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Life in Japan

Living Cost and Price

1. Price of goods

Prices of major products in Japan

Prices of major products in Japan
Prices of major products in Japan

2. The cost of living

The average monthly expenses (excluding academic fees) of an international student are shown below. The cost of living in metropolitan areas is higher than in rural areas.

The cost of living

Breakdown of itemized monthly spending

(excluding academic fees) (national average)

Breakdown of itemized monthly spending

Average rent by area

Note: Calculated at US$1 = ¥114

Average rent by area