Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Singapore 

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 15.87% lower than in San Francisco, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 22.06% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Singapore are 29.15% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 37.60% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 26.90% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 35.32% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(27.52 S$)
9.81 $
(13.50 S$)
     -50.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 $
(123.86 S$)
58.13 $
(80.00 S$)
     -35.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 $
(15.14 S$)
5.81 $
(8.00 S$)
     -47.16 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(9.63 S$)
7.27 $
(10.00 S$)
     +3.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(11.01 S$)
8.72 $
(12.00 S$)
     +8.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.05 $
(6.96 S$)
4.09 $
(5.63 S$)
     -19.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 $
(3.96 S$)
1.42 $
(1.95 S$)
     -50.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 $
(3.22 S$)
1.00 $
(1.38 S$)
     -57.19 %
Markets
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.46 $
(7.52 S$)
8.99 $
(12.37 S$)
     +64.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.88 $
(5.34 S$)
1.64 $
(2.26 S$)
     -57.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.35 $
(3.23 S$)
1.01 $
(1.39 S$)
     -57.00 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.46 $
(6.13 S$)
2.55 $
(3.50 S$)
     -42.87 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.60 $
(10.47 S$)
8.39 $
(11.55 S$)
     +10.38 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.67 $
(9.18 S$)
3.30 $
(4.54 S$)
     -50.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.87 $
(10.83 S$)
9.10 $
(12.52 S$)
     +15.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.04 $
(4.19 S$)
1.56 $
(2.14 S$)
     -48.87 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.53 $
(2.11 S$)
1.06 $
(1.45 S$)
     -31.02 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.48 $
(3.41 S$)
1.53 $
(2.10 S$)
     -38.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.16 $
(4.35 S$)
1.17 $
(1.61 S$)
     -62.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.90 $
(2.61 S$)
0.90 $
(1.24 S$)
     -52.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.63 $
(2.25 S$)
0.90 $
(1.24 S$)
     -44.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 $
(3.27 S$)
1.59 $
(2.18 S$)
     -33.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $
(3.15 S$)
1.19 $
(1.64 S$)
     -47.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(20.64 S$)
21.80 $
(30.00 S$)
     +45.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.34 $
(4.60 S$)
3.73 $
(5.13 S$)
     +11.41 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.09 $
(5.63 S$)
4.41 $
(6.06 S$)
     +7.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(16.51 S$)
10.32 $
(14.20 S$)
     -14.02 %
Transportation
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.98 $
(4.09 S$)
1.45 $
(2.00 S$)
     -51.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 87.00 $
(119.73 S$)
89.01 $
(122.50 S$)
     +2.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(5.16 S$)
2.83 $
(3.90 S$)
     -24.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.76 $
(3.80 S$)
1.17 $
(1.61 S$)
     -57.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(45.42 S$)
14.53 $
(20.00 S$)
     -55.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.38 $
(7.40 S$)
7.44 $
(10.24 S$)
     +38.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 $
(37,158.72 S$)
97,366.10 $
(134,000.00 S$)
     +260.62 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,125.12 $
(29,073.43 S$)
89,593.46 $
(123,302.91 S$)
     +324.11 %
Utilities (Monthly)
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 231.29 $
(318.31 S$)
123.94 $
(170.57 S$)
     -46.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.22 S$)
0.16 $
(0.22 S$)
     -3.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.48 $
(90.11 S$)
32.56 $
(44.81 S$)
     -50.28 %
Sports And Leisure
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 98.00 $
(134.87 S$)
86.10 $
(118.50 S$)
     -12.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.50 $
(24.08 S$)
11.45 $
(15.76 S$)
     -34.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(20.64 S$)
9.63 $
(13.25 S$)
     -35.82 %
Childcare
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,583.33 $
(3,555.31 S$)
911.43 $
(1,254.36 S$)
     -64.72 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 35,696.00 $
(49,126.58 S$)
21,668.55 $
(29,821.31 S$)
     -39.30 %
Clothing And Shoes
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.30 $
(80.23 S$)
67.89 $
(93.44 S$)
     +16.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.61 $
(58.64 S$)
42.53 $
(58.54 S$)
     -0.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.53 $
(110.83 S$)
101.64 $
(139.88 S$)
     +26.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.37 $
(156.02 S$)
111.41 $
(153.32 S$)
     -1.73 %
Rent Per Month
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,093.52 $
(4,257.45 S$)
2,210.21 $
(3,041.80 S$)
     -28.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,584.09 $
(3,556.35 S$)
1,574.33 $
(2,166.67 S$)
     -39.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,428.12 $
(7,470.45 S$)
4,416.85 $
(6,078.69 S$)
     -18.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,192.86 $
(5,770.42 S$)
2,637.39 $
(3,629.71 S$)
     -37.10 %
Buy Apartment Price
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,054.15 $
(1,450.77 S$)
1,855.32 $
(2,553.38 S$)
     +76.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 879.59 $
(1,210.53 S$)
875.20 $
(1,204.50 S$)
     -0.50 %
Salaries And Financing
San Francisco, CA Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,194.13 $
(11,277.16 S$)
4,130.57 $
(5,684.70 S$)
     -49.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.97 2.06      -48.14 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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