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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Japan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Japan are 8.04% lower than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 32.91% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 61.62% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 10.43% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 8.33% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 16.56% higher than in Singapore

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  Singapore  Japan      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S$
(850.37 ¥)
    9.41 S$
(800.00 ¥)
     -5.92 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 S$
(4,251.85 ¥)
    47.04 S$
(4,000.00 ¥)
     -5.92 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 S$
(595.26 ¥)
    7.64 S$
(650.00 ¥)
     +9.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.50 S$
(637.78 ¥)
    4.25 S$
(361.39 ¥)
     -43.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 S$
(680.30 ¥)
    5.88 S$
(500.00 ¥)
     -26.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.37 S$
(456.43 ¥)
    4.32 S$
(367.73 ¥)
     -19.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 S$
(130.91 ¥)
    1.57 S$
(133.57 ¥)
     +2.03 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.12 S$
(94.99 ¥)
    1.26 S$
(106.98 ¥)
     +12.62 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.89 S$
(925.79 ¥)
    8.16 S$
(694.06 ¥)
     -25.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.01 S$
(170.66 ¥)
    1.77 S$
(150.61 ¥)
     -11.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.32 S$
(112.56 ¥)
    2.49 S$
(211.95 ¥)
     +88.29 %
Eggs (12) 2.82 S$
(239.80 ¥)
    2.53 S$
(214.90 ¥)
     -10.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.81 S$
(918.88 ¥)
    9.69 S$
(823.85 ¥)
     -10.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.82 S$
(324.61 ¥)
    4.27 S$
(362.75 ¥)
     +11.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.63 S$
(138.54 ¥)
    3.03 S$
(257.55 ¥)
     +85.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.61 S$
(136.85 ¥)
    2.42 S$
(206.02 ¥)
     +50.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.26 S$
(106.77 ¥)
    3.67 S$
(312.07 ¥)
     +192.29 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.25 S$
(106.35 ¥)
    1.74 S$
(147.94 ¥)
     +39.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.11 S$
(179.59 ¥)
    2.09 S$
(177.49 ¥)
     -1.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 S$
(136.62 ¥)
    1.66 S$
(141.10 ¥)
     +3.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(2,551.11 ¥)
    14.11 S$
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -52.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.70 S$
(485.12 ¥)
    3.30 S$
(280.92 ¥)
     -42.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.49 S$
(551.63 ¥)
    4.28 S$
(364.38 ¥)
     -33.94 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 S$
(1,105.48 ¥)
    5.29 S$
(450.00 ¥)
     -59.29 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 S$
(153.07 ¥)
    2.35 S$
(200.00 ¥)
     +30.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.10 S$
(7,746.88 ¥)
    108.78 S$
(9,250.00 ¥)
     +19.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.40 S$
(289.13 ¥)
    8.23 S$
(700.00 ¥)
     +142.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(75.27 ¥)
    5.49 S$
(466.71 ¥)
     +520.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.90 S$
(1,522.16 ¥)
    35.28 S$
(3,000.00 ¥)
     +97.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.00 S$
(680.31 ¥)
    6.58 S$
(559.14 ¥)
     -17.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,150.00 S$
(11,067,573.43 ¥)
    31,045.29 S$
(2,640,000.00 ¥)
     -76.15 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 197.35 S$
(16,782.31 ¥)
    246.26 S$
(20,940.88 ¥)
     +24.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 S$
(15.86 ¥)
    0.46 S$
(39.22 ¥)
     +147.32 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.68 S$
(3,544.04 ¥)
    45.71 S$
(3,887.28 ¥)
     +9.68 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 126.33 S$
(10,743.02 ¥)
    98.01 S$
(8,334.43 ¥)
     -22.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.91 S$
(1,097.48 ¥)
    15.77 S$
(1,340.91 ¥)
     +22.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(1,020.44 ¥)
    21.17 S$
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +76.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.80 S$
(8,741.91 ¥)
    91.97 S$
(7,820.66 ¥)
     -10.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.48 S$
(5,227.85 ¥)
    46.27 S$
(3,934.62 ¥)
     -24.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.30 S$
(10,485.27 ¥)
    104.03 S$
(8,846.54 ¥)
     -15.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.95 S$
(11,900.72 ¥)
    123.20 S$
(10,476.60 ¥)
     -11.97 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,241.37 S$
(275,636.22 ¥)
    1,070.96 S$
(91,071.15 ¥)
     -66.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,102.00 S$
(178,747.90 ¥)
    666.64 S$
(56,689.51 ¥)
     -68.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,828.00 S$
(495,595.99 ¥)
    2,423.28 S$
(206,068.36 ¥)
     -58.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,461.29 S$
(294,337.95 ¥)
    1,455.79 S$
(123,795.83 ¥)
     -57.94 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,342.93 S$
(199,236.28 ¥)
    1,341.67 S$
(114,091.68 ¥)
     -42.74 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,229.29 S$
(104,535.26 ¥)
    678.51 S$
(57,698.36 ¥)
     -44.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,125.67 S$
(350,835.08 ¥)
    3,226.25 S$
(274,351.18 ¥)
     -21.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.27     1.74      -23.19 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2015September, 2015
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