- Cost of Living
- Singapore
- Egypt
- Singapore
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Singapore compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 246% | |||
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Food in Singapore is 246% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | SGD $10 (E£ 134) | E£ 61 | + 119% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | SGD $6 (E£ 80) | E£ 48 | + 67% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | SGD $5.68 (E£ 73) | E£ 31 | + 135% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | SGD $3.29 (E£ 42) | E£ 12 | + 262% | |
12 eggs, large | SGD $4.25 (E£ 55) | E£ 16 | + 244% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | SGD $3.22 (E£ 42) | E£ 4.82 | + 761% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | SGD $4.82 (E£ 62) | E£ 38 | + 62% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | SGD $4.34 (E£ 56) | E£ 12 | + 366% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | SGD $3.00 (E£ 39) | E£ 4.24 | + 813% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | SGD $5.65 (E£ 73) | E£ 15 | + 382% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | SGD $34 (E£ 443) | E£ 142 | + 212% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | SGD $2.64 (E£ 34) | E£ 9 | + 289% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | SGD $2.68 (E£ 35) | E£ 3.58 | + 868% | |
Housing | + 600% | |||
Housing in Singapore is 600% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,975 (E£ 38,368) | E£ 4,450 | + 762% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | SGD $2,632 (E£ 33,939) | E£ 2,577 | + 1217% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | SGD $155 (E£ 1,999) | E£ 218 | + 817% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,959 (E£ 38,161) | E£ 2,526 | + 1411% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | SGD $1,936 (E£ 24,963) | E£ 1,649 | + 1414% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | SGD $108 (E£ 1,394) | E£ 355 | + 292% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | SGD $15 (E£ 189) | E£ 443 | - 57% | |
40” flat screen TV | SGD $675 (E£ 8,702) | E£ 5,512 | + 58% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | SGD $262 (E£ 3,378) | E£ 1,699 | + 99% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | SGD $11 (E£ 137) | E£ 64 | + 116% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | SGD $17 (E£ 216) | E£ 19 | + 1055% | |
Clothes | + 68% | |||
Clothes in Singapore is 68% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | SGD $124 (E£ 1,605) | E£ 645 | + 149% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | SGD $63 (E£ 810) | E£ 599 | + 35% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | SGD $140 (E£ 1,801) | E£ 1,046 | + 72% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | SGD $157 (E£ 2,026) | E£ 720 | + 182% | |
Transportation | + 504% | |||
Transportation in Singapore is 504% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | SGD $124,631 (E£ 1,607,378) | E£ 291,975 | + 451% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | SGD $1.78 (E£ 23) | E£ 2.61 | + 778% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | SGD $57 (E£ 732) | E£ 109 | + 572% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | SGD $12 (E£ 152) | E£ 24 | + 533% | |
Personal Care | + 304% | |||
Personal Care in Singapore is 304% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | SGD $8 (E£ 107) | E£ 24 | + 341% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | SGD $23 (E£ 293) | E£ 76 | + 285% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | SGD $50 (E£ 644) | E£ 112 | + 477% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | SGD $10 (E£ 129) | E£ 30 | + 330% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | SGD $6 (E£ 82) | E£ 30 | + 175% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | SGD $9 (E£ 111) | E£ 27 | + 310% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | SGD $3.09 (E£ 40) | E£ 13 | + 216% | |
Tube of toothpaste | SGD $3.71 (E£ 48) | E£ 9 | + 412% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | SGD $26 (E£ 333) | E£ 26 | + 1165% | |
Entertainment | + 294% | |||
Entertainment in Singapore is 294% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | SGD $56 (E£ 717) | E£ 119 | + 504% | |
2 tickets to the movies | SGD $24 (E£ 306) | E£ 73 | + 316% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | SGD $222 (E£ 2,867) | E£ 283 | + 913% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | SGD $33 (E£ 423) | E£ 233 | + 81% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | SGD $21 (E£ 267) | E£ 52 | + 411% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | SGD $7 (E£ 84) | E£ 24 | + 253% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | SGD $7 (E£ 91) | E£ 19 | + 367% | |
iPod nano 16GB | SGD $299 (E£ 3,853) | E£ 2,268 | + 70% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | SGD $0.08 (E£ 0.98) | E£ 0.23 | + 320% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | SGD $146 (E£ 1,888) | E£ 394 | + 379% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | SGD $11 (E£ 141) | E£ 26 | + 442% | |
TOTAL | + 380% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 5,224 prices entered by 1,059 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 24, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Singapore is 380% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 74,975
(SGD $5,813)
in Singapore
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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