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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tokyo and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 16.53% lower than in Tokyo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 4.29% higher than in Tokyo
Rent Prices in Singapore are 57.10% higher than in Tokyo
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 7.35% lower than in Tokyo
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 34.58% lower than in Tokyo
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 2.24% lower than in Tokyo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 ¥
(12.11 S$)
825.69 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     -17.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 5,250.00 ¥
(63.58 S$)
4,128.47 ¥
(50.00 S$)
     -21.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 ¥
(8.48 S$)
577.99 ¥
(7.00 S$)
     -17.43 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(4.84 S$)
825.69 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +106.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(6.06 S$)
784.41 ¥
(9.50 S$)
     +56.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 391.43 ¥
(4.74 S$)
410.20 ¥
(4.97 S$)
     +4.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 143.61 ¥
(1.74 S$)
132.57 ¥
(1.61 S$)
     -7.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 107.30 ¥
(1.30 S$)
98.90 ¥
(1.20 S$)
     -7.83 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 685.73 ¥
(8.30 S$)
937.77 ¥
(11.36 S$)
     +36.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 172.72 ¥
(2.09 S$)
144.13 ¥
(1.75 S$)
     -16.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 274.54 ¥
(3.32 S$)
95.50 ¥
(1.16 S$)
     -65.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 228.76 ¥
(2.77 S$)
198.28 ¥
(2.40 S$)
     -13.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 489.88 ¥
(5.93 S$)
648.96 ¥
(7.86 S$)
     +32.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 366.20 ¥
(4.44 S$)
254.40 ¥
(3.08 S$)
     -30.53 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,168.97 ¥
(14.16 S$)
468.96 ¥
(5.68 S$)
     -59.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 375.73 ¥
(4.55 S$)
135.36 ¥
(1.64 S$)
     -63.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 171.76 ¥
(2.08 S$)
85.48 ¥
(1.04 S$)
     -50.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 279.72 ¥
(3.39 S$)
116.63 ¥
(1.41 S$)
     -58.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 314.28 ¥
(3.81 S$)
82.73 ¥
(1.00 S$)
     -73.68 %
Potato (1 lb) 190.89 ¥
(2.31 S$)
87.18 ¥
(1.06 S$)
     -54.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 162.53 ¥
(1.97 S$)
77.43 ¥
(0.94 S$)
     -52.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 204.14 ¥
(2.47 S$)
129.09 ¥
(1.56 S$)
     -36.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 132.17 ¥
(1.60 S$)
113.10 ¥
(1.37 S$)
     -14.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,350.00 ¥
(16.35 S$)
2,064.23 ¥
(25.00 S$)
     +52.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 264.23 ¥
(3.20 S$)
335.72 ¥
(4.07 S$)
     +27.06 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 387.50 ¥
(4.69 S$)
342.35 ¥
(4.15 S$)
     -11.65 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 450.00 ¥
(5.45 S$)
1,155.97 ¥
(14.00 S$)
     +156.88 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 ¥
(2.42 S$)
140.37 ¥
(1.70 S$)
     -29.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(121.11 S$)
9,000.06 ¥
(109.00 S$)
     -10.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 495.00 ¥
(5.99 S$)
293.12 ¥
(3.55 S$)
     -40.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(7.99 S$)
73.09 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -88.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,900.00 ¥
(47.23 S$)
1,453.22 ¥
(17.60 S$)
     -62.74 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 546.41 ¥
(6.62 S$)
709.24 ¥
(8.59 S$)
     +29.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,534,500.00 ¥
(30,695.41 S$)
9,082,628.74 ¥
(110,000.00 S$)
     +258.36 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,176,333.33 ¥
(26,357.64 S$)
8,190,858.77 ¥
(99,199.75 S$)
     +276.36 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 17,744.77 ¥
(214.91 S$)
12,595.95 ¥
(152.55 S$)
     -29.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 45.90 ¥
(0.56 S$)
11.45 ¥
(0.14 S$)
     -75.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,686.67 ¥
(56.76 S$)
3,584.65 ¥
(43.41 S$)
     -23.51 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 9,351.16 ¥
(113.25 S$)
10,261.15 ¥
(124.27 S$)
     +9.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,023.53 ¥
(36.62 S$)
832.61 ¥
(10.08 S$)
     -72.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.80 S$)
990.83 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -44.95 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 47,204.55 ¥
(571.70 S$)
88,322.83 ¥
(1,069.68 S$)
     +87.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,110,416.67 ¥
(25,559.32 S$)
2,070,573.95 ¥
(25,076.79 S$)
     -1.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,715.15 ¥
(81.33 S$)
7,570.22 ¥
(91.68 S$)
     +12.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,636.11 ¥
(56.15 S$)
4,076.23 ¥
(49.37 S$)
     -12.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,108.70 ¥
(98.20 S$)
9,987.73 ¥
(120.96 S$)
     +23.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,765.71 ¥
(154.61 S$)
10,714.27 ¥
(129.76 S$)
     -16.07 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 119,580.00 ¥
(1,448.24 S$)
220,564.57 ¥
(2,671.26 S$)
     +84.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 75,978.26 ¥
(920.18 S$)
121,280.44 ¥
(1,468.83 S$)
     +59.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 274,756.10 ¥
(3,327.58 S$)
395,166.15 ¥
(4,785.87 S$)
     +43.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 146,600.00 ¥
(1,775.48 S$)
231,685.67 ¥
(2,805.95 S$)
     +58.04 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 107,657.10 ¥
(1,303.84 S$)
176,267.18 ¥
(2,134.78 S$)
     +63.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 54,629.35 ¥
(661.62 S$)
87,387.97 ¥
(1,058.36 S$)
     +59.97 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 316,730.74 ¥
(3,835.94 S$)
322,908.81 ¥
(3,910.76 S$)
     +1.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.41 2.18      +54.38 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:266675
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY