- Cost of Living
- Singapore
- Egypt
- Singapore
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Singapore compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 304% | |||
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Food in Singapore is 304% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | SGD $10 (E£ 138) | E£ 55 | + 151% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | SGD $6 (E£ 82) | E£ 45 | + 80% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | SGD $5.80 (E£ 77) | E£ 26 | + 194% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | SGD $3.29 (E£ 43) | E£ 10 | + 322% | |
12 eggs, large | SGD $4.18 (E£ 55) | E£ 14 | + 307% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | SGD $3.30 (E£ 44) | E£ 5.10 | + 757% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | SGD $4.82 (E£ 64) | E£ 35 | + 83% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | SGD $4.32 (E£ 57) | E£ 13 | + 354% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | SGD $2.98 (E£ 39) | E£ 4.34 | + 807% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | SGD $5.65 (E£ 75) | E£ 14 | + 453% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | SGD $34 (E£ 446) | E£ 90 | + 393% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | SGD $2.61 (E£ 35) | E£ 8 | + 307% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | SGD $2.68 (E£ 35) | E£ 3.28 | + 982% | |
Housing | + 688% | |||
Housing in Singapore is 688% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,975 (E£ 39,330) | E£ 4,223 | + 831% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | SGD $2,646 (E£ 34,979) | E£ 2,163 | + 1517% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | SGD $164 (E£ 2,167) | E£ 208 | + 941% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,984 (E£ 39,449) | E£ 2,474 | + 1494% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | SGD $1,932 (E£ 25,537) | E£ 1,475 | + 1632% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | SGD $115 (E£ 1,515) | E£ 494 | + 207% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | SGD $15 (E£ 193) | E£ 333 | - 42% | |
40” flat screen TV | SGD $653 (E£ 8,630) | E£ 4,994 | + 73% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | SGD $252 (E£ 3,326) | E£ 1,249 | + 166% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | SGD $11 (E£ 140) | E£ 69 | + 104% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | SGD $16 (E£ 214) | E£ 17 | + 1140% | |
Clothes | + 114% | |||
Clothes in Singapore is 114% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | SGD $124 (E£ 1,641) | E£ 522 | + 214% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | SGD $63 (E£ 839) | E£ 530 | + 58% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | SGD $140 (E£ 1,851) | E£ 768 | + 141% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | SGD $168 (E£ 2,220) | E£ 370 | + 501% | |
Transportation | + 570% | |||
Transportation in Singapore is 570% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | SGD $124,469 (E£ 1,645,538) | E£ 247,119 | + 566% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | SGD $1.78 (E£ 23) | E£ 2.60 | + 802% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | SGD $57 (E£ 751) | E£ 126 | + 498% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | SGD $15 (E£ 203) | E£ 23 | + 780% | |
Personal Care | + 510% | |||
Personal Care in Singapore is 510% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | SGD $8 (E£ 104) | E£ 17 | + 506% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | SGD $28 (E£ 376) | E£ 60 | + 526% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | SGD $53 (E£ 696) | E£ 101 | + 586% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | SGD $11 (E£ 147) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | SGD $7 (E£ 87) | E£ 15 | + 478% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | SGD $9 (E£ 117) | E£ 18 | + 538% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | SGD $2.93 (E£ 39) | E£ 6 | + 542% | |
Tube of toothpaste | SGD $4.35 (E£ 58) | E£ 4.98 | + 1054% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | SGD $26 (E£ 348) | E£ 23 | + 1389% | |
Entertainment | + 346% | |||
Entertainment in Singapore is 346% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | SGD $54 (E£ 715) | E£ 82 | + 773% | |
2 tickets to the movies | SGD $24 (E£ 315) | E£ 69 | + 357% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | SGD $249 (E£ 3,288) | E£ 168 | + 1855% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | SGD $33 (E£ 433) | E£ 210 | + 107% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | SGD $21 (E£ 278) | E£ 46 | + 501% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | SGD $7 (E£ 88) | E£ 25 | + 259% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | SGD $7 (E£ 93) | E£ 21 | + 337% | |
iPod nano 16GB | SGD $272 (E£ 3,594) | E£ 1,962 | + 83% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | SGD $0.08 (E£ 1.00) | E£ 0.24 | + 322% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | SGD $146 (E£ 1,927) | E£ 311 | + 519% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | SGD $11 (E£ 145) | E£ 25 | + 473% | |
TOTAL | + 459% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 4,936 prices entered by 1,042 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 16, 2017.
Exchange rate:
13.220
EGP
/
SGD
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Cost of living in Singapore is 459% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 83,813
(SGD $6,340)
in Singapore
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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