Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 2.7% higher than in Singapore (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 2.7% higher than in Singapore
Rent Prices in London are 2.6% higher than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in London are 59.5% higher than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in London are 10.9% lower than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in London is 5.3% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants
Singapore Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 S$
(8.75 £)
34.29 S$
(20.00 £)
     +128.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 92.50 S$
(53.95 £)
137.16 S$
(80.00 £)
     +48.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 S$
(5.83 £)
13.72 S$
(8.00 £)
     +37.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(5.83 £)
11.14 S$
(6.50 £)
     +11.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$
(5.83 £)
8.57 S$
(5.00 £)
     -14.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.35 S$
(3.70 £)
6.26 S$
(3.65 £)
     -1.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 S$
(1.16 £)
3.43 S$
(2.00 £)
     +72.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 S$
(0.89 £)
2.61 S$
(1.52 £)
     +71.4 %
Markets
Singapore Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.08 S$
(8.21 £)
8.61 S$
(5.02 £)
     -38.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.58 S$
(1.50 £)
2.42 S$
(1.41 £)
     -6.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.62 S$
(0.94 £)
1.65 S$
(0.96 £)
     +2.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.45 S$
(2.59 £)
5.44 S$
(3.18 £)
     +22.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.85 S$
(6.33 £)
5.98 S$
(3.49 £)
     -44.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.31 S$
(3.68 £)
5.95 S$
(3.47 £)
     -5.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.87 S$
(6.92 £)
9.73 S$
(5.67 £)
     -18.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.53 S$
(1.48 £)
2.05 S$
(1.19 £)
     -19.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.93 S$
(1.13 £)
1.08 S$
(0.63 £)
     -44.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 S$
(1.40 £)
2.06 S$
(1.20 £)
     -14.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.71 S$
(1.00 £)
2.64 S$
(1.54 £)
     +54.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 S$
(0.85 £)
1.00 S$
(0.58 £)
     -31.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.41 S$
(0.82 £)
0.93 S$
(0.54 £)
     -33.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.33 S$
(1.36 £)
1.73 S$
(1.01 £)
     -25.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 S$
(1.06 £)
2.25 S$
(1.31 £)
     +23.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 31.00 S$
(18.08 £)
16.29 S$
(9.50 £)
     -47.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.44 S$
(3.18 £)
3.41 S$
(1.99 £)
     -37.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.01 S$
(3.50 £)
4.21 S$
(2.46 £)
     -29.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 S$
(9.33 £)
25.72 S$
(15.00 £)
     +60.7 %
Transportation
Singapore Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 S$
(1.17 £)
4.80 S$
(2.80 £)
     +140.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.00 S$
(74.66 £)
342.89 S$
(200.00 £)
     +167.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 S$
(2.62 £)
7.72 S$
(4.50 £)
     +71.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 S$
(0.94 £)
5.37 S$
(3.13 £)
     +233.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 S$
(11.67 £)
51.43 S$
(30.00 £)
     +157.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 10.78 S$
(6.28 £)
9.86 S$
(5.75 £)
     -8.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 180,000.00 S$
(104,989.06 £)
48,065.01 S$
(28,035.00 £)
     -73.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 157,373.12 S$
(91,791.43 £)
46,054.18 S$
(26,862.14 £)
     -70.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Singapore Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 207.50 S$
(121.03 £)
503.87 S$
(293.89 £)
     +142.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.04 S$
(12.86 £)
26.68 S$
(15.56 £)
     +21.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.59 S$
(27.76 £)
52.52 S$
(30.63 £)
     +10.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Singapore Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 139.11 S$
(81.14 £)
78.04 S$
(45.52 £)
     -43.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.78 S$
(9.21 £)
24.88 S$
(14.51 £)
     +57.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 S$
(8.75 £)
25.72 S$
(15.00 £)
     +71.4 %
Childcare
Singapore Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,459.88 S$
(851.51 £)
3,177.10 S$
(1,853.11 £)
     +117.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,185.04 S$
(21,689.01 £)
34,534.77 S$
(20,143.18 £)
     -7.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Singapore Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.00 S$
(52.49 £)
141.91 S$
(82.77 £)
     +57.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.11 S$
(32.73 £)
69.11 S$
(40.31 £)
     +23.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 125.45 S$
(73.17 £)
154.21 S$
(89.95 £)
     +22.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.27 S$
(77.15 £)
177.28 S$
(103.40 £)
     +34.0 %
Rent Per Month
Singapore Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,536.11 S$
(2,062.51 £)
3,681.34 S$
(2,147.22 £)
     +4.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,717.80 S$
(1,585.22 £)
2,743.28 S$
(1,600.08 £)
     +0.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,138.70 S$
(4,163.81 £)
7,612.64 S$
(4,440.24 £)
     +6.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,101.45 S$
(2,975.54 £)
4,937.25 S$
(2,879.76 £)
     -3.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Singapore Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,571.93 S$
(1,500.14 £)
2,156.64 S$
(1,257.91 £)
     -16.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,678.89 S$
(979.25 £)
1,293.92 S$
(754.71 £)
     -22.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Singapore Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,083.58 S$
(3,548.39 £)
6,576.06 S$
(3,835.63 £)
     +8.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.55 5.48      +54.2 %
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