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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Japan Reverse

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City in Japan:
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Consumer Prices in Japan are 2.48% higher than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 24.79% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Japan are 60.65% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 15.09% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Japan are 19.69% higher than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 6.68% higher than in Singapore
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 S$
(957.53 ¥)
10.03 S$
(800.00 ¥)
     -16.45 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$
(4,787.67 ¥)
52.64 S$
(4,200.00 ¥)
     -12.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 S$
(638.36 ¥)
8.52 S$
(680.00 ¥)
     +6.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 S$
(638.36 ¥)
4.89 S$
(390.00 ¥)
     -38.91 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$
(797.94 ¥)
6.27 S$
(500.00 ¥)
     -37.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.36 S$
(427.99 ¥)
4.70 S$
(375.08 ¥)
     -12.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.63 S$
(130.21 ¥)
1.66 S$
(132.30 ¥)
     +1.60 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.27 S$
(101.33 ¥)
1.33 S$
(106.09 ¥)
     +4.70 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.35 S$
(905.78 ¥)
8.89 S$
(709.02 ¥)
     -21.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.13 S$
(169.65 ¥)
2.11 S$
(168.24 ¥)
     -0.83 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.31 S$
(104.39 ¥)
2.40 S$
(191.85 ¥)
     +83.77 %
Eggs (12) 2.82 S$
(225.20 ¥)
2.89 S$
(230.47 ¥)
     +2.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.00 S$
(797.59 ¥)
11.20 S$
(893.44 ¥)
     +12.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.17 S$
(332.41 ¥)
5.08 S$
(405.08 ¥)
     +21.86 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.62 S$
(767.74 ¥)
10.71 S$
(854.82 ¥)
     +11.34 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.95 S$
(155.24 ¥)
3.69 S$
(294.05 ¥)
     +89.41 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.26 S$
(100.66 ¥)
1.85 S$
(147.24 ¥)
     +46.28 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.15 S$
(171.18 ¥)
3.29 S$
(262.78 ¥)
     +53.51 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.27 S$
(101.13 ¥)
4.43 S$
(353.76 ¥)
     +249.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.23 S$
(97.93 ¥)
2.33 S$
(186.22 ¥)
     +90.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 S$
(86.35 ¥)
2.10 S$
(167.95 ¥)
     +94.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.48 S$
(197.59 ¥)
2.50 S$
(199.09 ¥)
     +0.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 S$
(143.44 ¥)
1.64 S$
(130.86 ¥)
     -8.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$
(2,393.83 ¥)
15.04 S$
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -49.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.85 S$
(466.80 ¥)
3.58 S$
(285.31 ¥)
     -38.88 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.25 S$
(578.51 ¥)
4.87 S$
(388.72 ¥)
     -32.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 S$
(1,037.33 ¥)
5.76 S$
(460.00 ¥)
     -55.66 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 S$
(143.63 ¥)
2.63 S$
(210.00 ¥)
     +46.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$
(7,979.44 ¥)
115.80 S$
(9,240.00 ¥)
     +15.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$
(279.28 ¥)
8.90 S$
(710.00 ¥)
     +154.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(70.63 ¥)
6.66 S$
(531.08 ¥)
     +651.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.60 S$
(1,404.38 ¥)
38.66 S$
(3,085.00 ¥)
     +119.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.77 S$
(619.86 ¥)
6.03 S$
(481.37 ¥)
     -22.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 S$
(9,575,333.98 ¥)
31,330.50 S$
(2,500,000.00 ¥)
     -73.89 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 115,125.28 S$
(9,186,358.41 ¥)
27,334.91 S$
(2,181,174.00 ¥)
     -76.26 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.87 S$
(12,757.07 ¥)
251.43 S$
(20,062.80 ¥)
     +57.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 S$
(13.84 ¥)
0.55 S$
(43.76 ¥)
     +216.16 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.30 S$
(3,295.39 ¥)
51.06 S$
(4,073.96 ¥)
     +23.63 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 125.57 S$
(10,019.97 ¥)
109.50 S$
(8,737.60 ¥)
     -12.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.92 S$
(1,030.59 ¥)
21.65 S$
(1,727.50 ¥)
     +67.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(957.53 ¥)
22.56 S$
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +87.98 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,100.00 S$
(87,773.89 ¥)
1,629.19 S$
(130,000.00 ¥)
     +48.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,800.00 S$
(2,058,696.81 ¥)
36,343.38 S$
(2,900,000.00 ¥)
     +40.87 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.51 S$
(7,860.72 ¥)
93.46 S$
(7,457.32 ¥)
     -5.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.95 S$
(4,544.34 ¥)
51.54 S$
(4,112.80 ¥)
     -9.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 121.96 S$
(9,731.88 ¥)
102.42 S$
(8,172.54 ¥)
     -16.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.03 S$
(10,056.43 ¥)
141.51 S$
(11,291.49 ¥)
     +12.28 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,916.06 S$
(232,685.62 ¥)
1,072.62 S$
(85,588.74 ¥)
     -63.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,954.59 S$
(155,965.52 ¥)
703.11 S$
(56,104.24 ¥)
     -64.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,583.28 S$
(445,514.47 ¥)
2,258.15 S$
(180,188.02 ¥)
     -59.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,288.59 S$
(262,411.10 ¥)
1,356.72 S$
(108,258.61 ¥)
     -58.74 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,228.29 S$
(177,805.30 ¥)
1,077.81 S$
(86,003.05 ¥)
     -51.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,082.54 S$
(86,380.45 ¥)
535.95 S$
(42,766.01 ¥)
     -50.49 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,306.93 S$
(343,669.22 ¥)
3,455.33 S$
(275,716.10 ¥)
     -19.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.31 1.34      -41.92 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
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Currency: SGD