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Cost of Living Comparison Between Johor Bahru and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 110.97% higher than in Johor Bahru
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 204.93% higher than in Johor Bahru
Rent Prices in Singapore are 718.81% higher than in Johor Bahru
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 153.19% higher than in Johor Bahru
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 72.58% higher than in Johor Bahru
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 45.09% higher than in Johor Bahru
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  Johor BahruSingaporeDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 RM
(3.26 S$)
36.83 RM
(12.00 S$)
     +268.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 RM
(19.55 S$)
184.14 RM
(60.00 S$)
     +206.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.50 RM
(4.40 S$)
24.55 RM
(8.00 S$)
     +81.87 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 RM
(4.89 S$)
30.69 RM
(10.00 S$)
     +104.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 RM
(4.89 S$)
32.23 RM
(10.50 S$)
     +114.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.23 RM
(3.66 S$)
16.59 RM
(5.41 S$)
     +47.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.42 RM
(0.79 S$)
5.86 RM
(1.91 S$)
     +142.23 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 RM
(0.43 S$)
4.24 RM
(1.38 S$)
     +218.17 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.11 RM
(7.86 S$)
34.33 RM
(11.18 S$)
     +42.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.87 RM
(0.94 S$)
6.63 RM
(2.16 S$)
     +130.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.04 RM
(0.67 S$)
4.69 RM
(1.53 S$)
     +129.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.36 RM
(1.75 S$)
8.86 RM
(2.89 S$)
     +65.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 19.56 RM
(6.37 S$)
28.45 RM
(9.27 S$)
     +45.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.44 RM
(1.77 S$)
12.26 RM
(3.99 S$)
     +125.19 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.74 RM
(3.50 S$)
23.05 RM
(7.51 S$)
     +114.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.22 RM
(1.70 S$)
5.84 RM
(1.90 S$)
     +12.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.60 RM
(0.85 S$)
4.45 RM
(1.45 S$)
     +71.01 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.99 RM
(1.63 S$)
5.45 RM
(1.78 S$)
     +9.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.25 RM
(0.73 S$)
3.86 RM
(1.26 S$)
     +71.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.66 RM
(0.54 S$)
4.30 RM
(1.40 S$)
     +158.29 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.66 RM
(0.54 S$)
4.04 RM
(1.32 S$)
     +142.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.78 RM
(1.23 S$)
6.47 RM
(2.11 S$)
     +70.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 RM
(0.76 S$)
5.27 RM
(1.72 S$)
     +125.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 RM
(19.55 S$)
92.07 RM
(30.00 S$)
     +53.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.15 RM
(2.98 S$)
15.64 RM
(5.09 S$)
     +70.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.33 RM
(3.37 S$)
17.59 RM
(5.73 S$)
     +70.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.50 RM
(5.70 S$)
43.43 RM
(14.15 S$)
     +148.16 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.43 RM
(0.79 S$)
5.22 RM
(1.70 S$)
     +114.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 RM
(13.03 S$)
337.60 RM
(110.00 S$)
     +744.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 RM
(0.98 S$)
11.05 RM
(3.60 S$)
     +268.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 RM
(0.79 S$)
2.72 RM
(0.89 S$)
     +12.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 RM
(8.15 S$)
54.55 RM
(17.77 S$)
     +118.21 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.29 RM
(2.70 S$)
26.36 RM
(8.59 S$)
     +218.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 RM
(48,874.60 S$)
357,394.25 RM
(116,450.00 S$)
     +138.26 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 115,800.00 RM
(37,731.19 S$)
314,454.72 RM
(102,458.98 S$)
     +171.55 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.10 RM
(55.75 S$)
463.31 RM
(150.96 S$)
     +170.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 RM
(0.10 S$)
0.64 RM
(0.21 S$)
     +114.84 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 159.67 RM
(52.02 S$)
138.71 RM
(45.20 S$)
     -13.13 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 118.00 RM
(38.45 S$)
423.01 RM
(137.83 S$)
     +258.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 RM
(4.07 S$)
39.52 RM
(12.88 S$)
     +216.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.50 RM
(5.05 S$)
36.83 RM
(12.00 S$)
     +137.61 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 600.00 RM
(195.50 S$)
3,584.68 RM
(1,168.00 S$)
     +497.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,533.33 RM
(9,297.03 S$)
85,658.52 RM
(27,910.17 S$)
     +200.21 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 240.53 RM
(78.37 S$)
292.27 RM
(95.23 S$)
     +21.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 110.55 RM
(36.02 S$)
158.58 RM
(51.67 S$)
     +43.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 290.00 RM
(94.49 S$)
372.62 RM
(121.41 S$)
     +28.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 263.27 RM
(85.78 S$)
446.28 RM
(145.41 S$)
     +69.51 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 978.57 RM
(318.85 S$)
8,413.20 RM
(2,741.28 S$)
     +759.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 725.00 RM
(236.23 S$)
5,139.85 RM
(1,674.72 S$)
     +608.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,862.50 RM
(606.86 S$)
16,329.75 RM
(5,320.73 S$)
     +776.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,200.00 RM
(391.00 S$)
9,142.38 RM
(2,978.87 S$)
     +661.86 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 585.50 RM
(190.77 S$)
7,285.17 RM
(2,373.73 S$)
     +1,144.27 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 380.86 RM
(124.10 S$)
3,859.96 RM
(1,257.69 S$)
     +913.48 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,000.00 RM
(977.49 S$)
13,273.20 RM
(4,324.82 S$)
     +342.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.71 2.45      -48.01 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:66649
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: MYR