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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 1.14% lower than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 1.00% higher than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 4.32% higher than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 33.52% higher than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 9.09% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 46.21% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 S$
(9.57 $)
20.38 S$
(15.00 $)
     +56.74 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$
(44.17 $)
81.50 S$
(60.00 $)
     +35.84 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 S$
(5.52 $)
12.23 S$
(9.00 $)
     +63.01 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(7.36 $)
7.47 S$
(5.50 $)
     -25.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$
(7.36 $)
8.15 S$
(6.00 $)
     -18.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.12 S$
(3.77 $)
5.88 S$
(4.33 $)
     +14.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.73 S$
(1.27 $)
2.62 S$
(1.93 $)
     +51.30 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.30 S$
(0.96 $)
2.00 S$
(1.47 $)
     +53.70 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.19 S$
(8.98 $)
4.63 S$
(3.41 $)
     -62.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.08 S$
(1.53 $)
4.28 S$
(3.15 $)
     +105.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.27 S$
(0.94 $)
2.44 S$
(1.79 $)
     +91.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.77 S$
(2.04 $)
4.24 S$
(3.12 $)
     +53.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 15.41 S$
(11.34 $)
10.25 S$
(7.54 $)
     -33.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.07 S$
(3.00 $)
7.92 S$
(5.83 $)
     +94.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.15 S$
(8.21 $)
8.68 S$
(6.39 $)
     -22.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.18 S$
(1.60 $)
3.45 S$
(2.54 $)
     +58.52 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.17 S$
(0.86 $)
1.06 S$
(0.78 $)
     -9.26 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.91 S$
(1.41 $)
2.50 S$
(1.84 $)
     +30.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 S$
(0.88 $)
2.97 S$
(2.19 $)
     +147.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 S$
(0.94 $)
1.58 S$
(1.17 $)
     +24.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 S$
(0.78 $)
1.61 S$
(1.18 $)
     +51.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 S$
(1.69 $)
2.49 S$
(1.84 $)
     +8.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.87 S$
(1.38 $)
2.95 S$
(2.17 $)
     +57.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 29.00 S$
(21.35 $)
17.66 S$
(13.00 $)
     -39.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.14 S$
(3.78 $)
3.26 S$
(2.40 $)
     -36.54 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.92 S$
(4.36 $)
3.94 S$
(2.90 $)
     -33.48 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 S$
(10.31 $)
13.58 S$
(10.00 $)
     -2.97 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 S$
(1.33 $)
3.74 S$
(2.75 $)
     +107.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$
(73.62 $)
134.48 S$
(99.00 $)
     +34.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$
(2.58 $)
3.53 S$
(2.60 $)
     +0.91 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(0.65 $)
3.67 S$
(2.70 $)
     +314.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$
(13.25 $)
40.75 S$
(30.00 $)
     +126.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.49 S$
(6.25 $)
4.25 S$
(3.13 $)
     -49.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 S$
(88,338.31 $)
29,885.11 S$
(22,000.00 $)
     -75.10 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 106,363.45 S$
(78,299.73 $)
27,884.92 S$
(20,527.56 $)
     -73.78 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.97 S$
(107.46 $)
209.65 S$
(154.34 $)
     +43.62 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 S$
(0.12 $)
0.14 S$
(0.10 $)
     -13.24 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.75 S$
(34.42 $)
92.23 S$
(67.90 $)
     +97.27 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 137.50 S$
(101.22 $)
68.96 S$
(50.76 $)
     -49.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.19 S$
(9.71 $)
34.56 S$
(25.44 $)
     +161.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(8.83 $)
18.34 S$
(13.50 $)
     +52.82 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,009.85 S$
(743.40 $)
1,815.75 S$
(1,336.67 $)
     +79.80 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,737.25 S$
(19,682.70 $)
26,679.25 S$
(19,640.00 $)
     -0.22 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 95.24 S$
(70.11 $)
66.70 S$
(49.10 $)
     -29.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.30 S$
(39.24 $)
54.93 S$
(40.43 $)
     +3.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.58 S$
(90.97 $)
109.13 S$
(80.33 $)
     -11.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.93 S$
(94.17 $)
157.96 S$
(116.28 $)
     +23.48 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,725.30 S$
(2,006.24 $)
2,657.59 S$
(1,956.39 $)
     -2.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,818.45 S$
(1,338.66 $)
1,991.96 S$
(1,466.39 $)
     +9.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,774.23 S$
(3,514.56 $)
4,843.05 S$
(3,565.23 $)
     +1.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,966.42 S$
(2,183.73 $)
3,322.19 S$
(2,445.64 $)
     +11.99 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,148.92 S$
(1,581.94 $)
850.14 S$
(625.83 $)
     -60.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,145.86 S$
(843.53 $)
482.96 S$
(355.53 $)
     -57.85 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,150.06 S$
(3,055.08 $)
6,128.72 S$
(4,511.67 $)
     +47.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.23 4.11      +84.55 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:645369
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: SGD