Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 2.32% lower than in Amsterdam
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 1.99% higher than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Singapore are 8.83% higher than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 33.81% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 11.28% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 3.73% higher than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 €
(25.78 S$)
9.31 €
(15.00 S$)
     -41.81 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 €
(120.83 S$)
43.45 €
(70.00 S$)
     -42.07 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.60 €
(13.85 S$)
4.97 €
(8.00 S$)
     -42.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(8.06 S$)
6.21 €
(10.00 S$)
     +24.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 €
(8.06 S$)
7.45 €
(12.00 S$)
     +48.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.38 €
(5.45 S$)
3.47 €
(5.58 S$)
     +2.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 €
(4.26 S$)
1.12 €
(1.81 S$)
     -57.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 €
(3.46 S$)
0.86 €
(1.39 S$)
     -59.89 %
Markets Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 €
(6.47 S$)
7.16 €
(11.54 S$)
     +78.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.64 €
(2.64 S$)
1.28 €
(2.07 S$)
     -21.81 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 €
(1.49 S$)
0.78 €
(1.26 S$)
     -15.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.78 €
(4.48 S$)
1.89 €
(3.04 S$)
     -31.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.46 €
(8.80 S$)
6.58 €
(10.60 S$)
     +20.41 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.66 €
(5.90 S$)
2.66 €
(4.28 S$)
     -27.41 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.74 €
(10.86 S$)
6.37 €
(10.27 S$)
     -5.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 €
(1.56 S$)
1.32 €
(2.13 S$)
     +36.39 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(1.22 S$)
0.95 €
(1.53 S$)
     +25.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.74 €
(1.20 S$)
1.16 €
(1.88 S$)
     +56.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.67 S$)
0.83 €
(1.33 S$)
     -20.29 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.68 €
(1.09 S$)
0.73 €
(1.18 S$)
     +7.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.57 €
(0.92 S$)
0.75 €
(1.21 S$)
     +30.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 €
(1.51 S$)
1.36 €
(2.18 S$)
     +45.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 €
(1.34 S$)
1.05 €
(1.70 S$)
     +26.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(11.28 S$)
18.62 €
(30.00 S$)
     +166.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.26 €
(2.03 S$)
3.13 €
(5.05 S$)
     +149.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 €
(2.97 S$)
3.91 €
(6.30 S$)
     +112.07 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 €
(12.89 S$)
8.81 €
(14.20 S$)
     +10.18 %
Transportation Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 €
(5.16 S$)
1.12 €
(1.80 S$)
     -65.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.50 €
(157.08 S$)
74.49 €
(120.00 S$)
     -23.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(8.06 S$)
2.30 €
(3.70 S$)
     -54.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.78 €
(6.09 S$)
0.70 €
(1.13 S$)
     -81.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 44.00 €
(70.89 S$)
11.17 €
(18.00 S$)
     -74.61 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.29 €
(10.14 S$)
5.22 €
(8.41 S$)
     -16.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,505.00 €
(41,089.71 S$)
74,485.80 €
(120,000.00 S$)
     +192.04 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,326.46 €
(45,635.22 S$)
63,697.42 €
(102,619.43 S$)
     +124.87 %
Utilities (Monthly) Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 173.85 €
(280.07 S$)
94.40 €
(152.08 S$)
     -45.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 €
(0.23 S$)
0.15 €
(0.24 S$)
     +3.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.58 €
(70.21 S$)
27.79 €
(44.77 S$)
     -36.23 %
Sports And Leisure Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.21 €
(63.18 S$)
86.75 €
(139.76 S$)
     +121.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.35 €
(44.07 S$)
8.65 €
(13.93 S$)
     -68.39 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(19.33 S$)
7.91 €
(12.75 S$)
     -34.05 %
Childcare Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,679.19 €
(2,705.24 S$)
789.27 €
(1,271.54 S$)
     -53.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,891.85 €
(20,769.36 S$)
18,511.72 €
(29,823.21 S$)
     +43.59 %
Clothing And Shoes Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.05 €
(154.75 S$)
55.01 €
(88.62 S$)
     -42.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.17 €
(66.33 S$)
33.19 €
(53.48 S$)
     -19.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.16 €
(167.81 S$)
75.07 €
(120.93 S$)
     -27.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.48 €
(224.71 S$)
87.16 €
(140.42 S$)
     -37.51 %
Rent Per Month Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,610.97 €
(2,595.35 S$)
1,795.70 €
(2,892.96 S$)
     +11.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,275.79 €
(2,055.36 S$)
1,164.45 €
(1,875.97 S$)
     -8.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,747.65 €
(4,426.58 S$)
3,388.47 €
(5,458.97 S$)
     +23.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,029.17 €
(3,269.08 S$)
1,991.29 €
(3,208.06 S$)
     -1.87 %
Buy Apartment Price Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 706.89 €
(1,138.84 S$)
1,529.35 €
(2,463.85 S$)
     +116.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 482.98 €
(778.10 S$)
770.91 €
(1,241.97 S$)
     +59.62 %
Salaries And Financing Amsterdam[ Edit ] Singapore[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,906.90 €
(4,683.16 S$)
3,075.48 €
(4,954.73 S$)
     +5.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.30 2.38      +3.47 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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