Austria vs Japan - Cost of Living Comparison

Austria Japan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1467
$1171
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3623
$2988
🏠 One person rent
$755
$531
🏘️ Family rent
$1430
$1043
🍽️ Food expenses
$437
$394
🚐 Transport expenses
$122
$143
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2255
$2440
💸 GDP per capita
$48589
$40193
😃 Human freedom index
8.67
8.73
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
84.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
73
🌐 English speaking %
73.1%
15%
🎓 Higher education
93
99
😀 Quality of life
85
79
🏙️ Population
8.98M
126M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1467) is 25% more expensive than in Japan ($1171). Austria ranked 25th vs 43rd for Japan in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Austria compared to 2.1 months in Japan. Ranked 5th and 18th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Japan

We calculate prices for Austria and Japan as a population-weighted mean of 26 and 907 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Austria Japan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$6.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.4
$31.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.62
$5.35
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.96
$3.39
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$3.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$1.08
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$709
$558
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$552
$359
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$1157
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1112
$783
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$98.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$213
$152
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33
$34.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.01%
1.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7152
$4765
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4966
$2789
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.45
$1.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46.5
$67
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$26
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.4
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.88
$1.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$3.3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.89
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$6.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.3
$18.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$4.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$2.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$4.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$4.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$2.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$2.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
$1.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.62
$8.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.81
$3.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.2
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
$3.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
$1.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$56
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
$12.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
$34.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
$17
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.6
$47.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.3
$59.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$323
$331
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9588
$11700

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Cities Comparison in Austria vs Japan

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

City Cost of living Population
Vienna
$1582
1.91M
Graz
$1217
289K
Linz
$1387
205K
Salzburg
$1359
155K
Innsbruck
$1395
132K
Klagenfurt
$1369
101K
Sankt Polten
$1321
55.5K
Dornbirn
$1435
48.1K
Wels
$1182
61.2K
Villach
$1438
61.9K
Wiener Neustadt
$1301
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1261
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1594
26.3K
Bregenz
$1446
29.8K
Steyr
$1345
38.3K
Modling
$1280
20.6K
Leoben
$1115
24.6K
Leonding
$1292
28.7K
Klosterneuburg
$1345
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1336
25K
Krems an der Donau
$1319
24.6K
Traun
$1270
24.5K
Amstetten
$1269
23.7K
Lustenau
$1327
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1288
22.8K
Hallein
$1217
21.2K

In Japan

City Cost of living Population
Tokyo
$1698
14M
Yokohama
$1653
3.76M
Osaka
$1295
2.75M
Nagoya
$1337
2.33M
Kawasaki
$1133
1.54M
Kobe
$1305
1.51M
Sapporo
$1140
1.96M
Kyoto
$1163
1.46M
Hiroshima
$1227
1.2M
Fukuoka
$1234
1.6M
Sendai
$1128
1.06M
Yokosuka
$1133
390K
Kitakyushu
$1049
935K
Sakai
$1220
824K
Chiba
$1395
982K
Saitama
$1179
1.32M
Kumamoto
$1200
738K
Okayama
$1155
720K
Sagamihara
$1153
726K
Shizuoka
$1057
686K
Kagoshima
$1170
594K
Funabashi
$1170
641K
Kashiwa
$999
434K
Kawaguchi
$1085
593K
Hachioji
$1234
576K
Utsunomiya
$1136
518K
Niigata
$1034
791K
Hamamatsu
$1232
788K
Himeji
$1164
528K
Kanazawa
$924
462K