Chengdu vs Singapore City - Cost of Living Comparison

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Chengdu Singapore City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$653
$2880
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1840
$6733
🏠 One person rent
$247
$1950
🏘️ Family rent
$448
$3669
🍽️ Food expenses
$242
$540
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.9
$246
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$918
$6022
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
93
89
😀 Quality of life
73
99
🏙️ Population
20.9M
5.87M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 77% less expensive than in Singapore City. Cities ranked 7177th and 209th ($653 vs $2880) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 177th and 1st in China and Singapore, respectively. Check China vs Singapore comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Chengdu compared to 2.1 months in Singapore City. Chengdu ranked 7th best city to live in China vs Singapore City ranked 1st in Singapore, while ranked 1486th and 2nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Singapore City

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Chengdu Singapore City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.86
$9.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$66.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.9
$7.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.34
$7.74
 Cappuccino
$3.73
$4.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.45
$1.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$314
$2333
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$172
$1680
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$616
$4600
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$325
$3189
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34
$105
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.5
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.7
$35
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.69%
2.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4068
$15673
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2064
$8785
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.42
$1.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.1
$93.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.61
$10.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$2.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.01
$2.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.48
$2.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$2.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$3.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$18.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$9.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13
$20.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
$4.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$3.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$4.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.77
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$2.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$2.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.95
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
$2.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.9
$25.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$4.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.89
$11.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.15
$11.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.04
$7.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
$2.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.63
$2.99
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33
$96.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.56
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22
$52
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.39
$25.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.2
$69.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.3
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$393
$1244
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18805
$28099

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Cities near Chengdu

Distance City Cost of living
38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$621
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$619
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$608
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$593
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$625
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$616
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$610
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$616
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$642
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$572
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$640
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$540
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$638
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$614
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$575
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$607
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$556
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$611
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$703
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$619
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$654
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$563
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$571
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$635
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$670
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$637
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$592
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$618
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$760
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$606
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$610
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$584
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$608
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$632
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$591
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$581
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$619
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$583
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$589
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$603

Cities near Singapore City

Distance City Cost of living
3.3 km or 2.1 mi Bukit Merah
$2597
18 km or 11 mi Johor Bahru
$608
35 km or 22 mi Batam
$628
84 km or 52 mi Tanjung Pinang
$532
98 km or 61 mi Kluang
$610
114 km or 71 mi Batu Pahat
$610
161 km or 100 mi Muar
$588
199 km or 123 mi Malacca
$599
261 km or 162 mi Seremban
$542
264 km or 164 mi Dumai
$559
275 km or 171 mi Pekanbaru
$556
285 km or 177 mi Kuantan
$482
296 km or 184 mi Putrajaya
$476
299 km or 186 mi Cyberjaya
$536
311 km or 193 mi Kuala Lumpur
$746
314 km or 195 mi Subang Jaya
$646
316 km or 196 mi Petaling Jaya
$645
321 km or 199 mi Shah Alam
$582
322 km or 200 mi Jambi
$484
325 km or 202 mi Klang
$554
328 km or 204 mi Chukai
$510
434 km or 269 mi Teluk Intan
$564
454 km or 282 mi Kuala Terengganu
$463
457 km or 284 mi Padang
$915
476 km or 296 mi Ipoh
$548
482 km or 299 mi Tanjungbalai
$504
488 km or 303 mi Palembang
$456
504 km or 313 mi Padangsidempuan
$593
521 km or 324 mi Taiping
$642
522 km or 324 mi Lubuklinggau
$492
528 km or 328 mi Prabumulih
$452
558 km or 347 mi Pematangsiantar
$483
562 km or 349 mi Tebing Tinggi
$470
564 km or 351 mi Kota Bharu
$449
578 km or 359 mi Singkawang
$443
592 km or 368 mi Bengkulu
$519
594 km or 369 mi Butterworth
$575
595 km or 370 mi Pagar Alam
$476
598 km or 372 mi George Town
$563
608 km or 378 mi Sungai Petani
$542