Cost of Living in Japan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥ 500.00-1,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,800.00 ¥ 3,000.00-8,716.07
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥ 600.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 ¥ 250.00-700.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥ 326.85-800.00
Cappuccino (regular) 404.69 ¥ 180.00-544.75
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 139.94 ¥ 108.00-217.90
Water (12 oz small bottle) 108.48 ¥ 100.00-150.42
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 749.62 ¥ 567.81-946.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 193.58 ¥ 97.98-453.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 230.36 ¥ 136.08-453.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 236.62 ¥ 150.00-309.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 853.68 ¥ 362.87-2,267.96
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 389.48 ¥ 158.76-600.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,054.67 ¥ 500.00-2,041.17
Apples (1 lb) 336.21 ¥ 158.76-680.39
Banana (1 lb) 138.84 ¥ 68.04-344.73
Oranges (1 lb) 269.99 ¥ 113.40-680.39
Tomato (1 lb) 298.13 ¥ 135.62-544.31
Potato (1 lb) 183.65 ¥ 68.04-453.59
Onion (1 lb) 145.98 ¥ 68.04-226.80
Lettuce (1 head) 191.32 ¥ 100.00-270.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 121.90 ¥ 90.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥ 700.00-2,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 280.31 ¥ 170.00-454.55
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 335.16 ¥ 220.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 500.00 ¥ 450.00-600.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 220.00 ¥ 180.00-300.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥ 6,590.00-17,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 640.00 ¥ 460.00-750.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 ¥ 402.34-836.86
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥ 2,500.00-5,400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 536.53 ¥ 473.18-567.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,700,000.00 ¥ 2,500,000.00-3,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,170,130.95 ¥ 2,000,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 22,138.01 ¥ 12,750.00-42,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 35.84 ¥ 10.00-50.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,782.71 ¥ 3,500.00-7,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,857.98 ¥ 5,000.00-12,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,731.93 ¥ 1,000.00-4,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥ 1,500.00-2,200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 51,080.25 ¥ 30,000.00-120,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,708,212.77 ¥ 1,000,000.00-2,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,548.17 ¥ 3,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,284.22 ¥ 2,000.00-8,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,200.83 ¥ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,077.65 ¥ 6,000.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 83,842.03 ¥ 55,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 57,102.77 ¥ 40,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 189,929.58 ¥ 100,000.00-500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 115,752.21 ¥ 70,000.00-200,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 89,104.00 ¥ 49,266.07-167,224.08
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 51,392.17 ¥ 27,870.68-92,902.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 300,351.67 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.43 0.88-2.00

Prices in Japan

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