- Cost of Living
- Singapore
- Egypt
- Singapore
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Singapore compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 283% | |||
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Food in Singapore is 283% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | SGD $10 (E£ 136) | E£ 61 | + 122% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | SGD $6 (E£ 81) | E£ 49 | + 65% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | SGD $5.63 (E£ 74) | E£ 32 | + 133% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | SGD $3.29 (E£ 43) | E£ 12 | + 273% | |
12 eggs, large | SGD $4.08 (E£ 53) | E£ 16 | + 225% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | SGD $3.45 (E£ 45) | E£ 4.77 | + 847% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | SGD $4.82 (E£ 63) | E£ 28 | + 124% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | SGD $4.35 (E£ 57) | E£ 12 | + 380% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | SGD $3.00 (E£ 39) | E£ 4.31 | + 812% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | SGD $5.65 (E£ 74) | E£ 9 | + 728% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | SGD $34 (E£ 438) | E£ 89 | + 393% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | SGD $2.65 (E£ 35) | E£ 9 | + 281% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | SGD $2.68 (E£ 35) | E£ 2.71 | + 1197% | |
Housing | + 590% | |||
Housing in Singapore is 590% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,975 (E£ 38,916) | E£ 4,287 | + 808% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | SGD $2,654 (E£ 34,714) | E£ 2,487 | + 1296% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | SGD $150 (E£ 1,960) | E£ 218 | + 800% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,912 (E£ 38,099) | E£ 2,526 | + 1409% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | SGD $2,025 (E£ 26,483) | E£ 1,181 | + 2142% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | SGD $107 (E£ 1,399) | E£ 512 | + 173% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | SGD $15 (E£ 191) | E£ 443 | - 57% | |
40” flat screen TV | SGD $619 (E£ 8,101) | E£ 5,512 | + 47% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | SGD $227 (E£ 2,966) | E£ 1,699 | + 75% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | SGD $12 (E£ 159) | E£ 64 | + 151% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | SGD $18 (E£ 236) | E£ 19 | + 1162% | |
Clothes | + 74% | |||
Clothes in Singapore is 74% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | SGD $121 (E£ 1,579) | E£ 645 | + 145% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | SGD $63 (E£ 828) | E£ 581 | + 43% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | SGD $141 (E£ 1,850) | E£ 1,190 | + 55% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | SGD $167 (E£ 2,188) | E£ 720 | + 204% | |
Transportation | + 298% | |||
Transportation in Singapore is 298% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | SGD $121,091 (E£ 1,584,030) | E£ 507,909 | + 212% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | SGD $1.78 (E£ 23) | E£ 2.81 | + 727% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | SGD $57 (E£ 743) | E£ 109 | + 582% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | SGD $11 (E£ 141) | E£ 21 | + 574% | |
Personal Care | + 362% | |||
Personal Care in Singapore is 362% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | SGD $8 (E£ 100) | E£ 24 | + 313% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | SGD $19 (E£ 248) | E£ 76 | + 226% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | SGD $48 (E£ 627) | E£ 112 | + 462% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | SGD $11 (E£ 142) | E£ 30 | + 374% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | SGD $7 (E£ 91) | E£ 19 | + 383% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | SGD $8 (E£ 107) | E£ 23 | + 376% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | SGD $3.24 (E£ 42) | E£ 13 | + 236% | |
Tube of toothpaste | SGD $4.29 (E£ 56) | E£ 12 | + 385% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | SGD $26 (E£ 343) | E£ 27 | + 1189% | |
Entertainment | + 294% | |||
Entertainment in Singapore is 294% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | SGD $55 (E£ 716) | E£ 119 | + 503% | |
2 tickets to the movies | SGD $24 (E£ 314) | E£ 73 | + 327% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | SGD $222 (E£ 2,900) | E£ 283 | + 925% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | SGD $33 (E£ 429) | E£ 233 | + 84% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | SGD $20 (E£ 257) | E£ 52 | + 393% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | SGD $7 (E£ 86) | E£ 24 | + 260% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | SGD $7 (E£ 92) | E£ 19 | + 373% | |
iPod nano 16GB | SGD $269 (E£ 3,523) | E£ 2,268 | + 55% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | SGD $0.08 (E£ 0.99) | E£ 0.23 | + 326% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | SGD $145 (E£ 1,903) | E£ 379 | + 402% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | SGD $11 (E£ 143) | E£ 26 | + 450% | |
TOTAL | + 342% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 5,151 prices entered by 1,129 different people.
These prices were last updated on July 24, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Singapore is 342% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 57,472
(SGD $4,393)
in Singapore
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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