Cost of Living Comparison

USD
COMPARED TO
JPY
If you lived in Japan instead of American Samoa, you would:
local_dining

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  American Samoa Japan help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant ?? $7.55
¥855
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
?? $6.34
¥718
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) ?? $1.29
¥147
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) ?? $1.01
¥114

American Samoa vs. Japan - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  American Samoa Japan help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
?? $1.99
¥225
Local cheese (8 oz) ?? $10.43
¥1,182
Milk (1 gallon) ?? $6.83
¥773
Eggs
1 dozen
?? $2.17
¥246
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) ?? $3.37
¥382
Apples (1 lb) ?? $3.08
¥349
Bananas (1 lb) ?? $1.22
¥139
Oranges (1 lb) ?? $2.52
¥285
Tomatoes (1 lb) ?? $2.63
¥298
Potatoes (1 lb) ?? $1.81
¥204
Onions (1 lb) ?? $1.38
¥157

American Samoa vs. Japan - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay (unknown) more for transportation

  American Samoa Japan help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) ?? $4.96
¥562
Monthly public transit pass ?? $90.47
¥10,246
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $23,535.41
¥2,665,409
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) ?? $38.60
¥4,372

American Samoa vs. Japan - Cost of transportation
home

pay (unknown) more for housing

  American Samoa Japan help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
?? $47.01
¥5,324
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area ?? $713.71
¥80,829
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center ?? $486.68
¥55,117
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
?? $163.93
¥18,565

American Samoa vs. Japan - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  American Samoa Japan help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly ?? $395.70
¥44,813
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? $12,889.45
¥1,459,744

American Samoa vs. Japan - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

  American Samoa Japan help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) ?? $4.01
¥455
Cappuccino in mid-range area ?? $3.75
¥424
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
?? $4.26
¥482
Monthly membership at local gym ?? $89.66
¥10,154
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $16.40
¥1,858

American Samoa vs. Japan - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  American Samoa Japan help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $63.54
¥7,196
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
?? $39.77
¥4,504
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
?? $75.13
¥8,508
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $107.55
¥12,180

American Samoa vs. Japan - Cost of clothing
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