Cost of Living in Bukit Merah

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1915
$4278
🛋️ Without rent
$618
$2018
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1298
$2259
🍽️ Food
$443
$1170
🚐 Transport
$55.1
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3262
😀 Quality of life
76
🏙️ Population
152K

The average cost of living in Bukit Merah is $1915, which is in the top 19% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1758th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 2 in Singapore.

The median after-tax salary is $3262, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 683rd (TOP 7%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Singapore. With an estimated population of 152K, Bukit Merah is the 2nd largest city in Singapore.

✈️ Closest airport 13 km Paya Lebar Air Base
😷 Air quality Moderate 16.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 85 National University of Singapore
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Prices in Bukit Merah

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.71
 Cappuccino
$3.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.64
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1380
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1122
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2702
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1933
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8688
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4492
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.63
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$58.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.44
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.8
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$702
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14886

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