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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 20.01% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 3.33% lower than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Singapore are 39.99% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 16.03% lower than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 34.33% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 2.67% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.18 S$)
574.85 ¥
(7.00 S$)
     -42.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(60.88 S$)
3,858.54 ¥
(46.99 S$)
     -22.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 690.00 ¥
(8.40 S$)
533.79 ¥
(6.50 S$)
     -22.64 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 390.00 ¥
(4.75 S$)
821.22 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +110.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 ¥
(4.87 S$)
739.10 ¥
(9.00 S$)
     +84.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 371.90 ¥
(4.53 S$)
387.86 ¥
(4.72 S$)
     +4.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 136.90 ¥
(1.67 S$)
123.44 ¥
(1.50 S$)
     -9.83 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 103.08 ¥
(1.26 S$)
91.48 ¥
(1.11 S$)
     -11.25 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 681.57 ¥
(8.30 S$)
992.05 ¥
(12.08 S$)
     +45.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 163.88 ¥
(2.00 S$)
144.43 ¥
(1.76 S$)
     -11.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 258.81 ¥
(3.15 S$)
95.24 ¥
(1.16 S$)
     -63.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 221.94 ¥
(2.70 S$)
194.33 ¥
(2.37 S$)
     -12.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 535.24 ¥
(6.52 S$)
739.10 ¥
(9.00 S$)
     +38.09 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 368.83 ¥
(4.49 S$)
252.27 ¥
(3.07 S$)
     -31.60 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,109.79 ¥
(13.51 S$)
502.72 ¥
(6.12 S$)
     -54.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 393.37 ¥
(4.79 S$)
136.95 ¥
(1.67 S$)
     -65.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 173.27 ¥
(2.11 S$)
81.04 ¥
(0.99 S$)
     -53.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 288.65 ¥
(3.51 S$)
116.64 ¥
(1.42 S$)
     -59.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 336.95 ¥
(4.10 S$)
79.75 ¥
(0.97 S$)
     -76.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 195.87 ¥
(2.39 S$)
84.79 ¥
(1.03 S$)
     -56.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 164.73 ¥
(2.01 S$)
77.18 ¥
(0.94 S$)
     -53.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 215.23 ¥
(2.62 S$)
112.82 ¥
(1.37 S$)
     -47.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 129.94 ¥
(1.58 S$)
116.66 ¥
(1.42 S$)
     -10.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(18.27 S$)
1,888.81 ¥
(23.00 S$)
     +25.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 250.73 ¥
(3.05 S$)
311.57 ¥
(3.79 S$)
     +24.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 390.00 ¥
(4.75 S$)
327.60 ¥
(3.99 S$)
     -16.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.48 S$)
1,149.71 ¥
(14.00 S$)
     +155.49 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 197.50 ¥
(2.40 S$)
123.18 ¥
(1.50 S$)
     -37.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(121.77 S$)
8,212.21 ¥
(100.00 S$)
     -17.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 484.50 ¥
(5.90 S$)
287.43 ¥
(3.50 S$)
     -40.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.03 S$)
72.69 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -88.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,547.50 ¥
(43.20 S$)
1,428.93 ¥
(17.40 S$)
     -59.72 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 541.99 ¥
(6.60 S$)
713.61 ¥
(8.69 S$)
     +31.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,519,500.00 ¥
(30,679.91 S$)
9,197,678.68 ¥
(112,000.00 S$)
     +265.06 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,164,834.29 ¥
(26,361.16 S$)
8,279,721.80 ¥
(100,822.05 S$)
     +282.46 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,513.78 ¥
(261.97 S$)
10,716.83 ¥
(130.50 S$)
     -50.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 52.10 ¥
(0.63 S$)
10.40 ¥
(0.13 S$)
     -80.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,611.15 ¥
(56.15 S$)
3,266.36 ¥
(39.77 S$)
     -29.16 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,690.48 ¥
(118.00 S$)
9,788.18 ¥
(119.19 S$)
     +1.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,775.00 ¥
(33.79 S$)
799.37 ¥
(9.73 S$)
     -71.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.92 S$)
985.47 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -45.25 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 47,425.00 ¥
(577.49 S$)
75,283.32 ¥
(916.72 S$)
     +58.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,123,809.52 ¥
(25,861.60 S$)
1,956,639.01 ¥
(23,825.96 S$)
     -7.87 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,262.50 ¥
(76.26 S$)
7,251.89 ¥
(88.31 S$)
     +15.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,371.88 ¥
(53.24 S$)
3,793.30 ¥
(46.19 S$)
     -13.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,175.61 ¥
(99.55 S$)
9,068.13 ¥
(110.42 S$)
     +10.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,833.33 ¥
(144.09 S$)
9,319.00 ¥
(113.48 S$)
     -21.25 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 116,490.20 ¥
(1,418.50 S$)
201,572.59 ¥
(2,454.55 S$)
     +73.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 73,851.06 ¥
(899.28 S$)
108,967.05 ¥
(1,326.89 S$)
     +47.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 272,317.07 ¥
(3,316.00 S$)
334,841.26 ¥
(4,077.36 S$)
     +22.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 147,914.29 ¥
(1,801.15 S$)
209,364.62 ¥
(2,549.43 S$)
     +41.54 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 109,705.42 ¥
(1,335.88 S$)
171,477.97 ¥
(2,088.08 S$)
     +56.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 50,253.24 ¥
(611.93 S$)
85,460.30 ¥
(1,040.65 S$)
     +70.06 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 328,814.53 ¥
(4,003.97 S$)
326,349.21 ¥
(3,973.95 S$)
     -0.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.33 2.07      +55.68 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:256681
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY