Cost of Living Comparison Between Amsterdam and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 18.6% higher than in Amsterdam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 29.5% higher than in Amsterdam
Rent Prices in Singapore are 46.4% higher than in Amsterdam
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 26.3% lower than in Amsterdam
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 30.9% higher than in Amsterdam
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 4.2% lower than in Amsterdam
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Restaurants
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.24 €
(28.03 S$)
10.30 €
(15.00 S$)
     -46.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.50 €
(120.17 S$)
68.65 €
(100.00 S$)
     -16.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(17.48 S$)
6.87 €
(10.00 S$)
     -42.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.10 €
(8.89 S$)
6.87 €
(10.00 S$)
     +12.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 €
(8.01 S$)
8.24 €
(12.00 S$)
     +49.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 €
(5.65 S$)
4.41 €
(6.43 S$)
     +13.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.92 €
(4.26 S$)
1.43 €
(2.09 S$)
     -51.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 €
(3.64 S$)
1.10 €
(1.60 S$)
     -56.1 %
Markets
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.59 €
(6.68 S$)
10.45 €
(15.23 S$)
     +127.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.61 €
(2.35 S$)
1.75 €
(2.54 S$)
     +8.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.72 S$)
1.06 €
(1.54 S$)
     -10.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.06 €
(5.92 S$)
3.01 €
(4.38 S$)
     -25.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.46 €
(7.96 S$)
7.62 €
(11.10 S$)
     +39.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.35 €
(7.80 S$)
4.26 €
(6.21 S$)
     -20.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.23 €
(9.08 S$)
8.28 €
(12.06 S$)
     +32.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 €
(1.20 S$)
1.74 €
(2.54 S$)
     +112.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 €
(1.31 S$)
1.29 €
(1.87 S$)
     +43.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 €
(1.19 S$)
1.65 €
(2.40 S$)
     +101.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.37 €
(2.00 S$)
1.17 €
(1.71 S$)
     -14.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.76 €
(1.11 S$)
0.96 €
(1.40 S$)
     +26.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.73 €
(1.07 S$)
0.94 €
(1.36 S$)
     +27.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 €
(1.60 S$)
1.67 €
(2.43 S$)
     +51.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 €
(1.02 S$)
1.29 €
(1.87 S$)
     +82.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(8.74 S$)
20.60 €
(30.00 S$)
     +243.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 €
(1.83 S$)
3.53 €
(5.15 S$)
     +181.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 €
(3.11 S$)
4.12 €
(6.01 S$)
     +93.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 €
(13.84 S$)
10.98 €
(16.00 S$)
     +15.6 %
Transportation
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 €
(4.95 S$)
1.37 €
(2.00 S$)
     -59.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.45 €
(118.64 S$)
87.87 €
(128.00 S$)
     +7.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(5.83 S$)
2.88 €
(4.20 S$)
     -27.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 €
(5.63 S$)
1.16 €
(1.69 S$)
     -70.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.90 €
(45.01 S$)
13.73 €
(20.00 S$)
     -55.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.30 €
(10.64 S$)
7.34 €
(10.69 S$)
     +0.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 €
(40,785.38 S$)
123,573.70 €
(180,000.00 S$)
     +341.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,160.38 €
(46,845.48 S$)
112,123.39 €
(163,321.24 S$)
     +248.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 226.54 €
(329.98 S$)
140.36 €
(204.46 S$)
     -38.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.91 €
(30.46 S$)
16.81 €
(24.48 S$)
     -19.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.29 €
(64.52 S$)
31.89 €
(46.45 S$)
     -28.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.80 €
(78.37 S$)
88.82 €
(129.38 S$)
     +65.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.10 €
(26.36 S$)
11.44 €
(16.67 S$)
     -36.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 €
(20.39 S$)
10.30 €
(15.00 S$)
     -26.4 %
Childcare
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,802.42 €
(2,625.44 S$)
1,119.91 €
(1,631.28 S$)
     -37.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,426.36 €
(15,187.26 S$)
25,053.67 €
(36,493.70 S$)
     +140.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.30 €
(105.31 S$)
61.88 €
(90.13 S$)
     -14.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.77 €
(43.36 S$)
39.38 €
(57.37 S$)
     +32.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.82 €
(116.27 S$)
86.28 €
(125.68 S$)
     +8.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.83 €
(136.68 S$)
102.22 €
(148.89 S$)
     +8.9 %
Rent Per Month
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,859.85 €
(2,709.10 S$)
2,579.12 €
(3,756.80 S$)
     +38.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,544.19 €
(2,249.29 S$)
1,835.52 €
(2,673.65 S$)
     +18.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,025.86 €
(4,407.53 S$)
4,928.08 €
(7,178.34 S$)
     +62.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,311.90 €
(3,367.57 S$)
3,470.53 €
(5,055.25 S$)
     +50.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 782.21 €
(1,139.39 S$)
1,733.17 €
(2,524.56 S$)
     +121.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 505.23 €
(735.93 S$)
1,132.31 €
(1,649.35 S$)
     +124.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Amsterdam Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,493.82 €
(5,089.17 S$)
4,334.70 €
(6,314.01 S$)
     +24.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 3.56      -9.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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