How much did Tokyo spend on the Olympics?

Did Tokyo lose money on the 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.

Characteristic Loss in billion Japanese yen

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 did Rio Olympics make?


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

Do athletes pay to go to the Olympics?

Unlike countries such as the UK or Singapore, American Olympians don’t get paid to attend the Olympics.

How is Tokyo making money from Olympics?

The Tokyo Olympics will still bring in money from sponsors and TV revenue, but the overall revenue picture is unclear due to the pandemic. It’s worth noting that many Olympic Games are not profitable for the host city, according to the independent nonpartisan organization Council on Foreign Relations.

How expensive is Tokyo?

Summary about cost of living in Tokyo, Japan: Family of four estimated monthly costs are 4,248$ (482,645¥) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 1,178$ (133,808¥) without rent. Tokyo is 14.76% less expensive than New York (without rent).

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