Japan - General information
Region region
Capital Tokyo
Language Japanese
Currency Yen
Population 127,253,075
Phone code +81
Cost of living in Japan
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 291 493
Food 321 470
Transportation 71 275
Communications and utilities 97 126
Clothing 23 88
Sports and leisure 47 147
Total 850 1,599
Accommodation in Japan USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 294
Shared room in city centre 498
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 429
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 694
Coordinates of Japan
Time Zone Asia/Tokyo
GMT +9
DST +9
Latitude 35.685360000
Longitude 139.753090000
Elevation (STRM3) 19 m.

List of largest cities in Japan

 
Tokyo Tokyo
Tokyo Tokyo
8,336,599
Yokohama Yokohama
Yokohama Kanagawa
3,574,443
Osaka Osaka
Osaka Ōsaka
2,592,413
Nagoya Nagoya
Nagoya Aichi
2,191,279
Sapporo Sapporo
Sapporo Hokkaido
1,883,027
Kobe Kobe
Kobe Hyōgo
1,528,478

Cost of living and prices in Japan

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 8 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 38 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 6 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 4 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 5 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 2 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 7 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 18 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 8 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 6 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 5 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 11 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 2 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 88 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 7 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 29 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,852 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 84 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 16 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 17 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 71 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 39 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 78 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 106 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 868 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 536 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,867 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,101 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 186 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 38 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 9,535 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 4,261 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,557 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 1.43%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Japan

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 35 30 25 20 17 19 22 27 31 33 36 36 36
Average high °C 26 20 15 10 7 8 11 17 22 25 28 30 18
Average temperature °C 22 16 11 6 3 4 7 13 17 21 25 26 14
Average low °C 19 13 7 2 -0 0 3 9 13 17 21 23 11
Record low °C 10 4 -1 -5 -7 -8 -6 -1 5 10 15 16 -8
Rain Days 16 14 11 9 8 9 13 14 14 16 15 13 151
Snow Days 0 0 2 4 8 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 27
Fog Days 12 13 12 10 8 7 9 10 13 14 16 14 137
Thunderstorms Days 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 5 17
Snowfall Cm. 0 0 4 9 13 12 9 1 0 0 0 0 47
Average precipitation Mm. 192 141 82 48 48 61 96 120 127 177 152 139 1383
Relative humidity % 74 69 66 63 62 60 60 63 67 73 75 73 67
Relative humidity morning % 85 80 76 72 69 70 73 77 80 85 87 85 78
Relative humidity evening % 66 61 58 55 53 54 55 56 58 67 69 65 60
Wind speed Km/h 13 13 13 13 14 16 17 18 16 16 14 17 15
Monthly sunshine Hours 142 152 143 153 154 147 162 182 186 145 163 193 1922
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 10 11 11 12 14 15 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 18 11 5 -0 -3 -2 0 6 11 16 21 21 103
Growing degree-day °C 383 208 57 0 0 0 0 99 233 341 468 516 2303
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 13 11 9 8 8 11 14 18 19 17 17 17 13
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