Cost of Living in Japan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥ 500.00-1,341.53
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥ 3,200.00-9,410.24
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥ 650.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 ¥ 250.00-800.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 550.00 ¥ 350.00-939.07
Cappuccino (regular) 429.61 ¥ 200.00-650.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 147.81 ¥ 110.00-300.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 110.51 ¥ 100.00-170.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 727.02 ¥ 534.84-946.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 192.87 ¥ 108.86-408.23
Rice (white), (1 lb) 230.88 ¥ 136.08-453.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 240.56 ¥ 156.00-336.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 819.25 ¥ 362.87-2,267.96
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 408.35 ¥ 181.44-680.39
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,111.81 ¥ 544.31-2,258.89
Apples (1 lb) 334.12 ¥ 139.25-680.39
Banana (1 lb) 154.22 ¥ 90.72-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 284.98 ¥ 136.08-725.75
Tomato (1 lb) 285.82 ¥ 136.08-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 203.01 ¥ 90.72-444.52
Onion (1 lb) 155.01 ¥ 68.04-272.16
Lettuce (1 head) 187.22 ¥ 100.00-260.13
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 124.36 ¥ 89.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,025.00 ¥ 600.00-2,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 285.16 ¥ 190.00-450.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 361.84 ¥ 240.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 550.00 ¥ 500.00-800.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 220.00 ¥ 170.00-320.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,110.00 ¥ 5,000.00-18,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 600.00 ¥ 480.00-750.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 654.13 ¥ 402.34-965.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥ 2,000.00-4,800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 614.26 ¥ 511.03-649.58
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,800,000.00 ¥ 2,500,000.00-3,400,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,244,385.11 ¥ 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 21,929.09 ¥ 12,750.00-39,666.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 39.45 ¥ 10.00-60.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,676.49 ¥ 3,500.00-6,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,476.89 ¥ 5,000.00-12,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,676.17 ¥ 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 50,655.82 ¥ 30,000.00-100,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,639,108.03 ¥ 960,000.00-2,600,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,087.30 ¥ 2,500.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,357.14 ¥ 2,000.00-8,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,995.39 ¥ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,117.52 ¥ 6,000.00-22,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 101,193.89 ¥ 60,000.00-200,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 62,474.03 ¥ 40,000.00-120,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 186,359.82 ¥ 100,000.00-450,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 120,634.66 ¥ 70,000.00-250,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 82,352.60 ¥ 46,451.13-136,588.39
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 45,984.82 ¥ 27,870.68-92,902.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 329,982.61 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.42 0.88-2.50

Prices in Japan

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