Cost of living comparison

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Tokyo is 5.0 times more expensive than Egypt.

If you lived in Tokyo instead of Egypt, you would:

pay 2.9 times more for restaurants

 
Egypt
Tokyo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.67
E£65.65
$9.07
¥1,027
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.06
E£90.65
$6.35
¥719
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.38
E£6.85
$1.33
¥151

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pay 5.8 times more for groceries

 
Egypt
Tokyo
Bread
1 loaf
$0.59
E£10.58
$2.04
¥231
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.58
E£28.24
$8.12
¥919
Milk (1 gallon) $3.45
E£61.81
$7.09
¥803

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pay 7.0 times more for transportation

 
Egypt
Tokyo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.77
E£31.69
$4.82
¥545
Monthly public transit pass $8.99
E£161.00
$95.23
¥10,784
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,829.03
E£498,113.20
$22,672.70
¥2,567,706

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pay 5.7 times more for housing

 
Egypt
Tokyo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$19.89
E£356.04
$40.54
¥4,591
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $174.23
E£3,118.50
$1,377.97
¥156,056
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $105.37
E£1,885.97
$702.28
¥79,533

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pay 9.2 times more for childcare

 
Egypt
Tokyo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $84.84
E£1,518.56
$929.39
¥105,255
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,588.22
E£46,326.69
$19,153.03
¥2,169,100

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pay 2.9 times more for entertainment and sports

 
Egypt
Tokyo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.98
E£35.39
$4.53
¥514
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.55
E£27.69
$3.66
¥414
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.64
E£47.25
$4.72
¥534

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pay 31.1% more for clothing

 
Egypt
Tokyo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$39.38
E£704.95
$63.41
¥7,181
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$52.09
E£932.44
$39.00
¥4,416
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$100.41
E£1,797.29
$76.42
¥8,654

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