Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 5.14% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 23.68% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Singapore are 65.96% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 31.15% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 7.54% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 0.51% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(20.92 S$)
9.32 €
(15.00 S$)
     -28.28 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 76.00 €
(122.27 S$)
43.51 €
(70.00 S$)
     -42.75 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(12.87 S$)
4.97 €
(8.00 S$)
     -37.84 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(9.65 S$)
6.22 €
(10.00 S$)
     +3.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(11.26 S$)
7.46 €
(12.00 S$)
     +6.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 €
(6.48 S$)
3.45 €
(5.54 S$)
     -14.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 €
(4.31 S$)
1.15 €
(1.84 S$)
     -57.28 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 €
(2.86 S$)
0.87 €
(1.40 S$)
     -51.00 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.62 €
(5.83 S$)
7.17 €
(11.53 S$)
     +97.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 €
(3.20 S$)
1.30 €
(2.09 S$)
     -34.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 €
(1.65 S$)
0.78 €
(1.25 S$)
     -24.26 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.46 €
(3.95 S$)
1.91 €
(3.07 S$)
     -22.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.02 €
(4.86 S$)
6.82 €
(10.97 S$)
     +125.58 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.71 €
(7.58 S$)
2.81 €
(4.52 S$)
     -40.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.62 €
(10.65 S$)
6.46 €
(10.39 S$)
     -2.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 €
(1.73 S$)
1.33 €
(2.14 S$)
     +23.78 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 €
(1.17 S$)
0.95 €
(1.52 S$)
     +30.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 €
(1.55 S$)
1.19 €
(1.92 S$)
     +24.06 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.23 €
(1.98 S$)
0.82 €
(1.32 S$)
     -33.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.74 S$)
0.74 €
(1.19 S$)
     +61.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.96 S$)
0.76 €
(1.22 S$)
     +27.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 €
(2.61 S$)
1.39 €
(2.24 S$)
     -14.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.50 €
(2.41 S$)
1.07 €
(1.73 S$)
     -28.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(19.31 S$)
18.65 €
(30.00 S$)
     +55.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.55 €
(4.10 S$)
3.19 €
(5.13 S$)
     +25.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 €
(4.67 S$)
4.05 €
(6.52 S$)
     +39.51 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.08 €
(13.00 S$)
8.73 €
(14.05 S$)
     +8.08 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(4.50 S$)
1.12 €
(1.80 S$)
     -60.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 €
(96.05 S$)
74.59 €
(120.00 S$)
     +24.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 €
(9.65 S$)
2.30 €
(3.70 S$)
     -61.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 €
(2.59 S$)
0.79 €
(1.27 S$)
     -50.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.02 €
(74.04 S$)
12.31 €
(19.80 S$)
     -73.26 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 €
(9.20 S$)
5.15 €
(8.29 S$)
     -9.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 €
(39,417.00 S$)
74,587.10 €
(120,000.00 S$)
     +204.44 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,257.72 €
(40,636.07 S$)
64,580.68 €
(103,901.11 S$)
     +155.69 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 87.63 €
(140.98 S$)
94.21 €
(151.56 S$)
     +7.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(0.11 S$)
0.13 €
(0.20 S$)
     +80.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.48 €
(36.16 S$)
28.05 €
(45.13 S$)
     +24.80 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.73 €
(65.53 S$)
87.79 €
(141.24 S$)
     +115.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.30 €
(42.32 S$)
8.40 €
(13.51 S$)
     -68.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(24.13 S$)
7.46 €
(12.00 S$)
     -50.28 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 328.23 €
(528.07 S$)
797.01 €
(1,282.28 S$)
     +142.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,350.00 €
(10,216.24 S$)
18,229.76 €
(29,329.09 S$)
     +187.08 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.24 €
(137.14 S$)
53.76 €
(86.49 S$)
     -36.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.85 €
(57.68 S$)
33.71 €
(54.24 S$)
     -5.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.45 €
(137.48 S$)
75.55 €
(121.55 S$)
     -11.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.97 €
(196.23 S$)
86.79 €
(139.63 S$)
     -28.84 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.40 €
(1,569.28 S$)
1,793.51 €
(2,885.51 S$)
     +83.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 763.43 €
(1,228.25 S$)
1,144.06 €
(1,840.62 S$)
     +49.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,881.58 €
(3,027.19 S$)
3,308.61 €
(5,323.08 S$)
     +75.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,361.54 €
(2,190.52 S$)
2,009.31 €
(3,232.69 S$)
     +47.58 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 759.82 €
(1,222.44 S$)
1,517.35 €
(2,441.20 S$)
     +99.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 440.66 €
(708.96 S$)
751.11 €
(1,208.44 S$)
     +70.45 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,559.52 €
(4,117.90 S$)
3,149.38 €
(5,066.91 S$)
     +23.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.11 2.30      +107.20 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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