Summary

Cost of living in Tokyo is 46% 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.

$2,364
$1,282
Cost of Living
$4,007
$807
Average Salary
$1,650
$898
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,269.34
$690.7
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$779.75
$376.8
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,077.45
$2,181.25
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,485.89
$1,024.27

Salaries And Financing

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$4,007.2
$806.93
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
$198.67
$94.77
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.48
$0.06
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$44.55
$23.13

Markets

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.71
$1.8
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.86
$1.15
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.31
$1.89
Local Cheese (1kg)
$10.73
$21.89
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.35
$0.61
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$12.32
$22.7
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.47
$2.18
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.72
$3.58
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$4.57
$4.67
Apples (1kg)
$7.77
$3.11
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$8.81
$3.31
Oranges (1kg)
$6.34
$2.42
Potato (1kg)
$3.79
$1.56
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.04
$1.15
Rice (white), (1kg)
$5.99
$1.43
Tomato (1kg)
$6.32
$1.59
Banana (1kg)
$3.46
$1.31
Onion (1kg)
$3.27
$1.24
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$27.6
$12.71

Transportation

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1.99
$1.14
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$99.54
$35.9
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.35
$0.98
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0
$0
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$4.97
$1.11
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$4.62
$0.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$36.73
$3.56
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0
$26,848.75

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$68.09
$61.6
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$47.95
$40.36
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$80.15
$97.52
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$133.15
$87.71

Restaurants

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$7.16
$2.32
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$55.3
$27.45
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$6.13
$5.34
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.11
$2.64
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.7
$4.86
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.54
$0.66
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.2
$0.35
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.67
$2.51

Sports And Leisure

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$88.22
$70.06
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$30.16
$10.26
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$17.38
$7.76

Childcare

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$595.85
$367.36
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$0
$13,813.8

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Tokyo
Bangkok
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$0
$5,211.78
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$6,526.12
$2,437