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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Japan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Japan are 13.86% lower than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 36.91% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 63.59% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 14.56% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 2.55% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 14.53% higher than in Singapore

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  Singapore  Japan      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S$
(900.20 ¥)
    8.89 S$
(800.00 ¥)
     -11.13 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 S$
(4,501.02 ¥)
    44.43 S$
(4,000.00 ¥)
     -11.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 S$
(630.14 ¥)
    7.22 S$
(650.00 ¥)
     +3.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 S$
(630.14 ¥)
    4.22 S$
(380.00 ¥)
     -39.70 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 S$
(720.16 ¥)
    5.55 S$
(500.00 ¥)
     -30.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.30 S$
(476.91 ¥)
    4.10 S$
(368.77 ¥)
     -22.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 S$
(135.50 ¥)
    1.49 S$
(134.52 ¥)
     -0.72 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.10 S$
(98.73 ¥)
    1.19 S$
(106.81 ¥)
     +8.18 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.77 S$
(969.08 ¥)
    7.68 S$
(691.20 ¥)
     -28.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 S$
(179.39 ¥)
    1.69 S$
(152.38 ¥)
     -15.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.37 S$
(123.18 ¥)
    2.26 S$
(203.46 ¥)
     +65.18 %
Eggs (12) 2.86 S$
(257.36 ¥)
    2.40 S$
(216.38 ¥)
     -15.92 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.60 S$
(864.63 ¥)
    8.85 S$
(796.80 ¥)
     -7.85 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.92 S$
(352.82 ¥)
    4.12 S$
(370.91 ¥)
     +5.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.72 S$
(154.52 ¥)
    2.89 S$
(260.02 ¥)
     +68.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.62 S$
(145.86 ¥)
    2.30 S$
(207.03 ¥)
     +41.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.32 S$
(118.53 ¥)
    3.37 S$
(303.05 ¥)
     +155.67 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.26 S$
(113.22 ¥)
    1.65 S$
(148.19 ¥)
     +30.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 S$
(194.22 ¥)
    1.97 S$
(176.92 ¥)
     -8.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 S$
(156.42 ¥)
    1.55 S$
(139.23 ¥)
     -10.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(2,700.61 ¥)
    13.33 S$
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -55.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.50 S$
(495.50 ¥)
    3.11 S$
(279.85 ¥)
     -43.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.09 S$
(548.04 ¥)
    3.94 S$
(354.49 ¥)
     -35.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 S$
(1,170.26 ¥)
    5.00 S$
(450.00 ¥)
     -61.55 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 S$
(162.04 ¥)
    2.22 S$
(200.00 ¥)
     +23.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.95 S$
(8,997.54 ¥)
    99.98 S$
(9,000.00 ¥)
     +0.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.40 S$
(306.07 ¥)
    7.55 S$
(680.00 ¥)
     +122.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(79.68 ¥)
    5.27 S$
(474.76 ¥)
     +495.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.80 S$
(1,602.36 ¥)
    33.66 S$
(3,030.00 ¥)
     +89.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.96 S$
(716.63 ¥)
    6.31 S$
(567.66 ¥)
     -20.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,800.00 S$
(11,774,665.10 ¥)
    29,326.69 S$
(2,640,000.00 ¥)
     -77.58 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.80 S$
(17,356.18 ¥)
    226.61 S$
(20,399.31 ¥)
     +17.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 S$
(17.69 ¥)
    0.43 S$
(38.29 ¥)
     +116.47 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.38 S$
(3,724.98 ¥)
    43.59 S$
(3,924.06 ¥)
     +5.34 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 131.58 S$
(11,844.50 ¥)
    92.59 S$
(8,335.14 ¥)
     -29.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.03 S$
(1,172.91 ¥)
    16.31 S$
(1,467.86 ¥)
     +25.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(1,080.24 ¥)
    20.00 S$
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +66.63 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.33 S$
(9,481.80 ¥)
    87.70 S$
(7,894.70 ¥)
     -16.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.40 S$
(5,257.52 ¥)
    44.08 S$
(3,968.17 ¥)
     -24.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 128.28 S$
(11,547.61 ¥)
    95.03 S$
(8,554.39 ¥)
     -25.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 141.30 S$
(12,720.02 ¥)
    106.14 S$
(9,554.55 ¥)
     -24.89 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,212.10 S$
(289,154.23 ¥)
    1,035.21 S$
(93,189.72 ¥)
     -67.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,068.81 S$
(186,235.01 ¥)
    616.42 S$
(55,490.73 ¥)
     -70.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,831.25 S$
(524,931.31 ¥)
    2,290.56 S$
(206,197.49 ¥)
     -60.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,520.00 S$
(316,871.72 ¥)
    1,386.39 S$
(124,803.54 ¥)
     -60.61 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,374.13 S$
(213,720.12 ¥)
    1,293.14 S$
(116,408.73 ¥)
     -45.53 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,250.08 S$
(112,533.03 ¥)
    677.66 S$
(61,003.04 ¥)
     -45.79 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,148.45 S$
(373,444.82 ¥)
    2,997.66 S$
(269,850.91 ¥)
     -27.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.22     1.85      -16.55 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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