- Cost of Living
- Singapore
- Egypt
- Singapore
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Singapore compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 276% | |||
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Food in Singapore is 276% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | SGD $10 (E£ 132) | E£ 54 | + 144% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | SGD $6 (E£ 79) | E£ 43 | + 82% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | SGD $5.89 (E£ 75) | E£ 27 | + 174% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | SGD $3.29 (E£ 42) | E£ 10 | + 314% | |
12 eggs, large | SGD $4.14 (E£ 53) | E£ 16 | + 229% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | SGD $3.20 (E£ 41) | E£ 3.92 | + 937% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | SGD $4.82 (E£ 61) | E£ 34 | + 79% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | SGD $4.22 (E£ 54) | E£ 20 | + 168% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | SGD $2.97 (E£ 38) | E£ 4.31 | + 774% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | SGD $5.65 (E£ 72) | E£ 14 | + 432% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | SGD $33 (E£ 420) | E£ 90 | + 365% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | SGD $2.62 (E£ 33) | E£ 8 | + 296% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | SGD $2.68 (E£ 34) | E£ 3.32 | + 927% | |
Housing | + 717% | |||
Housing in Singapore is 717% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,975 (E£ 37,808) | E£ 3,914 | + 866% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | SGD $2,704 (E£ 34,367) | E£ 1,987 | + 1630% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | SGD $160 (E£ 2,030) | E£ 208 | + 875% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,943 (E£ 37,396) | E£ 2,474 | + 1411% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | SGD $1,879 (E£ 23,879) | E£ 1,571 | + 1420% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | SGD $119 (E£ 1,515) | E£ 282 | + 438% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | SGD $15 (E£ 186) | E£ 289 | - 36% | |
40” flat screen TV | SGD $728 (E£ 9,246) | E£ 4,994 | + 85% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | SGD $225 (E£ 2,860) | E£ 1,249 | + 129% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | SGD $11 (E£ 145) | E£ 69 | + 112% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | SGD $16 (E£ 208) | E£ 17 | + 1106% | |
Clothes | + 96% | |||
Clothes in Singapore is 96% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | SGD $115 (E£ 1,461) | E£ 555 | + 163% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | SGD $62 (E£ 789) | E£ 507 | + 56% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | SGD $139 (E£ 1,762) | E£ 951 | + 85% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | SGD $164 (E£ 2,090) | E£ 397 | + 426% | |
Transportation | + 542% | |||
Transportation in Singapore is 542% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | SGD $123,966 (E£ 1,575,481) | E£ 247,119 | + 538% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | SGD $1.78 (E£ 23) | E£ 2.56 | + 783% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | SGD $57 (E£ 722) | E£ 126 | + 475% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | SGD $11 (E£ 140) | E£ 17 | + 701% | |
Personal Care | + 497% | |||
Personal Care in Singapore is 497% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | SGD $9 (E£ 114) | E£ 17 | + 562% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | SGD $29 (E£ 364) | E£ 60 | + 507% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | SGD $53 (E£ 677) | E£ 101 | + 567% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | SGD $10 (E£ 126) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | SGD $7 (E£ 91) | E£ 15 | + 503% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | SGD $9 (E£ 117) | E£ 18 | + 541% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | SGD $2.53 (E£ 32) | E£ 6 | + 410% | |
Tube of toothpaste | SGD $4.32 (E£ 55) | E£ 4.18 | + 1212% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | SGD $27 (E£ 340) | E£ 26 | + 1224% | |
Entertainment | + 186% | |||
Entertainment in Singapore is 186% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | SGD $57 (E£ 730) | E£ 103 | + 611% | |
2 tickets to the movies | SGD $24 (E£ 305) | E£ 73 | + 318% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | SGD $258 (E£ 3,279) | E£ 354 | + 826% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | SGD $33 (E£ 417) | E£ 211 | + 97% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | SGD $21 (E£ 262) | E£ 46 | + 465% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | SGD $7 (E£ 83) | E£ 26 | + 222% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | SGD $7 (E£ 90) | E£ 21 | + 320% | |
iPod nano 16GB | SGD $256 (E£ 3,254) | E£ 1,962 | + 66% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | SGD $0.08 (E£ 0.96) | E£ 3.00 | - 68% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | SGD $148 (E£ 1,886) | E£ 354 | + 433% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | SGD $11 (E£ 139) | E£ 26 | + 429% | |
TOTAL | + 400% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 4,670 prices entered by 1,025 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 09, 2016.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Singapore is 400% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 74,986
(SGD $5,900)
in Singapore
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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