Tokyo and San Francisco Price Comparison

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"Tokyo and San Francisco Price Comparison", pegasus, January 01, 1994, https://nautilus.org/pegasus/tokyo-and-san-francisco-price-comparison/


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Tokyo and San Francisco Price Comparison

Category Description Cost in Tokyo
in Yen (¥)
Cost in San Francisco in Dollars

($)

Food Coke ¥110 $0.50
Sushi plate (about 7 pieces) ¥2,000—3,000 $7.50-9.50
Big Mac hamburger ¥240 $2.38
Milk ¥100 (180 ml.)
Rice (5kg or 11.35 lbs) ¥3000
Ice cream cone ¥200
Clothes T-shirt ¥1,000-4,000 $10-25
Jeans ¥5,000-8,000 $20-40
Sweat shirt ¥2,000-6,000 $25-50
Postage Domestic postcards ¥50 $0.20
Domestic letters ¥80 up to 25g $0.32
Entertainment Domestic music CD ¥2,800 $16.95
Imported music CD ¥2,000
Movie ticket toTitanic ¥2,000 Adult¥1,500 Student $8.00
Magazine ¥200-500 $2.50
Other Honda Accord EXII (1800cc, automatic) ¥1,684,000
1 gallon of gasoline ¥321 $1.30
3 minute telephone call to San Francisco at 7 pm ¥360
Hair cut ¥2,000-¥4,000 $10-30

 

Source: AFS Japan Country Information; Yuka Shindo, GLOCOM, Japan.

 


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