Prices and Salaries in Japan-country

Are you thinking planning to move or visit Japan? Would you like to know the cost of living?

Global vision Japan

  • Cost of living = €€€€ (4/5)
  • Happiness= ♥♥♥ (3/5)
  • Life expectancy= 83.2 years
  • Quality of environment= ☺☺ (2/5)
  • Safety = Great

Cost of Living in Japan

Consult all the information in order to know how much it would cost you to live in Japan (Japan) whether you are traveling, living, working, vacationing or just curious. Below, we have made complete lists of data based on the cost of a wide variety of products, goods and services. Here you can find an updated travel guide and how it is to live in Japan.

Prices in Supermarkets in Japan

How much does it cost to fill the shopping cart in Japan? Here you can discover prices of meats, fruits, vegetables, vegetables, legumes, dairy products, cereals, alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic beverages:
  • 🍞 One loaf of bread (250g)= 0.815€
  • 🥚A dozen eggs= 1.91€
  • One kilo of chicken wings= 6.56€
  • 🍏 1 kilogram of apples= 6.16€
  • One liter of milk= 1.57€
  • 🧀 One Kilogram of Local Cheese= 13.51€
  • 🥗A Kilogram of lettuce= 1.65€
  • One Kilogram of onions= 2.77€
  • 🍟 1 Kilogram of potatoes= 3.43€
  • 🍅 1 Kg of tomatoes= 4.99€
  • 🍊1 Kg of oranges= 4.7€
  • 🍌1 Kilogram of bananas= 2.55€
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  • A 1.5l bottle of water= 1.07€
  • 🍷A bottle of wine without alcohol= 11.86€
  • 🍺 Jar of 0.5l of local beer= 2.23€
  • 33l bottle of imported beer= 2.94€

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Prices in Restaurants in Japan

How much does it cost to go out to eat in a restaurant in Japan? Here you can discover the prices for a coffee, water, soft drinks, daily menus, hamburgers and restaurants:
  • 🌯Food for one person in a cheap restaurant= 7.63€
  • 🥘Food for two in a good restaurant= 33.9€
  • 🍔Macdonals menu= 5.76€
  • ☕️Coffee with milk in a cafeteria= 3.38€
  • 🥤Can of soda (0.33l)= 1.15€
  • Water bottle (0.33l)= 0.91€

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Salaries in Japan (monthly)

What is the average salary in Japan?
  • Minimum salary in Japan= 1,108€
  • Average salary in Japan= 2,429.37€
  • Salary of an accountant in Japan= 3,916.89€
  • Salary of an architect in Japan= 4,665.38€
  • Salary of a babysitter in Japan= 1,526.35€
  • Salary of a waiter in Japan= 2,274.84€
  • Salary of a builder in Japan= 2,621.05€
  • Salary of a dentist in Japan= 11,405.35€
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  • Salary of an electronic engineer in Japan= 5,443.24€
  • 👨‍🔧Salary of an engineer in Japan= 5,414.76€
  • Salary of an English translator in Japan= 3,311.69€
  • Salary of a McDonalds worker in Japan= 1,554.83€
  • Salary of a fisherman in Japan= 2,332.69€
  • Salary of a hotel waiter in Japan= 2,073.70€
  • Salary of a housewife in Japan= 1,843.19€
  • 👨‍⚖️Salary of a lawyer in Japan= 6,969.59€
  • Salary of a mechanical engineer in Japan= 4,925.26€
  • 👨‍⚕️Salary of a doctor in Japan= 9,273.80€
  • 👩‍⚕️Salary of a nurse in Japan= 4,723.23€
  • Salary of a Pharmacist in Japan= 6,710.60€
  • Salary of a plumber in Japan= 2,505.35€
  • Salary of a secretary in Japan= 2,304.21€
  • 👨‍💻Salary of a software engineer in Japan= 5,731.60€
  • 👨‍🏫Salary of a Spanish teacher in Japan= 3,427.39€
  • 👨‍🎓Salary of a schoolteacher in Japan= 4,003.22€
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Travel guide in Japan

Travelling in Japan:
  • 🔌Power plugs= 115V 60Hz
  • 💨Air quality (annual average)= 28 µg/m3
  • 🚕Best application to order taxi= Line Taxi
  • 📲Best wireless carrier= B-Mobile
  • 💳Cashless society= Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • 🏢Best coworking space= Agora
  • 🚰Safe tap water= Yes, drinkable
  • Religious government= Non-religious
  • 🖥Online electronics shop= Amazon
  • ✈️Best short range airline= All Nippon Airlines
  • ✈️Best international airline= Japan Airlines
  • 👦🏻👧🏻Gender ratio m/f= 48% 52%
  • 📡Internet speed avg= 25 Mbps
  • 💸Tipping= No

Prices of footwear and clothes in Japan

How much does a dress or jeans cost in Japan?
  • 👞A pair of leather shoes for suit= 101.43€
  • 👖A pair of jeans= 58.69€
  • 👗A summer dress for a woman= 36.4€
  • 👟A pair of Nike sneakers= 68.4€

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Prices of Services in Japan

How much does it cost to contract internet or a phone call in Japan?

