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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and Singapore Reverse

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You would need around 8,261.30S$ (23,749.38AED) in Singapore to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 17,000.00AED in Dubai (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 43.93% higher than in Dubai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 39.70% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in Singapore are 35.23% higher than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 0.46% higher than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 43.38% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 32.48% lower than in Dubai

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  Dubai  Singapore      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 AED     28.75 AED      +14.99 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED     158.11 AED      +5.41 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 21.00 AED     20.12 AED      -4.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 AED     22.04 AED      -37.03 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 35.00 AED     25.87 AED      -26.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 15.19 AED     15.44 AED      +1.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 AED     4.62 AED      +192.58 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.10 AED     3.27 AED      +196.01 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 5.42 AED     8.53 AED      +57.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.32 AED     6.23 AED      +44.31 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 6.88 AED     10.91 AED      +58.70 %
Eggs (12) 9.65 AED     7.64 AED      -20.80 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 28.97 AED     61.88 AED      +113.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 25.23 AED     30.24 AED      +19.85 %
Apples (1kg) 9.52 AED     12.02 AED      +26.21 %
Oranges (1kg) 7.73 AED     11.10 AED      +43.63 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.78 AED     9.77 AED      +68.98 %
Potato (1kg) 4.30 AED     8.19 AED      +90.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.28 AED     6.41 AED      +21.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 AED     5.19 AED      +170.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 AED     86.24 AED      +14.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 27.50 AED     18.09 AED      -34.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 26.75 AED     16.44 AED      -38.53 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED     34.50 AED      +244.97 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.80 AED     5.17 AED      +7.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 AED     281.73 AED      +40.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 AED     9.49 AED      +171.05 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.78 AED     1.90 AED      +6.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED     54.62 AED      +82.07 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.74 AED     6.09 AED      +249.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,000.00 AED     402,468.50 AED      +474.95 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 552.33 AED     556.64 AED      +0.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.57 AED     0.54 AED      -4.64 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 277.91 AED     114.99 AED      -58.62 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 352.78 AED     380.17 AED      +7.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 88.12 AED     40.51 AED      -54.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED     33.06 AED      -5.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 291.19 AED     347.11 AED      +19.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 202.46 AED     196.53 AED      -2.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 321.30 AED     381.05 AED      +18.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 381.25 AED     402.47 AED      +5.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,756.56 AED     10,312.68 AED      +52.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,268.97 AED     6,516.16 AED      +52.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,287.75 AED     18,251.55 AED      +37.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,582.91 AED     10,757.41 AED      +12.26 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 19,197.25 AED     61,120.17 AED      +218.38 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,566.68 AED     33,907.37 AED      +220.89 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 11,984.23 AED     11,303.96 AED      -5.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.29     2.45      -53.68 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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