Cost of living in Japan in 2019

Cost of living in Japan

Prices were updated: May 2018

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Food prices$JPY
A loaf of bread (400 g) 1.84$ 205.84 JPY
Milk (1 l) 1.88$ 210.32 JPY
Eggs (12) 2.07$ 231.57 JPY
Local cheese (1 kg) 16.25$ 1817.89 JPY
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 7.35$ 822.24 JPY
White rice (1 kg) 3.84$ 429.58 JPY
Onion (1 kg) 3.13$ 350.15 JPY
Salad (1 kg) 2.24$ 250.59 JPY
Potato (1 kg) 3.48$ 389.31 JPY
Tomatoes (1 kg) 6.16$ 689.12 JPY
Bananas (kg) 2.72$ 304.29 JPY
Apples (kg) 7.90$ 883.77 JPY
Orange (1 kg) 4.90$ 548.16 JPY
Beef (1 kg) 18.56$ 2076.31 JPY
Pork (1 kg) 13.26$ 1483.40 JPY
Mineral water (1.5 l) 1.25$ 139.84 JPY
Restaurants$JPY
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 8.28$ 926.28 JPY
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 23.63$ 2643.49 JPY
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59$ 401.61 JPY
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 1.32$ 147.67 JPY
Water (330 ml bottle) 1.01$ 112.99 JPY
Big Mac meal 6.40$ 715.97 JPY
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 38.75$ 4334.96 JPY
Alcohol$JPY
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 2.40$ 268.49 JPY
Imported beer (0,33 l) 2.91$ 325.54 JPY
Wine (700 ml) 11.58$ 1295.45 JPY
Vodka, rum, brandy 13.66$ 1528.14 JPY
Pack of cigarettes 4.33$ 484.40 JPY
Hotels and hostels$JPY
Hostel (for 1 person) 28.50$ 3188.30 JPY
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 60.50$ 6768.14 JPY
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 118.00$ 13200.66 JPY
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 242.75$ 27156.44 JPY
Apartments for rent$JPY
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 753.25$ 84266.08 JPY
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 504.75$ 56466.38 JPY
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 1471.00$ 164560.77 JPY
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 980.00$ 109632.60 JPY
Internet (60 Mbps) 42.75$ 4782.44 JPY
Transportation$JPY
Public transport (1 way ticket) 2.29$ 256.18 JPY
Public transport (Monthly pass) 70.45$ 7881.24 JPY
Taxi Start 5.25$ 587.32 JPY
Taxi (1 km) 3.25$ 363.58 JPY
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 28.73$ 3214.03 JPY
Petrol (gas) 1.18$ 132.01 JPY
Personal care$JPY
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 9.83$ 1099.68 JPY
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 10.75$ 1202.60 JPY
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 7.71$ 862.52 JPY
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 6.33$ 708.14 JPY
Tube of toothpaste 3.07$ 343.44 JPY
Visit to private doctor 44.00$ 4922.28 JPY
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 28.75$ 3216.26 JPY
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.00$ 559.35 JPY
Entertainment$JPY
1 ticket to the movie 15.50$ 1733.99 JPY
1 ticket to the theatre 43.00$ 4810.41 JPY
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.00$ 3132.36 JPY
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.00$ 8278.38 JPY
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 8.00$ 894.96 JPY
Other prices$JPY
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.25$ 8753.83 JPY
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.50$ 4866.35 JPY
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.50$ 9117.41 JPY
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.75$ 13060.82 JPY
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