Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 7.4% lower than in Singapore (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 30.2% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Australia are 54.4% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 23.6% higher than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Australia are 2.6% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 8.2% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants
Singapore Edit Australia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 S$
(14.06 A$)
21.95 S$
(23.75 A$)
     +68.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 S$
(97.37 A$)
101.68 S$
(110.00 A$)
     +13.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 S$
(8.65 A$)
12.94 S$
(14.00 A$)
     +61.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(10.82 A$)
8.32 S$
(9.00 A$)
     -16.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 S$
(12.98 A$)
9.24 S$
(10.00 A$)
     -23.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.09 S$
(6.59 A$)
4.59 S$
(4.97 A$)
     -24.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 S$
(2.21 A$)
3.46 S$
(3.74 A$)
     +69.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 S$
(1.51 A$)
2.92 S$
(3.16 A$)
     +108.7 %
Markets
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.90 S$
(13.95 A$)
7.30 S$
(7.90 A$)
     -43.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.41 S$
(2.61 A$)
2.69 S$
(2.91 A$)
     +11.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.57 S$
(1.70 A$)
1.28 S$
(1.38 A$)
     -18.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.81 S$
(4.12 A$)
5.05 S$
(5.46 A$)
     +32.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.99 S$
(11.89 A$)
5.34 S$
(5.78 A$)
     -51.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.19 S$
(5.62 A$)
5.06 S$
(5.47 A$)
     -2.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.73 S$
(12.69 A$)
8.84 S$
(9.56 A$)
     -24.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.26 S$
(2.44 A$)
1.97 S$
(2.13 A$)
     -12.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.57 S$
(1.69 A$)
1.59 S$
(1.72 A$)
     +1.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.25 S$
(2.43 A$)
1.77 S$
(1.92 A$)
     -21.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 S$
(1.89 A$)
3.01 S$
(3.25 A$)
     +72.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 S$
(1.45 A$)
1.49 S$
(1.61 A$)
     +10.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.34 S$
(1.45 A$)
1.25 S$
(1.35 A$)
     -6.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.56 S$
(2.77 A$)
3.41 S$
(3.69 A$)
     +32.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.10 S$
(2.27 A$)
2.27 S$
(2.46 A$)
     +8.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(32.46 A$)
16.64 S$
(18.00 A$)
     -44.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.72 S$
(6.18 A$)
5.86 S$
(6.34 A$)
     +2.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.84 S$
(7.40 A$)
6.42 S$
(6.95 A$)
     -6.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.50 S$
(15.69 A$)
36.97 S$
(40.00 A$)
     +155.0 %
Transportation
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 S$
(2.16 A$)
4.16 S$
(4.50 A$)
     +108.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.00 S$
(138.48 A$)
147.89 S$
(160.00 A$)
     +15.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 S$
(4.33 A$)
4.16 S$
(4.50 A$)
     +4.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 S$
(1.74 A$)
3.23 S$
(3.49 A$)
     +100.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.60 S$
(21.20 A$)
50.47 S$
(54.60 A$)
     +157.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.54 S$
(12.48 A$)
7.02 S$
(7.60 A$)
     -39.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 S$
(162,278.87 A$)
29,578.71 S$
(32,000.00 A$)
     -80.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 135,205.47 S$
(146,273.27 A$)
26,573.23 S$
(28,748.49 A$)
     -80.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.63 S$
(208.39 A$)
262.65 S$
(284.15 A$)
     +36.4 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 S$
(0.22 A$)
0.60 S$
(0.65 A$)
     +193.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.03 S$
(50.88 A$)
76.47 S$
(82.73 A$)
     +62.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 146.92 S$
(158.95 A$)
67.15 S$
(72.65 A$)
     -54.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.57 S$
(17.93 A$)
21.58 S$
(23.34 A$)
     +30.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.50 S$
(15.69 A$)
18.49 S$
(20.00 A$)
     +27.5 %
Childcare
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,481.09 S$
(1,602.33 A$)
2,053.61 S$
(2,221.72 A$)
     +38.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,865.54 S$
(35,555.88 A$)
17,366.69 S$
(18,788.32 A$)
     -47.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.10 S$
(106.13 A$)
104.80 S$
(113.38 A$)
     +6.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.80 S$
(61.45 A$)
66.41 S$
(71.85 A$)
     +16.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 146.88 S$
(158.90 A$)
149.75 S$
(162.01 A$)
     +2.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 145.97 S$
(157.92 A$)
165.10 S$
(178.61 A$)
     +13.1 %
Rent Per Month
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,000.01 S$
(4,327.45 A$)
2,012.21 S$
(2,176.93 A$)
     -49.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,901.75 S$
(3,139.29 A$)
1,561.64 S$
(1,689.47 A$)
     -46.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,218.87 S$
(8,891.66 A$)
3,343.79 S$
(3,617.51 A$)
     -59.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,199.84 S$
(5,625.49 A$)
2,344.43 S$
(2,536.34 A$)
     -54.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,492.16 S$
(2,696.16 A$)
888.50 S$
(961.23 A$)
     -64.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,256.87 S$
(1,359.76 A$)
649.47 S$
(702.64 A$)
     -48.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,539.79 S$
(7,075.13 A$)
4,940.06 S$
(5,344.45 A$)
     -24.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.98 4.39      +47.4 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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