Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 14.2% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 24.7% higher than in London
Rent Prices in Singapore are 37.7% higher than in London
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 28.0% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 35.6% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 8.9% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(23.92 S$)
6.27 £
(10.00 S$)
     -58.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 £
(111.63 S$)
56.44 £
(90.00 S$)
     -19.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(11.16 S$)
5.49 £
(8.75 S$)
     -21.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(9.57 S$)
6.27 £
(10.00 S$)
     +4.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(7.97 S$)
7.52 £
(12.00 S$)
     +50.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.44 £
(5.49 S$)
3.83 £
(6.11 S$)
     +11.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 £
(2.83 S$)
1.28 £
(2.04 S$)
     -27.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 £
(2.18 S$)
0.87 £
(1.39 S$)
     -36.5 %
Markets
London Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.35 £
(6.93 S$)
8.09 £
(12.90 S$)
     +86.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.03 £
(1.64 S$)
1.52 £
(2.42 S$)
     +47.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.83 £
(1.33 S$)
0.99 £
(1.59 S$)
     +19.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.56 £
(4.08 S$)
2.38 £
(3.80 S$)
     -7.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.87 £
(4.57 S$)
6.89 £
(10.99 S$)
     +140.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.09 £
(4.92 S$)
3.26 £
(5.19 S$)
     +5.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.80 £
(7.66 S$)
7.36 £
(11.73 S$)
     +53.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.52 S$)
1.42 £
(2.26 S$)
     +48.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 £
(0.93 S$)
0.99 £
(1.57 S$)
     +69.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.44 S$)
1.39 £
(2.21 S$)
     +53.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 £
(1.79 S$)
1.10 £
(1.75 S$)
     -2.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.78 S$)
0.84 £
(1.34 S$)
     +71.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.82 S$)
0.85 £
(1.36 S$)
     +65.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 £
(1.38 S$)
1.62 £
(2.58 S$)
     +86.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.15 £
(1.84 S$)
1.27 £
(2.03 S$)
     +10.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(14.35 S$)
18.81 £
(30.00 S$)
     +109.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.02 £
(3.22 S$)
3.56 £
(5.68 S$)
     +76.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 £
(3.96 S$)
4.35 £
(6.94 S$)
     +75.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(20.73 S$)
9.09 £
(14.50 S$)
     -30.1 %
Transportation
London Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(4.15 S$)
1.25 £
(2.00 S$)
     -51.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 153.00 £
(243.99 S$)
80.27 £
(128.00 S$)
     -47.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(6.38 S$)
2.51 £
(4.00 S$)
     -37.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(4.36 S$)
1.01 £
(1.61 S$)
     -63.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(45.93 S$)
12.29 £
(19.60 S$)
     -57.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.78 £
(10.82 S$)
7.24 £
(11.54 S$)
     +6.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 £
(39,867.66 S$)
94,061.20 £
(150,000.00 S$)
     +276.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,485.25 £
(39,046.78 S$)
85,285.48 £
(136,005.29 S$)
     +248.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 268.41 £
(428.04 S$)
124.42 £
(198.41 S$)
     -53.6 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.19 S$)
0.13 £
(0.20 S$)
     +8.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.96 £
(46.19 S$)
29.51 £
(47.05 S$)
     +1.9 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.98 £
(68.54 S$)
92.13 £
(146.92 S$)
     +114.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.76 £
(18.76 S$)
10.85 £
(17.30 S$)
     -7.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(19.14 S$)
8.78 £
(14.00 S$)
     -26.8 %
Childcare
London Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,533.49 £
(2,445.47 S$)
953.16 £
(1,520.01 S$)
     -37.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,933.33 £
(28,598.40 S$)
20,788.45 £
(33,151.47 S$)
     +15.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.96 £
(119.53 S$)
61.30 £
(97.76 S$)
     -18.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.92 £
(54.10 S$)
35.19 £
(56.11 S$)
     +3.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.49 £
(120.39 S$)
92.11 £
(146.88 S$)
     +22.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.69 £
(146.21 S$)
91.55 £
(145.99 S$)
     -0.2 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,027.56 £
(3,233.37 S$)
2,660.31 £
(4,242.41 S$)
     +31.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,447.55 £
(2,308.42 S$)
1,892.08 £
(3,017.31 S$)
     +30.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,618.59 £
(5,770.59 S$)
5,220.54 £
(8,325.23 S$)
     +44.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,449.51 £
(3,906.25 S$)
3,365.97 £
(5,367.74 S$)
     +37.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,117.17 £
(1,781.56 S$)
1,587.53 £
(2,531.64 S$)
     +42.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 681.98 £
(1,087.56 S$)
791.61 £
(1,262.38 S$)
     +16.1 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,047.03 £
(4,859.11 S$)
4,137.48 £
(6,598.07 S$)
     +35.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.49 3.02      -13.6 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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