Cost of living in Singapore, Singapore

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district SGD $13
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) SGD $8
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast SGD $5.73
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk SGD $3.24
12 eggs, large SGD $4.41
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes SGD $3.87
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese SGD $15
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples SGD $4.45
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes SGD $3.32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket SGD $5.72
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality SGD $35
2 liters of Coca-Cola SGD $2.68
Bread for 2 people for 1 day SGD $2.24
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area SGD $4,945
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat SGD $184
Internet 8MB (1 month) SGD $51
40” flat screen TV SGD $731
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt SGD $222
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) SGD $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help SGD $14
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) SGD $142
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) SGD $56
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) SGD $143
1 pair of leather business shoes SGD $170
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new SGD $155,048
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas SGD $2.13
Monthly ticket public transport SGD $105
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) SGD $15
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) SGD $9
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) SGD $9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) SGD $4.69
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) SGD $8
4 rolls of toilet paper SGD $2.07
Tube of toothpaste SGD $3.24
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city SGD $31
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub SGD $58
2 tickets to the movies SGD $22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) SGD $221
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert SGD $151
1 cocktail drink in downtown club SGD $18
Capuccino in expat area of the city SGD $7
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) SGD $10
iPod nano 16GB SGD $247
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) SGD $0.36
1 month of gym membership in business district SGD $128
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes SGD $13
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 12,865 prices entered by 1,751 different people.
Latest price update: March 31, 2015.

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