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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Japan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Japan are 11.34% lower than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 35.72% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 64.77% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 12.54% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 6.75% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 21.59% higher than in Singapore

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  Singapore  Japan      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S$     9.10 S$      -8.99 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 S$     45.50 S$      -8.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 S$     7.39 S$      +5.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 S$     4.20 S$      -40.05 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 S$     5.69 S$      -28.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.21 S$     4.16 S$      -20.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 S$     1.51 S$      -1.45 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.08 S$     1.21 S$      +11.94 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.84 S$     2.11 S$      -25.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.10 S$     1.95 S$      -7.22 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 S$     5.13 S$      +68.07 %
Eggs (12) 2.83 S$     2.51 S$      -11.01 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.06 S$     20.00 S$      +17.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.16 S$     9.12 S$      -0.43 %
Apples (1kg) 3.74 S$     5.76 S$      +54.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.34 S$     4.99 S$      +49.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.63 S$     7.23 S$      +174.60 %
Potato (1kg) 2.49 S$     3.50 S$      +40.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.88 S$     1.98 S$      +5.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 S$     1.52 S$      -19.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$     13.65 S$      -54.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.44 S$     3.18 S$      -41.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.65 S$     3.97 S$      -29.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.50 S$     5.01 S$      -59.96 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 S$     2.28 S$      +33.84 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$     113.76 S$      +13.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.40 S$     7.45 S$      +119.16 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.60 S$     4.08 S$      +580.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.80 S$     34.13 S$      +91.73 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 2.12 S$     1.77 S$      -16.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 S$     30,089.48 S$      -78.51 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 197.26 S$     241.02 S$      +22.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 S$     0.49 S$      +146.30 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.62 S$     42.78 S$      +7.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 138.49 S$     96.45 S$      -30.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.44 S$     16.91 S$      +47.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 S$     20.48 S$      +86.15 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.91 S$     89.97 S$      -14.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.11 S$     49.29 S$      -18.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 129.49 S$     91.40 S$      -29.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 133.20 S$     111.24 S$      -16.49 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,046.09 S$     972.73 S$      -68.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,024.42 S$     582.93 S$      -71.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,625.00 S$     2,082.81 S$      -62.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,478.43 S$     1,355.58 S$      -61.03 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,797.29 S$     7,237.79 S$      -66.79 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,044.79 S$     4,364.09 S$      -63.77 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,840.13 S$     3,001.62 S$      -21.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.19     1.90      -13.25 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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