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Tokyo vs Toronto
Tyo vs Tor

Average net salary (After tax)

Toronto
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Tyo
Outside city centre
Tor
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Tyo
Outside city centre
Tor
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tor
Tyo
Outside city centre
Tor
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Toronto
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Toronto
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tor
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Tor
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tor
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tor
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Toronto
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tor
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Toronto
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tor
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Tor
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Tor
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tor
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Tor
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Tor
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Toronto
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tor
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Tor
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tor
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Tor
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Toronto
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tor
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Tor
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Toronto
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth