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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and Singapore Reverse

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You would need around 8,509.35S$ (23,103.82AED) 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.

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 29.10% higher than in Dubai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 21.60% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in Singapore are 14.35% higher than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 9.50% lower than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 22.06% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 20.67% lower than in Dubai

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  Dubai  Singapore      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 AED     27.15 AED      +8.60 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 164.00 AED     135.76 AED      -17.22 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 22.00 AED     19.01 AED      -13.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 AED     21.72 AED      -37.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 35.00 AED     27.15 AED      -22.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 15.14 AED     14.84 AED      -2.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.55 AED     4.41 AED      +185.29 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.07 AED     3.15 AED      +195.24 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 5.58 AED     9.08 AED      +62.70 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.17 AED     5.96 AED      +42.70 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 8.55 AED     11.67 AED      +36.55 %
Eggs (12) 9.83 AED     7.78 AED      -20.89 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 32.45 AED     54.46 AED      +67.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 27.00 AED     26.72 AED      -1.03 %
Apples (1kg) 11.01 AED     10.91 AED      -0.99 %
Oranges (1kg) 10.14 AED     9.42 AED      -7.12 %
Tomato (1kg) 7.74 AED     8.12 AED      +4.91 %
Potato (1kg) 5.12 AED     4.97 AED      -3.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.25 AED     5.95 AED      -4.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.08 AED     4.78 AED      +129.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 72.50 AED     95.03 AED      +31.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 23.86 AED     17.40 AED      -27.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 25.33 AED     16.17 AED      -36.18 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED     35.02 AED      +250.25 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED     4.62 AED      -7.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 210.00 AED     325.81 AED      +55.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 AED     9.23 AED      +84.63 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 AED     2.04 AED      +1.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.77 AED     51.59 AED      +73.26 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.75 AED     5.97 AED      +241.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 AED     380,115.32 AED      +375.14 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 547.58 AED     552.93 AED      +0.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.58 AED     0.50 AED      -14.54 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 286.04 AED     102.55 AED      -64.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 364.25 AED     381.71 AED      +4.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 87.22 AED     42.99 AED      -50.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED     32.58 AED      -6.91 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 343.49 AED     287.97 AED      -16.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 237.62 AED     169.42 AED      -28.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 335.31 AED     335.12 AED      -0.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 383.89 AED     402.87 AED      +4.94 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,451.87 AED     10,029.04 AED      +34.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,052.11 AED     6,363.54 AED      +25.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,505.37 AED     17,451.37 AED      +12.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,474.68 AED     10,119.95 AED      -3.39 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 18,685.74 AED     68,625.54 AED      +267.26 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,131.09 AED     36,578.61 AED      +228.62 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 11,417.99 AED     11,013.81 AED      -3.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.94     2.31      -53.25 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AED