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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Japan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Japan are 15.84% lower than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 37.37% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 62.95% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 15.58% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 0.89% lower than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 15.41% higher than in Singapore

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  Singapore  Japan      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S$
(912.50 ¥)
    8.77 S$
(800.00 ¥)
     -12.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 S$
(4,562.51 ¥)
    43.84 S$
(4,000.00 ¥)
     -12.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 S$
(638.75 ¥)
    7.12 S$
(650.00 ¥)
     +1.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 S$
(638.75 ¥)
    4.27 S$
(390.00 ¥)
     -38.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 S$
(730.00 ¥)
    5.48 S$
(500.00 ¥)
     -31.51 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.31 S$
(484.82 ¥)
    4.06 S$
(370.44 ¥)
     -23.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.52 S$
(138.44 ¥)
    1.47 S$
(133.96 ¥)
     -3.23 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.09 S$
(99.10 ¥)
    1.17 S$
(106.50 ¥)
     +7.47 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.72 S$
(978.62 ¥)
    7.63 S$
(696.02 ¥)
     -28.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.01 S$
(183.05 ¥)
    1.70 S$
(154.72 ¥)
     -15.48 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.39 S$
(126.95 ¥)
    2.24 S$
(204.28 ¥)
     +60.91 %
Eggs (12) 2.90 S$
(264.71 ¥)
    2.36 S$
(215.68 ¥)
     -18.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.46 S$
(863.53 ¥)
    8.42 S$
(768.07 ¥)
     -11.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.96 S$
(361.72 ¥)
    3.99 S$
(363.69 ¥)
     +0.54 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.73 S$
(157.99 ¥)
    2.75 S$
(251.01 ¥)
     +58.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 S$
(146.16 ¥)
    2.17 S$
(198.15 ¥)
     +35.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.32 S$
(120.36 ¥)
    3.34 S$
(305.09 ¥)
     +153.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 S$
(116.29 ¥)
    1.56 S$
(142.16 ¥)
     +22.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.10 S$
(192.08 ¥)
    1.91 S$
(173.89 ¥)
     -9.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 S$
(158.13 ¥)
    1.49 S$
(135.54 ¥)
     -14.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(2,737.50 ¥)
    13.15 S$
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -56.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.46 S$
(497.77 ¥)
    3.04 S$
(277.50 ¥)
     -44.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.18 S$
(563.47 ¥)
    3.81 S$
(347.22 ¥)
     -38.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 S$
(1,186.25 ¥)
    4.93 S$
(450.00 ¥)
     -62.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 S$
(164.25 ¥)
    2.19 S$
(200.00 ¥)
     +21.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.48 S$
(8,894.60 ¥)
    98.63 S$
(9,000.00 ¥)
     +1.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.40 S$
(310.25 ¥)
    7.45 S$
(680.00 ¥)
     +119.18 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(80.77 ¥)
    5.25 S$
(478.78 ¥)
     +492.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$
(1,642.50 ¥)
    33.04 S$
(3,015.00 ¥)
     +83.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.96 S$
(726.40 ¥)
    6.38 S$
(582.49 ¥)
     -19.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 135,000.00 S$
(12,318,765.02 ¥)
    28,931.47 S$
(2,640,000.00 ¥)
     -78.57 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 191.24 S$
(17,450.96 ¥)
    231.48 S$
(21,122.53 ¥)
     +21.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 S$
(17.82 ¥)
    0.44 S$
(39.99 ¥)
     +124.34 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.81 S$
(3,906.86 ¥)
    42.72 S$
(3,898.01 ¥)
     -0.23 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 132.80 S$
(12,118.01 ¥)
    91.08 S$
(8,311.43 ¥)
     -31.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.22 S$
(1,206.21 ¥)
    16.31 S$
(1,488.46 ¥)
     +23.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(1,095.00 ¥)
    19.73 S$
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +64.38 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.86 S$
(9,568.21 ¥)
    87.70 S$
(8,002.79 ¥)
     -16.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.34 S$
(5,506.35 ¥)
    44.47 S$
(4,058.06 ¥)
     -26.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 128.12 S$
(11,691.07 ¥)
    94.43 S$
(8,616.41 ¥)
     -26.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.43 S$
(12,358.15 ¥)
    107.03 S$
(9,766.67 ¥)
     -20.97 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,134.11 S$
(285,987.45 ¥)
    1,023.00 S$
(93,348.76 ¥)
     -67.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,026.05 S$
(184,877.53 ¥)
    619.08 S$
(56,491.15 ¥)
     -69.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,724.44 S$
(522,356.19 ¥)
    2,292.90 S$
(209,227.49 ¥)
     -59.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,456.00 S$
(315,360.38 ¥)
    1,377.10 S$
(125,660.51 ¥)
     -60.15 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,390.98 S$
(218,176.79 ¥)
    1,296.85 S$
(118,338.12 ¥)
     -45.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,260.50 S$
(115,020.46 ¥)
    662.47 S$
(60,450.34 ¥)
     -47.44 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,115.45 S$
(375,534.92 ¥)
    2,975.02 S$
(271,470.71 ¥)
     -27.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.22     1.83      -17.29 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015June, 2015
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