Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 1.5% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 1.8% higher than in London
Rent Prices in Singapore are 2.3% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 31.1% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 16.0% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 9.5% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 £
(30.69 S$)
8.80 £
(15.00 S$)
     -51.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(136.40 S$)
58.65 £
(100.00 S$)
     -26.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(13.64 S$)
5.87 £
(10.00 S$)
     -26.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.45 £
(11.00 S$)
5.87 £
(10.00 S$)
     -9.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(8.52 S$)
7.04 £
(12.00 S$)
     +40.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59 £
(6.11 S$)
3.77 £
(6.43 S$)
     +5.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £
(3.35 S$)
1.22 £
(2.09 S$)
     -37.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £
(2.65 S$)
0.94 £
(1.60 S$)
     -39.7 %
Markets
London Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.98 £
(8.49 S$)
8.93 £
(15.23 S$)
     +79.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 £
(2.32 S$)
1.49 £
(2.54 S$)
     +9.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.54 S$)
0.90 £
(1.54 S$)
     -0.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.31 £
(5.64 S$)
2.57 £
(4.38 S$)
     -22.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.42 £
(5.83 S$)
6.51 £
(11.10 S$)
     +90.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £
(5.94 S$)
3.64 £
(6.21 S$)
     +4.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.44 £
(9.28 S$)
7.08 £
(12.06 S$)
     +30.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £
(1.89 S$)
1.49 £
(2.54 S$)
     +34.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.94 S$)
1.10 £
(1.87 S$)
     +98.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.18 £
(2.01 S$)
1.41 £
(2.40 S$)
     +19.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 £
(2.57 S$)
1.00 £
(1.71 S$)
     -33.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.93 S$)
0.82 £
(1.40 S$)
     +50.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.90 S$)
0.80 £
(1.36 S$)
     +52.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 £
(1.60 S$)
1.42 £
(2.43 S$)
     +51.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.27 £
(2.17 S$)
1.10 £
(1.87 S$)
     -13.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(15.34 S$)
17.60 £
(30.00 S$)
     +95.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 £
(3.41 S$)
3.02 £
(5.15 S$)
     +51.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 £
(4.14 S$)
3.52 £
(6.01 S$)
     +45.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(25.57 S$)
9.38 £
(16.00 S$)
     -37.4 %
Transportation
London Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(4.77 S$)
1.17 £
(2.00 S$)
     -58.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 195.00 £
(332.47 S$)
75.07 £
(128.00 S$)
     -61.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(6.82 S$)
2.46 £
(4.20 S$)
     -38.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.05 £
(5.20 S$)
0.99 £
(1.69 S$)
     -67.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(51.15 S$)
11.73 £
(20.00 S$)
     -60.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £
(9.73 S$)
6.27 £
(10.69 S$)
     +9.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,560.00 £
(45,284.42 S$)
105,572.73 £
(180,000.00 S$)
     +297.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,680.31 £
(45,489.55 S$)
95,790.39 £
(163,321.24 S$)
     +259.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 284.98 £
(485.89 S$)
119.92 £
(204.46 S$)
     -57.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.88 £
(25.37 S$)
14.36 £
(24.48 S$)
     -3.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.00 £
(54.56 S$)
27.24 £
(46.45 S$)
     -14.9 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.00 £
(83.54 S$)
75.88 £
(129.38 S$)
     +54.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.03 £
(22.21 S$)
9.78 £
(16.67 S$)
     -25.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(25.57 S$)
8.80 £
(15.00 S$)
     -41.3 %
Childcare
London Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,824.68 £
(3,111.06 S$)
956.77 £
(1,631.28 S$)
     -47.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(34,193.08 S$)
21,404.11 £
(36,493.70 S$)
     +6.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.69 £
(142.68 S$)
52.86 £
(90.13 S$)
     -36.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.34 £
(67.08 S$)
33.65 £
(57.37 S$)
     -14.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.91 £
(149.88 S$)
73.71 £
(125.68 S$)
     -16.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.12 £
(167.30 S$)
87.33 £
(148.89 S$)
     -11.0 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,204.17 £
(3,758.07 S$)
2,203.42 £
(3,756.80 S$)
     -0.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,623.50 £
(2,768.04 S$)
1,568.14 £
(2,673.65 S$)
     -3.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,165.38 £
(7,101.92 S$)
4,236.39 £
(7,222.99 S$)
     +1.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,746.25 £
(4,682.32 S$)
2,964.98 £
(5,055.25 S$)
     +8.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,261.22 £
(2,150.36 S$)
1,480.70 £
(2,524.56 S$)
     +17.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 711.15 £
(1,212.50 S$)
967.37 £
(1,649.35 S$)
     +36.0 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,321.81 £
(5,663.64 S$)
3,703.26 £
(6,314.01 S$)
     +11.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.60 3.56      -36.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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