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Caracas vs Tokyo
Car vs Tyo

Average net salary (After tax)

Tokyo
Caracas

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tyo
Car
Outside city centre
Tyo
Car

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tyo
Car
Outside city centre
Tyo
Car

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tyo
Car
Outside city centre
Tyo
Car

Mortgage rates

Tokyo
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Tokyo
Caracas

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tyo
Car

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Tyo
Car

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tyo
Car

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tyo
Car

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tokyo
Caracas

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tyo
Car
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Tyo
Car
White bread 500g
Tyo
Car
Eggs 12
Tyo
Car
White rice 1kg
Tyo
Car

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tokyo
Caracas

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Tyo
Car
Beef round 1kg
Tyo
Car
Local cheese 1kg
Tyo
Car

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tyo
Car
Lettuce 1 head
Tyo
Car
Tomatoes 1kg
Tyo
Car

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tyo
Car
Oranges 1 head
Tyo
Car
Bananas 1kg
Tyo
Car

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tokyo
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 17.14% higher than in Caracas

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tyo
Car
Market 0.5L bottle
Tyo
Car

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tyo
Car
Market 0.33L bottle
Tyo
Car

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tokyo
5
Caracas

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tyo
Car

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Tyo
Car

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Tyo
Car
1 pair men's leather shoes
Tyo
Car

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tokyo
$15.33
Caracas
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth