Cost of Living in Okinawa

Summary of cost of living in Okinawa, Japan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 950.00 ¥ 800.00-1,200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,750.00 ¥ 4,500.00-7,663.36
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 865.00 ¥ 800.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥ 290.00-540.18
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 550.00 ¥ 329.00-700.00
Cappuccino (regular) 424.00 ¥ 300.00-670.54
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 174.56 ¥ 130.00-287.38
Water (12 oz small bottle) 117.17 ¥ 100.00-150.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 921.37 ¥ 529.96-1,135.62
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 250.38 ¥ 136.08-408.23
Rice (white), (1 lb) 279.56 ¥ 181.44-408.23
Eggs (regular) (12) 316.00 ¥ 240.00-360.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 632.01 ¥ 317.52-898.11
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 627.09 ¥ 226.80-1,351.71
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,075.02 ¥ 544.31-1,351.71
Apples (1 lb) 254.01 ¥ 113.40-308.44
Banana (1 lb) 143.64 ¥ 68.04-498.00
Oranges (1 lb) 180.68 ¥ 68.04-398.00
Tomato (1 lb) 263.93 ¥ 113.40-398.00
Potato (1 lb) 141.75 ¥ 113.40-398.00
Onion (1 lb) 131.54 ¥ 90.72-145.15
Lettuce (1 head) 199.20 ¥ 130.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 126.67 ¥ 80.00-150.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 ¥ 900.00-1,800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 257.93 ¥ 180.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 392.50 ¥ 300.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 570.00 ¥ 500.00-1,200.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 295.00 ¥ 240.00-350.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4,000.00 ¥ 3,000.00-5,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 550.00 ¥ 500.00-560.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 611.55 ¥ 321.87-965.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,833.00 ¥ 1,800.00-1,866.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 649.15 ¥ 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) 2,450,000.00 ¥ 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 18,875.00 ¥ 15,000.00-39,230.77
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) 4,640.00 ¥ 3,000.00-7,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 7,200.00 ¥ 3,000.00-15,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 833.33 ¥ 500.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥ 1,200.00-1,800.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 60,000.00 ¥ 50,000.00-80,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 775,000.00 ¥ 750,000.00-800,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,948.33 ¥ 4,000.00-8,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,325.00 ¥ 3,980.00-7,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,525.00 ¥ 4,000.00-9,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,333.33 ¥ 3,980.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 68,500.00 ¥ 45,000.00-110,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 54,166.67 ¥ 50,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 126,666.67 ¥ 100,000.00-160,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 91,800.00 ¥ 80,000.00-160,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 65,031.59 ¥
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 27,870.68 ¥
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 326,722.17 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.00 2.00-2.00

Prices in Okinawa

This city had 134 entries in the past 12 months by 18 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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3 Comments so far
Jay on Mar 14, 2024:
Rent is in Japanese Yen, not US dollars. Y111,000 is about US$750
James Boylan on Dec 02, 2023:
Looking for Eugene Thiers. Need to talk with him.
Guy Russell Dent on Dec 02, 2023:
how can rent in okinawa possibly cost $111,000 ????