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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and Singapore Reverse

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You would need around 8,777.04S$ (24,540.57AED) in Singapore to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 18,000.00AED 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 40.48% higher than in Dubai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 36.34% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in Singapore are 32.02% higher than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 0.40% higher than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 38.18% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 32.86% lower than in Dubai

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  Dubai  Singapore      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 AED     27.96 AED      +11.84 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED     164.96 AED      +9.98 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 21.00 AED     19.57 AED      -6.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 AED     22.37 AED      -36.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 35.00 AED     25.16 AED      -28.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 15.30 AED     15.08 AED      -1.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.57 AED     4.60 AED      +193.20 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.10 AED     3.23 AED      +192.37 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 5.44 AED     8.41 AED      +54.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.32 AED     6.10 AED      +41.18 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 7.35 AED     11.02 AED      +49.90 %
Eggs (12) 9.69 AED     7.45 AED      -23.16 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 31.22 AED     64.93 AED      +107.96 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 25.21 AED     29.53 AED      +17.16 %
Apples (1kg) 9.63 AED     11.27 AED      +16.99 %
Oranges (1kg) 8.15 AED     10.61 AED      +30.13 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.70 AED     9.05 AED      +58.85 %
Potato (1kg) 4.43 AED     7.31 AED      +65.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.24 AED     6.34 AED      +20.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 AED     4.91 AED      +153.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 AED     83.88 AED      +11.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 25.15 AED     17.78 AED      -29.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 27.58 AED     16.08 AED      -41.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED     33.55 AED      +235.52 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.80 AED     5.03 AED      +4.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 AED     279.60 AED      +39.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 AED     9.23 AED      +163.62 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.80 AED     1.85 AED      +2.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED     50.33 AED      +67.76 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.76 AED     5.92 AED      +237.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 71,000.00 AED     391,439.45 AED      +451.32 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 564.05 AED     555.04 AED      -1.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.55 AED     0.51 AED      -6.83 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 277.78 AED     108.37 AED      -60.99 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 349.46 AED     375.07 AED      +7.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 81.67 AED     37.75 AED      -53.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED     32.99 AED      -5.73 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 299.91 AED     333.08 AED      +11.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 202.34 AED     183.52 AED      -9.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 319.79 AED     373.88 AED      +16.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 371.42 AED     400.04 AED      +7.71 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,800.43 AED     10,315.97 AED      +51.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,337.28 AED     6,609.42 AED      +52.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,738.37 AED     18,064.13 AED      +31.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,637.16 AED     10,574.46 AED      +9.73 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 19,144.26 AED     61,396.65 AED      +220.71 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,778.95 AED     33,960.91 AED      +215.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 11,890.11 AED     10,884.48 AED      -8.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.25     2.37      -54.87 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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