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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and Singapore Reverse

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You would need around 7,778.97S$ (21,146.77AED) 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).

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Singapore are 24.88% higher than in Dubai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 11.30% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in Singapore are 1.44% lower than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 16.00% lower than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 20.47% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 12.53% lower than in Dubai

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  Dubai  Singapore      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED
(11.04 S$)
    27.18 AED
(10.00 S$)
     -9.38 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED
(55.18 S$)
    135.92 AED
(50.00 S$)
     -9.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 24.15 AED
(8.88 S$)
    19.03 AED
(7.00 S$)
     -21.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 AED
(12.87 S$)
    19.03 AED
(7.00 S$)
     -45.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 38.00 AED
(13.98 S$)
    21.75 AED
(8.00 S$)
     -42.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 15.99 AED
(5.88 S$)
    14.44 AED
(5.31 S$)
     -9.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 AED
(0.59 S$)
    4.12 AED
(1.52 S$)
     +158.38 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.14 AED
(0.42 S$)
    2.95 AED
(1.09 S$)
     +159.90 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.21 AED
(7.80 S$)
    29.15 AED
(10.72 S$)
     +37.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.09 AED
(1.51 S$)
    5.45 AED
(2.01 S$)
     +33.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.99 AED
(1.47 S$)
    3.78 AED
(1.39 S$)
     -5.12 %
Eggs (12) 9.77 AED
(3.60 S$)
    7.89 AED
(2.90 S$)
     -19.31 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.60 AED
(5.37 S$)
    25.73 AED
(9.46 S$)
     +76.26 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.50 AED
(4.23 S$)
    10.78 AED
(3.96 S$)
     -6.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.09 AED
(1.51 S$)
    4.71 AED
(1.73 S$)
     +15.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.20 AED
(1.54 S$)
    4.35 AED
(1.60 S$)
     +3.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.08 AED
(1.13 S$)
    3.59 AED
(1.32 S$)
     +16.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.47 AED
(0.91 S$)
    3.46 AED
(1.27 S$)
     +40.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 7.14 AED
(2.63 S$)
    5.72 AED
(2.10 S$)
     -19.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.16 AED
(0.80 S$)
    4.71 AED
(1.73 S$)
     +117.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 AED
(27.59 S$)
    81.55 AED
(30.00 S$)
     +8.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 29.73 AED
(10.94 S$)
    14.83 AED
(5.46 S$)
     -50.12 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.87 AED
(11.35 S$)
    16.79 AED
(6.18 S$)
     -45.62 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED
(3.68 S$)
    35.34 AED
(13.00 S$)
     +253.40 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED
(1.84 S$)
    4.89 AED
(1.80 S$)
     -2.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 220.00 AED
(80.93 S$)
    264.98 AED
(97.48 S$)
     +20.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 AED
(2.21 S$)
    9.24 AED
(3.40 S$)
     +54.05 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 AED
(1.18 S$)
    2.41 AED
(0.89 S$)
     -25.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.77 AED
(10.95 S$)
    48.93 AED
(18.00 S$)
     +64.34 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.67 AED
(2.46 S$)
    21.64 AED
(7.96 S$)
     +224.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 75,000.00 AED
(27,589.23 S$)
    366,990.97 AED
(135,000.00 S$)
     +389.32 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 560.03 AED
(206.01 S$)
    519.89 AED
(191.24 S$)
     -7.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.52 AED
(0.19 S$)
    0.53 AED
(0.20 S$)
     +1.84 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 291.47 AED
(107.22 S$)
    116.39 AED
(42.81 S$)
     -60.07 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 330.11 AED
(121.43 S$)
    361.01 AED
(132.80 S$)
     +9.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 108.75 AED
(40.00 S$)
    35.93 AED
(13.22 S$)
     -66.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED
(12.87 S$)
    32.62 AED
(12.00 S$)
     -6.80 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 273.65 AED
(100.67 S$)
    283.10 AED
(104.14 S$)
     +3.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 223.12 AED
(82.08 S$)
    165.13 AED
(60.75 S$)
     -25.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 310.00 AED
(114.04 S$)
    347.28 AED
(127.75 S$)
     +12.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 371.59 AED
(136.69 S$)
    367.74 AED
(135.27 S$)
     -1.04 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,403.52 AED
(2,723.43 S$)
    8,519.91 AED
(3,134.11 S$)
     +15.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,385.73 AED
(1,981.17 S$)
    5,507.73 AED
(2,026.05 S$)
     +2.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,846.03 AED
(5,829.07 S$)
    15,561.63 AED
(5,724.44 S$)
     -1.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,918.19 AED
(4,016.33 S$)
    9,394.97 AED
(3,456.00 S$)
     -13.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,657.92 AED
(609.88 S$)
    6,499.55 AED
(2,390.90 S$)
     +292.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,124.55 AED
(413.67 S$)
    3,426.60 AED
(1,260.50 S$)
     +204.71 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 11,492.29 AED
(4,227.51 S$)
    11,187.85 AED
(4,115.52 S$)
     -2.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.64     2.22      -52.30 %
 
Last updateJune, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: AED