Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Auckland 

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Consumer Prices in Auckland are 13.9% lower than in Singapore (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Auckland are 29.5% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Auckland are 49.0% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 15.7% higher than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Auckland are 3.9% lower than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Auckland is 9.3% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 S$
(18.71 NZ$)
20.04 S$
(25.00 NZ$)
     +33.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 S$
(112.29 NZ$)
104.20 S$
(130.00 NZ$)
     +15.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 S$
(12.48 NZ$)
12.82 S$
(16.00 NZ$)
     +28.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(12.48 NZ$)
9.62 S$
(12.00 NZ$)
     -3.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.50 S$
(13.10 NZ$)
9.62 S$
(12.00 NZ$)
     -8.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.42 S$
(8.01 NZ$)
4.58 S$
(5.72 NZ$)
     -28.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 S$
(2.54 NZ$)
3.52 S$
(4.39 NZ$)
     +72.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 S$
(1.91 NZ$)
3.03 S$
(3.78 NZ$)
     +97.7 %
Markets
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.84 S$
(18.51 NZ$)
9.82 S$
(12.25 NZ$)
     -33.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.53 S$
(3.16 NZ$)
2.64 S$
(3.30 NZ$)
     +4.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.63 S$
(2.03 NZ$)
1.29 S$
(1.61 NZ$)
     -20.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.54 S$
(5.66 NZ$)
9.39 S$
(11.71 NZ$)
     +107.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.31 S$
(14.11 NZ$)
5.54 S$
(6.91 NZ$)
     -51.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.39 S$
(7.97 NZ$)
6.29 S$
(7.85 NZ$)
     -1.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.81 S$
(15.98 NZ$)
7.70 S$
(9.60 NZ$)
     -39.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.56 S$
(3.19 NZ$)
1.80 S$
(2.24 NZ$)
     -29.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.95 S$
(2.43 NZ$)
1.37 S$
(1.71 NZ$)
     -29.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.36 S$
(2.94 NZ$)
1.90 S$
(2.38 NZ$)
     -19.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 S$
(2.18 NZ$)
3.64 S$
(4.54 NZ$)
     +108.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 S$
(1.71 NZ$)
1.56 S$
(1.95 NZ$)
     +13.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 S$
(1.72 NZ$)
1.29 S$
(1.61 NZ$)
     -6.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.26 S$
(2.82 NZ$)
3.43 S$
(4.27 NZ$)
     +51.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 S$
(2.23 NZ$)
1.57 S$
(1.95 NZ$)
     -12.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(37.43 NZ$)
14.43 S$
(18.00 NZ$)
     -51.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.45 S$
(6.81 NZ$)
5.08 S$
(6.34 NZ$)
     -6.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.17 S$
(7.70 NZ$)
5.79 S$
(7.22 NZ$)
     -6.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.10 S$
(20.09 NZ$)
32.06 S$
(40.00 NZ$)
     +99.1 %
Transportation
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 S$
(2.50 NZ$)
3.37 S$
(4.20 NZ$)
     +68.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.00 S$
(159.69 NZ$)
172.33 S$
(215.00 NZ$)
     +34.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.35 S$
(5.43 NZ$)
3.21 S$
(4.00 NZ$)
     -26.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 S$
(2.01 NZ$)
5.16 S$
(6.44 NZ$)
     +220.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 S$
(24.95 NZ$)
48.09 S$
(60.00 NZ$)
     +140.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 10.77 S$
(13.43 NZ$)
8.89 S$
(11.10 NZ$)
     -17.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 180,000.00 S$
(224,570.43 NZ$)
39,266.97 S$
(48,990.00 NZ$)
     -78.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 158,373.12 S$
(197,588.44 NZ$)
28,767.87 S$
(35,891.18 NZ$)
     -81.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 212.16 S$
(264.69 NZ$)
198.21 S$
(247.29 NZ$)
     -6.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 23.68 S$
(29.54 NZ$)
50.36 S$
(62.83 NZ$)
     +112.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 S$
(58.71 NZ$)
69.11 S$
(86.22 NZ$)
     +46.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 135.88 S$
(169.52 NZ$)
50.21 S$
(62.64 NZ$)
     -63.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.57 S$
(21.91 NZ$)
22.71 S$
(28.33 NZ$)
     +29.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 S$
(18.71 NZ$)
18.44 S$
(23.00 NZ$)
     +22.9 %
Childcare
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,498.70 S$
(1,869.80 NZ$)
1,119.03 S$
(1,396.12 NZ$)
     -25.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,608.12 S$
(45,672.78 NZ$)
17,657.71 S$
(22,030.00 NZ$)
     -51.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.80 S$
(114.53 NZ$)
105.31 S$
(131.38 NZ$)
     +14.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.20 S$
(72.62 NZ$)
65.82 S$
(82.12 NZ$)
     +13.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 125.05 S$
(156.02 NZ$)
140.43 S$
(175.20 NZ$)
     +12.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 145.77 S$
(181.86 NZ$)
174.49 S$
(217.69 NZ$)
     +19.7 %
Rent Per Month
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,769.12 S$
(4,702.40 NZ$)
1,776.12 S$
(2,215.91 NZ$)
     -52.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,665.81 S$
(3,325.91 NZ$)
1,678.55 S$
(2,094.18 NZ$)
     -37.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,206.35 S$
(8,990.74 NZ$)
3,371.34 S$
(4,206.13 NZ$)
     -53.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,995.55 S$
(6,232.52 NZ$)
2,678.81 S$
(3,342.12 NZ$)
     -46.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,496.96 S$
(3,115.23 NZ$)
1,154.08 S$
(1,439.84 NZ$)
     -53.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,585.50 S$
(1,978.09 NZ$)
1,052.98 S$
(1,313.71 NZ$)
     -33.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Singapore Edit Auckland Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,057.63 S$
(7,557.58 NZ$)
4,672.26 S$
(5,829.17 NZ$)
     -22.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.48 6.92      +98.8 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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