Cost of Living in Japan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.66 $ 3.70-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.50 $ 22.19-66.56
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.18 $ 4.81-5.92
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.33 $ 1.85-5.92
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.07 $ 2.59-7.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.16 $ 1.26-4.81
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.09 $ 0.81-2.22
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.82 $ 0.73-1.25
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.37 $ 3.92-7.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.43 $ 0.81-3.02
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.77 $ 1.01-3.35
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.78 $ 1.15-2.48
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.12 $ 2.68-16.77
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.95 $ 1.17-5.03
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.24 $ 4.03-16.70
Apples (1 lb) 2.43 $ 1.03-5.03
Banana (1 lb) 1.13 $ 0.67-3.29
Oranges (1 lb) 2.08 $ 1.01-5.37
Tomato (1 lb) 2.09 $ 1.01-3.35
Potato (1 lb) 1.49 $ 0.67-3.29
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 $ 0.50-2.01
Lettuce (1 head) 1.38 $ 0.74-1.94
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 $ 0.62-1.48
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.40 $ 4.44-14.79
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.12 $ 1.41-2.96
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 $ 1.77-3.70
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.99 $ 3.70-5.92
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.63 $ 1.32-2.37
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.37 $ 36.98-133.11
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.58 $ 3.51-5.55
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.88 $ 2.98-7.14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.19 $ 17.75-35.50
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.54 $ 3.78-4.80
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,706.23 $ 18,487.71-25,143.28
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,570.66 $ 14,790.16-18,487.71
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.95 $ 94.29-295.80
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.29 $ 0.07-0.44
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.64 $ 25.88-48.07
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.54 $ 36.98-88.74
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.17 $ 7.40-29.58
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.31 $ 11.09-16.27
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 371.77 $ 221.85-739.51
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,140.27 $ 7,395.08-19,227.21
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.42 $ 18.49-73.95
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.72 $ 14.79-59.16
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 59.18 $ 36.98-88.74
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.96 $ 44.37-162.69
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 752.40 $ 443.70-1,479.02
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 469.46 $ 295.80-887.41
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,385.73 $ 739.51-3,327.79
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 887.33 $ 517.66-1,848.77
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 610.42 $ 343.51-1,030.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 346.68 $ 206.11-687.02
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,453.24 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.41 0.88-2.41

Prices in Japan

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