Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Manchester 

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Cost of Living in Manchester is 14.9% lower than in Singapore (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Manchester is 31.0% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Manchester are 51.0% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 29.3% higher than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 16.5% lower than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 8.2% lower than in Singapore
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Restaurants
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.50 S$
(8.44 £)
25.77 S$
(15.00 £)
     +77.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 92.50 S$
(53.84 £)
103.09 S$
(60.00 £)
     +11.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.75 S$
(5.67 £)
13.75 S$
(8.00 £)
     +41.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(5.82 £)
8.59 S$
(5.00 £)
     -14.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$
(5.82 £)
9.45 S$
(5.50 £)
     -5.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.31 S$
(3.67 £)
6.11 S$
(3.56 £)
     -3.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 S$
(1.16 £)
3.46 S$
(2.01 £)
     +72.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 S$
(0.89 £)
2.47 S$
(1.44 £)
     +61.4 %
Markets
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.08 S$
(8.20 £)
7.79 S$
(4.53 £)
     -44.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.58 S$
(1.50 £)
1.78 S$
(1.04 £)
     -30.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.62 S$
(0.94 £)
1.32 S$
(0.77 £)
     -18.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.45 S$
(2.59 £)
5.29 S$
(3.08 £)
     +18.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.85 S$
(6.32 £)
5.80 S$
(3.38 £)
     -46.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.31 S$
(3.67 £)
4.86 S$
(2.83 £)
     -23.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.87 S$
(6.91 £)
10.29 S$
(5.99 £)
     -13.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.53 S$
(1.47 £)
1.59 S$
(0.92 £)
     -37.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.93 S$
(1.12 £)
0.97 S$
(0.57 £)
     -49.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 S$
(1.40 £)
2.13 S$
(1.24 £)
     -11.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.71 S$
(0.99 £)
2.62 S$
(1.52 £)
     +53.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 S$
(0.84 £)
1.46 S$
(0.85 £)
     +0.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.41 S$
(0.82 £)
1.01 S$
(0.59 £)
     -28.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.33 S$
(1.36 £)
1.48 S$
(0.86 £)
     -36.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 S$
(1.06 £)
1.71 S$
(1.00 £)
     -6.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 31.00 S$
(18.04 £)
13.75 S$
(8.00 £)
     -55.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.44 S$
(3.17 £)
3.91 S$
(2.27 £)
     -28.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.95 S$
(3.46 £)
5.65 S$
(3.29 £)
     -5.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 S$
(9.31 £)
22.77 S$
(13.25 £)
     +42.3 %
Transportation
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 S$
(1.16 £)
3.44 S$
(2.00 £)
     +71.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.00 S$
(74.50 £)
137.45 S$
(80.00 £)
     +7.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 S$
(2.62 £)
5.84 S$
(3.40 £)
     +29.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 S$
(0.94 £)
6.01 S$
(3.50 £)
     +273.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 S$
(11.64 £)
31.96 S$
(18.60 £)
     +59.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 10.78 S$
(6.27 £)
9.53 S$
(5.55 £)
     -11.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 180,000.00 S$
(104,764.28 £)
48,597.67 S$
(28,285.00 £)
     -73.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 157,373.12 S$
(91,594.90 £)
45,694.58 S$
(26,595.33 £)
     -71.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 207.50 S$
(120.77 £)
434.19 S$
(252.71 £)
     +109.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.04 S$
(12.83 £)
24.44 S$
(14.23 £)
     +10.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.59 S$
(27.70 £)
51.54 S$
(30.00 £)
     +8.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 139.46 S$
(81.17 £)
49.61 S$
(28.88 £)
     -64.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.82 S$
(9.21 £)
17.90 S$
(10.42 £)
     +13.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 S$
(8.73 £)
16.71 S$
(9.72 £)
     +11.4 %
Childcare
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,459.88 S$
(849.68 £)
2,230.44 S$
(1,298.17 £)
     +52.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,185.04 S$
(21,642.58 £)
20,188.18 S$
(11,750.00 £)
     -45.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.00 S$
(52.38 £)
99.65 S$
(58.00 £)
     +10.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.11 S$
(32.66 £)
54.19 S$
(31.54 £)
     -3.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 125.45 S$
(73.01 £)
124.03 S$
(72.19 £)
     -1.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.27 S$
(76.98 £)
105.95 S$
(61.67 £)
     -19.9 %
Rent Per Month
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,553.13 S$
(2,068.01 £)
2,018.82 S$
(1,175.00 £)
     -43.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,717.80 S$
(1,581.83 £)
1,526.50 S$
(888.46 £)
     -43.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,138.70 S$
(4,154.90 £)
3,287.76 S$
(1,913.56 £)
     -53.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,156.21 S$
(3,001.04 £)
2,263.91 S$
(1,317.65 £)
     -56.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,571.54 S$
(1,496.70 £)
640.71 S$
(372.91 £)
     -75.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,678.89 S$
(977.16 £)
430.97 S$
(250.84 £)
     -74.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Singapore Edit Manchester Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,143.87 S$
(3,575.88 £)
3,892.49 S$
(2,265.52 £)
     -36.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.59 6.21      +73.0 %
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