Cost of Living in Singapore

Cost of living in Singapore is 17.76% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Singapore is, on average, 58.11% higher than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 S$ 6.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 S$ 50.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 S$ 7.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$ 5.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 S$ 8.00-16.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.57 S$ 3.00-8.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 S$ 1.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 S$ 1.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.47 S$ 7.57-18.93
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.09 S$ 1.36-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.26 S$ 0.68-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.03 S$ 2.00-4.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.69 S$ 4.54-22.68
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.33 S$ 2.09-7.71
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.43 S$ 4.54-22.23
Apples (1 lb) 2.14 S$ 0.91-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 1.54 S$ 0.91-2.54
Oranges (1 lb) 1.89 S$ 1.36-4.08
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 S$ 0.73-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 S$ 0.45-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 S$ 0.68-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.18 S$ 1.35-3.70
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.68 S$ 0.90-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$ 20.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.02 S$ 3.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.28 S$ 3.33-11.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.20 S$ 13.50-18.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.89 S$ 1.30-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 S$ 80.00-130.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 S$ 3.20-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.13 S$ 0.80-1.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$ 13.20-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.33 S$ 7.19-10.22
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 S$ 100,000.00-130,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 102,518.13 S$ 95,000.00-118,888.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 151.92 S$ 100.00-258.70
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 S$ 0.08-0.40
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.85 S$ 35.00-79.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 140.38 S$ 80.00-200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.77 S$ 9.50-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 S$ 10.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,265.08 S$ 800.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,155.77 S$ 20,000.00-40,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 88.90 S$ 50.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.92 S$ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 120.48 S$ 80.00-180.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.32 S$ 80.00-220.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,907.94 S$ 2,000.00-4,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,848.53 S$ 1,200.00-2,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,411.76 S$ 3,600.00-8,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,227.65 S$ 2,400.00-5,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,503.20 S$ 1,999.98-2,999.98
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,237.72 S$ 789.67-1,699.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,072.60 S$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.39 2.00-3.50

Prices in Singapore

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