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Cost of Living Comparison Between Japan and Singapore Reverse

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City in Japan:
City in Singapore:
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Consumer Prices in Singapore are 13.01% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 16.15% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Singapore are 111.37% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 1.61% lower than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 30.37% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 2.10% lower than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 ¥
(10.91 S$)
660.20 ¥
(8.00 S$)
     -26.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(48.47 S$)
4,126.22 ¥
(50.00 S$)
     +3.16 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(8.24 S$)
577.67 ¥
(7.00 S$)
     -15.05 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ¥
(4.85 S$)
825.24 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +106.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(6.06 S$)
742.72 ¥
(9.00 S$)
     +48.54 %
Cappuccino (regular) 390.84 ¥
(4.74 S$)
395.20 ¥
(4.79 S$)
     +1.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 133.18 ¥
(1.61 S$)
126.57 ¥
(1.53 S$)
     -4.96 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 105.95 ¥
(1.28 S$)
94.03 ¥
(1.14 S$)
     -11.25 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 694.09 ¥
(8.41 S$)
967.52 ¥
(11.72 S$)
     +39.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 176.38 ¥
(2.14 S$)
147.62 ¥
(1.79 S$)
     -16.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 208.41 ¥
(2.53 S$)
96.15 ¥
(1.17 S$)
     -53.86 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 223.85 ¥
(2.71 S$)
198.32 ¥
(2.40 S$)
     -11.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 781.79 ¥
(9.47 S$)
672.38 ¥
(8.15 S$)
     -13.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 348.66 ¥
(4.22 S$)
261.12 ¥
(3.16 S$)
     -25.11 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 967.49 ¥
(11.72 S$)
464.67 ¥
(5.63 S$)
     -51.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 342.37 ¥
(4.15 S$)
136.27 ¥
(1.65 S$)
     -60.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 138.65 ¥
(1.68 S$)
86.30 ¥
(1.05 S$)
     -37.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 247.11 ¥
(2.99 S$)
115.23 ¥
(1.40 S$)
     -53.37 %
Tomato (1 lb) 295.15 ¥
(3.58 S$)
82.63 ¥
(1.00 S$)
     -72.00 %
Potato (1 lb) 184.66 ¥
(2.24 S$)
86.98 ¥
(1.05 S$)
     -52.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 151.74 ¥
(1.84 S$)
78.37 ¥
(0.95 S$)
     -48.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 205.59 ¥
(2.49 S$)
137.34 ¥
(1.66 S$)
     -33.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 128.92 ¥
(1.56 S$)
112.68 ¥
(1.37 S$)
     -12.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(14.54 S$)
2,063.11 ¥
(25.00 S$)
     +71.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 253.00 ¥
(3.07 S$)
335.54 ¥
(4.07 S$)
     +32.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 333.86 ¥
(4.05 S$)
353.79 ¥
(4.29 S$)
     +5.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 470.00 ¥
(5.70 S$)
1,155.34 ¥
(14.00 S$)
     +145.82 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(2.54 S$)
140.29 ¥
(1.70 S$)
     -33.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(121.18 S$)
8,252.45 ¥
(100.00 S$)
     -17.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 600.00 ¥
(7.27 S$)
288.84 ¥
(3.50 S$)
     -51.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.00 S$)
73.05 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -88.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,442.50 ¥
(41.71 S$)
1,452.43 ¥
(17.60 S$)
     -57.81 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 536.90 ¥
(6.51 S$)
710.82 ¥
(8.61 S$)
     +32.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,534,500.00 ¥
(30,712.10 S$)
9,077,693.86 ¥
(110,000.00 S$)
     +258.17 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,067,212.29 ¥
(25,049.68 S$)
8,121,068.12 ¥
(98,407.98 S$)
     +292.85 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 19,740.39 ¥
(239.21 S$)
12,635.61 ¥
(153.11 S$)
     -35.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 39.76 ¥
(0.48 S$)
11.02 ¥
(0.13 S$)
     -72.29 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,641.04 ¥
(56.24 S$)
3,576.76 ¥
(43.34 S$)
     -22.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,749.18 ¥
(106.02 S$)
10,426.18 ¥
(126.34 S$)
     +19.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,444.12 ¥
(29.62 S$)
821.03 ¥
(9.95 S$)
     -66.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(21.81 S$)
990.29 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -44.98 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 42,333.33 ¥
(512.98 S$)
89,090.14 ¥
(1,079.56 S$)
     +110.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,008,800.00 ¥
(24,341.87 S$)
2,058,986.02 ¥
(24,950.00 S$)
     +2.50 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,815.69 ¥
(82.59 S$)
7,465.08 ¥
(90.46 S$)
     +9.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,341.46 ¥
(52.61 S$)
3,877.61 ¥
(46.99 S$)
     -10.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,028.10 ¥
(97.28 S$)
9,850.50 ¥
(119.36 S$)
     +22.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,743.38 ¥
(142.30 S$)
10,494.51 ¥
(127.17 S$)
     -10.63 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 87,522.02 ¥
(1,060.56 S$)
211,054.01 ¥
(2,557.47 S$)
     +141.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 59,829.33 ¥
(724.99 S$)
123,763.55 ¥
(1,499.72 S$)
     +106.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 197,894.49 ¥
(2,398.01 S$)
382,297.18 ¥
(4,632.53 S$)
     +93.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 110,103.79 ¥
(1,334.20 S$)
245,366.42 ¥
(2,973.26 S$)
     +122.85 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 80,612.83 ¥
(976.84 S$)
175,699.77 ¥
(2,129.06 S$)
     +117.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 41,777.87 ¥
(506.25 S$)
87,673.60 ¥
(1,062.39 S$)
     +109.86 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 278,708.04 ¥
(3,377.28 S$)
316,919.96 ¥
(3,840.31 S$)
     +13.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.39 2.18      +56.53 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
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Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY