Summary

Cost of living in Tokyo is 43% more expensive than Bangkok according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,271
$1,297
Cost of Living
$3,850
$816
Average Salary
$1,585
$908
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,219.56
$698.64
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$749.18
$381.13
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,956.78
$2,206.34
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,427.63
$1,036.05

Salaries And Financing

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,850.08
$816.21
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%1.48
%5.82

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$190.88
$95.86
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.46
$0.06
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$42.81
$23.4

Markets

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.64
$1.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.78
$1.16
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.22
$1.91
Local Cheese (1kg)
$10.31
$22.15
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.3
$0.61
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$11.84
$22.96
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.37
$2.2
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.58
$3.62
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$4.39
$4.73
Apples (1kg)
$7.47
$3.15
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$8.46
$3.35
Oranges (1kg)
$6.1
$2.45
Potato (1kg)
$3.64
$1.58
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.96
$1.16
Rice (white), (1kg)
$5.75
$1.45
Tomato (1kg)
$6.08
$1.61
Banana (1kg)
$3.33
$1.32
Onion (1kg)
$3.14
$1.25
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$26.52
$12.86

Transportation

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1.91
$1.15
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$95.64
$36.31
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.3
$0.99
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0
$0
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$4.77
$1.12
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$4.44
$0.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$35.29
$3.6
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0
$27,157.51

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$65.42
$62.31
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$46.07
$40.83
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$77
$98.65
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$127.93
$88.71

Restaurants

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$6.88
$2.35
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$53.13
$27.77
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$5.89
$5.4
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$3.95
$2.67
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.48
$4.91
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.48
$0.66
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.15
$0.35
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.53
$2.54

Sports And Leisure

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$84.76
$70.87
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$28.98
$10.38
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$16.7
$7.85

Childcare

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$572.48
$371.59
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$0
$13,972.65

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$0
$5,271.72
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,270.23
$2,465.03