Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and Singapore Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 2.12% higher than in Australia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 21.80% higher than in Australia
Rent Prices in Singapore are 69.54% higher than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 20.46% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 5.85% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 14.84% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants
Australia Edit Singapore Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(20.31 S$)
13.79 A$
(14.00 S$)
     -31.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$
(91.37 S$)
68.95 A$
(70.00 S$)
     -23.39 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(12.18 S$)
7.88 A$
(8.00 S$)
     -34.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(8.12 S$)
9.36 A$
(9.50 S$)
     +16.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(9.14 S$)
10.83 A$
(11.00 S$)
     +20.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 A$
(4.57 S$)
5.55 A$
(5.63 S$)
     +23.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 A$
(3.38 S$)
1.84 A$
(1.87 S$)
     -44.71 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 A$
(2.88 S$)
1.45 A$
(1.47 S$)
     -48.99 %
Markets
Australia Edit Singapore Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.22 A$
(6.31 S$)
11.91 A$
(12.09 S$)
     +91.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.52 A$
(2.56 S$)
2.08 A$
(2.11 S$)
     -17.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 A$
(1.25 S$)
1.23 A$
(1.24 S$)
     -0.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.75 A$
(4.82 S$)
3.20 A$
(3.25 S$)
     -32.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.94 A$
(5.02 S$)
11.64 A$
(11.82 S$)
     +135.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.92 A$
(5.00 S$)
4.52 A$
(4.59 S$)
     -8.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.30 A$
(8.43 S$)
10.58 A$
(10.74 S$)
     +27.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.09 A$
(2.12 S$)
2.10 A$
(2.13 S$)
     +0.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.54 A$
(1.57 S$)
1.29 A$
(1.31 S$)
     -16.33 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.69 A$
(1.71 S$)
1.92 A$
(1.95 S$)
     +13.93 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.27 A$
(2.31 S$)
1.30 A$
(1.32 S$)
     -42.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.47 A$
(1.50 S$)
1.10 A$
(1.11 S$)
     -25.68 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 A$
(1.21 S$)
1.15 A$
(1.16 S$)
     -3.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.71 A$
(2.75 S$)
2.22 A$
(2.25 S$)
     -18.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.30 A$
(2.34 S$)
1.60 A$
(1.62 S$)
     -30.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(15.23 S$)
29.55 A$
(30.00 S$)
     +96.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.36 A$
(5.44 S$)
4.97 A$
(5.05 S$)
     -7.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.92 A$
(6.01 S$)
5.77 A$
(5.86 S$)
     -2.50 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 A$
(35.53 S$)
13.99 A$
(14.20 S$)
     -60.04 %
Transportation
Australia Edit Singapore Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.30 A$
(4.37 S$)
1.88 A$
(1.90 S$)
     -56.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(152.29 S$)
118.19 A$
(120.00 S$)
     -21.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(4.26 S$)
3.55 A$
(3.60 S$)
     -15.58 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.48 A$
(3.53 S$)
1.24 A$
(1.26 S$)
     -64.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(50.76 S$)
17.76 A$
(18.03 S$)
     -64.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.39 A$
(5.47 S$)
8.22 A$
(8.34 S$)
     +52.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$
(28,427.76 S$)
120,164.25 A$
(122,000.00 S$)
     +329.16 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,671.98 A$
(26,064.17 S$)
106,912.57 A$
(108,545.87 S$)
     +316.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Australia Edit Singapore Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 221.07 A$
(224.44 S$)
148.66 A$
(150.93 S$)
     -32.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.43 A$
(0.44 S$)
0.19 A$
(0.19 S$)
     -55.84 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.29 A$
(77.45 S$)
44.44 A$
(45.12 S$)
     -41.74 %
Sports And Leisure
Australia Edit Singapore Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.05 A$
(66.05 S$)
138.52 A$
(140.64 S$)
     +112.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.47 A$
(20.78 S$)
12.61 A$
(12.80 S$)
     -38.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(18.27 S$)
12.80 A$
(13.00 S$)
     -28.86 %
Childcare
Australia Edit Singapore Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,877.01 A$
(1,905.68 S$)
1,291.51 A$
(1,311.24 S$)
     -31.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,053.41 A$
(17,313.93 S$)
27,987.82 A$
(28,415.38 S$)
     +64.12 %
Clothing And Shoes
Australia Edit Singapore Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.09 A$
(100.61 S$)
81.92 A$
(83.17 S$)
     -17.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.36 A$
(61.28 S$)
52.11 A$
(52.90 S$)
     -13.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.54 A$
(137.61 S$)
119.74 A$
(121.57 S$)
     -11.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.50 A$
(142.64 S$)
128.60 A$
(130.57 S$)
     -8.47 %
Rent Per Month
Australia Edit Singapore Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,646.50 A$
(1,671.65 S$)
2,818.15 A$
(2,861.21 S$)
     +71.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,269.99 A$
(1,289.39 S$)
1,840.92 A$
(1,869.05 S$)
     +44.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,798.63 A$
(2,841.39 S$)
5,221.02 A$
(5,300.78 S$)
     +86.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,925.27 A$
(1,954.68 S$)
3,073.71 A$
(3,120.67 S$)
     +59.65 %
Buy Apartment Price
Australia Edit Singapore Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 759.51 A$
(771.11 S$)
2,208.91 A$
(2,242.66 S$)
     +190.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 544.70 A$
(553.02 S$)
1,161.56 A$
(1,179.30 S$)
     +113.25 %
Salaries And Financing
Australia Edit Singapore Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,829.20 A$
(4,902.98 S$)
5,009.21 A$
(5,085.73 S$)
     +3.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.69 2.13      -42.35 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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