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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 16.42% higher than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 14.55% higher than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 11.96% higher than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 45.05% higher than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 44.56% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 36.50% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 S$
(8.07 $)
20.46 S$
(15.00 $)
     +85.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$
(44.00 $)
81.82 S$
(60.00 $)
     +36.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 S$
(5.13 $)
12.27 S$
(9.00 $)
     +75.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(7.33 $)
8.18 S$
(6.00 $)
     -18.18 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$
(7.33 $)
9.55 S$
(7.00 $)
     -4.54 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.97 S$
(3.64 $)
5.92 S$
(4.34 $)
     +19.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.61 S$
(1.18 $)
2.86 S$
(2.10 $)
     +77.64 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.19 S$
(0.87 $)
2.15 S$
(1.58 $)
     +80.68 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.07 S$
(8.85 $)
4.53 S$
(3.32 $)
     -62.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.81 S$
(1.33 $)
4.00 S$
(2.93 $)
     +120.40 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 S$
(0.85 $)
2.51 S$
(1.84 $)
     +115.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.39 S$
(1.76 $)
4.21 S$
(3.09 $)
     +75.69 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.02 S$
(6.61 $)
9.98 S$
(7.32 $)
     +10.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.21 S$
(2.36 $)
7.85 S$
(5.75 $)
     +144.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.18 S$
(4.53 $)
7.93 S$
(5.81 $)
     +28.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 S$
(1.24 $)
3.37 S$
(2.47 $)
     +99.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.97 S$
(0.71 $)
1.03 S$
(0.76 $)
     +6.52 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.42 S$
(1.04 $)
2.44 S$
(1.79 $)
     +71.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 S$
(0.73 $)
2.93 S$
(2.15 $)
     +194.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 S$
(0.76 $)
1.60 S$
(1.17 $)
     +54.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 S$
(0.67 $)
1.65 S$
(1.21 $)
     +82.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 S$
(1.20 $)
2.59 S$
(1.90 $)
     +57.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.47 S$
(1.08 $)
2.91 S$
(2.13 $)
     +97.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 S$
(18.33 $)
19.09 S$
(14.00 $)
     -23.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.09 S$
(3.00 $)
3.01 S$
(2.21 $)
     -26.38 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.54 S$
(3.33 $)
3.72 S$
(2.73 $)
     -18.13 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.20 S$
(9.68 $)
13.64 S$
(10.00 $)
     +3.31 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 S$
(1.25 $)
3.75 S$
(2.75 $)
     +120.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$
(73.33 $)
135.00 S$
(99.00 $)
     +35.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$
(2.57 $)
3.55 S$
(2.60 $)
     +1.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(0.65 $)
3.68 S$
(2.70 $)
     +315.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.60 S$
(12.91 $)
40.91 S$
(30.00 $)
     +132.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.57 S$
(6.28 $)
4.45 S$
(3.26 $)
     -48.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 112,000.00 S$
(82,131.31 $)
30,000.74 S$
(22,000.00 $)
     -73.21 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 102,078.66 S$
(74,855.84 $)
29,343.67 S$
(21,518.16 $)
     -71.25 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.76 S$
(102.49 $)
211.39 S$
(155.02 $)
     +51.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 S$
(0.09 $)
0.14 S$
(0.10 $)
     +10.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.28 S$
(31.74 $)
89.90 S$
(65.92 $)
     +107.71 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 129.06 S$
(94.64 $)
70.53 S$
(51.72 $)
     -45.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.92 S$
(7.27 $)
39.68 S$
(29.10 $)
     +300.09 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(8.80 $)
19.09 S$
(14.00 $)
     +59.09 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 962.50 S$
(705.82 $)
1,809.70 S$
(1,327.08 $)
     +88.02 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,253.73 S$
(18,518.95 $)
27,446.96 S$
(20,127.27 $)
     +8.68 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 94.75 S$
(69.48 $)
68.99 S$
(50.59 $)
     -27.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.30 S$
(36.15 $)
57.58 S$
(42.22 $)
     +16.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 117.40 S$
(86.09 $)
110.76 S$
(81.22 $)
     -5.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.16 S$
(85.18 $)
161.17 S$
(118.19 $)
     +38.75 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,617.99 S$
(1,919.81 $)
2,675.83 S$
(1,962.23 $)
     +2.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,657.48 S$
(1,215.45 $)
2,007.52 S$
(1,472.14 $)
     +21.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,565.57 S$
(3,348.00 $)
4,900.03 S$
(3,593.27 $)
     +7.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,809.34 S$
(2,060.13 $)
3,409.18 S$
(2,500.00 $)
     +21.35 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,100.13 S$
(1,540.06 $)
884.57 S$
(648.67 $)
     -57.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,035.88 S$
(759.63 $)
533.09 S$
(390.92 $)
     -48.54 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,963.67 S$
(2,906.62 $)
6,197.71 S$
(4,544.88 $)
     +56.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.07 4.21      +103.12 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:751416
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: SGD