Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Singapore 

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Cost of Living in Singapore is 16.4% higher than in Helsinki (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Singapore is 54.6% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Singapore are 160.4% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 26.4% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 13.4% higher than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 3.8% lower than in Helsinki
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Restaurants
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(21.96 S$)
10.25 €
(15.00 S$)
     -31.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 €
(131.74 S$)
64.90 €
(95.00 S$)
     -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) 4.46 €
(6.53 S$)
4.34 €
(6.35 S$)
     -2.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 €
(3.87 S$)
1.39 €
(2.04 S$)
     -47.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 €
(2.65 S$)
1.05 €
(1.54 S$)
     -41.8 %
Markets
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 €
(6.49 S$)
9.86 €
(14.44 S$)
     +122.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.55 €
(3.74 S$)
1.73 €
(2.53 S$)
     -32.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 €
(1.71 S$)
1.11 €
(1.63 S$)
     -4.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.88 €
(4.22 S$)
3.05 €
(4.47 S$)
     +5.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 €
(5.20 S$)
7.82 €
(11.45 S$)
     +120.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.22 €
(7.65 S$)
4.34 €
(6.35 S$)
     -17.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.64 €
(14.12 S$)
8.19 €
(11.98 S$)
     -15.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 €
(1.50 S$)
1.77 €
(2.59 S$)
     +73.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 €
(1.17 S$)
1.34 €
(1.95 S$)
     +67.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 €
(1.41 S$)
1.64 €
(2.39 S$)
     +70.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 €
(2.59 S$)
1.17 €
(1.71 S$)
     -34.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 €
(0.80 S$)
0.97 €
(1.42 S$)
     +77.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 €
(1.20 S$)
0.93 €
(1.37 S$)
     +14.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 €
(2.84 S$)
1.55 €
(2.27 S$)
     -19.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 €
(2.61 S$)
1.20 €
(1.75 S$)
     -33.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 €
(20.49 S$)
20.50 €
(30.00 S$)
     +46.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 €
(3.84 S$)
3.77 €
(5.52 S$)
     +43.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.13 €
(4.59 S$)
4.25 €
(6.23 S$)
     +35.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.30 €
(15.08 S$)
11.07 €
(16.20 S$)
     +7.5 %
Transportation
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 €
(4.39 S$)
1.37 €
(2.00 S$)
     -54.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.60 €
(97.48 S$)
87.45 €
(128.00 S$)
     +31.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 €
(9.66 S$)
3.01 €
(4.40 S$)
     -54.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(2.83 S$)
1.10 €
(1.61 S$)
     -43.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 €
(82.55 S$)
13.66 €
(20.00 S$)
     -75.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 €
(10.58 S$)
7.35 €
(10.75 S$)
     +1.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,245.00 €
(47,197.87 S$)
122,973.77 €
(180,000.00 S$)
     +281.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,916.11 €
(49,643.92 S$)
108,436.90 €
(158,722.00 S$)
     +219.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.73 €
(162.08 S$)
139.98 €
(204.89 S$)
     +26.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.31 €
(35.59 S$)
16.23 €
(23.75 S$)
     -33.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.37 €
(28.35 S$)
32.78 €
(47.98 S$)
     +69.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.69 €
(61.03 S$)
97.98 €
(143.41 S$)
     +135.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.29 €
(37.02 S$)
12.09 €
(17.70 S$)
     -52.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 €
(24.88 S$)
10.25 €
(15.00 S$)
     -39.7 %
Childcare
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 308.71 €
(451.87 S$)
1,048.27 €
(1,534.38 S$)
     +239.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,365.60 €
(12,244.95 S$)
25,562.02 €
(37,415.81 S$)
     +205.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.48 €
(126.59 S$)
60.92 €
(89.17 S$)
     -29.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.41 €
(44.51 S$)
39.72 €
(58.14 S$)
     +30.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.04 €
(106.91 S$)
87.22 €
(127.67 S$)
     +19.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.17 €
(139.31 S$)
96.11 €
(140.68 S$)
     +1.0 %
Rent Per Month
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,013.59 €
(1,483.63 S$)
2,555.60 €
(3,740.70 S$)
     +152.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 810.88 €
(1,186.91 S$)
1,909.87 €
(2,795.53 S$)
     +135.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,794.63 €
(2,626.85 S$)
4,914.23 €
(7,193.09 S$)
     +173.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,323.85 €
(1,937.75 S$)
3,492.77 €
(5,112.47 S$)
     +163.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 704.79 €
(1,031.61 S$)
1,743.13 €
(2,551.46 S$)
     +147.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 407.19 €
(596.02 S$)
1,147.00 €
(1,678.89 S$)
     +181.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Helsinki Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,728.81 €
(3,994.23 S$)
4,055.50 €
(5,936.15 S$)
     +48.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.86 3.55      -8.1 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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