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Tokyo vs Tehran
Tyo vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Tyo
Outside city centre
Thr
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Tyo
Outside city centre
Thr
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Tyo
Outside city centre
Thr
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Thr
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth