Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Singapore 

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Cost of Living in Singapore is 2.8% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Singapore is 2.3% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Singapore are 1.7% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 38.2% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 12.4% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 1.9% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(34.31 S$)
8.45 £
(14.50 S$)
     -57.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(137.22 S$)
53.93 £
(92.50 S$)
     -32.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(13.72 S$)
5.68 £
(9.75 S$)
     -28.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(11.15 S$)
5.83 £
(10.00 S$)
     -10.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(9.43 S$)
5.83 £
(10.00 S$)
     +6.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 £
(6.25 S$)
3.68 £
(6.31 S$)
     +1.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 £
(3.41 S$)
1.17 £
(2.00 S$)
     -41.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £
(2.61 S$)
0.89 £
(1.53 S$)
     -41.3 %
Markets
London Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.00 £
(8.57 S$)
8.21 £
(14.08 S$)
     +64.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.45 £
(2.49 S$)
1.50 £
(2.58 S$)
     +3.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.61 S$)
0.94 £
(1.62 S$)
     +0.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.16 £
(5.41 S$)
2.59 £
(4.45 S$)
     -17.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.40 £
(5.83 S$)
6.33 £
(10.85 S$)
     +86.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.44 £
(5.90 S$)
3.68 £
(6.31 S$)
     +6.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 £
(9.73 S$)
6.92 £
(11.87 S$)
     +22.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 £
(2.03 S$)
1.48 £
(2.53 S$)
     +24.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 £
(1.07 S$)
1.13 £
(1.93 S$)
     +80.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £
(2.06 S$)
1.40 £
(2.40 S$)
     +16.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 £
(2.64 S$)
1.00 £
(1.71 S$)
     -35.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 £
(1.01 S$)
0.85 £
(1.45 S$)
     +43.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.95 S$)
0.82 £
(1.41 S$)
     +48.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 £
(1.73 S$)
1.36 £
(2.33 S$)
     +34.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £
(2.25 S$)
1.06 £
(1.82 S$)
     -18.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 £
(16.29 S$)
18.07 £
(31.00 S$)
     +90.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.06 £
(3.54 S$)
3.17 £
(5.44 S$)
     +53.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 £
(4.21 S$)
3.47 £
(5.95 S$)
     +41.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(25.73 S$)
9.33 £
(16.00 S$)
     -37.8 %
Transportation
London Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(4.80 S$)
1.17 £
(2.00 S$)
     -58.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(343.05 S$)
74.62 £
(128.00 S$)
     -62.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(7.72 S$)
2.62 £
(4.50 S$)
     -41.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(5.38 S$)
0.94 £
(1.61 S$)
     -70.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(51.46 S$)
11.66 £
(20.00 S$)
     -61.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 £
(9.86 S$)
6.28 £
(10.78 S$)
     +9.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,035.00 £
(48,087.16 S$)
104,940.70 £
(180,000.00 S$)
     +274.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,862.14 £
(46,075.41 S$)
91,749.14 £
(157,373.12 S$)
     +241.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 293.89 £
(504.10 S$)
120.97 £
(207.50 S$)
     -58.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.56 £
(26.69 S$)
12.85 £
(22.04 S$)
     -17.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.49 £
(52.30 S$)
27.74 £
(47.59 S$)
     -9.0 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.52 £
(78.08 S$)
81.31 £
(139.46 S$)
     +78.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.51 £
(24.89 S$)
9.22 £
(15.82 S$)
     -36.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(25.73 S$)
8.75 £
(15.00 S$)
     -41.7 %
Childcare
London Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,853.11 £
(3,178.56 S$)
851.12 £
(1,459.88 S$)
     -54.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,143.18 £
(34,550.68 S$)
21,679.02 £
(37,185.04 S$)
     +7.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.97 £
(142.32 S$)
52.47 £
(90.00 S$)
     -36.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £
(69.14 S$)
32.71 £
(56.11 S$)
     -18.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.95 £
(154.28 S$)
73.14 £
(125.45 S$)
     -18.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.73 £
(174.49 S$)
77.11 £
(132.27 S$)
     -24.2 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,147.22 £
(3,683.03 S$)
2,071.49 £
(3,553.13 S$)
     -3.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,600.08 £
(2,744.55 S$)
1,584.49 £
(2,717.80 S$)
     -1.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,401.25 £
(7,549.26 S$)
4,161.89 £
(7,138.70 S$)
     -5.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,862.20 £
(4,909.39 S$)
3,006.09 £
(5,156.21 S$)
     +5.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,257.91 £
(2,157.63 S$)
1,499.39 £
(2,571.84 S$)
     +19.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(1,267.95 S$)
978.80 £
(1,678.89 S$)
     +32.4 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,739.87 £
(6,414.83 S$)
3,581.90 £
(6,143.87 S$)
     -4.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.48 3.59      -34.5 %
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