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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 10.74% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 7.74% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Singapore are 51.83% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 6.81% lower than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 21.56% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 9.81% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.56 S$)
795.98 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     -20.40 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,750.00 ¥
(72.24 S$)
4,775.85 ¥
(60.00 S$)
     -16.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 690.00 ¥
(8.67 S$)
636.78 ¥
(8.00 S$)
     -7.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 ¥
(5.65 S$)
795.98 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +76.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(6.28 S$)
795.98 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +59.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 400.77 ¥
(5.03 S$)
417.43 ¥
(5.24 S$)
     +4.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 152.65 ¥
(1.92 S$)
146.71 ¥
(1.84 S$)
     -3.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 112.52 ¥
(1.41 S$)
105.41 ¥
(1.32 S$)
     -6.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 676.93 ¥
(8.50 S$)
921.38 ¥
(11.58 S$)
     +36.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 164.73 ¥
(2.07 S$)
171.34 ¥
(2.15 S$)
     +4.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 270.90 ¥
(3.40 S$)
125.89 ¥
(1.58 S$)
     -53.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 228.43 ¥
(2.87 S$)
225.64 ¥
(2.83 S$)
     -1.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 433.43 ¥
(5.45 S$)
741.47 ¥
(9.32 S$)
     +71.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 377.82 ¥
(4.75 S$)
329.28 ¥
(4.14 S$)
     -12.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,233.77 ¥
(15.50 S$)
560.33 ¥
(7.04 S$)
     -54.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 359.09 ¥
(4.51 S$)
161.45 ¥
(2.03 S$)
     -55.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 162.66 ¥
(2.04 S$)
111.89 ¥
(1.41 S$)
     -31.21 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(3.42 S$)
154.06 ¥
(1.94 S$)
     -43.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 270.41 ¥
(3.40 S$)
102.81 ¥
(1.29 S$)
     -61.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 183.25 ¥
(2.30 S$)
115.92 ¥
(1.46 S$)
     -36.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 150.92 ¥
(1.90 S$)
110.76 ¥
(1.39 S$)
     -26.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 194.86 ¥
(2.45 S$)
174.12 ¥
(2.19 S$)
     -10.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.18 ¥
(1.61 S$)
133.84 ¥
(1.68 S$)
     +4.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(18.84 S$)
2,387.93 ¥
(30.00 S$)
     +59.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 278.96 ¥
(3.50 S$)
417.48 ¥
(5.24 S$)
     +49.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 409.09 ¥
(5.14 S$)
466.27 ¥
(5.86 S$)
     +13.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 480.00 ¥
(6.03 S$)
1,114.37 ¥
(14.00 S$)
     +132.16 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 195.00 ¥
(2.45 S$)
135.32 ¥
(1.70 S$)
     -30.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(125.63 S$)
7,959.75 ¥
(100.00 S$)
     -20.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 450.00 ¥
(5.65 S$)
278.59 ¥
(3.50 S$)
     -38.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.29 S$)
70.45 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -89.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,700.00 ¥
(46.48 S$)
1,432.76 ¥
(18.00 S$)
     -61.28 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 548.66 ¥
(6.89 S$)
686.72 ¥
(8.63 S$)
     +25.16 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,539,000.00 ¥
(31,897.98 S$)
8,835,323.43 ¥
(111,000.00 S$)
     +247.98 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,234,705.88 ¥
(28,075.07 S$)
8,203,715.94 ¥
(103,064.98 S$)
     +267.10 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,525.81 ¥
(245.31 S$)
12,285.74 ¥
(154.35 S$)
     -37.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 46.38 ¥
(0.58 S$)
14.76 ¥
(0.19 S$)
     -68.17 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,591.58 ¥
(57.68 S$)
3,575.51 ¥
(44.92 S$)
     -22.13 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,282.22 ¥
(116.61 S$)
10,814.24 ¥
(135.86 S$)
     +16.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,966.67 ¥
(37.27 S$)
940.49 ¥
(11.82 S$)
     -68.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(22.61 S$)
955.17 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -46.93 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 46,913.04 ¥
(589.38 S$)
91,631.57 ¥
(1,151.19 S$)
     +95.32 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,075,000.00 ¥
(26,068.66 S$)
2,140,414.90 ¥
(26,890.48 S$)
     +3.15 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,975.00 ¥
(87.63 S$)
7,276.06 ¥
(91.41 S$)
     +4.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,739.39 ¥
(59.54 S$)
4,190.81 ¥
(52.65 S$)
     -11.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,323.91 ¥
(104.58 S$)
9,766.00 ¥
(122.69 S$)
     +17.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 14,647.06 ¥
(184.01 S$)
11,428.88 ¥
(143.58 S$)
     -21.97 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 127,851.06 ¥
(1,606.22 S$)
218,939.97 ¥
(2,750.59 S$)
     +71.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 77,170.73 ¥
(969.51 S$)
132,173.76 ¥
(1,660.53 S$)
     +71.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 300,694.44 ¥
(3,777.69 S$)
410,019.72 ¥
(5,151.16 S$)
     +36.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 151,758.62 ¥
(1,906.58 S$)
236,598.01 ¥
(2,972.43 S$)
     +55.90 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 111,258.56 ¥
(1,397.76 S$)
180,918.64 ¥
(2,272.92 S$)
     +62.61 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 59,947.77 ¥
(753.14 S$)
94,320.78 ¥
(1,184.97 S$)
     +57.34 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 330,727.11 ¥
(4,154.99 S$)
321,390.27 ¥
(4,037.69 S$)
     -2.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.45 2.39      +64.92 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:256610
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY