Cost of living in Japan in 2019

Cost of living in Japan

Prices were updated: May 2018

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Food prices$JPY
A loaf of bread (400 g) 1.84$ 201.63 JPY
Milk (1 l) 1.88$ 206.02 JPY
Eggs (12) 2.07$ 226.84 JPY
Local cheese (1 kg) 16.25$ 1780.72 JPY
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 7.35$ 805.44 JPY
White rice (1 kg) 3.84$ 420.80 JPY
Onion (1 kg) 3.13$ 342.99 JPY
Salad (1 kg) 2.24$ 245.47 JPY
Potato (1 kg) 3.48$ 381.35 JPY
Tomatoes (1 kg) 6.16$ 675.03 JPY
Bananas (kg) 2.72$ 298.07 JPY
Apples (kg) 7.90$ 865.71 JPY
Orange (1 kg) 4.90$ 536.96 JPY
Beef (1 kg) 18.56$ 2033.86 JPY
Pork (1 kg) 13.26$ 1453.07 JPY
Mineral water (1.5 l) 1.25$ 136.98 JPY
Restaurants$JPY
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 8.28$ 907.35 JPY
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 23.63$ 2589.45 JPY
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59$ 393.40 JPY
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 1.32$ 144.65 JPY
Water (330 ml bottle) 1.01$ 110.68 JPY
Big Mac meal 6.40$ 701.33 JPY
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 38.75$ 4246.34 JPY
Alcohol$JPY
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 2.40$ 263.00 JPY
Imported beer (0,33 l) 2.91$ 318.89 JPY
Wine (700 ml) 11.58$ 1268.97 JPY
Vodka, rum, brandy 13.66$ 1496.90 JPY
Pack of cigarettes 4.33$ 474.49 JPY
Hotels and hostels$JPY
Hostel (for 1 person) 28.50$ 3123.12 JPY
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 60.50$ 6629.77 JPY
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 118.00$ 12930.79 JPY
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 242.75$ 26601.27 JPY
Apartments for rent$JPY
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 753.25$ 82543.39 JPY
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 504.75$ 55312.02 JPY
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 1471.00$ 161196.59 JPY
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 980.00$ 107391.34 JPY
Internet (60 Mbps) 42.75$ 4684.67 JPY
Transportation$JPY
Public transport (1 way ticket) 2.29$ 250.95 JPY
Public transport (Monthly pass) 70.45$ 7720.12 JPY
Taxi Start 5.25$ 575.31 JPY
Taxi (1 km) 3.25$ 356.14 JPY
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 28.73$ 3148.32 JPY
Petrol (gas) 1.18$ 129.31 JPY
Personal care$JPY
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 9.83$ 1077.20 JPY
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 10.75$ 1178.02 JPY
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 7.71$ 844.88 JPY
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 6.33$ 693.66 JPY
Tube of toothpaste 3.07$ 336.42 JPY
Visit to private doctor 44.00$ 4821.65 JPY
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 28.75$ 3150.51 JPY
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.00$ 547.92 JPY
Entertainment$JPY
1 ticket to the movie 15.50$ 1698.54 JPY
1 ticket to the theatre 43.00$ 4712.07 JPY
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.00$ 3068.32 JPY
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.00$ 8109.14 JPY
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 8.00$ 876.66 JPY
Other prices$JPY
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.25$ 8574.87 JPY
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.50$ 4766.86 JPY
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.50$ 8931.01 JPY
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.75$ 12793.82 JPY
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