Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Singapore 

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Cost of Living in Singapore is 21.1% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Singapore is 53.0% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Singapore are 155.5% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 26.8% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 10.4% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 1.8% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 €
(23.43 S$)
10.24 €
(15.00 S$)
     -36.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 €
(131.79 S$)
64.87 €
(95.00 S$)
     -27.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(14.64 S$)
6.83 €
(10.00 S$)
     -31.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 €
(11.71 S$)
6.83 €
(10.00 S$)
     -14.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 €
(11.71 S$)
6.83 €
(10.00 S$)
     -14.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 €
(6.57 S$)
4.30 €
(6.30 S$)
     -4.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 €
(3.92 S$)
1.37 €
(2.00 S$)
     -49.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 €
(2.69 S$)
1.01 €
(1.48 S$)
     -44.9 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.74 €
(6.95 S$)
9.45 €
(13.84 S$)
     +99.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.51 €
(3.67 S$)
1.75 €
(2.56 S$)
     -30.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 €
(1.78 S$)
1.09 €
(1.59 S$)
     -10.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.95 €
(4.31 S$)
3.06 €
(4.48 S$)
     +3.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.63 €
(5.31 S$)
7.35 €
(10.76 S$)
     +102.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.36 €
(7.85 S$)
4.32 €
(6.33 S$)
     -19.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.77 €
(14.31 S$)
7.89 €
(11.55 S$)
     -19.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.53 S$)
1.78 €
(2.60 S$)
     +69.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 €
(1.17 S$)
1.31 €
(1.91 S$)
     +63.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1.43 S$)
1.65 €
(2.41 S$)
     +68.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.76 €
(2.58 S$)
1.17 €
(1.72 S$)
     -33.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 €
(0.77 S$)
0.97 €
(1.42 S$)
     +83.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 €
(1.18 S$)
0.96 €
(1.40 S$)
     +18.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.01 €
(2.95 S$)
1.55 €
(2.27 S$)
     -22.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.85 €
(2.70 S$)
1.24 €
(1.81 S$)
     -33.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 €
(20.50 S$)
21.17 €
(31.00 S$)
     +51.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.74 €
(4.01 S$)
3.74 €
(5.48 S$)
     +36.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.15 €
(4.61 S$)
4.29 €
(6.28 S$)
     +36.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.45 €
(15.30 S$)
11.23 €
(16.45 S$)
     +7.5 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 €
(4.32 S$)
1.37 €
(2.00 S$)
     -53.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 €
(97.53 S$)
81.95 €
(120.00 S$)
     +23.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.75 €
(9.88 S$)
3.12 €
(4.57 S$)
     -53.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.97 €
(2.89 S$)
1.10 €
(1.61 S$)
     -44.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 €
(82.59 S$)
13.66 €
(20.00 S$)
     -75.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.21 €
(10.55 S$)
7.38 €
(10.81 S$)
     +2.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,644.50 €
(46,339.19 S$)
122,919.93 €
(180,000.00 S$)
     +288.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,845.64 €
(49,562.48 S$)
108,539.90 €
(158,942.34 S$)
     +220.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 118.94 €
(174.17 S$)
148.84 €
(217.96 S$)
     +25.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.62 €
(36.05 S$)
14.79 €
(21.66 S$)
     -39.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.04 €
(30.81 S$)
31.41 €
(46.00 S$)
     +49.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.76 €
(62.61 S$)
97.06 €
(142.12 S$)
     +127.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.95 €
(35.07 S$)
10.66 €
(15.62 S$)
     -55.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 €
(24.89 S$)
10.24 €
(15.00 S$)
     -39.7 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 311.23 €
(455.76 S$)
998.36 €
(1,461.97 S$)
     +220.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 €
(12,250.32 S$)
25,421.91 €
(37,227.03 S$)
     +203.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 88.34 €
(129.36 S$)
61.12 €
(89.50 S$)
     -30.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.72 €
(44.98 S$)
41.34 €
(60.54 S$)
     +34.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.63 €
(113.68 S$)
85.82 €
(125.67 S$)
     +10.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.91 €
(147.77 S$)
97.23 €
(142.38 S$)
     -3.7 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,006.32 €
(1,473.63 S$)
2,429.46 €
(3,557.62 S$)
     +141.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 812.16 €
(1,189.30 S$)
1,820.98 €
(2,666.58 S$)
     +124.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,766.25 €
(2,586.44 S$)
4,817.96 €
(7,055.26 S$)
     +172.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.44 €
(1,910.19 S$)
3,425.06 €
(5,015.55 S$)
     +162.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 692.74 €
(1,014.43 S$)
1,748.69 €
(2,560.73 S$)
     +152.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 405.37 €
(593.62 S$)
1,152.94 €
(1,688.32 S$)
     +184.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,688.47 €
(3,936.91 S$)
4,188.94 €
(6,134.14 S$)
     +55.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.69 3.52      -4.6 %
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