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Cost of Living in Singapore

Cost of living in Singapore is 26.18% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Singapore is 84.30% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 S$ 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$ 40.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.80 S$ 6.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$ 6.00-12.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$ 6.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.26 S$ 4.00-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.72 S$ 1.10-2.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.24 S$ 0.70-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.58 S$ 9.08-18.93
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.19 S$ 1.63-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 S$ 0.91-1.95
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 S$ 2.30-3.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.09 S$ 5.44-31.75
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.06 S$ 2.72-6.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.34 S$ 4.54-17.24
Apples (1 lb) 1.96 S$ 1.36-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 1.21 S$ 0.91-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 S$ 1.36-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.23 S$ 0.82-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.19 S$ 0.68-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 0.99 S$ 0.68-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 S$ 1.50-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 S$ 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$ 22.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.38 S$ 3.50-8.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.83 S$ 3.66-10.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 S$ 12.00-13.50
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 S$ 1.20-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$ 55.00-120.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$ 3.20-3.90
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$ 0.64-1.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$ 13.20-27.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.08 S$ 7.57-9.08
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 S$ 100,000.00-135,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 108,377.73 S$ 97,000.00-140,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.70 S$ 100.00-220.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 S$ 0.10-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.82 S$ 30.00-75.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 136.42 S$ 90.00-185.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.01 S$ 9.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$ 10.00-14.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,089.57 S$ 600.00-1,700.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,800.00 S$ 18,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.30 S$ 50.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.30 S$ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 127.11 S$ 99.00-179.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.52 S$ 80.00-200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,987.50 S$ 2,008.00-3,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,981.36 S$ 1,500.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,251.52 S$ 3,500.00-7,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,147.05 S$ 2,300.00-4,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,285.20 S$ 1,393.53-2,999.98
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,181.44 S$ 836.12-1,499.99
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,241.21 S$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.22 1.50-4.00

Prices in Singapore

These data are based on 4741 entries in the past 12 months from 537 different contributors.
Last update: February 2018
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