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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 19.02% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 1.51% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Singapore are 54.43% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 12.91% lower than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 35.33% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 0.87% higher than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.23 S$)
654.30 ¥
(8.00 S$)
     -34.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,000.00 ¥
(61.13 S$)
4,089.37 ¥
(50.00 S$)
     -18.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 665.00 ¥
(8.13 S$)
572.51 ¥
(7.00 S$)
     -13.91 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(4.89 S$)
736.09 ¥
(9.00 S$)
     +84.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 465.00 ¥
(5.69 S$)
736.09 ¥
(9.00 S$)
     +58.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 384.55 ¥
(4.70 S$)
387.44 ¥
(4.74 S$)
     +0.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 138.37 ¥
(1.69 S$)
120.10 ¥
(1.47 S$)
     -13.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 103.63 ¥
(1.27 S$)
91.58 ¥
(1.12 S$)
     -11.63 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 687.32 ¥
(8.40 S$)
975.99 ¥
(11.93 S$)
     +42.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 171.21 ¥
(2.09 S$)
146.24 ¥
(1.79 S$)
     -14.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 274.54 ¥
(3.36 S$)
97.67 ¥
(1.19 S$)
     -64.43 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 228.70 ¥
(2.80 S$)
199.18 ¥
(2.44 S$)
     -12.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 544.31 ¥
(6.66 S$)
640.27 ¥
(7.83 S$)
     +17.63 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 381.32 ¥
(4.66 S$)
258.76 ¥
(3.16 S$)
     -32.14 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,127.93 ¥
(13.79 S$)
437.57 ¥
(5.35 S$)
     -61.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 385.81 ¥
(4.72 S$)
138.57 ¥
(1.69 S$)
     -64.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 170.25 ¥
(2.08 S$)
87.14 ¥
(1.07 S$)
     -48.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 272.16 ¥
(3.33 S$)
115.08 ¥
(1.41 S$)
     -57.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 314.28 ¥
(3.84 S$)
81.02 ¥
(0.99 S$)
     -74.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 187.62 ¥
(2.29 S$)
86.89 ¥
(1.06 S$)
     -53.69 %
Onion (1 lb) 160.95 ¥
(1.97 S$)
79.86 ¥
(0.98 S$)
     -50.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 204.46 ¥
(2.50 S$)
128.24 ¥
(1.57 S$)
     -37.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 131.71 ¥
(1.61 S$)
112.35 ¥
(1.37 S$)
     -14.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ¥
(18.34 S$)
2,044.69 ¥
(25.00 S$)
     +36.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 255.80 ¥
(3.13 S$)
332.99 ¥
(4.07 S$)
     +30.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 398.18 ¥
(4.87 S$)
343.34 ¥
(4.20 S$)
     -13.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.50 S$)
1,145.02 ¥
(14.00 S$)
     +154.45 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.45 S$)
139.04 ¥
(1.70 S$)
     -30.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(122.27 S$)
8,178.75 ¥
(100.00 S$)
     -18.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 489.50 ¥
(5.99 S$)
286.26 ¥
(3.50 S$)
     -41.52 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.07 S$)
72.39 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -89.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,000.00 ¥
(48.91 S$)
1,423.10 ¥
(17.40 S$)
     -64.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 547.16 ¥
(6.69 S$)
708.40 ¥
(8.66 S$)
     +29.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 ¥
(30,567.02 S$)
8,955,730.65 ¥
(109,500.00 S$)
     +258.23 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,167,178.67 ¥
(26,497.68 S$)
7,956,715.40 ¥
(97,285.23 S$)
     +267.15 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 18,797.25 ¥
(229.83 S$)
12,088.92 ¥
(147.81 S$)
     -35.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 46.86 ¥
(0.57 S$)
10.86 ¥
(0.13 S$)
     -76.81 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,602.05 ¥
(56.27 S$)
3,516.70 ¥
(43.00 S$)
     -23.58 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,541.86 ¥
(116.67 S$)
9,865.90 ¥
(120.63 S$)
     +3.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,911.11 ¥
(35.59 S$)
808.03 ¥
(9.88 S$)
     -72.24 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(22.01 S$)
981.45 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -45.48 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 47,431.82 ¥
(579.94 S$)
84,978.94 ¥
(1,039.02 S$)
     +79.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,106,250.00 ¥
(25,752.71 S$)
1,995,448.52 ¥
(24,397.97 S$)
     -5.26 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,573.53 ¥
(80.37 S$)
7,340.85 ¥
(89.76 S$)
     +11.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,625.71 ¥
(56.56 S$)
3,800.28 ¥
(46.47 S$)
     -17.84 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,000.00 ¥
(97.81 S$)
9,669.33 ¥
(118.22 S$)
     +20.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,194.29 ¥
(149.10 S$)
9,778.15 ¥
(119.56 S$)
     -19.81 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 114,941.18 ¥
(1,405.36 S$)
205,195.74 ¥
(2,508.89 S$)
     +78.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 72,468.09 ¥
(886.05 S$)
120,939.47 ¥
(1,478.70 S$)
     +66.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 274,024.39 ¥
(3,350.44 S$)
379,343.31 ¥
(4,638.16 S$)
     +38.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 146,472.22 ¥
(1,790.89 S$)
232,341.58 ¥
(2,840.80 S$)
     +58.63 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 108,185.27 ¥
(1,322.76 S$)
171,080.46 ¥
(2,091.77 S$)
     +58.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 53,173.64 ¥
(650.14 S$)
87,582.69 ¥
(1,070.86 S$)
     +64.71 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 317,825.27 ¥
(3,885.99 S$)
325,420.44 ¥
(3,978.85 S$)
     +2.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.38 2.16      +56.28 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:262706
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY