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Cost of Living Comparison Between Shanghai and Singapore Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 55.96% higher than in Shanghai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 64.04% higher than in Shanghai
Rent Prices in Singapore are 76.53% higher than in Shanghai
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 55.61% higher than in Shanghai
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 25.45% higher than in Shanghai
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 41.55% higher than in Shanghai
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 ¥
(6.13 S$)
58.73 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     +95.78 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(40.86 S$)
293.67 ¥
(60.00 S$)
     +46.84 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(6.13 S$)
36.71 ¥
(7.50 S$)
     +22.36 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 ¥
(3.06 S$)
48.95 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +226.30 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 25.00 ¥
(5.11 S$)
48.95 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +95.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 28.74 ¥
(5.87 S$)
26.05 ¥
(5.32 S$)
     -9.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.47 ¥
(0.71 S$)
8.21 ¥
(1.68 S$)
     +136.86 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.33 ¥
(0.48 S$)
6.21 ¥
(1.27 S$)
     +166.33 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 61.80 ¥
(12.63 S$)
54.10 ¥
(11.05 S$)
     -12.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.69 ¥
(2.59 S$)
10.26 ¥
(2.10 S$)
     -19.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.86 ¥
(0.58 S$)
5.66 ¥
(1.16 S$)
     +97.89 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.76 ¥
(2.61 S$)
14.64 ¥
(2.99 S$)
     +14.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 72.91 ¥
(14.90 S$)
43.79 ¥
(8.95 S$)
     -39.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 15.81 ¥
(3.23 S$)
19.01 ¥
(3.88 S$)
     +20.24 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 37.57 ¥
(7.68 S$)
55.09 ¥
(11.25 S$)
     +46.64 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.90 ¥
(1.21 S$)
9.23 ¥
(1.89 S$)
     +56.29 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.37 ¥
(0.89 S$)
6.46 ¥
(1.32 S$)
     +47.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 6.42 ¥
(1.31 S$)
8.06 ¥
(1.65 S$)
     +25.55 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.67 ¥
(0.75 S$)
5.57 ¥
(1.14 S$)
     +51.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 4.05 ¥
(0.83 S$)
5.48 ¥
(1.12 S$)
     +35.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.46 ¥
(0.91 S$)
4.64 ¥
(0.95 S$)
     +4.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 7.25 ¥
(1.48 S$)
11.32 ¥
(2.31 S$)
     +56.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.87 ¥
(0.79 S$)
9.47 ¥
(1.94 S$)
     +144.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(16.34 S$)
146.84 ¥
(30.00 S$)
     +83.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.73 ¥
(1.38 S$)
28.98 ¥
(5.92 S$)
     +330.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.92 ¥
(3.66 S$)
31.00 ¥
(6.33 S$)
     +73.02 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(4.09 S$)
63.63 ¥
(13.00 S$)
     +218.15 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 ¥
(0.72 S$)
8.81 ¥
(1.80 S$)
     +151.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(40.86 S$)
489.45 ¥
(100.00 S$)
     +144.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 14.00 ¥
(2.86 S$)
17.13 ¥
(3.50 S$)
     +22.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.59 ¥
(0.94 S$)
4.33 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -5.54 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 ¥
(6.13 S$)
86.14 ¥
(17.60 S$)
     +187.15 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 23.98 ¥
(4.90 S$)
37.96 ¥
(7.76 S$)
     +58.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥
(30,646.33 S$)
587,345.95 ¥
(120,000.00 S$)
     +291.56 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 129,877.78 ¥
(26,535.18 S$)
535,526.46 ¥
(109,412.82 S$)
     +312.33 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 413.40 ¥
(84.46 S$)
735.21 ¥
(150.21 S$)
     +77.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 ¥
(0.05 S$)
0.77 ¥
(0.16 S$)
     +209.81 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 92.83 ¥
(18.97 S$)
217.64 ¥
(44.47 S$)
     +134.46 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 385.00 ¥
(78.66 S$)
640.01 ¥
(130.76 S$)
     +66.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 64.33 ¥
(13.14 S$)
75.55 ¥
(15.44 S$)
     +17.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 ¥
(12.26 S$)
58.73 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -2.11 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,333.33 ¥
(1,089.65 S$)
5,029.15 ¥
(1,027.50 S$)
     -5.70 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 197,905.29 ¥
(40,433.81 S$)
130,349.58 ¥
(26,631.58 S$)
     -34.14 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 502.50 ¥
(102.67 S$)
456.15 ¥
(93.20 S$)
     -9.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 227.25 ¥
(46.43 S$)
246.62 ¥
(50.39 S$)
     +8.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 664.00 ¥
(135.66 S$)
620.51 ¥
(126.78 S$)
     -6.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 641.18 ¥
(131.00 S$)
667.99 ¥
(136.48 S$)
     +4.18 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,730.30 ¥
(1,375.06 S$)
14,305.28 ¥
(2,922.70 S$)
     +112.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,562.50 ¥
(727.85 S$)
9,576.02 ¥
(1,956.47 S$)
     +168.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 18,600.00 ¥
(3,800.15 S$)
25,474.26 ¥
(5,204.62 S$)
     +36.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,571.43 ¥
(1,546.91 S$)
15,058.05 ¥
(3,076.49 S$)
     +98.88 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,669.74 ¥
(1,771.31 S$)
11,748.02 ¥
(2,400.23 S$)
     +35.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,923.13 ¥
(801.53 S$)
5,822.35 ¥
(1,189.56 S$)
     +48.41 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,079.75 ¥
(1,855.07 S$)
21,083.13 ¥
(4,307.47 S$)
     +132.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.84 2.29      -52.75 %
Last update: August 2017August 2017
Contributors:228518
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CNY