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Cost of Living in Singapore

Cost of living in Singapore is 12.17% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Singapore is 51.25% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 S$ 5.00-16.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$ 40.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 S$ 6.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$ 6.00-14.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.50 S$ 6.50-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.23 S$ 4.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 S$ 1.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 S$ 0.80-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.58 S$ 7.95-21.01
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.15 S$ 1.63-3.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.58 S$ 0.91-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.83 S$ 2.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.32 S$ 4.99-20.41
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.14 S$ 2.27-7.03
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.04 S$ 4.54-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 S$ 1.36-3.18
Banana (1 lb) 1.41 S$ 0.91-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.94 S$ 0.91-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.29 S$ 0.82-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.46 S$ 0.91-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.39 S$ 0.91-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 2.19 S$ 0.95-3.80
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.68 S$ 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 S$ 20.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.24 S$ 3.00-7.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.86 S$ 3.00-9.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 S$ 12.00-15.00
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$ 0.64-1.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$ 13.20-24.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.64 S$ 7.57-9.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 110,000.00 S$ 99,000.00-130,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 102,937.00 S$ 89,000.00-130,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.33 S$ 100.00-236.11
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 S$ 0.10-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.19 S$ 30.00-65.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 136.36 S$ 85.00-200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.77 S$ 5.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$ 10.00-13.50
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,147.80 S$ 700.00-1,600.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,860.94 S$ 18,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.83 S$ 50.00-135.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.47 S$ 35.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 122.95 S$ 89.00-160.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 144.11 S$ 100.00-200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,740.70 S$ 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,646.91 S$ 850.00-2,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,084.27 S$ 3,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,949.54 S$ 2,000.00-4,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,292.95 S$ 1,599.99-2,999.98
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,192.85 S$ 743.22-1,499.99
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,051.93 S$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.40 1.90-4.00

Prices in Singapore

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Last update: July 2019
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