Rents in Japan compared to Asia

This is a comparison of median monthly rental prices in the most expensive region of the capital/most important city for a 1-bedroom apartment. The numbers are based on our in-house research.

Japan, Tokyo $ 4,346
Singapore $ 3,800
Hong Kong $ 3,174
Indonesia, Jakarta $ 1,840
Thailand, Bangkok $ 1,373
Georgia, Tbilisi $ 1,125
Taiwan, Taipei $ 782
Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur $ 767
Philippines, Manila $ 732
Vietnam/HCMC, Hanoi $ 672
India, Mumbai $ 490

Japan has house price statistics, particularly monthly average condominium prices in Tokyo, published by the Land Institute of Japan. Land price statistics are available from the Japan Real Estate Institute (JREI), as well as rent index. For a summary of Japan's economic and real estate trends, see monthly JREI reports. Japan's Statistics Bureau and the Bank of Japan have good collections of general economics data