How much did Japan bid for the Olympics?


How much did Japan pay to host the Olympics?

TOKYO (AP) — The official price tag for the Tokyo Olympics in $15.4 billion, which a University of Oxford study says is the most expensive on record.

How much did Tokyo bid for the Olympics?

In 2013, when it bid for the 2020 Summer Games, Tokyo thought it would be spending $7.3 billion. By summer 2020, an Oxford economist told the Associated Press that Tokyo’s costs had already more than doubled to $15.84 billion.

How much has Japan spent on the Olympics to date?

What does it hope to gain? Just how much Japan has spent to stage the Olympics isn’t exactly known. The official tally is US$15.4-billion.

How much is it to bid for the Olympics?

When Tokyo was awarded the Olympics back in 2013, the bid committee projected total costs of $7.3 billion, a figure that was revised upwards to $12.6 billion in December 2019, ahead of the postponement.

Did Tokyo lose money on Olympics?

According to estimates dating from January 2021, the Japanese government and other entities involved in hosting the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games would lose approximately 640 billion Japanese yen if the event was postponed. This has happened already.

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Characteristic Loss in billion Japanese yen

Did Japan make money from the Olympics?

“A few years ago, the Tokyo city government estimated the economic legacy of the Games at 12 trillion yen or $109 billion.

When did Japan bid for Olympics?

On September 7, 2013 at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Tokyo won their bid to host the games. Tokyo previously hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Tokyo bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Chair Shintaro Ishihara
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC)
Previous Games hosted
1964 Summer Olympics Bid for 2016

How will Japan make money on the Olympics?

The OCOG budgeted for a projected revenue of $6.7 billion for the Tokyo Games, far lower than its estimated costs — but that estimate includes revenue from fans buying tickets. The Tokyo Olympics will still bring in money from sponsors and TV revenue, but the overall revenue picture is unclear due to the pandemic.

How much will Tokyo lose in Olympics?

Before the Olympics opened in July, Tokyo 2020 organizers forecast ticket sales to plunge from an initially expected 90 billion yen ($820 million) to just a few billion yen. This would mean the loss of over 10% of the organizer’s expected 721 billion yen in total revenue from the Olympics and Paralympics.

How much money did Rio make from the Olympics?


Host City Year Profit/Loss
Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 US$53,150,000
Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics 2016 US$2.0 billion
Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 US$55,000,000
Tokyo Summer Olympics 2021
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