Gold Coast vs Singapore City - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Singapore City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$2433
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$5525
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$1602
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$2843
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$474
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$220
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$4368
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
48
87
😀 Quality of life
90
97
🏙️ Population
638K
5.87M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 27% less expensive than in Singapore City. Cities ranked 2046th and 168th ($1776 vs $2433) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 1st in Australia and Singapore, respectively. Check Australia vs Singapore comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 1.8 months in Singapore City. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Singapore City ranked 1st in Singapore, while ranked 104th and 6th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Singapore City

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Gold Coast Singapore City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$9.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$52
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$5.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$7.66
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$4.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$1.35
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$1922
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$1370
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$3959
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$2353
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$88.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$32.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
2.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$19898
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$9311
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$1.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$84.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$8.86
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$2.37
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$2.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$2.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$19.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$8.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$19.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$3.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$2.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$3.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$2.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$2.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.87
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$2.11
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$22.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$3.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$7.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$3.45
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$84.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$9.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$53.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$24.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$68.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$933
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$22932

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5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
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$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
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77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
$1612
114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

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Distance City Cost of living
3.3 km or 2.1 mi Bukit Merah
$1915
18 km or 11 mi Johor Bahru
$575
35 km or 22 mi Batam
$613
84 km or 52 mi Tanjung Pinang
$451
98 km or 61 mi Kluang
$526
114 km or 71 mi Batu Pahat
$527
161 km or 100 mi Muar
$552
199 km or 123 mi Malacca
$530
261 km or 162 mi Seremban
$547
264 km or 164 mi Dumai
$493
275 km or 171 mi Pekanbaru
$562
285 km or 177 mi Kuantan
$541
296 km or 184 mi Putrajaya
$495
299 km or 186 mi Cyberjaya
$450
311 km or 193 mi Kuala Lumpur
$694
314 km or 195 mi Subang Jaya
$642
316 km or 196 mi Petaling Jaya
$625
321 km or 199 mi Shah Alam
$635
322 km or 200 mi Jambi
$499
325 km or 202 mi Klang
$591
328 km or 204 mi Chukai
$532
434 km or 269 mi Teluk Intan
$533
454 km or 282 mi Kuala Terengganu
$416
457 km or 284 mi Padang
$985
476 km or 296 mi Ipoh
$561
482 km or 299 mi Tanjungbalai
$488
488 km or 303 mi Palembang
$500
504 km or 313 mi Padangsidempuan
$493
521 km or 324 mi Taiping
$552
522 km or 324 mi Lubuklinggau
$491
528 km or 328 mi Prabumulih
$490
558 km or 347 mi Pematangsiantar
$322
562 km or 349 mi Tebing Tinggi
$489
564 km or 351 mi Kota Bharu
$460
578 km or 359 mi Singkawang
$492
592 km or 368 mi Bengkulu
$503
594 km or 369 mi Butterworth
$518
595 km or 370 mi Pagar Alam
$487
598 km or 372 mi George Town
$510
608 km or 378 mi Sungai Petani
$526