Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 2.66% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 18.59% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Singapore are 54.45% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 35.03% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 3.83% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 7.08% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(20.82 S$)
8.59 €
(13.75 S$)
     -33.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 €
(128.10 S$)
43.72 €
(70.00 S$)
     -45.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(12.81 S$)
5.00 €
(8.00 S$)
     -37.55 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(9.61 S$)
5.62 €
(9.00 S$)
     -6.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(11.21 S$)
6.87 €
(11.00 S$)
     -1.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 €
(6.39 S$)
3.48 €
(5.57 S$)
     -12.85 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 €
(4.27 S$)
1.18 €
(1.89 S$)
     -55.77 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 €
(2.91 S$)
0.94 €
(1.50 S$)
     -48.40 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.70 €
(5.93 S$)
7.80 €
(12.49 S$)
     +110.70 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.00 €
(3.20 S$)
1.30 €
(2.08 S$)
     -34.83 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1.58 S$)
0.81 €
(1.29 S$)
     -18.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.36 €
(3.78 S$)
2.01 €
(3.22 S$)
     -15.01 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.43 €
(5.49 S$)
7.35 €
(11.76 S$)
     +114.15 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.01 €
(8.02 S$)
2.84 €
(4.55 S$)
     -43.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 €
(10.72 S$)
6.64 €
(10.63 S$)
     -0.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 €
(1.77 S$)
1.30 €
(2.08 S$)
     +17.71 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 €
(1.17 S$)
0.80 €
(1.29 S$)
     +9.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 €
(1.62 S$)
1.21 €
(1.94 S$)
     +19.65 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 €
(2.21 S$)
0.80 €
(1.27 S$)
     -42.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 €
(0.76 S$)
0.69 €
(1.11 S$)
     +45.67 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 €
(1.01 S$)
0.70 €
(1.12 S$)
     +11.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 €
(2.63 S$)
1.37 €
(2.20 S$)
     -16.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 €
(2.44 S$)
1.00 €
(1.60 S$)
     -34.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(19.21 S$)
18.74 €
(30.00 S$)
     +56.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.51 €
(4.02 S$)
3.15 €
(5.05 S$)
     +25.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.08 €
(4.93 S$)
3.67 €
(5.88 S$)
     +19.19 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.90 €
(14.25 S$)
8.90 €
(14.25 S$)
     -0.01 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(4.48 S$)
1.19 €
(1.90 S$)
     -57.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 59.70 €
(95.59 S$)
74.94 €
(120.00 S$)
     +25.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 €
(9.45 S$)
2.28 €
(3.65 S$)
     -61.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 €
(2.58 S$)
0.90 €
(1.45 S$)
     -43.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(72.06 S$)
11.25 €
(18.02 S$)
     -74.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.77 €
(9.24 S$)
5.31 €
(8.50 S$)
     -8.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(40,031.24 S$)
75,565.98 €
(121,000.00 S$)
     +202.26 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,485.00 €
(40,807.85 S$)
67,074.73 €
(107,403.38 S$)
     +163.19 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 91.93 €
(147.21 S$)
99.27 €
(158.95 S$)
     +7.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €
(0.11 S$)
0.13 €
(0.20 S$)
     +83.79 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 22.40 €
(35.86 S$)
28.66 €
(45.89 S$)
     +27.96 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.14 €
(65.87 S$)
87.85 €
(140.67 S$)
     +113.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.72 €
(42.79 S$)
8.09 €
(12.96 S$)
     -69.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(24.02 S$)
8.12 €
(13.00 S$)
     -45.88 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 315.33 €
(504.93 S$)
838.18 €
(1,342.14 S$)
     +165.81 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 €
(8,326.50 S$)
18,266.98 €
(29,250.00 S$)
     +251.29 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.70 €
(137.23 S$)
50.37 €
(80.65 S$)
     -41.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.50 €
(61.64 S$)
33.55 €
(53.73 S$)
     -12.84 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.57 €
(132.22 S$)
75.72 €
(121.24 S$)
     -8.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 120.24 €
(192.53 S$)
81.14 €
(129.93 S$)
     -32.51 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,010.56 €
(1,618.15 S$)
1,716.23 €
(2,748.11 S$)
     +69.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 802.81 €
(1,285.50 S$)
1,132.45 €
(1,813.33 S$)
     +41.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,993.10 €
(3,191.46 S$)
3,223.40 €
(5,161.48 S$)
     +61.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,367.86 €
(2,190.28 S$)
1,934.70 €
(3,097.95 S$)
     +41.44 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 760.49 €
(1,217.74 S$)
1,366.35 €
(2,187.87 S$)
     +79.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 439.64 €
(703.97 S$)
729.90 €
(1,168.75 S$)
     +66.02 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,560.87 €
(4,100.60 S$)
3,251.87 €
(5,207.05 S$)
     +26.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.15 2.18      +89.04 %
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