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Cost of Living in Singapore

Cost of living in Singapore is 0.33% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Singapore is 42.14% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 S$ 5.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 S$ 30.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 S$ 4.00-8.87
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 S$ 5.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 S$ 5.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.72 S$ 3.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 S$ 1.00-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 S$ 0.75-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.95 S$ 7.57-20.82
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.77 S$ 1.00-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 S$ 0.70-2.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.42 S$ 1.50-3.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.69 S$ 5.00-15.88
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.12 S$ 1.80-5.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.24 S$ 3.00-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 S$ 0.90-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 1.06 S$ 0.65-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.41 S$ 0.70-2.49
Tomato (1 lb) 0.99 S$ 0.65-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 1.06 S$ 0.60-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 S$ 0.50-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 S$ 0.80-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.37 S$ 0.90-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 24.00 S$ 15.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.11 S$ 2.00-7.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.21 S$ 2.00-8.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 S$ 10.00-14.80
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.67 S$ 1.20-2.10
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 S$ 60.00-120.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 S$ 3.00-3.90
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$ 0.64-1.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 S$ 10.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.65 S$ 7.57-9.96
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 110,000.00 S$ 81,135.00-125,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 97,638.22 S$ 75,000.00-120,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.30 S$ 80.72-221.45
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 S$ 0.04-0.24
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.08 S$ 20.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 120.88 S$ 70.00-190.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.88 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 1,039.02 S$ 400.00-1,800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,251.33 S$ 12,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.67 S$ 50.00-139.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.41 S$ 28.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 118.18 S$ 80.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 119.92 S$ 70.00-200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,509.09 S$ 1,500.00-3,900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,471.30 S$ 600.00-2,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,581.11 S$ 2,400.00-7,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,843.14 S$ 1,800.00-4,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,075.17 S$ 1,486.44-2,956.88
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,063.25 S$ 644.99-1,499.99
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,952.19 S$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.16 1.25-3.75

Prices in Singapore

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Last update: February 2019
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