Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 20.07% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 51.38% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Singapore are 126.60% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 20.00% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 20.91% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 10.10% higher than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(18.11 S$)
10.76 €
(15.00 S$)
     -17.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 €
(111.47 S$)
57.41 €
(80.00 S$)
     -28.23 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(12.54 S$)
5.74 €
(8.00 S$)
     -36.21 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(9.75 S$)
7.18 €
(10.00 S$)
     +2.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 €
(11.15 S$)
8.61 €
(12.00 S$)
     +7.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 €
(5.62 S$)
4.18 €
(5.82 S$)
     +3.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 €
(3.74 S$)
1.35 €
(1.88 S$)
     -49.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 €
(2.44 S$)
1.00 €
(1.39 S$)
     -43.04 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.73 €
(5.20 S$)
8.74 €
(12.17 S$)
     +134.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.04 €
(2.84 S$)
1.63 €
(2.27 S$)
     -20.16 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.39 S$)
1.12 €
(1.57 S$)
     +12.69 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.29 €
(3.19 S$)
2.57 €
(3.58 S$)
     +12.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.26 €
(4.54 S$)
7.82 €
(10.90 S$)
     +140.06 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.74 €
(6.61 S$)
3.37 €
(4.70 S$)
     -28.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.28 €
(11.54 S$)
8.56 €
(11.93 S$)
     +3.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.45 S$)
1.51 €
(2.11 S$)
     +45.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(1.03 S$)
1.08 €
(1.51 S$)
     +46.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1.37 S$)
1.55 €
(2.16 S$)
     +58.01 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 €
(2.16 S$)
1.13 €
(1.58 S$)
     -27.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 €
(0.68 S$)
0.93 €
(1.29 S$)
     +90.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 €
(0.87 S$)
0.91 €
(1.27 S$)
     +45.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.88 €
(2.61 S$)
1.68 €
(2.34 S$)
     -10.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 €
(2.27 S$)
1.30 €
(1.81 S$)
     -20.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(16.72 S$)
21.53 €
(30.00 S$)
     +79.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.61 €
(3.63 S$)
4.19 €
(5.84 S$)
     +60.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 €
(4.01 S$)
4.75 €
(6.61 S$)
     +65.12 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 €
(13.24 S$)
10.30 €
(14.35 S$)
     +8.40 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(3.90 S$)
1.44 €
(2.00 S$)
     -48.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 €
(90.57 S$)
89.71 €
(125.00 S$)
     +38.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 €
(9.61 S$)
2.87 €
(4.00 S$)
     -58.40 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.29 €
(3.20 S$)
1.15 €
(1.61 S$)
     -49.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 €
(68.56 S$)
14.35 €
(20.00 S$)
     -70.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.45 €
(11.78 S$)
8.35 €
(11.63 S$)
     -1.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 €
(41,802.89 S$)
104,059.80 €
(145,000.00 S$)
     +246.87 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,250.00 €
(40,757.82 S$)
90,886.25 €
(126,643.59 S$)
     +210.72 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 104.49 €
(145.60 S$)
135.05 €
(188.19 S$)
     +29.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 €
(0.11 S$)
0.15 €
(0.21 S$)
     +88.78 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.77 €
(30.33 S$)
33.12 €
(46.16 S$)
     +52.15 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.48 €
(52.22 S$)
88.46 €
(123.26 S$)
     +136.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.27 €
(49.14 S$)
10.97 €
(15.29 S$)
     -68.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 €
(20.90 S$)
9.69 €
(13.50 S$)
     -35.41 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 404.38 €
(563.47 S$)
965.95 €
(1,345.98 S$)
     +138.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,200.00 €
(7,245.83 S$)
23,489.18 €
(32,730.52 S$)
     +351.71 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.38 €
(125.94 S$)
70.55 €
(98.31 S$)
     -21.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.53 €
(55.08 S$)
39.34 €
(54.82 S$)
     -0.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.56 €
(112.26 S$)
101.41 €
(141.31 S$)
     +25.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.25 €
(178.71 S$)
100.08 €
(139.45 S$)
     -21.97 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.18 €
(1,418.76 S$)
2,357.84 €
(3,285.48 S$)
     +131.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 802.65 €
(1,118.43 S$)
1,708.25 €
(2,380.33 S$)
     +112.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,002.94 €
(2,790.96 S$)
4,748.94 €
(6,617.31 S$)
     +137.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,375.00 €
(1,915.97 S$)
2,965.50 €
(4,132.22 S$)
     +115.67 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 797.57 €
(1,111.35 S$)
1,789.38 €
(2,493.37 S$)
     +124.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 418.58 €
(583.26 S$)
841.74 €
(1,172.91 S$)
     +101.10 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,649.77 €
(3,692.27 S$)
4,416.47 €
(6,154.04 S$)
     +66.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.24 2.17      +75.84 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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