Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 2.77% lower than in Tokyo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 13.82% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Singapore are 50.77% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 9.05% higher than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 16.57% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 2.78% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.09 S$)
1,137.60 ¥
(13.75 S$)
     +13.76 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 ¥
(72.52 S$)
5,791.42 ¥
(70.00 S$)
     -3.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(8.46 S$)
661.88 ¥
(8.00 S$)
     -5.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 ¥
(6.04 S$)
785.98 ¥
(9.50 S$)
     +57.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 ¥
(7.25 S$)
827.35 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +37.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 397.76 ¥
(4.81 S$)
465.24 ¥
(5.62 S$)
     +16.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 148.69 ¥
(1.80 S$)
156.45 ¥
(1.89 S$)
     +5.22 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 109.84 ¥
(1.33 S$)
121.90 ¥
(1.47 S$)
     +10.98 %
Markets
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 781.92 ¥
(9.45 S$)
997.21 ¥
(12.05 S$)
     +27.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 203.70 ¥
(2.46 S$)
174.48 ¥
(2.11 S$)
     -14.34 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 228.09 ¥
(2.76 S$)
102.54 ¥
(1.24 S$)
     -55.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 259.38 ¥
(3.14 S$)
266.99 ¥
(3.23 S$)
     +2.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 811.93 ¥
(9.81 S$)
957.49 ¥
(11.57 S$)
     +17.93 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 442.79 ¥
(5.35 S$)
380.15 ¥
(4.59 S$)
     -14.15 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,104.10 ¥
(13.35 S$)
888.03 ¥
(10.73 S$)
     -19.57 %
Apples (1 lb) 380.06 ¥
(4.59 S$)
176.69 ¥
(2.14 S$)
     -53.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 165.24 ¥
(2.00 S$)
107.50 ¥
(1.30 S$)
     -34.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 270.27 ¥
(3.27 S$)
161.77 ¥
(1.96 S$)
     -40.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 304.12 ¥
(3.68 S$)
109.07 ¥
(1.32 S$)
     -64.14 %
Potato (1 lb) 174.50 ¥
(2.11 S$)
91.71 ¥
(1.11 S$)
     -47.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 150.82 ¥
(1.82 S$)
96.73 ¥
(1.17 S$)
     -35.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 205.42 ¥
(2.48 S$)
187.06 ¥
(2.26 S$)
     -8.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 129.54 ¥
(1.57 S$)
129.18 ¥
(1.56 S$)
     -0.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,450.00 ¥
(17.53 S$)
2,482.04 ¥
(30.00 S$)
     +71.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 357.51 ¥
(4.32 S$)
420.08 ¥
(5.08 S$)
     +17.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 405.00 ¥
(4.90 S$)
476.21 ¥
(5.76 S$)
     +17.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 520.00 ¥
(6.29 S$)
1,174.83 ¥
(14.20 S$)
     +125.93 %
Transportation
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(2.54 S$)
153.06 ¥
(1.85 S$)
     -27.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,500.00 ¥
(126.91 S$)
9,928.14 ¥
(120.00 S$)
     -5.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 455.00 ¥
(5.50 S$)
293.71 ¥
(3.55 S$)
     -35.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 675.92 ¥
(8.17 S$)
103.86 ¥
(1.26 S$)
     -84.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,388.24 ¥
(40.95 S$)
1,492.34 ¥
(18.04 S$)
     -55.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 531.11 ¥
(6.42 S$)
687.43 ¥
(8.31 S$)
     +29.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(30,217.13 S$)
9,928,144.44 ¥
(120,000.00 S$)
     +297.13 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,151,550.00 ¥
(26,005.46 S$)
8,898,995.27 ¥
(107,560.83 S$)
     +313.61 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 23,042.46 ¥
(278.51 S$)
12,359.58 ¥
(149.39 S$)
     -46.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.75 ¥
(0.35 S$)
16.12 ¥
(0.19 S$)
     -43.94 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,470.31 ¥
(54.03 S$)
3,747.98 ¥
(45.30 S$)
     -16.16 %
Sports And Leisure
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,971.43 ¥
(120.52 S$)
11,606.25 ¥
(140.28 S$)
     +16.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,966.67 ¥
(35.86 S$)
1,078.53 ¥
(13.04 S$)
     -63.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.76 S$)
1,075.55 ¥
(13.00 S$)
     -40.25 %
Childcare
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 102,479.17 ¥
(1,238.65 S$)
110,601.32 ¥
(1,336.82 S$)
     +7.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,111,904.76 ¥
(25,526.28 S$)
2,350,933.69 ¥
(28,415.38 S$)
     +11.32 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,990.47 ¥
(84.49 S$)
6,881.10 ¥
(83.17 S$)
     -1.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,300.00 ¥
(51.97 S$)
4,363.93 ¥
(52.75 S$)
     +1.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,425.93 ¥
(101.84 S$)
10,019.15 ¥
(121.10 S$)
     +18.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 13,120.00 ¥
(158.58 S$)
10,895.22 ¥
(131.69 S$)
     -16.96 %
Rent Per Month
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 151,889.20 ¥
(1,835.86 S$)
238,425.89 ¥
(2,881.82 S$)
     +56.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 77,436.25 ¥
(935.96 S$)
155,092.20 ¥
(1,874.58 S$)
     +100.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 328,221.16 ¥
(3,967.16 S$)
445,632.24 ¥
(5,386.29 S$)
     +35.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 171,444.44 ¥
(2,072.22 S$)
260,613.79 ¥
(3,150.00 S$)
     +52.01 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 121,505.15 ¥
(1,468.61 S$)
183,505.52 ¥
(2,218.00 S$)
     +51.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71,734.29 ¥
(867.04 S$)
95,500.65 ¥
(1,154.30 S$)
     +33.13 %
Salaries And Financing
Tokyo Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 360,308.19 ¥
(4,354.99 S$)
421,494.63 ¥
(5,094.54 S$)
     +16.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.24 2.15      +74.13 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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