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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 1.56% higher than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 25.19% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 61.72% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 18.14% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 19.38% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 7.36% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 S$
(962.58 ¥)
9.97 S$
(800.00 ¥)
     -16.89 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$
(4,812.92 ¥)
49.87 S$
(4,000.00 ¥)
     -16.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 S$
(601.61 ¥)
8.48 S$
(680.00 ¥)
     +13.03 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(802.15 ¥)
4.99 S$
(400.00 ¥)
     -50.13 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$
(802.15 ¥)
6.23 S$
(500.00 ¥)
     -37.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.32 S$
(426.69 ¥)
4.63 S$
(371.31 ¥)
     -12.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.67 S$
(134.13 ¥)
1.66 S$
(133.06 ¥)
     -0.79 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.27 S$
(101.63 ¥)
1.31 S$
(105.42 ¥)
     +3.73 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.05 S$
(886.65 ¥)
8.73 S$
(700.49 ¥)
     -21.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.10 S$
(168.11 ¥)
2.06 S$
(165.01 ¥)
     -1.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 S$
(92.79 ¥)
2.40 S$
(192.70 ¥)
     +107.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.99 S$
(240.01 ¥)
2.80 S$
(224.44 ¥)
     -6.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.95 S$
(717.60 ¥)
10.71 S$
(859.08 ¥)
     +19.72 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.88 S$
(311.51 ¥)
4.98 S$
(399.60 ¥)
     +28.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.25 S$
(902.81 ¥)
10.33 S$
(828.68 ¥)
     -8.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.89 S$
(151.23 ¥)
3.83 S$
(307.53 ¥)
     +103.36 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.32 S$
(105.82 ¥)
1.84 S$
(147.40 ¥)
     +39.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.65 S$
(132.06 ¥)
3.27 S$
(262.05 ¥)
     +98.44 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.14 S$
(91.31 ¥)
4.23 S$
(339.59 ¥)
     +271.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 S$
(89.85 ¥)
2.30 S$
(184.45 ¥)
     +105.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 S$
(76.12 ¥)
2.01 S$
(161.59 ¥)
     +112.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.31 S$
(185.44 ¥)
2.49 S$
(200.10 ¥)
     +7.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 S$
(155.24 ¥)
1.60 S$
(128.52 ¥)
     -17.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(2,406.46 ¥)
14.96 S$
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -50.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.92 S$
(474.87 ¥)
3.53 S$
(282.76 ¥)
     -40.46 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.33 S$
(508.03 ¥)
4.67 S$
(374.66 ¥)
     -26.25 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 S$
(1,042.80 ¥)
5.67 S$
(455.00 ¥)
     -56.37 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 S$
(144.39 ¥)
2.62 S$
(210.00 ¥)
     +45.44 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$
(8,021.53 ¥)
124.66 S$
(10,000.00 ¥)
     +24.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$
(280.75 ¥)
8.29 S$
(665.00 ¥)
     +136.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(71.00 ¥)
7.02 S$
(563.27 ¥)
     +693.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.60 S$
(1,411.79 ¥)
45.13 S$
(3,620.00 ¥)
     +156.41 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.76 S$
(622.12 ¥)
5.97 S$
(478.96 ¥)
     -23.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 S$
(9,625,839.29 ¥)
31,166.11 S$
(2,500,000.00 ¥)
     -74.03 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 109,412.82 S$
(8,776,584.93 ¥)
25,557.48 S$
(2,050,101.50 ¥)
     -76.64 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.21 S$
(12,049.08 ¥)
245.49 S$
(19,691.82 ¥)
     +63.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 S$
(12.63 ¥)
0.56 S$
(44.79 ¥)
     +254.51 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.47 S$
(3,566.84 ¥)
51.42 S$
(4,124.51 ¥)
     +15.63 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 130.76 S$
(10,488.99 ¥)
107.77 S$
(8,644.57 ¥)
     -17.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.44 S$
(1,238.16 ¥)
24.04 S$
(1,928.57 ¥)
     +55.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(962.58 ¥)
22.44 S$
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +87.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,027.50 S$
(82,421.25 ¥)
595.62 S$
(47,777.78 ¥)
     -42.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,631.58 S$
(2,136,260.82 ¥)
34,282.72 S$
(2,750,000.00 ¥)
     +28.73 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 93.20 S$
(7,475.71 ¥)
90.95 S$
(7,295.83 ¥)
     -2.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.39 S$
(4,041.78 ¥)
48.62 S$
(3,899.98 ¥)
     -3.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 126.78 S$
(10,169.41 ¥)
98.74 S$
(7,920.26 ¥)
     -22.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.48 S$
(10,947.50 ¥)
128.51 S$
(10,308.23 ¥)
     -5.84 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,922.70 S$
(234,444.96 ¥)
1,024.27 S$
(82,162.05 ¥)
     -64.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,956.47 S$
(156,938.57 ¥)
676.14 S$
(54,236.80 ¥)
     -65.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,204.62 S$
(417,490.15 ¥)
2,066.19 S$
(165,739.93 ¥)
     -60.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,076.49 S$
(246,781.98 ¥)
1,279.73 S$
(102,653.75 ¥)
     -58.40 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,400.23 S$
(192,534.84 ¥)
1,138.75 S$
(91,345.05 ¥)
     -52.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,189.56 S$
(95,420.84 ¥)
550.01 S$
(44,119.29 ¥)
     -53.76 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,307.36 S$
(345,516.21 ¥)
3,459.26 S$
(277,485.56 ¥)
     -19.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.29 1.28      -44.11 %
Last update: August 2017August 2017
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Currency: SGD