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Cost of Living in Singapore City

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2134
$4705
🛋️ Without rent
$749
$2417
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1385
$2288
🍽️ Food
$437
$1137
🚐 Transport
$194
$491
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3395
🏙️ Population
5.89M

The average cost of living in Singapore is $2134, which is in the top 3% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 242nd out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 2 in Singapore.

The median after-tax salary is $3395, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months. Ranked 76th (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Singapore. With an estimated population of 5.89M, Singapore is the 1st largest city in Singapore.

✈️ Closest airport14 kmPaya Lebar Air Base
😷 Air qualityModerate19 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank88National University of Singapore
Cost of living in Singapore infographic

Prices in Singapore

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.6
☕ Cappuccino
$4.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.37

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.24
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$21.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.96

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.77
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.59

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1790
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1160
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2923
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1961
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$19541
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10101

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$91.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$37.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$893
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$21127

Singapore Cost of Living comparison