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Tokyo vs Canberra
Tyo vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Tyo
Outside city centre
Cbr
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Tyo
Outside city centre
Cbr
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Tyo
Outside city centre
Cbr
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Canberra
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Cbr
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cbr
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Cbr
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Cbr
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cbr
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Cbr
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Cbr
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cbr
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Cbr
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Cbr
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth