Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Singapore 

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Cost of Living in Singapore is 3.0% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Singapore is 2.5% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Singapore are 1.8% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 38.3% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 12.2% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 0.7% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(34.36 S$)
8.44 £
(14.50 S$)
     -57.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(137.45 S$)
53.84 £
(92.50 S$)
     -32.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(13.75 S$)
5.67 £
(9.75 S$)
     -29.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(11.17 S$)
5.82 £
(10.00 S$)
     -10.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(9.45 S$)
5.82 £
(10.00 S$)
     +5.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 £
(6.25 S$)
3.67 £
(6.31 S$)
     +1.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 £
(3.40 S$)
1.16 £
(2.00 S$)
     -41.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £
(2.62 S$)
0.89 £
(1.53 S$)
     -41.4 %
Markets
London Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.00 £
(8.58 S$)
8.10 £
(13.92 S$)
     +62.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.45 £
(2.49 S$)
1.52 £
(2.61 S$)
     +4.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.62 S$)
0.95 £
(1.63 S$)
     +0.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.16 £
(5.42 S$)
2.59 £
(4.45 S$)
     -18.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.40 £
(5.84 S$)
6.46 £
(11.11 S$)
     +90.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.44 £
(5.91 S$)
3.64 £
(6.26 S$)
     +5.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 £
(9.75 S$)
6.85 £
(11.77 S$)
     +20.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 £
(2.04 S$)
1.48 £
(2.55 S$)
     +25.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 £
(1.07 S$)
1.13 £
(1.95 S$)
     +81.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £
(2.06 S$)
1.41 £
(2.42 S$)
     +17.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 £
(2.64 S$)
1.00 £
(1.72 S$)
     -35.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 £
(1.02 S$)
0.83 £
(1.42 S$)
     +40.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.95 S$)
0.80 £
(1.38 S$)
     +45.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 £
(1.74 S$)
1.36 £
(2.34 S$)
     +35.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £
(2.25 S$)
1.04 £
(1.78 S$)
     -21.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.75 £
(16.75 S$)
17.46 £
(30.00 S$)
     +79.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £
(3.51 S$)
3.16 £
(5.43 S$)
     +54.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 £
(4.22 S$)
3.46 £
(5.95 S$)
     +40.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(25.77 S$)
9.34 £
(16.05 S$)
     -37.7 %
Transportation
London Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(4.81 S$)
1.16 £
(2.00 S$)
     -58.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(343.63 S$)
74.50 £
(128.00 S$)
     -62.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(7.73 S$)
2.62 £
(4.50 S$)
     -41.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(5.39 S$)
0.94 £
(1.61 S$)
     -70.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(51.54 S$)
11.64 £
(20.00 S$)
     -61.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 £
(9.88 S$)
6.27 £
(10.78 S$)
     +9.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,035.00 £
(48,168.13 S$)
104,764.28 £
(180,000.00 S$)
     +273.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,862.14 £
(46,153.00 S$)
91,594.90 £
(157,373.12 S$)
     +241.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 293.89 £
(504.95 S$)
120.77 £
(207.50 S$)
     -58.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.31 £
(26.30 S$)
12.83 £
(22.04 S$)
     -16.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.49 £
(52.39 S$)
27.70 £
(47.59 S$)
     -9.2 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.68 £
(78.49 S$)
81.17 £
(139.46 S$)
     +77.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.51 £
(24.93 S$)
9.21 £
(15.82 S$)
     -36.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(25.77 S$)
8.73 £
(15.00 S$)
     -41.8 %
Childcare
London Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,853.11 £
(3,183.91 S$)
849.68 £
(1,459.88 S$)
     -54.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,143.18 £
(34,608.86 S$)
21,642.58 £
(37,185.04 S$)
     +7.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.97 £
(142.56 S$)
52.38 £
(90.00 S$)
     -36.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £
(69.25 S$)
32.66 £
(56.11 S$)
     -19.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.95 £
(154.54 S$)
73.01 £
(125.45 S$)
     -18.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.73 £
(174.79 S$)
76.98 £
(132.27 S$)
     -24.3 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,147.22 £
(3,689.23 S$)
2,068.01 £
(3,553.13 S$)
     -3.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,600.08 £
(2,749.17 S$)
1,581.83 £
(2,717.80 S$)
     -1.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,401.25 £
(7,561.98 S$)
4,154.90 £
(7,138.70 S$)
     -5.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.75 £
(4,911.74 S$)
3,001.04 £
(5,156.21 S$)
     +5.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,257.91 £
(2,161.27 S$)
1,496.70 £
(2,571.54 S$)
     +19.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(1,270.09 S$)
977.16 £
(1,678.89 S$)
     +32.2 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,692.77 £
(6,344.70 S$)
3,575.88 £
(6,143.87 S$)
     -3.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.50 3.59      -34.8 %
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