Japan - General information
RegionEastern Asia
CapitalTokyo
LanguageJapanese
CurrencyYen
Population127,253,075
Phone code+81
Cost of living in Japan, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 291 493
Food 321 470
Transportation 71 275
Communications and utilities 97 126
Clothing 23 88
Sports and leisure 47 147
Accommodation in Japan, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre294
Shared room in city centre498
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre429
1 bedroom apartment in city centre694
Coordinates of Japan
Time ZoneAsia/Tokyo
GMT +9
DST +9
Latitude35.685360000
Longitude139.753090000
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. 7.6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 38.2 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 6.4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3.8 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4.8 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1.3 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1.0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3.6 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1.3 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1.7 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2.2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.8 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 3.5 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1.8 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 4.3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3.7 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 7.1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 18.0 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 8.2 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 6.2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 3.0 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 5.4 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 11.5 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2.7 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.7 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4.3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1.9 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 88.2 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 6.9 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 3.3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 28.9 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,851.6 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 83.6 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 15.6 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 17.2 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 71.0 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 38.8 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 78.3 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 105.6 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 867.6 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 535.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,866.6 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,100.9 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 185.6 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.4 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 38.5 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 9,535.1 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 4,261.2 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,556.5 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 1.43%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Japan

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C35302520171922273133363636
Average high°C262015107811172225283018
Average temperature°C2216116347131721252614
Average low°C191372-00391317212311
Record low°C104-1-5-7-8-6-15101516-8
RainDays161411989131414161513151
SnowDays00248841000027
FogDays121312108791013141614137
ThunderstormsDays21100011123517
SnowfallCm.0049131291000047
Average precipitationMm.19214182484861961201271771521391383
Relative humidity%74696663626060636773757367
Relative humidity morning%85807672697073778085878578
Relative humidity evening%66615855535455565867696560
Wind speedKm/h13131313141617181616141715
Monthly sunshineHours1421521431531541471621821861451631931922
Day LengthHours13121110111112141515151413
Dew point°C18115-0-3-20611162121103
Growing degree-day°C383208570000992333414685162303
Solar radiation, globalMj/m213119881114181917171713
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