1,031.27 ¥)
3.56 NZ$
(327.52 ¥)
     -68.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.51 NZ$
(598.25 ¥)
8.12 NZ$
(746.28 ¥)
     +24.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.33 NZ$
(674.15 ¥)
4.59 NZ$
(422.17 ¥)
     -37.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.79 NZ$
(900.68 ¥)
11.85 NZ$
(1,090.07 ¥)
     +21.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.13 NZ$
(196.11 ¥)
3.45 NZ$
(317.04 ¥)
     +61.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.76 NZ$
(161.60 ¥)
1.68 NZ$
(154.16 ¥)
     -4.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.31 NZ$
(212.46 ¥)
3.01 NZ$
(276.43 ¥)
     +30.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.21 NZ$
(387.25 ¥)
3.18 NZ$
(292.32 ¥)
     -24.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.72 NZ$
(158.26 ¥)
1.92 NZ$
(176.66 ¥)
     +11.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 NZ$
(134.71 ¥)
1.67 NZ$
(153.97 ¥)
     +14.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.37 NZ$
(401.82 ¥)
2.05 NZ$
(188.90 ¥)
     -53.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 NZ$
(169.43 ¥)
1.38 NZ$
(127.21 ¥)
     -24.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 NZ$
(1,471.36 ¥)
10.87 NZ$
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -32.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.28 NZ$
(485.14 ¥)
3.28 NZ$
(301.26 ¥)
     -37.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.29 NZ$
(578.10 ¥)
4.43 NZ$
(407.25 ¥)
     -29.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 38.00 NZ$
(3,494.48 ¥)
6.52 NZ$
(600.00 ¥)
     -82.8 %
Transportation
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.80 NZ$
(349.45 ¥)
2.39 NZ$
(220.00 ¥)
     -37.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 NZ$
(18,392.02 ¥)
86.99 NZ$
(8,000.00 ¥)
     -56.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 NZ$
(367.84 ¥)
6.09 NZ$
(560.00 ¥)
     +52.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.63 NZ$
(517.98 ¥)
7.00 NZ$
(643.74 ¥)
     +24.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 NZ$
(5,517.61 ¥)
37.52 NZ$
(3,450.00 ¥)
     -37.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 10.62 NZ$
(976.74 ¥)
7.01 NZ$
(644.19 ¥)
     -34.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,000.00 NZ$
(3,678,404.31 ¥)
36,341.85 NZ$
(3,342,000.00 ¥)
     -9.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,925.67 NZ$
(3,211,768.64 ¥)
26,971.07 NZ$
(2,480,262.07 ¥)
     -22.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 232.16 NZ$
(21,349.74 ¥)
269.36 NZ$
(24,770.64 ¥)
     +16.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 62.03 NZ$
(5,704.38 ¥)
42.66 NZ$
(3,922.86 ¥)
     -31.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 87.75 NZ$
(8,069.91 ¥)
54.13 NZ$
(4,977.53 ¥)
     -38.3 %
Sports And Leisure
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.18 NZ$
(5,810.23 ¥)
91.35 NZ$
(8,400.46 ¥)
     +44.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.08 NZ$
(2,398.42 ¥)
27.57 NZ$
(2,535.49 ¥)
     +5.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.25 NZ$
(1,678.27 ¥)
19.57 NZ$
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +7.3 %
Childcare
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,280.78 NZ$
(117,780.57 ¥)
579.04 NZ$
(53,248.82 ¥)
     -54.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,266.00 NZ$
(1,863,663.54 ¥)
20,291.42 NZ$
(1,866,001.39 ¥)
     +0.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 119.19 NZ$
(10,961.11 ¥)
69.34 NZ$
(6,376.23 ¥)
     -41.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 74.51 NZ$
(6,851.49 ¥)
48.73 NZ$
(4,481.66 ¥)
     -34.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 168.33 NZ$
(15,479.69 ¥)
92.22 NZ$
(8,480.88 ¥)
     -45.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 200.74 NZ$
(18,460.11 ¥)
128.11 NZ$
(11,781.24 ¥)
     -36.2 %
Rent Per Month
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,861.35 NZ$
(171,169.54 ¥)
945.85 NZ$
(86,980.04 ¥)
     -49.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,606.28 NZ$
(147,713.61 ¥)
629.38 NZ$
(57,877.47 ¥)
     -60.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,054.42 NZ$
(280,884.60 ¥)
2,010.88 NZ$
(184,921.07 ¥)
     -34.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,563.31 NZ$
(235,721.97 ¥)
1,241.46 NZ$
(114,164.63 ¥)
     -51.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 995.04 NZ$
(91,503.93 ¥)
869.71 NZ$
(79,978.62 ¥)
     -12.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 834.17 NZ$
(76,710.75 ¥)
525.99 NZ$
(48,369.69 ¥)
     -36.9 %
Salaries And Financing
New Zealand Edit Japan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,972.61 NZ$
(457,281.75 ¥)
3,624.36 NZ$
(333,296.48 ¥)
     -27.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.91 1.78      -74.3 %
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