- Cost of Living
- Singapore
- Egypt
- Singapore
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Singapore compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 248% | |||
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Food in Singapore is 248% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | SGD $10 (E£ 135) | E£ 61 | + 120% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | SGD $6 (E£ 80) | E£ 48 | + 68% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | SGD $5.68 (E£ 74) | E£ 31 | + 137% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | SGD $3.29 (E£ 43) | E£ 12 | + 264% | |
12 eggs, large | SGD $4.32 (E£ 56) | E£ 16 | + 251% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | SGD $3.47 (E£ 45) | E£ 4.82 | + 832% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | SGD $4.82 (E£ 63) | E£ 38 | + 63% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | SGD $4.39 (E£ 57) | E£ 12 | + 375% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | SGD $3.03 (E£ 39) | E£ 4.24 | + 827% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | SGD $5.65 (E£ 73) | E£ 15 | + 384% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | SGD $34 (E£ 445) | E£ 142 | + 214% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | SGD $2.65 (E£ 34) | E£ 9 | + 292% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | SGD $2.68 (E£ 35) | E£ 3.58 | + 873% | |
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£ 38,589) | E£ 4,450 | + 767% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | SGD $2,604 (E£ 33,776) | E£ 2,577 | + 1211% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | SGD $152 (E£ 1,976) | E£ 218 | + 807% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,963 (E£ 38,436) | E£ 2,526 | + 1422% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | SGD $1,939 (E£ 25,154) | E£ 1,649 | + 1426% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | SGD $106 (E£ 1,378) | E£ 355 | + 288% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | SGD $15 (E£ 190) | E£ 443 | - 57% | |
40” flat screen TV | SGD $675 (E£ 8,761) | E£ 5,512 | + 59% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | SGD $256 (E£ 3,320) | E£ 1,699 | + 95% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | SGD $11 (E£ 138) | E£ 64 | + 117% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | SGD $17 (E£ 219) | E£ 19 | + 1070% | |
Clothes | + 64% | |||
Clothes in Singapore is 64% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | SGD $121 (E£ 1,567) | E£ 645 | + 143% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | SGD $62 (E£ 803) | E£ 599 | + 34% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | SGD $140 (E£ 1,814) | E£ 1,046 | + 73% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | SGD $156 (E£ 2,020) | E£ 720 | + 181% | |
Transportation | + 303% | |||
Transportation in Singapore is 303% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | SGD $124,901 (E£ 1,620,149) | E£ 507,909 | + 219% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | SGD $1.78 (E£ 23) | E£ 3.02 | + 663% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | SGD $57 (E£ 736) | E£ 109 | + 576% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | SGD $13 (E£ 163) | E£ 25 | + 547% | |
Personal Care | + 292% | |||
Personal Care in Singapore is 292% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | SGD $8 (E£ 108) | E£ 24 | + 345% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | SGD $21 (E£ 273) | E£ 76 | + 259% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | SGD $50 (E£ 645) | E£ 112 | + 478% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | SGD $10 (E£ 132) | E£ 30 | + 340% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | SGD $6 (E£ 81) | E£ 30 | + 169% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | SGD $9 (E£ 111) | E£ 27 | + 310% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | SGD $3.16 (E£ 41) | E£ 13 | + 225% | |
Tube of toothpaste | SGD $3.58 (E£ 46) | E£ 12 | + 302% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | SGD $26 (E£ 342) | E£ 39 | + 770% | |
Entertainment | + 295% | |||
Entertainment in Singapore is 295% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | SGD $55 (E£ 719) | E£ 119 | + 506% | |
2 tickets to the movies | SGD $24 (E£ 307) | E£ 73 | + 318% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | SGD $244 (E£ 3,165) | E£ 283 | + 1019% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | SGD $33 (E£ 425) | E£ 233 | + 82% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | SGD $20 (E£ 261) | E£ 52 | + 401% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | SGD $6 (E£ 84) | E£ 24 | + 252% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | SGD $7 (E£ 91) | E£ 19 | + 369% | |
iPod nano 16GB | SGD $299 (E£ 3,876) | E£ 2,268 | + 71% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | SGD $0.08 (E£ 0.98) | E£ 0.23 | + 322% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | SGD $148 (E£ 1,917) | E£ 394 | + 387% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | SGD $11 (E£ 142) | E£ 26 | + 445% | |
TOTAL | + 332% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 5,158 prices entered by 1,060 different people.
These prices were last updated on April 25, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Singapore is 332% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 64,795
(SGD $4,995)
in Singapore
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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