Tijuana vs Tokyo - Cost of Living Comparison

Tijuana Tokyo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$913
$1698
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2398
$4410
🏠 One person rent
$410
$803
🏘️ Family rent
$940
$1693
🍽️ Food expenses
$278
$456
🚐 Transport expenses
$149
$322
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$770
$2899
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
28
100
😀 Quality of life
61
100
🏙️ Population
1.96M
14M

The cost of living in Tijuana is 46% less expensive than in Tokyo. Cities ranked 5672nd and 2208th ($913 vs $1698) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 1st in Mexico and Japan, respectively. Check Mexico vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Tijuana compared to 1.7 months in Tokyo. Tijuana ranked 3rd best city to live in Mexico vs Tokyo ranked 1st in Japan, while ranked 5035th and 1st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Tijuana vs Tokyo

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Tijuana Tokyo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.73
$6.57
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.38
$5.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
$4.45
 Cappuccino
$3.06
$3.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.96
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$547
$1016
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$563
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1147
$2264
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$753
$1286
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$116
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$84.5
$178
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.9
$34.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.44%
1.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1553
$9602
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$899
$6179
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$1.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.8
$77.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.9
$29.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$1.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.59
$1.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$2.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
$15.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.37
$8.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.18
$23.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$7.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$3.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$6.04
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$5.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$4.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$3.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.48
$1.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9
$9.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.16
$2.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.42
$4.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.54
$9.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.88
$3.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.29
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.35
$1.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.4
$68.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.65
$13.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.3
$37.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.4
$25
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.8
$48.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.2
$59.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$123
$560
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3578
$16030

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11 km or 6.5 mi Imperial Beach
$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
18 km or 11 mi National
$1939
21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
$629
22 km or 14 mi Coronado
$1938
23 km or 15 mi Lemon Grove
$1945
24 km or 15 mi San Diego
$2797
27 km or 17 mi La Mesa
$2115
30 km or 19 mi El Cajon
$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
140 km or 87 mi San Jacinto
$1952

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Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.3 mi Musashino
$1031
12 km or 7.4 mi Komae
$1026
12 km or 7.5 mi Mitaka
$1047
13 km or 8 mi Wako
$1023
13 km or 8.4 mi Kawaguchi
$1085
14 km or 8.5 mi Hirai
$1019
14 km or 8.9 mi Toda
$1029
14 km or 8.9 mi Chofu
$1055
14 km or 9 mi Nishitokyo
$1046
15 km or 9.3 mi Asaka
$1032
15 km or 9.4 mi Warabi
$1022
16 km or 10 mi Niiza
$1037
17 km or 10 mi Higashikurume
$1023
17 km or 11 mi Koganei
$1026
18 km or 11 mi Kawasaki-ku
$1054
18 km or 11 mi Inagi
$1021
18 km or 11 mi Soka
$1061
18 km or 11 mi Kiyose
$1025
19 km or 12 mi Shiki
$1022
19 km or 12 mi Kawasaki
$1133
19 km or 12 mi Urayasu
$1036
20 km or 12 mi Fuchu
$1064
20 km or 12 mi Saitama
$1179
20 km or 12 mi Kodaira
$1048
20 km or 12 mi Yashio
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Kokubunji
$1026
21 km or 13 mi Higashimurayama
$1031
21 km or 13 mi Miyoshi
$1019
22 km or 14 mi Ichikawa
$1069
22 km or 14 mi Matsudo
$1170
23 km or 14 mi Misato
$1031
23 km or 14 mi Fujimi
$1027
23 km or 14 mi Kunitachi
$1023
23 km or 14 mi Tama
$1029
24 km or 15 mi Tokorozawa
$1081
24 km or 15 mi Koshigaya
$1031
25 km or 15 mi Tachikawa
$1043
25 km or 15 mi Higashiyamato
$1026
26 km or 16 mi Yoshikawa
$1020
26 km or 16 mi Fujimino
$1025