Cost of Living in Saitama

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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 650.00 ¥ 500.00-700.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥ 3,500.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 600.00 ¥ 550.00-650.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 ¥ 200.00-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥ 550.00-950.00
Cappuccino (regular) 433.33 ¥ 310.00-450.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 153.33 ¥ 130.00-180.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 118.33 ¥ 95.00-150.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 681.37 ¥ 681.37-681.37
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 204.12 ¥ 190.51-217.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 378.75 ¥ 136.08-621.42
Eggs (regular) (12) 206.00 ¥ 132.00-280.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 494.42 ¥ 494.42-494.42
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 310.71 ¥ 258.55-362.87
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 442.25 ¥ 308.44-576.06
Apples (1 lb) 1,088.62 ¥ 1,088.62-1,088.62
Banana (1 lb) 408.23 ¥ 408.23-408.23
Oranges (1 lb) 544.31 ¥ 544.31-544.31
Tomato (1 lb) 226.80 ¥ 226.80-226.80
Potato (1 lb) 498.95 ¥ 498.95-498.95
Onion (1 lb) 58.97 ¥ 58.97-58.97
Lettuce (1 head) 210.00 ¥ 150.00-270.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 140.00 ¥ 130.00-150.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,900.00 ¥ 1,500.00-2,300.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 225.00 ¥ 200.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 423.33 ¥ 220.00-600.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 715.00 ¥ 540.00-890.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 300.00 ¥ 200.00-308.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 12,630.00 ¥ 5,000.00-20,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 ¥ 650.00-750.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 386.24 ¥ 321.87-1,126.54
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2,000.00 ¥ 2,000.00-2,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 725.54 ¥ 492.10-1,135.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 ¥ 1,500,000.00-1,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 15,351.41 ¥ 12,718.12-38,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 43.30 ¥ 29.90-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,775.00 ¥ 3,000.00-8,900.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 6,833.33 ¥ 5,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,433.33 ¥ 500.00-2,800.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,700.00 ¥ 1,100.00-1,800.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 27,333.33 ¥ 10,000.00-50,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 840,000.00 ¥ 840,000.00-840,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,350.00 ¥ 3,000.00-7,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,250.00 ¥ 2,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,000.00 ¥ 5,000.00-9,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 18,750.00 ¥ 8,000.00-30,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 60,000.00 ¥ 50,000.00-70,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 58,750.00 ¥ 49,000.00-76,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 186,666.67 ¥ 180,000.00-200,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 128,333.33 ¥ 100,000.00-145,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 55,741.36 ¥
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 37,160.91 ¥
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 260,500.00 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.40 1.30-1.50

Prices in Saitama

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Last update: December 2020
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1 Comments so far
ジョナ on Aug 20, 2020:
Some of these prices are way higher than I've seen them. Who is buying rice at 1300 yen a kilo?