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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 22.80% higher than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 23.85% higher than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 25.40% higher than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 87.81% higher than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 44.23% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 31.34% higher than in Singapore
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  SingaporeSeattle, WADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.00 S$
(5.08 $)
20.66 S$
(15.00 $)
     +195.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.86 S$
(33.30 $)
89.51 S$
(65.00 $)
     +95.18 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 S$
(4.90 $)
12.39 S$
(9.00 $)
     +83.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(7.26 $)
8.26 S$
(6.00 $)
     -17.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 S$
(6.54 $)
9.64 S$
(7.00 $)
     +7.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.73 S$
(3.44 $)
6.06 S$
(4.40 $)
     +27.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 S$
(1.09 $)
2.88 S$
(2.09 $)
     +92.14 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 S$
(0.81 $)
2.22 S$
(1.61 $)
     +99.37 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.05 S$
(8.75 $)
4.45 S$
(3.23 $)
     -63.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.76 S$
(1.28 $)
3.88 S$
(2.82 $)
     +120.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 S$
(0.85 $)
2.61 S$
(1.89 $)
     +122.98 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.37 S$
(1.72 $)
4.12 S$
(2.99 $)
     +74.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.00 S$
(6.54 $)
10.20 S$
(7.41 $)
     +13.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.07 S$
(2.23 $)
7.76 S$
(5.64 $)
     +152.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.12 S$
(4.45 $)
8.40 S$
(6.10 $)
     +37.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.67 S$
(1.21 $)
3.19 S$
(2.32 $)
     +91.18 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.99 S$
(0.72 $)
1.08 S$
(0.78 $)
     +9.22 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.42 S$
(1.03 $)
2.37 S$
(1.72 $)
     +66.55 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.97 S$
(0.71 $)
2.68 S$
(1.95 $)
     +175.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 S$
(0.75 $)
1.60 S$
(1.17 $)
     +55.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.94 S$
(0.68 $)
1.53 S$
(1.11 $)
     +62.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.37 S$
(1.00 $)
2.55 S$
(1.85 $)
     +85.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.42 S$
(1.03 $)
2.76 S$
(2.01 $)
     +94.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 23.00 S$
(16.70 $)
19.28 S$
(14.00 $)
     -16.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.87 S$
(2.81 $)
2.82 S$
(2.05 $)
     -26.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.11 S$
(2.99 $)
3.32 S$
(2.41 $)
     -19.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 S$
(10.17 $)
13.77 S$
(10.00 $)
     -1.64 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 S$
(1.16 $)
3.79 S$
(2.75 $)
     +136.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$
(72.62 $)
137.01 S$
(99.50 $)
     +37.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$
(2.54 $)
3.58 S$
(2.60 $)
     +2.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(0.64 $)
3.72 S$
(2.70 $)
     +320.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 S$
(12.71 $)
41.31 S$
(30.00 $)
     +136.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.69 S$
(6.31 $)
4.73 S$
(3.43 $)
     -45.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 111,000.00 S$
(80,609.96 $)
30,982.52 S$
(22,500.00 $)
     -72.09 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 100,822.05 S$
(73,218.58 $)
30,889.23 S$
(22,432.25 $)
     -69.36 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.80 S$
(95.71 $)
213.41 S$
(154.98 $)
     +61.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 S$
(0.09 $)
0.14 S$
(0.10 $)
     +12.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.83 S$
(28.93 $)
91.72 S$
(66.61 $)
     +130.27 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 121.05 S$
(87.91 $)
72.49 S$
(52.64 $)
     -40.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.74 S$
(7.07 $)
42.82 S$
(31.10 $)
     +339.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(8.71 $)
19.28 S$
(14.00 $)
     +60.65 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 914.97 S$
(664.46 $)
1,869.28 S$
(1,357.50 $)
     +104.30 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,947.86 S$
(17,391.31 $)
28,040.75 S$
(20,363.64 $)
     +17.09 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 88.13 S$
(64.00 $)
69.53 S$
(50.49 $)
     -21.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.35 S$
(33.66 $)
59.51 S$
(43.22 $)
     +28.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 110.77 S$
(80.44 $)
113.74 S$
(82.60 $)
     +2.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.62 S$
(83.24 $)
158.62 S$
(115.19 $)
     +38.38 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,457.37 S$
(1,784.58 $)
2,723.83 S$
(1,978.09 $)
     +10.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,331.01 S$
(966.60 $)
2,068.58 S$
(1,502.24 $)
     +55.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,124.68 S$
(2,995.41 $)
4,860.14 S$
(3,529.51 $)
     +17.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,566.57 S$
(1,863.88 $)
3,489.27 S$
(2,533.96 $)
     +35.95 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,104.60 S$
(1,528.39 $)
917.06 S$
(665.98 $)
     -56.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,056.98 S$
(767.60 $)
550.36 S$
(399.68 $)
     -47.93 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,972.74 S$
(2,885.07 $)
6,462.23 S$
(4,692.97 $)
     +62.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.09 4.30      +105.82 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:694420
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: SGD