Cost of Living in Brunei

Cost of living in Brunei is 31.09% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Brunei is, on average, 42.58% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 S$ 2.99-8.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 S$ 25.00-59.85
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 S$ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.99 S$ 5.50-39.90
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.75 S$ 3.50-9.99
Cappuccino (regular) 4.44 S$ 3.00-5.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 S$ 0.90-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.72 S$ 0.50-1.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.88 S$ 6.62-15.10
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.74 S$ 1.09-2.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 S$ 0.52-1.13
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.26 S$ 1.84-4.59
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.99 S$ 2.26-6.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.39 S$ 1.27-3.18
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.31 S$ 2.71-6.18
Apples (1 lb) 2.04 S$ 0.81-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 1.07 S$ 0.83-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 S$ 0.68-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 S$ 0.86-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 S$ 0.68-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.63 S$ 0.95-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 S$ 1.80-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.16 S$ 0.50-2.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 2.00 S$
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.30 S$
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 S$
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 S$ 6.00-15.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 S$ 1.00-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 27.50 S$ 25.00-30.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 S$ 3.50-6.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.23 S$ 6.44-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 S$ 10.00-35.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.01 S$ 1.32-2.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,000.00 S$ 28,000.00-35,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,082.60 S$ 25,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 84.39 S$ 60.00-120.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 S$ 0.10-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 146.04 S$ 88.00-212.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.65 S$ 49.88-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.87 S$ 4.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 S$ 6.00-8.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 312.64 S$ 200.00-550.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,494.51 S$ 11,000.00-24,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.06 S$ 50.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.96 S$ 20.00-59.85
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 112.94 S$ 50.00-199.51
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.17 S$ 50.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 899.54 S$ 600.00-1,300.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 768.58 S$ 548.66-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,849.02 S$ 1,496.34-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,288.56 S$ 800.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 181.16 S$ 78.97-232.26
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 114.58 S$ 46.45-185.80
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,636.67 S$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.23 3.50-5.00

Prices in Brunei

This country had 183 entries in the past 12 months by 14 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
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