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Tokyo vs Moscow
Tyo vs Mow

Average net salary (After tax)

Moscow
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Tyo
Outside city centre
Mow
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Tyo
Outside city centre
Mow
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mow
Tyo
Outside city centre
Mow
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Moscow
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Moscow
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mow
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Mow
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mow
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mow
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Moscow
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mow
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Moscow
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Moscow
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Moscow
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mow
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Mow
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Moscow
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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