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Caracas vs Singapore
Car vs Sin

Average net salary (After tax)

Singapore
Caracas

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Car
Outside city centre
Sin
Car

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Car
Outside city centre
Sin
Car

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sin
Car
Outside city centre
Sin
Car

Mortgage rates

Singapore
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Singapore
Caracas

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sin
Car

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Sin
Car

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sin
Car

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sin
Car

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Singapore
Caracas

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sin
Car
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Sin
Car
White bread 500g
Sin
Car
Eggs 12
Sin
Car
White rice 1kg
Sin
Car

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Singapore
Caracas

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Sin
Car
Beef round 1kg
Sin
Car
Local cheese 1kg
Sin
Car

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sin
Car
Lettuce 1 head
Sin
Car
Tomatoes 1kg
Sin
Car

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sin
Car
Oranges 1 head
Sin
Car
Bananas 1kg
Sin
Car

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Sin $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Sin $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Singapore
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 17.14% higher than in Caracas

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Sin $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Sin $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Sin $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sin
Car
Market 0.5L bottle
Sin
Car

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sin
Car
Market 0.33L bottle
Sin
Car

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Singapore
5
Caracas

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sin
Car

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Sin
Car

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Sin
Car
1 pair men's leather shoes
Sin
Car

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Singapore
$15.33
Caracas
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth