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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 16.97% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 3.55% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Singapore are 55.16% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 11.64% lower than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 33.32% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 1.81% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.13 S$)
659.58 ¥
(8.00 S$)
     -34.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(60.64 S$)
4,122.36 ¥
(50.00 S$)
     -17.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 665.00 ¥
(8.07 S$)
577.13 ¥
(7.00 S$)
     -13.21 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(4.85 S$)
824.47 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +106.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 480.00 ¥
(5.82 S$)
742.03 ¥
(9.00 S$)
     +54.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 393.50 ¥
(4.77 S$)
395.05 ¥
(4.79 S$)
     +0.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 138.40 ¥
(1.68 S$)
126.11 ¥
(1.53 S$)
     -8.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 105.13 ¥
(1.28 S$)
93.79 ¥
(1.14 S$)
     -10.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 687.32 ¥
(8.34 S$)
966.62 ¥
(11.72 S$)
     +40.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 173.27 ¥
(2.10 S$)
147.48 ¥
(1.79 S$)
     -14.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 274.54 ¥
(3.33 S$)
96.06 ¥
(1.17 S$)
     -65.01 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 228.70 ¥
(2.77 S$)
198.14 ¥
(2.40 S$)
     -13.36 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 489.88 ¥
(5.94 S$)
671.76 ¥
(8.15 S$)
     +37.13 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 366.44 ¥
(4.44 S$)
260.87 ¥
(3.16 S$)
     -28.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,111.30 ¥
(13.48 S$)
464.24 ¥
(5.63 S$)
     -58.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 376.48 ¥
(4.57 S$)
136.14 ¥
(1.65 S$)
     -63.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 169.45 ¥
(2.06 S$)
86.22 ¥
(1.05 S$)
     -49.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(3.30 S$)
115.12 ¥
(1.40 S$)
     -57.70 %
Tomato (1 lb) 314.28 ¥
(3.81 S$)
82.56 ¥
(1.00 S$)
     -73.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.62 ¥
(2.28 S$)
86.90 ¥
(1.05 S$)
     -53.68 %
Onion (1 lb) 160.95 ¥
(1.95 S$)
78.29 ¥
(0.95 S$)
     -51.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 204.46 ¥
(2.48 S$)
137.22 ¥
(1.66 S$)
     -32.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 131.71 ¥
(1.60 S$)
112.57 ¥
(1.37 S$)
     -14.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(18.19 S$)
2,061.18 ¥
(25.00 S$)
     +37.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 255.80 ¥
(3.10 S$)
335.23 ¥
(4.07 S$)
     +31.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 398.18 ¥
(4.83 S$)
353.45 ¥
(4.29 S$)
     -11.23 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.46 S$)
1,154.26 ¥
(14.00 S$)
     +156.50 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 197.50 ¥
(2.40 S$)
140.16 ¥
(1.70 S$)
     -29.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(121.29 S$)
8,244.73 ¥
(100.00 S$)
     -17.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 490.00 ¥
(5.94 S$)
288.57 ¥
(3.50 S$)
     -41.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.00 S$)
72.98 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -88.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,800.00 ¥
(46.09 S$)
1,451.07 ¥
(17.60 S$)
     -61.81 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 545.64 ¥
(6.62 S$)
711.16 ¥
(8.63 S$)
     +30.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,530,000.00 ¥
(30,686.27 S$)
9,069,202.85 ¥
(110,000.00 S$)
     +258.47 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,157,745.88 ¥
(26,171.21 S$)
8,140,859.67 ¥
(98,740.16 S$)
     +277.29 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 18,302.55 ¥
(221.99 S$)
12,651.22 ¥
(153.45 S$)
     -30.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 46.70 ¥
(0.57 S$)
11.04 ¥
(0.13 S$)
     -76.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,576.41 ¥
(55.51 S$)
3,600.87 ¥
(43.67 S$)
     -21.32 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,525.00 ¥
(115.53 S$)
10,330.54 ¥
(125.30 S$)
     +8.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,023.53 ¥
(36.67 S$)
827.57 ¥
(10.04 S$)
     -72.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.83 S$)
989.37 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -45.04 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 46,456.52 ¥
(563.47 S$)
89,652.52 ¥
(1,087.39 S$)
     +92.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,110,416.67 ¥
(25,597.16 S$)
2,056,235.63 ¥
(24,940.00 S$)
     -2.57 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,557.14 ¥
(79.53 S$)
7,465.44 ¥
(90.55 S$)
     +13.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,578.38 ¥
(55.53 S$)
3,873.98 ¥
(46.99 S$)
     -15.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,127.66 ¥
(98.58 S$)
9,796.96 ¥
(118.83 S$)
     +20.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,966.67 ¥
(157.27 S$)
10,397.91 ¥
(126.12 S$)
     -19.81 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 118,000.00 ¥
(1,431.22 S$)
210,911.69 ¥
(2,558.14 S$)
     +78.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 74,877.55 ¥
(908.19 S$)
123,648.05 ¥
(1,499.72 S$)
     +65.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 278,214.29 ¥
(3,374.45 S$)
381,244.26 ¥
(4,624.10 S$)
     +37.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 147,305.56 ¥
(1,786.66 S$)
243,698.88 ¥
(2,955.81 S$)
     +65.44 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 107,617.29 ¥
(1,305.29 S$)
176,281.31 ¥
(2,138.11 S$)
     +63.80 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 54,629.35 ¥
(662.60 S$)
88,343.23 ¥
(1,071.51 S$)
     +61.71 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 312,453.78 ¥
(3,789.74 S$)
317,667.82 ¥
(3,852.98 S$)
     +1.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.38 2.20      +58.96 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:259698
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY