- Cost of Living
- Singapore
- Egypt
- Singapore
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Singapore compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 199% | |||
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Food in Singapore is 199% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | SGD $10 (E£ 116) | E£ 61 | + 89% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | SGD $6 (E£ 69) | E£ 48 | + 44% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | SGD $5.81 (E£ 65) | E£ 31 | + 108% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | SGD $3.29 (E£ 37) | E£ 12 | + 212% | |
12 eggs, large | SGD $4.23 (E£ 47) | E£ 16 | + 195% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | SGD $3.26 (E£ 36) | E£ 4.82 | + 651% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | SGD $4.82 (E£ 54) | E£ 38 | + 39% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | SGD $4.29 (E£ 48) | E£ 12 | + 298% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | SGD $2.99 (E£ 33) | E£ 4.24 | + 684% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | SGD $5.65 (E£ 63) | E£ 15 | + 315% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | SGD $33 (E£ 372) | E£ 142 | + 162% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | SGD $2.62 (E£ 29) | E£ 9 | + 233% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | SGD $2.68 (E£ 30) | E£ 3.58 | + 735% | |
Housing | + 484% | |||
Housing in Singapore is 484% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,975 (E£ 33,089) | E£ 4,450 | + 644% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | SGD $2,653 (E£ 29,512) | E£ 2,577 | + 1045% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | SGD $156 (E£ 1,730) | E£ 218 | + 694% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $2,980 (E£ 33,151) | E£ 2,526 | + 1213% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | SGD $1,984 (E£ 22,066) | E£ 1,649 | + 1238% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | SGD $110 (E£ 1,220) | E£ 355 | + 243% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | SGD $15 (E£ 163) | E£ 443 | - 63% | |
40” flat screen TV | SGD $655 (E£ 7,281) | E£ 5,512 | + 32% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | SGD $252 (E£ 2,805) | E£ 1,699 | + 65% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | SGD $11 (E£ 117) | E£ 64 | + 85% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | SGD $16 (E£ 182) | E£ 19 | + 869% | |
Clothes | + 47% | |||
Clothes in Singapore is 47% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | SGD $124 (E£ 1,383) | E£ 645 | + 114% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | SGD $63 (E£ 701) | E£ 599 | + 17% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | SGD $141 (E£ 1,569) | E£ 1,046 | + 50% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | SGD $157 (E£ 1,750) | E£ 720 | + 143% | |
Transportation | + 424% | |||
Transportation in Singapore is 424% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | SGD $125,531 (E£ 1,396,227) | E£ 291,975 | + 378% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | SGD $1.78 (E£ 20) | E£ 2.61 | + 657% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | SGD $57 (E£ 631) | E£ 109 | + 479% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | SGD $12 (E£ 133) | E£ 24 | + 452% | |
Personal Care | + 260% | |||
Personal Care in Singapore is 260% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | SGD $8 (E£ 88) | E£ 24 | + 264% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | SGD $22 (E£ 249) | E£ 76 | + 228% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | SGD $55 (E£ 614) | E£ 112 | + 450% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | SGD $11 (E£ 121) | E£ 30 | + 305% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | SGD $7 (E£ 75) | E£ 30 | + 151% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | SGD $9 (E£ 99) | E£ 27 | + 267% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | SGD $2.99 (E£ 33) | E£ 13 | + 164% | |
Tube of toothpaste | SGD $3.81 (E£ 42) | E£ 9 | + 354% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | SGD $26 (E£ 292) | E£ 26 | + 1010% | |
Entertainment | + 241% | |||
Entertainment in Singapore is 241% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | SGD $55 (E£ 608) | E£ 119 | + 412% | |
2 tickets to the movies | SGD $24 (E£ 265) | E£ 73 | + 261% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | SGD $244 (E£ 2,709) | E£ 283 | + 858% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | SGD $33 (E£ 365) | E£ 233 | + 56% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | SGD $21 (E£ 233) | E£ 52 | + 347% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | SGD $7 (E£ 73) | E£ 24 | + 206% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | SGD $7 (E£ 78) | E£ 19 | + 302% | |
iPod nano 16GB | SGD $299 (E£ 3,322) | E£ 2,268 | + 46% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | SGD $0.08 (E£ 0.84) | E£ 0.23 | + 262% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | SGD $146 (E£ 1,628) | E£ 394 | + 313% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | SGD $11 (E£ 122) | E£ 26 | + 368% | |
TOTAL | + 314% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 5,285 prices entered by 1,070 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 21, 2017.
Exchange rate:
11.123
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/
SGD
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Cost of living in Singapore is 314% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 62,132
(SGD $5,586)
in Singapore
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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