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Grocery budget for one person per month in Japan
On average a signle person can spend arround 240 (USD) a month which is considered on the expensive side comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water. Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.
Grocery budget for two people per month in Japan
400 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses. this budget is considered a bit expensive if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.
Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Japan
Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 633 (USD) per month in Japan, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered not cheap at all. This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.
Average living cost in Japan for one person per month
An average single consumer can make it through one month in Japan for arround 1234 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities. This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 240 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 551 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 469 (USD).
Average living cost in Japan for a couple per month
Monthly cost of living for a couple in Japan can average 2000 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world. Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 827 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 400 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 668 (USD).
Average living cost in Japan for family of 4 per month
For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Japan for about 5189 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide. Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 1517 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 1986 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 633 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 324 (USD).