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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 5.23% lower than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 30.25% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 64.40% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 23.70% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 9.60% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 11.54% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.25 S$
(1,111.02 ¥)
9.54 S$
(800.00 ¥)
     -27.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$
(5,031.04 ¥)
47.70 S$
(4,000.00 ¥)
     -20.49 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.90 S$
(662.42 ¥)
8.11 S$
(680.00 ¥)
     +2.65 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(838.51 ¥)
4.77 S$
(400.00 ¥)
     -52.30 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$
(838.51 ¥)
5.96 S$
(500.00 ¥)
     -40.37 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.30 S$
(444.11 ¥)
4.52 S$
(378.72 ¥)
     -14.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.70 S$
(142.67 ¥)
1.59 S$
(133.53 ¥)
     -6.40 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.24 S$
(104.20 ¥)
1.26 S$
(105.65 ¥)
     +1.39 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.52 S$
(965.61 ¥)
8.38 S$
(702.67 ¥)
     -27.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.21 S$
(185.16 ¥)
1.94 S$
(163.03 ¥)
     -11.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.24 S$
(104.13 ¥)
2.32 S$
(194.50 ¥)
     +86.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.96 S$
(248.06 ¥)
2.67 S$
(223.76 ¥)
     -9.80 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.59 S$
(888.10 ¥)
10.34 S$
(866.75 ¥)
     -2.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.03 S$
(337.84 ¥)
4.72 S$
(395.77 ¥)
     +17.15 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.01 S$
(1,007.43 ¥)
9.99 S$
(837.37 ¥)
     -16.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.02 S$
(169.35 ¥)
3.92 S$
(328.68 ¥)
     +94.09 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.26 S$
(105.98 ¥)
1.81 S$
(152.08 ¥)
     +43.50 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 S$
(150.02 ¥)
3.18 S$
(266.88 ¥)
     +77.89 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.23 S$
(103.45 ¥)
3.88 S$
(325.22 ¥)
     +214.37 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.19 S$
(99.99 ¥)
2.16 S$
(181.16 ¥)
     +81.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.00 S$
(83.87 ¥)
1.88 S$
(157.47 ¥)
     +87.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.66 S$
(223.32 ¥)
2.44 S$
(204.99 ¥)
     -8.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.08 S$
(174.35 ¥)
1.51 S$
(126.59 ¥)
     -27.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(2,515.52 ¥)
15.50 S$
(1,300.00 ¥)
     -48.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.41 S$
(453.84 ¥)
3.43 S$
(287.30 ¥)
     -36.70 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.83 S$
(488.52 ¥)
4.54 S$
(380.38 ¥)
     -22.14 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 S$
(1,090.06 ¥)
5.49 S$
(460.00 ¥)
     -57.80 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 S$
(134.16 ¥)
2.50 S$
(210.00 ¥)
     +56.53 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$
(8,385.06 ¥)
119.26 S$
(10,000.00 ¥)
     +19.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$
(293.48 ¥)
7.16 S$
(600.00 ¥)
     +104.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(74.22 ¥)
6.47 S$
(542.35 ¥)
     +630.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$
(1,509.31 ¥)
37.72 S$
(3,162.50 ¥)
     +109.53 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.94 S$
(665.75 ¥)
5.76 S$
(483.20 ¥)
     -27.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 S$
(10,062,077.79 ¥)
29,814.92 S$
(2,500,000.00 ¥)
     -75.15 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 109,565.87 S$
(9,187,168.94 ¥)
24,534.45 S$
(2,057,229.86 ¥)
     -77.61 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.20 S$
(12,846.02 ¥)
236.25 S$
(19,809.67 ¥)
     +54.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 S$
(14.25 ¥)
0.51 S$
(43.18 ¥)
     +202.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.65 S$
(3,911.95 ¥)
51.31 S$
(4,302.55 ¥)
     +9.98 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 133.22 S$
(11,170.43 ¥)
103.59 S$
(8,686.45 ¥)
     -22.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.68 S$
(1,398.56 ¥)
23.85 S$
(2,000.00 ¥)
     +43.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(1,006.21 ¥)
21.47 S$
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +78.89 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,124.44 S$
(94,285.40 ¥)
500.89 S$
(42,000.00 ¥)
     -55.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,830.30 S$
(2,333,588.95 ¥)
29,752.15 S$
(2,494,736.84 ¥)
     +6.91 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 93.58 S$
(7,846.56 ¥)
80.65 S$
(6,762.31 ¥)
     -13.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.48 S$
(4,232.71 ¥)
47.38 S$
(3,972.70 ¥)
     -6.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 125.33 S$
(10,508.82 ¥)
92.29 S$
(7,738.49 ¥)
     -26.36 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.60 S$
(11,118.24 ¥)
121.86 S$
(10,218.18 ¥)
     -8.10 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,051.92 S$
(255,905.73 ¥)
978.93 S$
(82,083.56 ¥)
     -67.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,001.82 S$
(167,853.75 ¥)
633.43 S$
(53,113.50 ¥)
     -68.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,383.05 S$
(451,372.30 ¥)
1,992.99 S$
(167,113.58 ¥)
     -62.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,168.99 S$
(265,721.57 ¥)
1,221.35 S$
(102,411.16 ¥)
     -61.46 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,297.02 S$
(192,606.25 ¥)
1,036.04 S$
(86,872.72 ¥)
     -54.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,211.80 S$
(101,609.89 ¥)
517.69 S$
(43,409.04 ¥)
     -57.28 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,252.58 S$
(356,581.40 ¥)
3,308.34 S$
(277,406.17 ¥)
     -22.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.30 1.18      -48.49 %
Last update: January 2018January 2018
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