Cost of Living in Kyoto

Summary of cost of living in Kyoto, Japan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥ 800.00-1,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,500.00 ¥ 3,000.00-10,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥ 600.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥ 250.00-1,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 700.00 ¥ 300.00-1,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 433.33 ¥ 240.00-550.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 148.33 ¥ 120.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 108.33 ¥ 100.00-120.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 876.80 ¥ 643.52-1,324.89
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 205.00 ¥ 99.79-269.11
Rice (white), (1 lb) 243.86 ¥ 136.08-362.87
Eggs (regular) (12) 336.54 ¥ 264.00-417.35
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,013.02 ¥ 453.59-1,814.37
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 528.37 ¥ 226.80-798.05
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,013.02 ¥ 635.03-1,270.06
Apples (1 lb) 315.77 ¥ 150.00-443.10
Banana (1 lb) 199.51 ¥ 68.04-300.00
Oranges (1 lb) 408.23 ¥ 226.80-544.31
Tomato (1 lb) 287.28 ¥ 226.80-317.52
Potato (1 lb) 147.56 ¥ 54.43-295.40
Onion (1 lb) 187.25 ¥ 90.72-295.40
Lettuce (1 head) 175.00 ¥ 100.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 122.00 ¥ 100.00-150.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 ¥ 500.00-2,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 252.33 ¥ 200.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 380.00 ¥ 200.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 ¥ 560.00-600.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 250.00 ¥ 230.00-450.86
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,260.00 ¥ 4,000.00-15,028.55
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ¥ 460.00-600.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 724.21 ¥ 514.99-1,287.48
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2,560.00 ¥
Gasoline (1 gallon) 654.72 ¥ 617.78-662.83
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,342,000.00 ¥ 3,342,000.00-3,342,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,466,666.67 ¥ 2,450,000.00-2,450,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 18,208.33 ¥ 10,000.00-27,625.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 4,080.00 ¥ 3,000.00-4,080.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,750.00 ¥ 3,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 7,900.00 ¥ 7,700.00-8,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,000.00 ¥ 3,000.00-3,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥ 1,500.00-2,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 53,666.67 ¥ 30,000.00-75,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,350,000.00 ¥ 1,100,000.00-1,600,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 3,975.00 ¥ 2,500.00-5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,196.00 ¥ 2,000.00-7,364.93
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,800.00 ¥ 5,000.00-14,320.70
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,937.50 ¥ 5,000.00-10,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 66,666.67 ¥ 60,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 42,500.00 ¥ 35,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 166,000.00 ¥ 120,000.00-400,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 103,000.00 ¥ 78,000.00-140,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 74,321.81 ¥
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 74,321.81 ¥ 55,741.36-92,902.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 239,600.00 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.65 0.70-2.00

Prices in Kyoto

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Last update: February 2024
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1 Comments so far
penholderamuser on Sep 09, 2020:
The index of linguistic fractionalization in Japan is 0.0178. This means that within the country there is one major language and a few minor languages. Unrelated languages share few characteristics of grammatical structure, vocabulary, and etymological heritage. http://www.confiduss.com/en/jurisdictions/japan/demographics/