Cost of living in Tokyo, Japan

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Latest price update: January 30, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district ¥905
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ¥643
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ¥505
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ¥202
12 eggs, large ¥494
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ¥615
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ¥1,132
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ¥645
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ¥495
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ¥338
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ¥1,383
2 liters of Coca-Cola ¥261
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ¥273
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ¥288,526
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ¥15,546
Internet 8MB (1 month) ¥3,083
40” flat screen TV ¥72,000
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ¥24,689
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ¥526
Hourly rate for cleaning help ¥1,809
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ¥4,744
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ¥2,507
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ¥7,133
1 pair of leather business shoes ¥10,082
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ¥3,613,210
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ¥157
Monthly ticket public transport ¥11,055
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ¥2,549
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ¥1,158
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ¥1,019
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ¥735
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ¥485
4 rolls of toilet paper ¥187
Tube of toothpaste ¥252
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ¥3,973
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ¥3,733
2 tickets to the movies ¥3,590
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ¥20,409
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ¥8,633
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ¥1,332
Capuccino in expat area of the city ¥543
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ¥676
iPod nano 16GB ¥14,691
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ¥40
1 month of gym membership in business district ¥10,095
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes ¥443

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