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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 17.75% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 1.93% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Singapore are 52.30% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 3.18% lower than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 34.48% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 1.54% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.27 S$)
814.72 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     -18.53 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(61.37 S$)
4,480.97 ¥
(55.00 S$)
     -10.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(8.35 S$)
570.31 ¥
(7.00 S$)
     -16.13 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 380.00 ¥
(4.66 S$)
733.25 ¥
(9.00 S$)
     +92.96 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 400.00 ¥
(4.91 S$)
814.72 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +103.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 380.48 ¥
(4.67 S$)
394.23 ¥
(4.84 S$)
     +3.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 138.26 ¥
(1.70 S$)
128.50 ¥
(1.58 S$)
     -7.06 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 103.46 ¥
(1.27 S$)
94.07 ¥
(1.15 S$)
     -9.07 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 700.97 ¥
(8.60 S$)
963.35 ¥
(11.82 S$)
     +37.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 171.05 ¥
(2.10 S$)
144.69 ¥
(1.78 S$)
     -15.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 265.49 ¥
(3.26 S$)
92.74 ¥
(1.14 S$)
     -65.07 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 220.81 ¥
(2.71 S$)
190.63 ¥
(2.34 S$)
     -13.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 585.55 ¥
(7.19 S$)
722.02 ¥
(8.86 S$)
     +23.31 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 366.20 ¥
(4.49 S$)
257.87 ¥
(3.17 S$)
     -29.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,075.66 ¥
(13.20 S$)
482.32 ¥
(5.92 S$)
     -55.16 %
Apples (1 lb) 365.65 ¥
(4.49 S$)
138.78 ¥
(1.70 S$)
     -62.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 176.30 ¥
(2.16 S$)
78.08 ¥
(0.96 S$)
     -55.71 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(3.34 S$)
108.90 ¥
(1.34 S$)
     -59.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 328.10 ¥
(4.03 S$)
78.80 ¥
(0.97 S$)
     -75.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 192.78 ¥
(2.37 S$)
77.97 ¥
(0.96 S$)
     -59.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 153.39 ¥
(1.88 S$)
70.79 ¥
(0.87 S$)
     -53.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 207.54 ¥
(2.55 S$)
122.35 ¥
(1.50 S$)
     -41.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 127.00 ¥
(1.56 S$)
116.72 ¥
(1.43 S$)
     -8.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(18.41 S$)
2,036.81 ¥
(25.00 S$)
     +35.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 302.92 ¥
(3.72 S$)
312.79 ¥
(3.84 S$)
     +3.26 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 410.91 ¥
(5.04 S$)
323.80 ¥
(3.97 S$)
     -21.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.52 S$)
1,123.55 ¥
(13.79 S$)
     +149.68 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.45 S$)
134.43 ¥
(1.65 S$)
     -32.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(122.74 S$)
8,147.23 ¥
(100.00 S$)
     -18.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 490.00 ¥
(6.01 S$)
285.15 ¥
(3.50 S$)
     -41.81 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.10 S$)
72.11 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -89.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,600.00 ¥
(44.19 S$)
1,433.91 ¥
(17.60 S$)
     -60.17 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 540.54 ¥
(6.63 S$)
696.60 ¥
(8.55 S$)
     +28.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,539,000.00 ¥
(31,163.98 S$)
9,124,894.49 ¥
(112,000.00 S$)
     +259.39 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,108,973.33 ¥
(25,885.78 S$)
8,402,118.58 ¥
(103,128.57 S$)
     +298.40 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21,089.52 ¥
(258.86 S$)
11,451.99 ¥
(140.56 S$)
     -45.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 54.20 ¥
(0.67 S$)
10.30 ¥
(0.13 S$)
     -81.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,668.93 ¥
(57.31 S$)
3,469.78 ¥
(42.59 S$)
     -25.68 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,692.31 ¥
(118.96 S$)
10,457.13 ¥
(128.35 S$)
     +7.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,526.67 ¥
(31.01 S$)
814.06 ¥
(9.99 S$)
     -67.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(22.09 S$)
977.67 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -45.69 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 47,138.89 ¥
(578.59 S$)
78,165.38 ¥
(959.41 S$)
     +65.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,184,090.91 ¥
(26,807.78 S$)
2,061,488.11 ¥
(25,302.94 S$)
     -5.61 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,316.67 ¥
(77.53 S$)
7,615.78 ¥
(93.48 S$)
     +20.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,410.34 ¥
(54.13 S$)
4,107.26 ¥
(50.41 S$)
     -6.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,992.11 ¥
(98.10 S$)
9,574.11 ¥
(117.51 S$)
     +19.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,472.22 ¥
(140.81 S$)
9,629.38 ¥
(118.19 S$)
     -16.06 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 116,270.83 ¥
(1,427.12 S$)
210,739.67 ¥
(2,586.64 S$)
     +81.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 72,930.23 ¥
(895.15 S$)
132,101.47 ¥
(1,621.43 S$)
     +81.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 279,210.53 ¥
(3,427.06 S$)
368,975.39 ¥
(4,528.85 S$)
     +32.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 146,156.25 ¥
(1,793.94 S$)
224,874.30 ¥
(2,760.13 S$)
     +53.86 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 108,385.98 ¥
(1,330.34 S$)
168,517.03 ¥
(2,068.40 S$)
     +55.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 51,309.14 ¥
(629.77 S$)
83,800.75 ¥
(1,028.58 S$)
     +63.33 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 330,418.81 ¥
(4,055.60 S$)
331,591.97 ¥
(4,070.00 S$)
     +0.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.34 2.06      +53.52 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:251768
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY