Location Factors


The location factor for Japan is 1.27, based on national living costs.

This means a ¥9,819,411 per year salary would roughly be compareable to €60,000 in Germany.
It would be ¥8,479,932 based on market rates.

You can also start a calculation based on Japan.

Name Japan
Chosen Factor 1.27
Market Rates 1.10
Consumer Price Index 1.05
Rent Index* 1.09
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index 1.06
Groceries Index 1.27
Restaurant Price Index* 0.70
Local Purchasing Power Index* 0.88
Buffer Location Bracket* B
Currency Japanese Yen (JPY)
Income Tax* 8% to 50%
* Not used for index.
Market rates based on GlassdoorPayScaleEurostat. Living costs based on Numbeo.

Locations in Japan

City Factor Based On
Aomori 1.10 Market Rates
Chiba 1.10 Market Rates
Fukuoka 1.17 Living Costs
Hiroshima 1.10 Market Rates
Kyoto 1.34 Living Costs
Niigata 1.16 Living Costs
Osaka 1.10 Market Rates
Saitama 1.52 Living Costs
Sapporo 1.10 Market Rates
Tokyo 1.34 Living Costs
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