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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 4.58% lower than in Japan
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 26.45% higher than in Japan
Rent Prices in Singapore are 133.67% higher than in Japan
Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 18.19% higher than in Japan
Groceries Prices in Singapore are 20.29% lower than in Japan
Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 2.89% lower than in Japan
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 850.00 ¥
(10.65 S$)
957.36 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     +12.63 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 ¥
(50.14 S$)
4,786.80 ¥
(60.00 S$)
     +19.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 680.00 ¥
(8.52 S$)
638.24 ¥
(8.00 S$)
     -6.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 450.00 ¥
(5.64 S$)
797.80 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +77.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 ¥
(6.27 S$)
797.80 ¥
(10.00 S$)
     +59.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 391.63 ¥
(4.91 S$)
431.40 ¥
(5.41 S$)
     +10.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 135.67 ¥
(1.70 S$)
153.81 ¥
(1.93 S$)
     +13.37 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 106.76 ¥
(1.34 S$)
111.10 ¥
(1.39 S$)
     +4.06 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 700.16 ¥
(8.78 S$)
899.98 ¥
(11.28 S$)
     +28.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 178.42 ¥
(2.24 S$)
172.51 ¥
(2.16 S$)
     -3.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 231.14 ¥
(2.90 S$)
120.57 ¥
(1.51 S$)
     -47.84 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 227.40 ¥
(2.85 S$)
230.45 ¥
(2.89 S$)
     +1.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 792.34 ¥
(9.93 S$)
746.53 ¥
(9.36 S$)
     -5.78 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 358.76 ¥
(4.50 S$)
315.00 ¥
(3.95 S$)
     -12.20 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,053.13 ¥
(13.20 S$)
601.67 ¥
(7.54 S$)
     -42.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 328.61 ¥
(4.12 S$)
152.80 ¥
(1.92 S$)
     -53.50 %
Banana (1 lb) 131.34 ¥
(1.65 S$)
114.37 ¥
(1.43 S$)
     -12.92 %
Oranges (1 lb) 255.55 ¥
(3.20 S$)
143.17 ¥
(1.79 S$)
     -43.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 263.84 ¥
(3.31 S$)
100.63 ¥
(1.26 S$)
     -61.86 %
Potato (1 lb) 180.34 ¥
(2.26 S$)
111.57 ¥
(1.40 S$)
     -38.14 %
Onion (1 lb) 143.02 ¥
(1.79 S$)
103.84 ¥
(1.30 S$)
     -27.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 194.62 ¥
(2.44 S$)
167.82 ¥
(2.10 S$)
     -13.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 123.89 ¥
(1.55 S$)
133.17 ¥
(1.67 S$)
     +7.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 ¥
(15.04 S$)
2,393.40 ¥
(30.00 S$)
     +99.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 262.66 ¥
(3.29 S$)
404.48 ¥
(5.07 S$)
     +54.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 343.17 ¥
(4.30 S$)
448.10 ¥
(5.62 S$)
     +30.57 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 480.00 ¥
(6.02 S$)
1,124.90 ¥
(14.10 S$)
     +134.35 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 210.00 ¥
(2.63 S$)
135.63 ¥
(1.70 S$)
     -35.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10,000.00 ¥
(125.34 S$)
8,775.79 ¥
(110.00 S$)
     -12.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 600.00 ¥
(7.52 S$)
287.21 ¥
(3.60 S$)
     -52.13 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 659.83 ¥
(8.27 S$)
70.62 ¥
(0.89 S$)
     -89.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,350.00 ¥
(41.99 S$)
1,412.10 ¥
(17.70 S$)
     -57.85 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 540.09 ¥
(6.77 S$)
685.13 ¥
(8.59 S$)
     +26.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,539,000.00 ¥
(31,825.05 S$)
9,406,053.22 ¥
(117,900.00 S$)
     +270.46 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,137,894.74 ¥
(26,797.40 S$)
8,174,170.04 ¥
(102,458.98 S$)
     +282.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 20,302.45 ¥
(254.48 S$)
12,034.03 ¥
(150.84 S$)
     -40.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 37.87 ¥
(0.47 S$)
16.75 ¥
(0.21 S$)
     -55.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,699.30 ¥
(58.90 S$)
3,593.08 ¥
(45.04 S$)
     -23.54 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 8,731.88 ¥
(109.45 S$)
10,964.28 ¥
(137.43 S$)
     +25.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,667.65 ¥
(33.44 S$)
1,040.82 ¥
(13.05 S$)
     -60.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 ¥
(22.56 S$)
957.36 ¥
(12.00 S$)
     -46.81 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 47,971.15 ¥
(601.29 S$)
93,182.95 ¥
(1,168.00 S$)
     +94.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,760,878.05 ¥
(22,071.69 S$)
2,226,671.24 ¥
(27,910.17 S$)
     +26.45 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,810.34 ¥
(85.36 S$)
7,565.25 ¥
(94.83 S$)
     +11.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,273.52 ¥
(53.57 S$)
4,120.72 ¥
(51.65 S$)
     -3.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,067.58 ¥
(101.12 S$)
9,656.22 ¥
(121.04 S$)
     +19.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 11,755.41 ¥
(147.35 S$)
11,605.52 ¥
(145.47 S$)
     -1.28 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 86,268.05 ¥
(1,081.33 S$)
218,477.78 ¥
(2,738.51 S$)
     +153.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 57,751.83 ¥
(723.89 S$)
133,897.31 ¥
(1,678.33 S$)
     +131.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 183,352.12 ¥
(2,298.22 S$)
423,602.57 ¥
(5,309.64 S$)
     +131.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 104,851.95 ¥
(1,314.26 S$)
238,322.18 ¥
(2,987.24 S$)
     +127.29 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 88,130.51 ¥
(1,104.67 S$)
189,376.02 ¥
(2,373.73 S$)
     +114.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 45,311.53 ¥
(567.96 S$)
100,338.56 ¥
(1,257.69 S$)
     +121.44 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 280,976.57 ¥
(3,521.90 S$)
345,033.50 ¥
(4,324.82 S$)
     +22.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.45 2.45      +68.46 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:707650
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: JPY