Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 1.51% lower than in Singapore (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 17.31% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Australia are 40.35% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 26.15% higher than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Australia are 7.14% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 21.79% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants
Singapore Edit Australia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 S$
(13.64 A$)
20.52 S$
(20.00 A$)
     +46.60 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 S$
(68.21 A$)
92.36 S$
(90.00 A$)
     +31.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 S$
(7.80 A$)
12.31 S$
(12.00 A$)
     +53.93 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(9.74 A$)
8.21 S$
(8.00 A$)
     -17.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.90 S$
(11.60 A$)
9.24 S$
(9.00 A$)
     -22.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.55 S$
(5.41 A$)
4.62 S$
(4.50 A$)
     -16.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 S$
(1.77 A$)
3.41 S$
(3.32 A$)
     +87.17 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 S$
(1.36 A$)
2.88 S$
(2.80 A$)
     +105.53 %
Markets
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.57 S$
(11.27 A$)
6.39 S$
(6.23 A$)
     -44.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.06 S$
(2.01 A$)
2.61 S$
(2.54 A$)
     +26.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.26 S$
(1.23 A$)
1.26 S$
(1.23 A$)
     -0.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.08 S$
(3.00 A$)
4.82 S$
(4.70 A$)
     +56.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.27 S$
(10.98 A$)
5.00 S$
(4.87 A$)
     -55.60 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.56 S$
(4.44 A$)
5.03 S$
(4.90 A$)
     +10.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.61 S$
(10.34 A$)
8.26 S$
(8.05 A$)
     -22.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.13 S$
(2.07 A$)
2.10 S$
(2.05 A$)
     -1.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.52 S$
(1.48 A$)
1.58 S$
(1.54 A$)
     +4.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.90 S$
(1.85 A$)
1.74 S$
(1.69 A$)
     -8.28 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.32 S$
(1.29 A$)
2.37 S$
(2.31 A$)
     +79.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 S$
(1.15 A$)
1.53 S$
(1.50 A$)
     +29.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 S$
(1.19 A$)
1.23 S$
(1.20 A$)
     +0.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 S$
(2.24 A$)
2.79 S$
(2.72 A$)
     +21.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 S$
(1.70 A$)
2.36 S$
(2.30 A$)
     +34.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(29.23 A$)
15.39 S$
(15.00 A$)
     -48.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.24 S$
(5.11 A$)
5.55 S$
(5.41 A$)
     +5.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.68 S$
(6.50 A$)
6.09 S$
(5.93 A$)
     -8.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.10 S$
(13.74 A$)
35.92 S$
(35.00 A$)
     +154.73 %
Transportation
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 S$
(1.75 A$)
4.52 S$
(4.40 A$)
     +150.84 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 S$
(116.94 A$)
153.93 S$
(150.00 A$)
     +28.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 S$
(3.61 A$)
4.31 S$
(4.20 A$)
     +16.49 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.29 S$
(1.25 A$)
3.44 S$
(3.35 A$)
     +166.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.80 S$
(19.29 A$)
50.49 S$
(49.20 A$)
     +154.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.30 S$
(8.09 A$)
5.57 S$
(5.42 A$)
     -32.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 S$
(116,938.63 A$)
28,373.86 S$
(27,650.00 A$)
     -76.36 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 104,460.76 S$
(101,795.82 A$)
25,992.29 S$
(25,329.19 A$)
     -75.12 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 155.84 S$
(151.87 A$)
225.80 S$
(220.04 A$)
     +44.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 S$
(0.20 A$)
0.39 S$
(0.38 A$)
     +92.77 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.08 S$
(44.90 A$)
77.28 S$
(75.31 A$)
     +67.72 %
Sports And Leisure
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 141.35 S$
(137.74 A$)
67.69 S$
(65.97 A$)
     -52.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.03 S$
(12.69 A$)
21.63 S$
(21.08 A$)
     +66.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(11.69 A$)
18.47 S$
(18.00 A$)
     +53.93 %
Childcare
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,301.56 S$
(1,268.35 A$)
1,962.65 S$
(1,912.58 A$)
     +50.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,386.54 S$
(28,636.85 A$)
18,019.68 S$
(17,559.98 A$)
     -38.68 %
Clothing And Shoes
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.85 S$
(83.66 A$)
101.91 S$
(99.31 A$)
     +18.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.74 S$
(52.37 A$)
61.81 S$
(60.23 A$)
     +15.02 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 122.05 S$
(118.94 A$)
137.77 S$
(134.26 A$)
     +12.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138.93 S$
(135.39 A$)
144.00 S$
(140.32 A$)
     +3.64 %
Rent Per Month
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,859.42 S$
(2,786.47 A$)
1,713.57 S$
(1,669.85 A$)
     -40.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,819.05 S$
(1,772.64 A$)
1,307.98 S$
(1,274.61 A$)
     -28.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,312.31 S$
(5,176.78 A$)
2,847.94 S$
(2,775.29 A$)
     -46.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,180.14 S$
(3,099.01 A$)
1,987.30 S$
(1,936.60 A$)
     -37.51 %
Buy Apartment Price
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,427.61 S$
(2,365.68 A$)
783.36 S$
(763.38 A$)
     -67.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,213.27 S$
(1,182.32 A$)
573.32 S$
(558.70 A$)
     -52.75 %
Salaries And Financing
Singapore Edit Australia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,954.45 S$
(4,828.06 A$)
4,989.19 S$
(4,861.91 A$)
     +0.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.29 3.82      +66.93 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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