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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Japan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Japan are 17.34% lower than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 39.03% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 64.62% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 16.91% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 3.49% lower than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 12.80% higher than in Singapore

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  Singapore  Japan      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S$
(905.50 ¥)
    8.83 S$
(800.00 ¥)
     -11.65 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 S$
(4,527.52 ¥)
    44.17 S$
(4,000.00 ¥)
     -11.65 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 S$
(633.85 ¥)
    7.18 S$
(650.00 ¥)
     +2.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 8.00 S$
(724.40 ¥)
    4.11 S$
(372.48 ¥)
     -48.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 S$
(724.40 ¥)
    5.52 S$
(500.00 ¥)
     -30.98 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.32 S$
(482.00 ¥)
    4.09 S$
(370.61 ¥)
     -23.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.57 S$
(142.11 ¥)
    1.47 S$
(132.78 ¥)
     -6.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.12 S$
(101.20 ¥)
    1.16 S$
(105.48 ¥)
     +4.23 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.86 S$
(258.69 ¥)
    2.01 S$
(182.18 ¥)
     -29.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.22 S$
(201.23 ¥)
    1.90 S$
(171.99 ¥)
     -14.53 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.32 S$
(300.69 ¥)
    4.83 S$
(437.39 ¥)
     +45.46 %
Eggs (12) 2.98 S$
(269.72 ¥)
    2.38 S$
(215.28 ¥)
     -20.18 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 19.36 S$
(1,752.80 ¥)
    18.13 S$
(1,641.58 ¥)
     -6.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.25 S$
(837.16 ¥)
    8.90 S$
(805.60 ¥)
     -3.77 %
Apples (1kg) 3.90 S$
(353.52 ¥)
    5.67 S$
(513.70 ¥)
     +45.31 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 S$
(323.42 ¥)
    4.73 S$
(428.26 ¥)
     +32.42 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.83 S$
(255.96 ¥)
    6.98 S$
(631.70 ¥)
     +146.80 %
Potato (1kg) 2.72 S$
(245.84 ¥)
    3.40 S$
(308.11 ¥)
     +25.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.01 S$
(181.82 ¥)
    1.93 S$
(174.34 ¥)
     -4.11 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.67 S$
(151.44 ¥)
    1.44 S$
(130.68 ¥)
     -13.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(2,716.51 ¥)
    13.25 S$
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -55.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.41 S$
(489.56 ¥)
    3.06 S$
(277.43 ¥)
     -43.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.13 S$
(554.89 ¥)
    3.81 S$
(344.59 ¥)
     -37.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.85 S$
(1,163.57 ¥)
    4.86 S$
(440.00 ¥)
     -62.19 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 S$
(162.99 ¥)
    2.21 S$
(200.00 ¥)
     +22.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$
(9,055.04 ¥)
    104.91 S$
(9,500.00 ¥)
     +4.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.40 S$
(307.87 ¥)
    7.45 S$
(675.00 ¥)
     +119.25 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.55 S$
(49.80 ¥)
    3.31 S$
(300.00 ¥)
     +502.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.60 S$
(1,593.69 ¥)
    33.13 S$
(3,000.00 ¥)
     +88.24 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 2.11 S$
(191.03 ¥)
    1.71 S$
(154.62 ¥)
     -19.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 138,400.00 S$
(12,532,172.60 ¥)
    29,210.26 S$
(2,645,000.00 ¥)
     -78.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 186.40 S$
(16,878.33 ¥)
    229.72 S$
(20,801.14 ¥)
     +23.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 S$
(18.29 ¥)
    0.49 S$
(44.54 ¥)
     +143.53 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.48 S$
(3,755.97 ¥)
    41.54 S$
(3,761.60 ¥)
     +0.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 136.72 S$
(12,379.93 ¥)
    91.40 S$
(8,276.47 ¥)
     -33.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.09 S$
(1,185.64 ¥)
    16.43 S$
(1,487.50 ¥)
     +25.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(1,086.60 ¥)
    19.88 S$
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +65.65 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.83 S$
(9,763.97 ¥)
    89.24 S$
(8,080.62 ¥)
     -17.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.95 S$
(5,700.34 ¥)
    48.22 S$
(4,366.38 ¥)
     -23.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 130.70 S$
(11,834.66 ¥)
    94.20 S$
(8,529.94 ¥)
     -27.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138.80 S$
(12,568.24 ¥)
    106.69 S$
(9,660.61 ¥)
     -23.13 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,205.30 S$
(290,241.34 ¥)
    990.55 S$
(89,694.48 ¥)
     -69.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,148.84 S$
(194,578.03 ¥)
    597.65 S$
(54,117.31 ¥)
     -72.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,703.00 S$
(516,408.82 ¥)
    2,208.15 S$
(199,949.22 ¥)
     -61.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,511.11 S$
(317,932.45 ¥)
    1,413.50 S$
(127,993.00 ¥)
     -59.74 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 24,725.90 S$
(2,238,939.94 ¥)
    9,466.19 S$
(857,167.00 ¥)
     -61.72 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 13,056.20 S$
(1,182,244.03 ¥)
    5,291.50 S$
(479,147.51 ¥)
     -59.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,171.17 S$
(377,700.94 ¥)
    2,868.35 S$
(259,730.59 ¥)
     -31.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.23     1.95      -12.56 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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