Cost of living in Hakodate, Japan

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ¥750
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ¥650
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ¥498
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ¥198
12 eggs, large ¥276
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ¥238
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ¥796
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ¥398
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ¥398
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ¥238
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ¥780
2 liters of Coca-Cola ¥268
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ¥298
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ¥65,029
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ¥70,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ¥6,500
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ¥75,000
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ¥60,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ¥6,000
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ¥2,980
40” flat screen TV ¥95,000
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ¥14,800
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ¥498
Hourly rate for cleaning help ¥4,980
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ¥9,800
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ¥9,800
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ¥9,800
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ¥12,800
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ¥3,000,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ¥150
Monthly ticket public transport ¥8,000
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ¥1,280
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) -
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) -
4 rolls of toilet paper -
Tube of toothpaste -
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city -
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ¥3,600
2 tickets to the movies -
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert -
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city -
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
iPad Air 2, 64GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district -
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes -
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: March 07, 2017.

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