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Cost of Living Comparison Between Shanghai and Singapore Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 59.35% higher than in Shanghai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 64.02% higher than in Shanghai
Rent Prices in Singapore are 70.99% higher than in Shanghai
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 53.98% higher than in Shanghai
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 31.74% higher than in Shanghai
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 37.73% higher than in Shanghai
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 ¥
(6.17 S$)
58.37 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     +94.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(41.12 S$)
291.86 ¥
(60.00 S$)
     +45.93 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(6.17 S$)
36.48 ¥
(7.50 S$)
     +21.61 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 ¥
(3.08 S$)
48.64 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +224.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 25.50 ¥
(5.24 S$)
48.64 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +90.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 29.18 ¥
(6.00 S$)
25.91 ¥
(5.33 S$)
     -11.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.55 ¥
(0.73 S$)
8.16 ¥
(1.68 S$)
     +129.85 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.38 ¥
(0.49 S$)
6.09 ¥
(1.25 S$)
     +156.14 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 61.42 ¥
(12.63 S$)
54.54 ¥
(11.21 S$)
     -11.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.79 ¥
(2.83 S$)
10.64 ¥
(2.19 S$)
     -22.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.07 ¥
(0.63 S$)
5.86 ¥
(1.20 S$)
     +90.87 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.17 ¥
(2.71 S$)
14.52 ¥
(2.98 S$)
     +10.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 65.97 ¥
(13.56 S$)
48.76 ¥
(10.02 S$)
     -26.09 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 16.00 ¥
(3.29 S$)
19.20 ¥
(3.95 S$)
     +20.01 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 35.92 ¥
(7.38 S$)
61.11 ¥
(12.56 S$)
     +70.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 6.75 ¥
(1.39 S$)
9.36 ¥
(1.92 S$)
     +38.68 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.53 ¥
(0.93 S$)
6.17 ¥
(1.27 S$)
     +36.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 6.91 ¥
(1.42 S$)
8.32 ¥
(1.71 S$)
     +20.35 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.99 ¥
(0.82 S$)
5.64 ¥
(1.16 S$)
     +41.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 4.58 ¥
(0.94 S$)
5.78 ¥
(1.19 S$)
     +26.13 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.39 ¥
(0.90 S$)
4.72 ¥
(0.97 S$)
     +7.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.86 ¥
(1.41 S$)
12.31 ¥
(2.53 S$)
     +79.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.94 ¥
(0.81 S$)
9.66 ¥
(1.99 S$)
     +145.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(16.45 S$)
145.93 ¥
(30.00 S$)
     +82.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.73 ¥
(1.38 S$)
28.32 ¥
(5.82 S$)
     +320.58 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 18.45 ¥
(3.79 S$)
32.57 ¥
(6.70 S$)
     +76.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(4.11 S$)
63.24 ¥
(13.00 S$)
     +216.19 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥
(0.82 S$)
8.76 ¥
(1.80 S$)
     +118.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(41.12 S$)
486.44 ¥
(100.00 S$)
     +143.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 14.00 ¥
(2.88 S$)
17.03 ¥
(3.50 S$)
     +21.61 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.35 ¥
(0.89 S$)
4.31 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -0.91 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 ¥
(6.17 S$)
86.59 ¥
(17.80 S$)
     +188.62 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.50 ¥
(5.04 S$)
38.24 ¥
(7.86 S$)
     +56.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥
(30,836.32 S$)
583,727.32 ¥
(120,000.00 S$)
     +289.15 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 132,362.50 ¥
(27,210.48 S$)
531,891.61 ¥
(109,343.85 S$)
     +301.84 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 396.01 ¥
(81.41 S$)
730.84 ¥
(150.24 S$)
     +84.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 ¥
(0.05 S$)
0.80 ¥
(0.17 S$)
     +226.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 95.21 ¥
(19.57 S$)
223.04 ¥
(45.85 S$)
     +134.27 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 373.68 ¥
(76.82 S$)
640.96 ¥
(131.77 S$)
     +71.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 61.00 ¥
(12.54 S$)
78.31 ¥
(16.10 S$)
     +28.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 ¥
(12.33 S$)
58.37 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -2.71 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,088.89 ¥
(1,046.15 S$)
5,368.67 ¥
(1,103.67 S$)
     +5.50 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 191,818.18 ¥
(39,433.11 S$)
133,658.59 ¥
(27,476.92 S$)
     -30.32 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 507.89 ¥
(104.41 S$)
447.95 ¥
(92.09 S$)
     -11.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 230.71 ¥
(47.43 S$)
244.91 ¥
(50.35 S$)
     +6.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 670.48 ¥
(137.83 S$)
607.20 ¥
(124.82 S$)
     -9.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 643.75 ¥
(132.34 S$)
638.22 ¥
(131.20 S$)
     -0.86 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,964.71 ¥
(1,431.77 S$)
14,404.76 ¥
(2,961.27 S$)
     +106.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,700.00 ¥
(760.63 S$)
9,488.81 ¥
(1,950.67 S$)
     +156.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 19,241.38 ¥
(3,955.56 S$)
25,218.51 ¥
(5,184.31 S$)
     +31.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,700.00 ¥
(1,582.93 S$)
15,191.72 ¥
(3,123.04 S$)
     +97.30 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,864.61 ¥
(1,822.35 S$)
11,770.45 ¥
(2,419.72 S$)
     +32.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,994.98 ¥
(821.27 S$)
5,682.43 ¥
(1,168.17 S$)
     +42.24 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,102.01 ¥
(1,871.15 S$)
20,561.55 ¥
(4,226.95 S$)
     +125.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.94 2.37      -51.92 %
Last update: October 2017October 2017
Contributors:227518
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CNY