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Cost of Living in Singapore

Cost of living in Singapore is 6.33% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Singapore is 48.87% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 S$ 6.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 S$ 35.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 S$ 5.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$ 5.00-12.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 S$ 5.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.99 S$ 3.00-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.61 S$ 1.00-2.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.16 S$ 0.75-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.69 S$ 7.57-18.93
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.88 S$ 1.00-2.68
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.15 S$ 0.70-2.18
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.44 S$ 1.80-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.11 S$ 5.00-18.14
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.34 S$ 1.80-6.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.60 S$ 3.18-13.61
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 S$ 0.90-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 S$ 0.70-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 S$ 0.75-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 S$ 0.68-2.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 S$ 0.60-1.93
Onion (1 lb) 0.93 S$ 0.50-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 S$ 0.90-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.51 S$ 0.90-2.20
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 S$ 15.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.15 S$ 2.30-7.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.61 S$ 2.50-9.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.75 S$ 12.00-14.30
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 S$ 1.20-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$ 60.00-120.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$ 3.20-3.90
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$ 0.39-1.45
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 S$ 10.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.59 S$ 7.57-9.92
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 115,000.00 S$ 90,000.00-131,900.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 102,723.15 S$ 80,407.03-120,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.74 S$ 85.00-212.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 S$ 0.04-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.15 S$ 29.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 130.82 S$ 80.00-180.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.72 S$ 0.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$ 10.00-14.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 955.53 S$ 400.00-1,700.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,860.66 S$ 12,680.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 93.23 S$ 50.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.39 S$ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 118.74 S$ 75.00-160.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.40 S$ 70.00-200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,644.17 S$ 1,800.00-3,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,677.27 S$ 900.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,667.29 S$ 2,500.00-6,643.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,839.40 S$ 2,000.00-4,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,166.25 S$ 1,393.53-2,999.98
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,059.99 S$ 650.32-1,499.99
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,002.33 S$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.06 1.30-3.00

Prices in Singapore

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Last update: August 2018
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