Cost of living and prices in Japan, prices of food, rent, shopping, etc. 🇯🇵 Updated May 2021

Japan is country located in Eastern Asia. Japan covers an area of 377,835 square kilometres. Japan has a population of 127,288,000 and a population density of 336.89 people per square kilometre. The official language of Japan is Japanese. Japan gross domestic product (GDP) is $5,007,000,000,000. GDP per capita is $ 39336. The currency in Japan is Japanese yen. Top level domains in Japan: .jp

Estimated cost of living for a month without rent

1351.17 USD

Total cost of living for two person with average consumption for one month will be 1351.17 USD, no rent price included. Click here to calculate cost-of-living estimate in Japan

Cost of Living Estimate

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Restaurants prices

Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant
7.34 $
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
36.74 $
McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal
6.25 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught
3.68 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
4.59 $
Cappuccino
3.48 $
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle
1.22 $

Markets prices

Water, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.97 $
Milk, Regular,1 liter
1.72 $
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg
1.68 $
White Rice, 1 kg
3.96 $
Eggs, 12 pack
2.08 $
Local Cheese, 1 kg
17.96 $
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg
8.10 $
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg
17.01 $
Apples, 1 kg
6.62 $
Banana, 1 kg
3.04 $
Oranges, 1 kg
5.40 $
Tomato, 1 kg
6.50 $
Potato, 1 kg
3.67 $
Onion, 1 kg
3.29 $
Lettuce, 1 head
1.85 $
Water, 1.5 liter Bottle
1.16 $
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price
11.93 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle
2.70 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
3.54 $
Pack of Cigarettes
4.23 $

Transportation prices

One-way Ticket, Local Transport
1.93 $
Monthly Pass, Regular Price
91.86 $
Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
5.60 $
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff
3.10 $
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff
29.77 $
Gasoline, 1 liter
1.17 $
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
22,965.62 $
Honda Civic 1.6 Or Alternative New Car
19,160.68 $

Utilities Per Month prices

Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage
181.22 $
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans
0.39 $
Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL
39.51 $

Sports And Leisure prices

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
79.48 $
Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend
18.38 $

Salaries And Financing prices

Cinema ticket, 1 Seat
16.53 $
Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax
2,591.40 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages for 20 Years Fixed-Rate, Yearly, Fixed-Rate
0 %

Childcare prices

Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child
376.64 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
23,169.75 $

Clothing And Shoes prices

Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
65.03 $
Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
37.79 $
Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price
71.26 $
Pair of Leather Business Shoes
94.40 $

Rent Per Month prices

One bedroom apartment in city centre
764.13 $
One bedroom apartment outside of city centre
496.12 $
Three bedroom apartment in city centre
1,558.22 $
Three bedroom apartment outside of city centre
926.81 $

Buy Apartment prices

Price per m2 to Buy Apartment in City Center
9,413.46 $
Price per m2 to Buy Apartment Outside of City Center
4,497.28 $