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Cost of Living in Japan

Cost of Living in Japan

Cost of Living in Japan

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are  3272.12$ (425,824.05¥) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are 912.64 (118,767.83¥) without rent.

Restaurants
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥ 560.001,300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,800.00 ¥ 3,000.009,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥ 600.00800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 450.00 ¥ 250.00800.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 550.00 ¥ 329.00909.44
Cappuccino (regular) 421.17 ¥ 170.00636.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 143.79 ¥ 110.00273.81
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 109.95 ¥ 98.00170.00

Markets
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 191.19 ¥ 138.00250.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 214.35 ¥ 120.00450.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 514.34 ¥ 300.001,000.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 237.81 ¥ 156.00300.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,867.38 ¥ 800.005,000.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 868.08 ¥ 350.001,400.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,421.64 ¥ 1,200.004,980.00
Apples (1kg) 707.89 ¥ 300.001,500.00
Banana (1kg) 331.94 ¥ 200.00980.00
Oranges (1kg) 614.02 ¥ 300.001,700.00
Tomato (1kg) 619.96 ¥ 300.001,000.00
Potato (1kg) 422.07 ¥ 200.001,000.00
Onion (1kg) 330.15 ¥ 150.00547.62
Lettuce (1 head) 186.15 ¥ 100.00250.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 123.51 ¥ 80.00200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 ¥ 600.002,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 283.25 ¥ 190.00400.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 357.65 ¥ 240.00500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 530.00 ¥ 480.00800.00

Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 225.00 ¥ 180.00308.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,000.00 ¥ 5,000.0015,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 650.00 ¥ 450.00750.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 410.00 ¥ 250.00600.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 ¥ 2,400.004,800.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 161.35 ¥ 135.00171.60
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,800,000.00 ¥ 2,500,000.003,400,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,242,717.39 ¥ 2,000,000.002,500,000.00

Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 21,761.57 ¥ 12,750.0039,666.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 37.85 ¥ 10.0055.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,739.18 ¥ 3,500.007,000.00

Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,433.99 ¥ 5,000.0012,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,655.61 ¥ 1,000.005,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥ 1,500.002,200.00

Childcare
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 50,189.82 ¥ 30,000.00100,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,593,761.90 ¥ 1,000,000.002,500,000.00

Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,239.44 ¥ 2,900.0010,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 4,379.24 ¥ 2,000.008,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,060.36 ¥ 5,000.0012,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,049.33 ¥ 6,000.0021,000.00

Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 99,167.46 ¥ 60,000.00200,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 64,301.41 ¥ 40,000.00120,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 177,769.23 ¥ 100,000.00450,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 115,475.60 ¥ 70,000.00250,000.00

Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 847,740.55 ¥ 500,000.001,473,630.38
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 492,204.50 ¥ 300,000.001,000,000.00
 

Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 331,573.50 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.39 0.802.50

Prices in Japan

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