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Tokyo vs Reykjavik
Tyo vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Tyo
Outside city centre
Rkv
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Tyo
Outside city centre
Rkv
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Tyo
Outside city centre
Rkv
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth