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Moscow vs Tokyo
Mow vs Tyo

Average net salary (After tax)

Tokyo
Moscow

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tyo
Mow
Outside city centre
Tyo
Mow

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tyo
Mow
Outside city centre
Tyo
Mow

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tyo
Mow
Outside city centre
Tyo
Mow

Mortgage rates

Tokyo
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tokyo
Moscow

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tyo
Mow

Mobile phone data

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

Tyo
Mow

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tyo
Mow

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tyo
Mow

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tokyo
Moscow

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tyo
Mow
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tokyo
Moscow

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tyo
Mow
Lettuce 1 head
Tyo
Mow
Tomatoes 1kg
Tyo
Mow

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tyo
Mow
Oranges 1 head
Tyo
Mow
Bananas 1kg
Tyo
Mow

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tokyo
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tokyo are 17.14% higher than in Moscow

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tyo
Mow
Market 0.5L bottle
Tyo
Mow

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tyo
Mow
Market 0.33L bottle
Tyo
Mow

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tokyo
5
Moscow

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tyo
Mow

Summer dress

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

Tyo
Mow

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tokyo
$15.33
Moscow
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth