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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Japan Reverse

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City in Singapore:
City in Japan:
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Consumer Prices in Japan are 3.02% higher than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 24.12% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 60.07% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 17.31% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 22.59% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 5.84% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 S$
(964.78 ¥)
9.95 S$
(800.00 ¥)
     -17.08 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$
(4,823.92 ¥)
49.75 S$
(4,000.00 ¥)
     -17.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 S$
(602.99 ¥)
8.33 S$
(670.00 ¥)
     +11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.50 S$
(683.39 ¥)
4.98 S$
(400.00 ¥)
     -41.47 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$
(803.99 ¥)
6.22 S$
(500.00 ¥)
     -37.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.38 S$
(432.22 ¥)
4.66 S$
(374.72 ¥)
     -13.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.64 S$
(131.56 ¥)
1.66 S$
(133.09 ¥)
     +1.16 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.24 S$
(99.54 ¥)
1.32 S$
(105.93 ¥)
     +6.42 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.97 S$
(882.21 ¥)
8.76 S$
(704.09 ¥)
     -20.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.07 S$
(166.11 ¥)
2.05 S$
(165.14 ¥)
     -0.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 S$
(94.45 ¥)
2.36 S$
(189.82 ¥)
     +100.97 %
Eggs (12) 2.92 S$
(234.81 ¥)
2.86 S$
(229.57 ¥)
     -2.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.46 S$
(680.17 ¥)
11.04 S$
(887.34 ¥)
     +30.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.89 S$
(312.58 ¥)
5.04 S$
(405.32 ¥)
     +29.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.76 S$
(785.08 ¥)
10.48 S$
(842.51 ¥)
     +7.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 S$
(154.12 ¥)
3.69 S$
(296.89 ¥)
     +92.64 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.20 S$
(96.75 ¥)
1.82 S$
(146.50 ¥)
     +51.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.97 S$
(158.09 ¥)
3.27 S$
(262.78 ¥)
     +66.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 S$
(90.65 ¥)
4.24 S$
(340.53 ¥)
     +275.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.13 S$
(91.17 ¥)
2.30 S$
(185.22 ¥)
     +103.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.00 S$
(80.34 ¥)
2.06 S$
(165.63 ¥)
     +106.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.57 S$
(206.36 ¥)
2.48 S$
(199.66 ¥)
     -3.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 S$
(148.02 ¥)
1.62 S$
(130.47 ¥)
     -11.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(2,411.96 ¥)
14.93 S$
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -50.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.93 S$
(476.76 ¥)
3.48 S$
(279.66 ¥)
     -41.34 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.88 S$
(553.22 ¥)
4.73 S$
(380.17 ¥)
     -31.28 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 S$
(1,045.18 ¥)
5.72 S$
(460.00 ¥)
     -55.99 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 S$
(144.72 ¥)
2.49 S$
(200.00 ¥)
     +38.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$
(8,039.87 ¥)
113.43 S$
(9,120.00 ¥)
     +13.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$
(281.40 ¥)
8.71 S$
(700.00 ¥)
     +148.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(71.16 ¥)
6.68 S$
(537.40 ¥)
     +655.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$
(1,447.18 ¥)
39.34 S$
(3,162.50 ¥)
     +118.53 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.77 S$
(624.87 ¥)
6.02 S$
(483.76 ¥)
     -22.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 115,900.00 S$
(9,318,213.49 ¥)
31,095.02 S$
(2,500,000.00 ¥)
     -73.17 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 112,966.83 S$
(9,082,390.23 ¥)
26,766.89 S$
(2,152,024.22 ¥)
     -76.31 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.42 S$
(12,737.01 ¥)
248.34 S$
(19,966.16 ¥)
     +56.76 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 S$
(12.29 ¥)
0.53 S$
(42.74 ¥)
     +247.78 %
Internet (60 Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.92 S$
(3,370.41 ¥)
51.10 S$
(4,108.55 ¥)
     +21.90 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 126.06 S$
(10,134.93 ¥)
108.49 S$
(8,722.34 ¥)
     -13.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.27 S$
(1,227.37 ¥)
21.79 S$
(1,752.27 ¥)
     +42.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(964.78 ¥)
22.39 S$
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +86.57 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 993.33 S$
(79,862.74 ¥)
597.02 S$
(48,000.00 ¥)
     -39.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,111.11 S$
(2,260,097.80 ¥)
36,070.22 S$
(2,900,000.00 ¥)
     +28.31 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.85 S$
(7,786.37 ¥)
94.00 S$
(7,557.84 ¥)
     -2.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.22 S$
(4,278.69 ¥)
49.23 S$
(3,957.86 ¥)
     -7.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 125.61 S$
(10,098.94 ¥)
101.76 S$
(8,181.60 ¥)
     -18.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.09 S$
(10,298.03 ¥)
133.66 S$
(10,746.22 ¥)
     +4.35 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,839.81 S$
(228,317.52 ¥)
1,072.75 S$
(86,247.74 ¥)
     -62.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,936.13 S$
(155,662.12 ¥)
708.01 S$
(56,923.47 ¥)
     -63.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,383.76 S$
(432,847.36 ¥)
2,189.12 S$
(176,002.56 ¥)
     -59.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,152.02 S$
(253,418.36 ¥)
1,345.76 S$
(108,197.09 ¥)
     -57.30 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,302.90 S$
(185,150.37 ¥)
1,083.40 S$
(87,104.07 ¥)
     -52.95 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,155.13 S$
(92,870.92 ¥)
547.92 S$
(44,052.07 ¥)
     -52.57 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,273.52 S$
(343,585.89 ¥)
3,432.14 S$
(275,939.58 ¥)
     -19.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.35 1.32      -43.74 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
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