Cost of Living in Okinawa

Summary of cost of living in Okinawa, Japan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.37 $ 4.78-8.92
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.27 $ 28.68-41.42
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.42 $ 5.10-5.74
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.19 $ 1.40-4.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.98 $ 3.19-4.46
Cappuccino (regular) 2.55 $ 1.91-3.31
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.06 $ 0.76-1.59
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.71 $ 0.64-0.96
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.06 $ 4.78-7.24
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.81 $ 1.04-3.82
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.78 $ 1.16-2.60
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.89 $ 1.53-3.06
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.87 $ 2.02-7.65
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.49 $ 1.45-8.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.93 $ 4.34-15.93
Apples (1 lb) 2.16 $ 0.72-3.81
Banana (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.43-3.17
Oranges (1 lb) 1.26 $ 0.43-2.89
Tomato (1 lb) 1.72 $ 0.72-3.82
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.72-2.54
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.58-1.73
Lettuce (1 head) 1.27 $ 1.26-1.27
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 $ 0.51-1.26
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.37 $ 5.74-12.75
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 1.15-3.19
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.74 $ 1.91-3.82
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.46 $ 3.63-7.65
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.59 $ 1.47-2.23
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31.86 $ 19.12-66.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.57 $ 3.19-4.78
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.64 $ 2.05-7.18
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 11.68 $ 11.47-11.89
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.10 $ 3.62-4.22
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,298.29 $ 21,298.29-21,298.29
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,613.65 $ 15,613.65-15,613.65
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 152.15 $ 108.34-250.01
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 25.26 $ 19.12-76.48
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.86 $ 19.12-44.61
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.98 $ 25.49-76.48
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.37 $ 6.37-6.37
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.47 $ 7.65-11.47
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 254.92 $ 127.46-318.65
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,779.69 $
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.28 $ 25.49-54.17
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.33 $ 14.66-47.80
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 48.56 $ 25.49-121.09
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 66.92 $ 25.36-146.58
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 388.75 $ 286.78-446.10
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 359.61 $ 318.65-573.56
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 860.34 $ 637.29-1,338.31
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 527.68 $ 477.97-1,019.67
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,082.17 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.00 2.00-2.00

Prices in Okinawa

This city had 205 entries in the past 12 months by 21 different contributors.
Last update: May 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 ????