  • 📡High-speed internet rate= 40.11€
  • 1 month of water gas and electricity bill for a flat of 80 m2= 172.98€
  • 1 minute call with a prepaid phone= 0.34€
  • A cinema ticket= 15.25€
  • Monthly gym membership= 74.1€
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  • 🎾Rent of 1h tennis court= 21.59€
  • A pack of 20 cigarettes= 3.98€
  • Monthly payment of a kindergarten= 375.38€
  • 🏫Annual payment of a school= 16,129.45€

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Transport prices in Japan

How much is an urban transport ticket or a liter of gasoline cost in Japan?

  • One way ticket on public transport= 1.78€
  • 🚕Standard initial taxi= 5.08€
  • Monthly public transport pass= 84.74€
  • One hour trip by taxi= 28.73€
  • 1 Km standard taxi= 3.47€
  • Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW= 17,923.3€
  • Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline= 21,516.5€
  • 1 liter of gasoline= 1.22€

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Living in Japan

Life in Japan:
  • 😜Fun= Great
  • Quality of life= Good
  • Safety= Great
  • 🚶Walkability= Great
  • ☮Peace= Good
  • 🚦Traffic safety= Okay
  • 🏥Hospitals= Bad
  • 👯‍♀️Nightlife= Great
  • 📶Free wifi= Okay
  • 🏠Places to work from= Great
  • A/C or heating= Great
  • 😉Friendly to foreigners= Okay
  • English speaking= Bad
  • Freedom of speech= Good
  • 🖐🏿Racial tolerance= Bad
  • 👩Female friendly= Good
  • 🌈LGBT friendly= Good
  • Good for Startup= Okay
  • 😤People density= Not busy: 4k ppl/km² (15x15m)
  • 📡Internet= Fast: 25Mbps (avg)
  • 🤗Happiness= Okay

Prices for buying or renting houses or apartments in Japan

How much does it cost to rent or buy a house in Japan?

  • 🏫Monthly rental of a one-bedroom apartment in the center= 754.59€
  • Monthly rental of a one-bedroom apartment in the suburbs= 496.82€
  • 🏫Monthly rental of a 3-room apartment in the center= 1,709.33€
  • 🏘Monthly rental of a 3-bedroom apartment in the suburbs= 915.95€
  • Price per square meter of an apartment in the center= 6,606.76€
  • Price per square meter of an apartment in the suburbs= 3,317.69€
more rental rates for apartments
  • 🏫Price of small apartment in the center= 396,405.6€
  • 🏫Price of large flat in the center= 660,676.0€
  • Price of small apartment in the outskirts= 199,061.4€
  • 🏘Big apartment price in the outskirts= 331,769.0€
  • Percentage mortgage interest rate= 1.22%

Budget for Travelers in Japan

How much money do you need in a day in Japan?
  • Budget low cost traveler*= 34.23€
  • 👪Travel budget for a family of 1 children= 151.28€
  • Travel budget for a family of 3 children= 270.97€

* Low cost travel budget (1 person for 1 day): this budget is adjusted for a backpacker and consists of 2 meals (on the street or in the market), one night in a hostel or hostel, two bottles of water, a beer and 1 metro or bus ticket.

Other important data in Japan

Other important data:
  • Inflation 2017= 0.0056
  • Inflation 2018= 0.0084
  • Income per capita= 35,374.50€
  • Unemployment Rate= 3%
  • Number of inhabitants= 126,854,745
  • Annual population growth= 0.00
  • Annual growth of the total population= -330,587
  • Population density/Km2= 348
  • Area in km2= 364,555
  • Number of migrants= 50,000

Quality Indices in Japan

  • Happiness index= 5.92
  • Income per capita index= 1.29
  • Social security index= 1.53
  • Life expectancy index= 0.99
  • Individual’s freedom index= 0.61
  • Generosity Index= 0.08
  • Corruption perception index= 0.15

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