- Cost of Living
- Singapore
- Egypt
- Singapore
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Singapore compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 308% | |||
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Food in Singapore is 308% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | SGD $10 (E£ 136) | E£ 61 | + 121% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | SGD $6 (E£ 81) | E£ 48 | + 69% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | SGD $5.68 (E£ 74) | E£ 25 | + 192% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | SGD $3.29 (E£ 43) | E£ 10 | + 334% | |
12 eggs, large | SGD $4.30 (E£ 56) | E£ 11 | + 431% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | SGD $3.23 (E£ 42) | E£ 6 | + 573% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | SGD $4.82 (E£ 63) | E£ 27 | + 133% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | SGD $4.44 (E£ 58) | E£ 13 | + 338% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | SGD $3.14 (E£ 41) | E£ 3.74 | + 994% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | SGD $5.65 (E£ 74) | E£ 9 | + 725% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | SGD $34 (E£ 447) | E£ 89 | + 403% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | SGD $2.66 (E£ 35) | E£ 9 | + 281% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | SGD $2.68 (E£ 35) | E£ 2.71 | + 1192% | |
Housing | + 578% | |||
Housing in Singapore is 578% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,975 (E£ 38,786) | E£ 4,450 | + 772% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | SGD $2,644 (E£ 34,472) | E£ 2,577 | + 1238% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | SGD $152 (E£ 1,985) | E£ 218 | + 811% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,913 (E£ 37,974) | E£ 2,526 | + 1404% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | SGD $2,002 (E£ 26,103) | E£ 1,181 | + 2110% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | SGD $108 (E£ 1,414) | E£ 512 | + 176% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | SGD $15 (E£ 191) | E£ 443 | - 57% | |
40” flat screen TV | SGD $659 (E£ 8,586) | E£ 5,512 | + 56% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | SGD $251 (E£ 3,270) | E£ 1,699 | + 92% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | SGD $12 (E£ 156) | E£ 64 | + 146% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | SGD $17 (E£ 222) | E£ 19 | + 1084% | |
Clothes | + 69% | |||
Clothes in Singapore is 69% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | SGD $123 (E£ 1,607) | E£ 645 | + 149% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | SGD $63 (E£ 822) | E£ 599 | + 37% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | SGD $143 (E£ 1,859) | E£ 1,046 | + 78% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | SGD $166 (E£ 2,169) | E£ 720 | + 202% | |
Transportation | + 304% | |||
Transportation in Singapore is 304% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | SGD $124,525 (E£ 1,623,511) | E£ 507,909 | + 220% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | SGD $1.78 (E£ 23) | E£ 3.02 | + 666% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | SGD $57 (E£ 740) | E£ 109 | + 579% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | SGD $12 (E£ 162) | E£ 21 | + 675% | |
Personal Care | + 318% | |||
Personal Care in Singapore is 318% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | SGD $8 (E£ 108) | E£ 24 | + 347% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | SGD $22 (E£ 282) | E£ 76 | + 271% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | SGD $49 (E£ 638) | E£ 112 | + 471% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | SGD $12 (E£ 160) | E£ 30 | + 433% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | SGD $8 (E£ 99) | E£ 30 | + 229% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | SGD $9 (E£ 112) | E£ 27 | + 316% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | SGD $3.23 (E£ 42) | E£ 13 | + 234% | |
Tube of toothpaste | SGD $3.88 (E£ 51) | E£ 12 | + 338% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | SGD $26 (E£ 343) | E£ 39 | + 774% | |
Entertainment | + 292% | |||
Entertainment in Singapore is 292% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | SGD $55 (E£ 715) | E£ 119 | + 502% | |
2 tickets to the movies | SGD $24 (E£ 312) | E£ 73 | + 326% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | SGD $233 (E£ 3,037) | E£ 283 | + 974% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | SGD $33 (E£ 427) | E£ 233 | + 83% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | SGD $20 (E£ 262) | E£ 52 | + 403% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | SGD $7 (E£ 85) | E£ 24 | + 257% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | SGD $7 (E£ 92) | E£ 19 | + 372% | |
iPod nano 16GB | SGD $299 (E£ 3,896) | E£ 2,268 | + 72% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | SGD $0.08 (E£ 0.99) | E£ 0.23 | + 324% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | SGD $147 (E£ 1,914) | E£ 394 | + 386% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | SGD $11 (E£ 143) | E£ 26 | + 448% | |
TOTAL | + 347% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 5,298 prices entered by 1,109 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 29, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Singapore is 347% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 69,841
(SGD $5,357)
in Singapore
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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