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Here's What $1,000 A Month In Rent Looks Like In 26 Countries Around The World

Lmao so glad I just moved to New York.

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Unless stated otherwise, all prices in this post have been converted to US dollars and reflect the listing price and conversion rate.

1. Tokyo, Japan – $975

Via realestate.co.jp

Cost in local currency: ¥106,000JPY per month

Size: Studio apartment

Neighborhood: Shinjuku

Amenities: There's a bath! Sure, you might not fit in it — but it's still a bath.

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2. Tavira, Portugal – $649

Via east-algarve-property-rentals.com

Cost in local currency: €550EUR per month

Size: One-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Tavira City

Amenities: Just a three-minute walk from the ridiculously pretty Tavira Island beach, this apartment also has a sofa that can fit two extra friends.

3. Hoi An, Vietnam – $900

Via hoianhouse.com

Cost in local currency: ₫20,000,000VND per month

Size: Six-bedroom house

Neighborhood: Cẩm Châu

Amenities: This property has views of surrounding rice fields and is just a quick drive from Cua Dai beach. This three-story house also has an amazing rooftop.

4. Brooklyn, New York, United States – $1,000

Via streeteasy.com

Cost in local currency: $1,000 per month

Size: Studio

Neighborhood: Bushwick

Amenities: This Brooklyn condo comes with a bathroom...but sadly, no kitchen. If you want to move in here, you'd better like ordering in.

5. Levallois-Perret, France – $1,174

Via paris-housing.com

Cost in local currency: €1,000EUR per month

Size: Split-level one-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Levallois-Perret

Amenities: First of all, this apartment is located just outside Paris — a big drawcard for those of us who aren't already living near Paris. Secondly, loft apartments always feel bigger than regular ones, and since this spot is already furnished, you won't need to worry about getting your bed up the stairs.

6. Florence, Italy – $945

Via property-italy.immobiliare.it

Cost in local currency: €800EUR per month

Size: Two-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Florence

Amenities: This apartment, which is technically for students only, is located 15 minutes away from Florence's historic center. There's a balcony, a washer, and enough single beds for all your school friends.

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7. Mérida, Mexico – $846

Via century21global.com

Cost in local currency: 15,000MXN per month

Size: Three-bedroom house

Neighborhood: North Mérida

Amenities: It has a pool – winner!

8. Cairo, Egypt – $1,013

Via propertyfinder.eg

Cost in local currency: 18,000EGP per month

Size: Four-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Maadi Degla

Amenities: It also has a maid's room.

9. Beijing, China – $975

Via zu.fang.com

Cost in local currency: ¥6,500CNY per month

Size: Three-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Jinhan Green Port, Shunyi

Amenities: This place comes fully furnished and has two bathrooms! A fantastic find if you cbf decorating and hate waiting for the shower.

10. London, England – $948

rightmove.co.uk

Cost in local currency: £737GBP per month

Size: Studio

Neighborhood: Bayswater

Amenities: This apartment is just a few minutes away from Hyde Park and has a shared bathroom.

11. Bali, Indonesia – $1,041

Via baliraywhite.com

Cost in local currency: 165,000,000IDR per year

Size: Two-bedroom villa

Neighborhood: Badung

Amenities: A PRIVATE POOL, aka all that matters.

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12. Sydney, Australia – $1,031

realestate.com.au

Cost in local currency: $300AUD per week

Size: Studio

Neighborhood: Potts Point

Amenities: This studio comes with a kitchen you could probably (???) fit inside, and hopefully enough room for a bed.

13. Delhi, India – $982

Via 99acres.com

Cost in local currency: ₹63,000INR per month

Size: Three-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Greater Kailash II

Amenities: Three bathrooms, three balconies, and a "servant room."

14. Nairobi, Kenya – $970

Via property24.co.ke

Cost in local currency: 100,000KES per month

Size: Three-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Kilimani

Amenities: The apartment building has a swimming pool and a gym!

15. Buenos Aires, Argentina – $1,100

Via buenosaireshabitat.com

Cost in local currency: 18,939ARS per month

Size: Studio apartment

Neighborhood: Palermo

Amenities: This rental comes with free Wi-Fi and a weekly cleaning service.

16. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – $976

Via bhomes.com

Cost in local currency: 43,000AED per year

Size: Studio apartment

Neighborhood: Discovery Gardens

Amenities: This complex has it all — swimming pools, tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts, a mosque, and running trails.

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17. Prague, Czech Republic – $990

Via praguerealestate.cz

Cost in local currency: 22,000CZK per month

Size: Studio apartment

Neighborhood: Prague 1

Amenities: This open-plan home comes ~partially furnished~ with a kitchen that includes a microwave, induction plate, and dishwasher.

18. Greater Toronto Area, Canada – $955

Via realtor.ca

Cost in local currency: $1,200CAD per month

Size: Two-bedroom basement apartment

Neighborhood: Milton

Amenities: You're allowed to park your car on the driveway outside.

19. Alajuela, Costa Rica – $950

Via realtor.com

Cost in local currency: 545,302CRC per month

Size: One-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Alajuela

Amenities: This apartment building is situated near Costa Rica's tropical dry forest and offers views of mountains and a garden. Nature!

20. Berlin, Germany – $939

Via engelvoelkers.com

Cost in local currency: €795EUR per month

Size: One-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Mitte

Amenities: This fresh apartment is located in Berlin's most central borough and has loads of natural sunlight, as you can see.

21. Split, Croatia – $1,025

Via longtermlettings.com

Cost in local currency: €899EUR per month

Size: Two-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Dugi Rat

Amenities: This penthouse apartment has views of the goddamn Adriatic Sea. Not only that, the building also includes a hot tub and a trampoline. Honestly, what more could you want?

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22. Geylang, Singapore – $992

Via propertyguru.com.sg

Cost in local currency: 1,350SGD per month

Size: One-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Balestier

Amenities: This place is literally brand new and comes fully furnished.

23. Abuja, Nigeria – $921

Via privateproperty.com.ng

Cost in local currency: 4,000,000NGN per year

Size: Four-bedroom duplex

Neighborhood: Abo

Amenities: Every room in this house has an en suite bathroom, and there's even an extra guest toilet, for when people ~drop by~.

24. Stockholm, Sweden – $990

Via blocket.se

Cost in local currency: 8,000SEK per month

Size: Two-bedroom house

Neighborhood: Värmdö

Amenities: A wooden deck complete with hammock, and a cozy interior with a perfect fireplace.

25. São Paulo, Brazil – $1,113

Via realtor.com

Cost in local currency: 3,500BRL per month

Size: Three-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood: Valinhos

Amenities: Three bathrooms to go with those three bedrooms.

26. Bangkok, Thailand – $902

Via thailand-property.com

Cost in local currency: ฿30,000THB per month

Size: One-bedroom condo

Neighborhood: Watthana

Amenities: This designer apartment comes furnished and is on the ninth floor.

UPDATE

Milton in Canada is a town in the Greater Toronto Area. An earlier version of this post simply listed it as part of Ontario.

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