Cost of Living in Japan

Summary about cost of living in Japan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 850.00 ¥ 500.00-1,484.34
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,800.00 ¥ 3,000.00-9,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥ 600.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 438.19 ¥ 250.00-660.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥ 300.00-800.00
Cappuccino (regular) 399.22 ¥ 170.00-532.98
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 139.85 ¥ 108.00-213.19
Water (12 oz small bottle) 106.90 ¥ 100.00-150.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 745.11 ¥ 567.81-946.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 191.32 ¥ 97.98-453.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 227.98 ¥ 136.08-453.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 233.47 ¥ 150.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 844.66 ¥ 362.87-2,267.96
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 379.15 ¥ 158.76-600.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,051.15 ¥ 453.59-2,041.17
Apples (1 lb) 334.88 ¥ 158.76-680.39
Banana (1 lb) 138.37 ¥ 68.04-344.73
Oranges (1 lb) 265.05 ¥ 113.40-544.31
Tomato (1 lb) 300.70 ¥ 136.08-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 184.71 ¥ 68.04-383.74
Onion (1 lb) 146.74 ¥ 68.04-226.80
Lettuce (1 head) 191.95 ¥ 100.00-270.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 122.70 ¥ 90.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥ 700.00-2,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 277.08 ¥ 170.00-378.79
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 325.90 ¥ 220.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 500.00 ¥ 450.00-600.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 220.00 ¥ 180.00-300.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥ 6,590.00-18,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 640.00 ¥ 460.00-750.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 635.69 ¥ 386.24-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥ 2,500.00-5,400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 536.17 ¥ 473.18-567.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,614,500.00 ¥ 2,500,000.00-3,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,154,032.61 ¥ 2,000,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 22,195.27 ¥ 12,750.00-42,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 36.00 ¥ 10.00-50.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,764.87 ¥ 3,500.00-7,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,776.72 ¥ 5,000.00-12,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,788.13 ¥ 1,000.00-5,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥ 1,500.00-2,200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 49,426.75 ¥ 30,000.00-120,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,668,458.33 ¥ 1,000,000.00-2,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,565.31 ¥ 3,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,276.95 ¥ 2,000.00-8,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,158.97 ¥ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,884.51 ¥ 6,000.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 82,023.54 ¥ 53,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 56,569.02 ¥ 35,000.00-85,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 193,974.69 ¥ 100,000.00-500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 116,300.96 ¥ 70,000.00-230,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 88,105.44 ¥ 49,266.07-139,353.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 50,831.15 ¥ 27,870.68-104,462.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 289,963.88 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.47 0.88-2.30

Prices in Japan

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