Cost of living in Tokyo, Japan

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,925 prices entered by 359 different people.
Latest price update: March 02, 2015.
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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ¥979
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ¥670
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ¥429
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ¥200
12 eggs, large ¥363
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ¥662
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ¥1,110
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ¥583
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ¥582
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ¥300
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ¥1,509
2 liters of Coca-Cola ¥195
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ¥234
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ¥305,976
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ¥18,982
Internet 8MB (1 month) ¥3,458
40” flat screen TV ¥74,038
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ¥26,691
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ¥526
Hourly rate for cleaning help ¥1,855
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ¥6,599
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ¥4,395
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ¥7,475
1 pair of leather business shoes ¥10,952
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ¥2,695,210
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ¥154
Monthly ticket public transport ¥11,041
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ¥2,623
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ¥976
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ¥991
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ¥735
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ¥553
4 rolls of toilet paper ¥181
Tube of toothpaste ¥347
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ¥3,821
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ¥4,632
2 tickets to the movies ¥3,618
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ¥20,409
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ¥6,886
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ¥1,359
Capuccino in expat area of the city ¥435
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ¥515
iPod nano 16GB ¥14,691
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ¥45
1 month of gym membership in business district ¥10,205
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ¥447

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