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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Japan 

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Japan are 3.44% lower than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 30.03% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 60.03% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 4.30% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 13.06% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 44.82% higher than in Singapore

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  Singapore  Japan      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S$     9.79 S$      -2.11 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 S$     48.95 S$      -2.11 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 S$     7.95 S$      +13.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 S$     4.89 S$      -18.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 S$     6.12 S$      -23.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.14 S$     4.52 S$      -12.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.55 S$     1.63 S$      +4.87 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.09 S$     1.31 S$      +20.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.84 S$     2.27 S$      -20.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.03 S$     2.20 S$      +8.11 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.26 S$     5.84 S$      +79.27 %
Eggs (12) 2.63 S$     2.62 S$      -0.29 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.99 S$     20.30 S$      +12.85 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.42 S$     10.37 S$      +10.01 %
Apples (1kg) 3.87 S$     6.58 S$      +70.13 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 S$     5.80 S$      +56.19 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.23 S$     6.90 S$      +113.42 %
Potato (1kg) 2.61 S$     4.07 S$      +56.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.99 S$     2.34 S$      +17.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 S$     1.81 S$      +0.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$     14.68 S$      -51.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.89 S$     3.38 S$      -42.60 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.63 S$     3.84 S$      -31.82 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 S$     5.38 S$      -55.13 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 S$     2.45 S$      +39.84 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 98.00 S$     122.36 S$      +24.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.20 S$     8.57 S$      +167.67 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.60 S$     3.82 S$      +536.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$     36.71 S$      +103.94 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 2.14 S$     1.87 S$      -12.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 S$     28,755.38 S$      -79.46 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 203.07 S$     258.88 S$      +27.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 S$     0.70 S$      +296.83 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.15 S$     47.01 S$      +14.26 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 128.97 S$     108.40 S$      -15.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.09 S$     19.43 S$      +75.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 S$     22.03 S$      +100.23 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 117.65 S$     99.69 S$      -15.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.69 S$     65.43 S$      +1.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 130.27 S$     100.43 S$      -22.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 132.79 S$     126.65 S$      -4.63 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,294.83 S$     1,296.91 S$      -60.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,117.27 S$     736.27 S$      -65.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,167.24 S$     2,561.26 S$      -58.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,667.14 S$     1,492.09 S$      -59.31 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 20,216.57 S$     7,009.60 S$      -65.33 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,212.16 S$     4,965.38 S$      -55.71 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,490.51 S$     3,537.20 S$      +1.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.38     1.95      -17.89 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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