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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and Singapore Reverse

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You would need around 8,384.45S$ (22,598.71AED) in Singapore to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 19,000.00AED in Dubai (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 29.80% higher than in Dubai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 18.94% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in Singapore are 8.82% higher than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 11.76% lower than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 23.92% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 20.34% lower than in Dubai

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  Dubai  Singapore      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 AED     26.95 AED      +7.81 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 164.00 AED     134.77 AED      -17.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 22.00 AED     18.87 AED      -14.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 AED     20.21 AED      -42.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 35.00 AED     24.26 AED      -30.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 15.40 AED     14.66 AED      -4.79 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.56 AED     4.23 AED      +171.87 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.06 AED     3.10 AED      +192.25 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 5.46 AED     9.58 AED      +75.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.25 AED     6.29 AED      +48.14 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 8.25 AED     11.71 AED      +41.93 %
Eggs (12) 9.66 AED     8.07 AED      -16.46 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 32.14 AED     52.02 AED      +61.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 26.41 AED     26.48 AED      +0.25 %
Apples (1kg) 10.56 AED     11.01 AED      +4.20 %
Oranges (1kg) 10.18 AED     9.51 AED      -6.57 %
Tomato (1kg) 6.78 AED     7.91 AED      +16.76 %
Potato (1kg) 4.83 AED     5.17 AED      +6.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.65 AED     5.93 AED      -10.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.97 AED     4.69 AED      +137.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 AED     90.29 AED      +28.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 22.44 AED     15.90 AED      -29.15 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 26.25 AED     15.50 AED      -40.96 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED     34.77 AED      +247.70 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED     4.58 AED      -8.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 210.00 AED     323.44 AED      +54.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 AED     9.16 AED      +83.28 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 AED     1.90 AED      -4.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED     53.91 AED      +79.69 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.74 AED     5.54 AED      +217.76 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 77,500.00 AED     377,343.51 AED      +386.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 563.38 AED     574.88 AED      +2.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.53 AED     0.49 AED      -6.76 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 296.12 AED     94.04 AED      -68.24 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 354.00 AED     394.41 AED      +11.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 85.62 AED     42.68 AED      -50.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED     32.34 AED      -7.59 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 318.80 AED     281.34 AED      -11.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 232.84 AED     159.92 AED      -31.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 336.18 AED     325.30 AED      -3.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 386.67 AED     371.94 AED      -3.81 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,678.05 AED     9,620.99 AED      +25.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,170.25 AED     6,218.47 AED      +20.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,956.95 AED     17,077.79 AED      +7.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,646.14 AED     10,013.08 AED      -5.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 18,872.86 AED     67,511.56 AED      +257.72 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,024.76 AED     35,511.18 AED      +222.10 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 11,276.89 AED     10,684.63 AED      -5.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.90     2.34      -52.22 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015February, 2015
Contributors:380295
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: AED