Cost of Living in Singapore

Cost of living in Singapore is 17.96% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Singapore is, on average, 59.34% higher than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.21 $ 4.48-22.42
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.31 $ 37.36-89.67
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.98 $ 5.23-7.47
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.47 $ 3.74-11.21
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.97 $ 5.98-11.96
Cappuccino (regular) 4.13 $ 2.24-5.98
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.35 $ 0.75-2.24
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.05 $ 0.75-1.49
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.60 $ 5.66-14.14
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 $ 1.02-2.71
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.51-1.69
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.26 $ 1.49-3.14
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.98 $ 3.39-16.95
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.31 $ 1.56-6.10
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.62 $ 3.39-16.61
Apples (1 lb) 1.59 $ 0.68-2.54
Banana (1 lb) 1.14 $ 0.68-1.90
Oranges (1 lb) 1.42 $ 1.02-3.05
Tomato (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.54-1.69
Potato (1 lb) 0.87 $ 0.34-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.51-1.53
Lettuce (1 head) 1.68 $ 1.01-2.76
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 $ 0.67-2.24
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 22.42 $ 14.95-37.36
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.82 $ 2.24-5.98
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.69 $ 2.49-8.22
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.61 $ 10.09-13.45
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.41 $ 0.97-1.87
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.67 $ 59.78-97.15
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.76 $ 2.39-3.36
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.84 $ 0.60-1.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 13.45 $ 9.86-22.42
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.20 $ 5.37-7.64
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 89,672.69 $ 74,727.25-97,145.42
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 76,881.13 $ 70,990.88-89,672.69
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 112.55 $ 74.73-193.32
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $ 0.06-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.08 $ 26.15-52.31
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 105.27 $ 59.78-149.45
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.29 $ 7.10-14.95
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.34 $ 7.47-11.21
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 949.97 $ 597.82-1,494.54
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,799.21 $ 14,945.45-29,890.90
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.15 $ 37.36-112.09
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.18 $ 22.42-59.78
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.68 $ 59.78-134.51
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.71 $ 59.78-164.40
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,174.10 $ 1,494.54-2,989.09
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,395.64 $ 934.09-2,017.64
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,070.44 $ 2,764.91-6,351.82
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,422.99 $ 1,793.45-3,736.36
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,863.02 $ 1,494.53-2,241.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 925.24 $ 590.10-1,270.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,801.37 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.38 1.88-3.50

Prices in Singapore

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