Cost of Living in Japan

Summary of cost of living in Japan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.66 $ 4.00-10.66
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 39.98 $ 26.66-139.94
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 $ 4.33-5.76
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.67 $ 1.67-5.33
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.67 $ 2.20-6.66
Cappuccino (regular) 2.93 $ 1.20-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 $ 0.67-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.74 $ 0.67-1.33
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.31 $ 3.99-7.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 $ 0.73-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.58 $ 0.85-3.02
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 $ 1.44-2.78
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.87 $ 2.42-12.09
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.78 $ 1.21-4.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.03 $ 3.63-13.60
Apples (1 lb) 2.04 $ 1.09-3.98
Banana (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.60-2.72
Oranges (1 lb) 1.87 $ 0.60-4.08
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $ 0.91-3.63
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $ 0.54-1.96
Onion (1 lb) 1.01 $ 0.60-1.66
Lettuce (1 head) 1.24 $ 0.67-1.93
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 $ 0.53-1.33
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.66 $ 4.66-13.33
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.98 $ 1.33-2.67
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 $ 1.60-3.33
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.00 $ 3.33-4.96
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.47 $ 1.07-2.20
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 53.31 $ 29.32-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.86 $ 3.20-5.06
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.29 $ 2.68-6.43
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.99 $ 13.33-31.32
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.30 $ 3.83-4.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,270.37 $ 19,991.36-22,270.37
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,480.95 $ 15,648.14-18,991.79
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.50 $ 99.96-306.53
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 26.46 $ 16.66-37.98
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.03 $ 26.58-46.65
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.68 $ 27.99-79.97
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.44 $ 6.66-26.66
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.99 $ 10.00-15.33
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 340.53 $ 186.59-666.38
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,783.92 $ 7,996.54-19,991.36
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.35 $ 19.32-66.64
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.25 $ 13.33-53.31
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 56.82 $ 33.32-79.97
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.73 $ 33.32-133.28
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 552.20 $ 399.83-1,066.21
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 379.76 $ 266.55-666.38
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,176.73 $ 666.38-3,331.89
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 737.04 $ 466.47-1,665.95
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 502.11 $ 297.16-1,083.39
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 307.74 $ 170.25-572.65
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,196.64 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.78 1.00-2.50

Prices in Japan

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