Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 1.59% lower than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 2.19% higher than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Singapore are 8.20% higher than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 33.43% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 15.96% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 3.82% higher than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(24.30 S$)
9.26 €
(15.00 S$)
     -38.27 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 €
(121.51 S$)
43.21 €
(70.00 S$)
     -42.39 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.94 €
(14.48 S$)
4.94 €
(8.00 S$)
     -44.74 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(8.10 S$)
6.17 €
(10.00 S$)
     +23.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 €
(8.10 S$)
6.79 €
(11.00 S$)
     +35.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.36 €
(5.45 S$)
3.45 €
(5.59 S$)
     +2.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 €
(4.47 S$)
1.13 €
(1.84 S$)
     -58.92 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 €
(3.68 S$)
0.90 €
(1.45 S$)
     -60.52 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.11 €
(6.65 S$)
7.47 €
(12.10 S$)
     +81.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.65 €
(2.68 S$)
1.28 €
(2.07 S$)
     -22.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 €
(1.45 S$)
0.76 €
(1.24 S$)
     -14.84 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.77 €
(4.50 S$)
1.98 €
(3.20 S$)
     -28.78 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.89 €
(7.93 S$)
7.03 €
(11.40 S$)
     +43.77 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.56 €
(5.77 S$)
2.75 €
(4.45 S$)
     -22.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.81 €
(9.40 S$)
6.21 €
(10.06 S$)
     +6.94 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1.60 S$)
1.33 €
(2.15 S$)
     +34.09 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 €
(1.13 S$)
0.83 €
(1.34 S$)
     +18.33 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.81 €
(1.31 S$)
1.21 €
(1.96 S$)
     +50.08 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.69 S$)
0.80 €
(1.30 S$)
     -22.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.71 €
(1.16 S$)
0.71 €
(1.14 S$)
     -1.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.98 S$)
0.72 €
(1.17 S$)
     +19.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 €
(1.41 S$)
1.35 €
(2.19 S$)
     +55.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.84 €
(1.36 S$)
1.00 €
(1.62 S$)
     +19.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(11.34 S$)
18.52 €
(30.00 S$)
     +164.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.20 €
(1.95 S$)
3.27 €
(5.30 S$)
     +172.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 €
(3.06 S$)
3.76 €
(6.09 S$)
     +99.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 €
(12.96 S$)
8.67 €
(14.05 S$)
     +8.41 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 €
(5.18 S$)
1.22 €
(1.98 S$)
     -61.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.50 €
(157.96 S$)
74.07 €
(120.00 S$)
     -24.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(8.10 S$)
2.22 €
(3.60 S$)
     -55.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.78 €
(6.13 S$)
0.77 €
(1.26 S$)
     -79.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 43.97 €
(71.23 S$)
11.11 €
(18.00 S$)
     -74.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.36 €
(10.30 S$)
5.09 €
(8.24 S$)
     -20.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,505.00 €
(41,319.80 S$)
74,071.02 €
(120,000.00 S$)
     +190.42 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,122.73 €
(45,560.70 S$)
66,091.74 €
(107,073.03 S$)
     +135.01 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.83 €
(263.80 S$)
90.49 €
(146.59 S$)
     -44.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 €
(0.24 S$)
0.12 €
(0.19 S$)
     -20.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.25 €
(74.92 S$)
27.92 €
(45.23 S$)
     -39.63 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.34 €
(70.21 S$)
86.75 €
(140.54 S$)
     +100.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.02 €
(50.26 S$)
8.02 €
(13.00 S$)
     -74.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(19.44 S$)
8.02 €
(13.00 S$)
     -33.13 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,805.21 €
(2,924.56 S$)
804.35 €
(1,303.10 S$)
     -55.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,061.69 €
(22,780.87 S$)
17,072.07 €
(27,657.89 S$)
     +21.41 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.88 €
(150.47 S$)
50.69 €
(82.12 S$)
     -45.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.21 €
(66.76 S$)
33.48 €
(54.25 S$)
     -18.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.11 €
(150.85 S$)
74.73 €
(121.07 S$)
     -19.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.13 €
(205.96 S$)
79.15 €
(128.23 S$)
     -37.74 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,571.28 €
(2,545.57 S$)
1,778.73 €
(2,881.67 S$)
     +13.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,280.77 €
(2,074.93 S$)
1,155.43 €
(1,871.88 S$)
     -9.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,640.91 €
(4,278.45 S$)
3,238.34 €
(5,246.32 S$)
     +22.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.33 €
(3,261.73 S$)
1,960.59 €
(3,176.28 S$)
     -2.62 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 698.05 €
(1,130.88 S$)
1,401.38 €
(2,270.33 S$)
     +100.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 479.39 €
(776.64 S$)
718.84 €
(1,164.57 S$)
     +49.95 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,962.75 €
(4,799.86 S$)
3,143.16 €
(5,092.12 S$)
     +6.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.06 2.16      +4.67 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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