Cost of Living in Osaka

Summary about cost of living in Osaka, Japan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 ¥ 500.00-1,200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥ 4,000.00-10,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 650.00 ¥ 600.00-700.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥ 258.36-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 450.00 ¥ 258.36-800.00
Cappuccino (regular) 370.00 ¥ 150.00-550.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 127.78 ¥ 100.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 106.15 ¥ 100.00-150.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 746.20 ¥ 643.52-832.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 190.97 ¥ 90.72-362.87
Rice (white), (1 lb) 269.89 ¥ 154.22-453.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 247.37 ¥ 176.40-360.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 693.50 ¥ 362.87-2,267.96
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 371.95 ¥ 207.75-453.59
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,194.46 ¥ 544.31-1,587.58
Apples (1 lb) 298.08 ¥ 136.08-453.59
Banana (1 lb) 108.86 ¥ 90.72-181.44
Oranges (1 lb) 235.87 ¥ 136.08-680.39
Tomato (1 lb) 355.31 ¥ 136.08-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 207.14 ¥ 93.44-362.87
Onion (1 lb) 122.47 ¥ 68.04-181.44
Lettuce (1 head) 180.00 ¥ 110.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 121.25 ¥ 75.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 ¥ 500.00-2,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 304.00 ¥ 190.00-500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 283.33 ¥ 200.00-400.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 500.00 ¥ 480.00-1,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥ 180.00-270.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8,000.00 ¥ 5,000.00-10,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 680.00 ¥ 600.00-740.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 ¥ 534.30-643.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥ 3,000.00-5,400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 533.34 ¥ 492.10-567.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 ¥ 2,700,000.00-3,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,974,000.00 ¥ 1,930,000.00-2,040,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,580.95 ¥ 14,733.33-30,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.60 ¥ 10.00-50.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,687.50 ¥ 2,600.00-8,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,088.89 ¥ 7,000.00-12,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,225.00 ¥ 1,500.00-3,400.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥ 1,400.00-2,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 53,750.00 ¥ 35,000.00-100,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,550,000.00 ¥ 1,000,000.00-2,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,562.50 ¥ 4,500.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,214.14 ¥ 2,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,500.00 ¥ 6,000.00-13,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,142.86 ¥ 7,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 70,000.00 ¥ 50,000.00-80,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 51,875.00 ¥ 40,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 161,250.00 ¥ 140,000.00-250,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 113,571.43 ¥ 100,000.00-125,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 65,840.05 ¥ 46,451.13-101,802.96
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 47,396.82 ¥ 37,160.91-67,868.64
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 288,604.90 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.32 0.70-3.00

Prices in Osaka

This city had 162 entries in the past 12 months by 18 different contributors.
Last update: February 2021
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2 Comments so far
livinginosaka on Jul 12, 2017:
the average living in Osaka is 1200~1000$ everything covered if you want to live comfortable but very cheap... I was able to find one room tiny apartment for 580$ and transportation is about 10$ a day food is expensive even if u cook by yourself and don't think about having fun.. like cinema and shopping and going places
unique boy on May 19, 2017:
I need a perfect answer..
what is the average cost of living in Osaka city as a international student?