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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 26.09% higher than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 41.59% higher than in Singapore
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 63.40% higher than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 81.53% higher than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 47.74% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 14.21% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S$
(7.33 $)
27.27 S$
(20.00 $)
     +172.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$
(44.00 $)
109.08 S$
(80.00 $)
     +81.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 S$
(5.87 $)
12.27 S$
(9.00 $)
     +53.40 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(7.33 $)
9.54 S$
(7.00 $)
     -4.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$
(7.33 $)
10.91 S$
(8.00 $)
     +9.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.24 S$
(3.84 $)
6.25 S$
(4.59 $)
     +19.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 S$
(1.34 $)
2.69 S$
(1.98 $)
     +47.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.31 S$
(0.96 $)
2.18 S$
(1.60 $)
     +66.06 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.58 S$
(8.49 $)
5.84 S$
(4.28 $)
     -49.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.15 S$
(1.58 $)
4.83 S$
(3.54 $)
     +124.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.58 S$
(1.16 $)
4.17 S$
(3.06 $)
     +163.50 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.83 S$
(2.08 $)
4.86 S$
(3.56 $)
     +71.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.32 S$
(6.83 $)
9.84 S$
(7.22 $)
     +5.67 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.14 S$
(3.03 $)
8.11 S$
(5.95 $)
     +95.99 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.04 S$
(5.16 $)
9.62 S$
(7.05 $)
     +36.65 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 S$
(1.49 $)
3.63 S$
(2.66 $)
     +79.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.41 S$
(1.03 $)
1.47 S$
(1.08 $)
     +4.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.94 S$
(1.42 $)
3.76 S$
(2.76 $)
     +94.18 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.29 S$
(0.95 $)
3.66 S$
(2.68 $)
     +183.06 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.46 S$
(1.07 $)
2.45 S$
(1.80 $)
     +68.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.39 S$
(1.02 $)
2.14 S$
(1.57 $)
     +53.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.19 S$
(1.60 $)
3.06 S$
(2.25 $)
     +40.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.68 S$
(1.23 $)
3.13 S$
(2.30 $)
     +86.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(22.00 $)
20.45 S$
(15.00 $)
     -31.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.24 S$
(3.85 $)
2.95 S$
(2.17 $)
     -43.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.86 S$
(4.30 $)
3.94 S$
(2.89 $)
     -32.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 S$
(10.27 $)
19.09 S$
(14.00 $)
     +36.36 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 S$
(1.25 $)
3.75 S$
(2.75 $)
     +120.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$
(73.34 $)
166.35 S$
(122.00 $)
     +66.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$
(2.57 $)
3.41 S$
(2.50 $)
     -2.60 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(0.65 $)
3.72 S$
(2.73 $)
     +319.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$
(13.20 $)
40.91 S$
(30.00 $)
     +127.26 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.62 S$
(6.32 $)
4.15 S$
(3.04 $)
     -51.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 110,000.00 S$
(80,671.78 $)
29,786.75 S$
(21,845.00 $)
     -72.92 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 103,017.09 S$
(75,550.65 $)
28,907.94 S$
(21,200.50 $)
     -71.94 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.03 S$
(112.96 $)
191.90 S$
(140.74 $)
     +24.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 S$
(0.14 $)
0.10 S$
(0.07 $)
     -46.24 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.69 S$
(32.78 $)
87.19 S$
(63.95 $)
     +95.10 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 137.05 S$
(100.51 $)
110.99 S$
(81.40 $)
     -19.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.92 S$
(8.74 $)
44.46 S$
(32.61 $)
     +273.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(8.80 $)
21.82 S$
(16.00 $)
     +81.81 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,144.76 S$
(839.55 $)
3,231.85 S$
(2,370.17 $)
     +182.32 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,955.38 S$
(19,768.53 $)
51,518.48 S$
(37,782.61 $)
     +91.12 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.52 S$
(67.12 $)
73.57 S$
(53.95 $)
     -19.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.67 S$
(38.63 $)
52.15 S$
(38.25 $)
     -0.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 122.47 S$
(89.82 $)
115.47 S$
(84.68 $)
     -5.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 143.67 S$
(105.37 $)
173.93 S$
(127.55 $)
     +21.06 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,753.41 S$
(2,019.29 $)
4,217.95 S$
(3,093.36 $)
     +53.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,659.09 S$
(1,216.74 $)
2,720.17 S$
(1,994.92 $)
     +63.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,108.70 S$
(3,746.61 $)
8,693.78 S$
(6,375.84 $)
     +70.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,960.45 S$
(2,171.14 $)
4,762.69 S$
(3,492.86 $)
     +60.88 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,290.68 S$
(1,679.94 $)
1,816.25 S$
(1,332.00 $)
     -20.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,192.85 S$
(874.81 $)
795.68 S$
(583.54 $)
     -33.30 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,035.06 S$
(2,959.23 $)
6,525.07 S$
(4,785.35 $)
     +61.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.40 4.30      +79.36 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:624505
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: SGD