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Cost of Living Comparison Between Shanghai and Singapore Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 60.70% higher than in Shanghai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 63.90% higher than in Shanghai
Rent Prices in Singapore are 68.54% higher than in Shanghai
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 60.06% higher than in Shanghai
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 31.87% higher than in Shanghai
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 40.08% higher than in Shanghai
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 ¥
(6.13 S$)
68.57 ¥
(14.00 S$)
     +128.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(40.84 S$)
293.86 ¥
(60.00 S$)
     +46.93 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 34.00 ¥
(6.94 S$)
36.98 ¥
(7.55 S$)
     +8.76 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 ¥
(3.06 S$)
48.98 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +226.51 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 28.50 ¥
(5.82 S$)
48.98 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +71.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 29.03 ¥
(5.93 S$)
25.91 ¥
(5.29 S$)
     -10.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.69 ¥
(0.75 S$)
8.24 ¥
(1.68 S$)
     +123.19 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.45 ¥
(0.50 S$)
5.97 ¥
(1.22 S$)
     +143.92 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 59.52 ¥
(12.15 S$)
56.04 ¥
(11.44 S$)
     -5.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.18 ¥
(2.69 S$)
10.89 ¥
(2.22 S$)
     -17.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.18 ¥
(0.65 S$)
5.96 ¥
(1.22 S$)
     +87.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.10 ¥
(2.88 S$)
14.55 ¥
(2.97 S$)
     +3.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 68.33 ¥
(13.95 S$)
49.93 ¥
(10.19 S$)
     -26.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 15.32 ¥
(3.13 S$)
19.39 ¥
(3.96 S$)
     +26.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 35.92 ¥
(7.33 S$)
56.07 ¥
(11.45 S$)
     +56.10 %
Apples (1 lb) 6.66 ¥
(1.36 S$)
9.74 ¥
(1.99 S$)
     +46.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.53 ¥
(0.93 S$)
6.29 ¥
(1.28 S$)
     +38.75 %
Oranges (1 lb) 6.71 ¥
(1.37 S$)
8.87 ¥
(1.81 S$)
     +32.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.99 ¥
(0.82 S$)
6.04 ¥
(1.23 S$)
     +51.38 %
Potato (1 lb) 4.24 ¥
(0.87 S$)
5.55 ¥
(1.13 S$)
     +30.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.29 ¥
(0.88 S$)
4.80 ¥
(0.98 S$)
     +11.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.33 ¥
(1.29 S$)
13.28 ¥
(2.71 S$)
     +109.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.11 ¥
(0.84 S$)
10.18 ¥
(2.08 S$)
     +147.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 85.00 ¥
(17.36 S$)
146.93 ¥
(30.00 S$)
     +72.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.13 ¥
(1.46 S$)
27.32 ¥
(5.58 S$)
     +282.93 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.92 ¥
(3.66 S$)
29.61 ¥
(6.05 S$)
     +65.26 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(4.08 S$)
63.67 ¥
(13.00 S$)
     +218.35 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥
(0.82 S$)
7.84 ¥
(1.60 S$)
     +95.91 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(40.84 S$)
489.77 ¥
(100.00 S$)
     +144.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 14.00 ¥
(2.86 S$)
17.14 ¥
(3.50 S$)
     +22.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 ¥
(0.82 S$)
4.34 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     +7.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 ¥
(6.13 S$)
88.16 ¥
(18.00 S$)
     +193.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.90 ¥
(5.08 S$)
38.81 ¥
(7.92 S$)
     +55.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥
(30,626.90 S$)
587,718.69 ¥
(120,000.00 S$)
     +291.81 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,988.89 ¥
(26,745.22 S$)
535,109.88 ¥
(109,258.37 S$)
     +308.52 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 414.11 ¥
(84.55 S$)
752.98 ¥
(153.74 S$)
     +81.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 ¥
(0.05 S$)
0.85 ¥
(0.17 S$)
     +255.99 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 99.35 ¥
(20.28 S$)
227.76 ¥
(46.50 S$)
     +129.26 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 376.19 ¥
(76.81 S$)
644.18 ¥
(131.53 S$)
     +71.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 61.43 ¥
(12.54 S$)
80.18 ¥
(16.37 S$)
     +30.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 ¥
(12.25 S$)
58.77 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -2.05 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,088.89 ¥
(1,039.05 S$)
5,325.85 ¥
(1,087.43 S$)
     +4.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 191,818.18 ¥
(39,165.31 S$)
134,330.88 ¥
(27,427.59 S$)
     -29.97 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 510.00 ¥
(104.13 S$)
450.69 ¥
(92.02 S$)
     -11.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 234.75 ¥
(47.93 S$)
244.35 ¥
(49.89 S$)
     +4.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 670.48 ¥
(136.90 S$)
615.44 ¥
(125.66 S$)
     -8.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 660.00 ¥
(134.76 S$)
658.18 ¥
(134.39 S$)
     -0.28 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,103.12 ¥
(1,450.31 S$)
14,800.72 ¥
(3,022.00 S$)
     +108.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,737.50 ¥
(763.12 S$)
9,590.50 ¥
(1,958.18 S$)
     +156.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,137.93 ¥
(4,111.75 S$)
25,716.99 ¥
(5,250.88 S$)
     +27.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,000.00 ¥
(1,633.43 S$)
15,424.68 ¥
(3,149.40 S$)
     +92.81 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,210.64 ¥
(1,880.62 S$)
11,433.17 ¥
(2,334.42 S$)
     +24.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,137.47 ¥
(844.79 S$)
5,864.06 ¥
(1,197.32 S$)
     +41.73 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,975.86 ¥
(1,832.69 S$)
20,607.42 ¥
(4,207.61 S$)
     +129.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 4.90 2.39      -51.18 %
Last update: December 2017December 2017
Contributors:215504
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CNY