- Cost of Living
- Singapore
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Singapore compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 117% | |||
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Food in Singapore is 117% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | SGD $12 (E£ 152) | E£ 134 | + 14% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | SGD $8 (E£ 105) | E£ 70 | + 49% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | SGD $5.16 (E£ 65) | E£ 39 | + 67% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | SGD $2.98 (E£ 38) | E£ 15 | + 157% | |
12 eggs, large | SGD $3.68 (E£ 47) | E£ 21 | + 117% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | SGD $2.98 (E£ 38) | E£ 10 | + 296% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | SGD $13 (E£ 166) | E£ 31 | + 443% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | SGD $4.77 (E£ 61) | E£ 25 | + 143% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | SGD $2.95 (E£ 37) | E£ 8 | + 383% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | SGD $5.10 (E£ 65) | E£ 23 | + 185% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | SGD $31 (E£ 391) | E£ 161 | + 144% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | SGD $2.48 (E£ 31) | E£ 13 | + 145% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | SGD $2.24 (E£ 28) | E£ 5.55 | + 411% | |
Housing | + 315% | |||
Housing in Singapore is 315% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $3,248 (E£ 41,202) | E£ 8,316 | + 395% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | SGD $2,591 (E£ 32,872) | E£ 4,892 | + 572% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | SGD $150 (E£ 1,903) | E£ 763 | + 149% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | SGD $3,071 (E£ 38,958) | E£ 6,256 | + 523% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | SGD $1,892 (E£ 24,009) | E£ 4,018 | + 497% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | SGD $99 (E£ 1,259) | E£ 594 | + 112% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | SGD $37 (E£ 476) | E£ 218 | + 119% | |
40” flat screen TV | SGD $645 (E£ 8,187) | E£ 5,901 | + 39% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | SGD $201 (E£ 2,548) | E£ 3,116 | - 18% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | SGD $10 (E£ 132) | E£ 96 | + 38% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | SGD $16 (E£ 202) | E£ 88 | + 129% | |
Clothes | + 3% | |||
Clothes in Singapore is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | SGD $100 (E£ 1,264) | E£ 884 | + 43% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | SGD $58 (E£ 737) | E£ 841 | - 12% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | SGD $132 (E£ 1,670) | E£ 1,956 | - 15% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | SGD $163 (E£ 2,064) | E£ 933 | + 121% | |
Transportation | + 124% | |||
Transportation in Singapore is 124% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | SGD $103,887 (E£ 1,318,015) | E£ 428,575 | + 208% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | SGD $2.19 (E£ 28) | E£ 7 | + 318% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | SGD $91 (E£ 1,156) | E£ 701 | + 65% | |
Personal Care | + 121% | |||
Personal Care in Singapore is 121% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | SGD $13 (E£ 161) | E£ 41 | + 292% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | SGD $16 (E£ 205) | E£ 72 | + 184% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | SGD $48 (E£ 615) | E£ 290 | + 112% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | SGD $13 (E£ 159) | E£ 47 | + 237% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | SGD $6 (E£ 78) | E£ 49 | + 60% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | SGD $8 (E£ 108) | E£ 49 | + 119% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | SGD $3.30 (E£ 42) | E£ 25 | + 66% | |
Tube of toothpaste | SGD $4.00 (E£ 51) | E£ 22 | + 135% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | SGD $27 (E£ 342) | E£ 76 | + 349% | |
Entertainment | + 124% | |||
Entertainment in Singapore is 124% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | SGD $55 (E£ 700) | E£ 350 | + 100% | |
2 tickets to the movies | SGD $24 (E£ 308) | E£ 128 | + 142% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | SGD $124 (E£ 1,571) | E£ 798 | + 97% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | SGD $144 (E£ 1,822) | E£ 581 | + 213% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | SGD $24 (E£ 299) | E£ 75 | + 300% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | SGD $7 (E£ 93) | E£ 40 | + 134% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | SGD $11 (E£ 137) | E£ 43 | + 219% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | SGD $718 (E£ 9,111) | E£ 9,712 | - 6% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | SGD $0.34 (E£ 4.35) | E£ 1.89 | + 130% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | SGD $164 (E£ 2,083) | E£ 821 | + 154% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | SGD $14 (E£ 174) | E£ 39 | + 350% | |
TOTAL | + 150% |
These prices were last updated on April 19, 2019.
Exchange rate:
12.687
EGP
/
SGD
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 5,936 prices entered by 1,005 different people.
Cost of living in Singapore is 150% more expensive than in Egypt
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