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Copenhagen vs Singapore
Cph vs Sin

Average net salary (After tax)

Singapore
Copenhagen

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Cph
Outside city centre
Sin
Cph

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Cph
Outside city centre
Sin
Cph

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sin
Cph
Outside city centre
Sin
Cph

Mortgage rates

Singapore
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Singapore
Copenhagen

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sin
Cph

Mobile phone data

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

Sin
Cph

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sin
Cph

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sin
Cph

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Singapore
Copenhagen

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sin
Cph
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Singapore
Copenhagen

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sin
Cph
Lettuce 1 head
Sin
Cph
Tomatoes 1kg
Sin
Cph

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sin
Cph
Oranges 1 head
Sin
Cph
Bananas 1kg
Sin
Cph

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Singapore
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 17.14% higher than in Copenhagen

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sin
Cph
Market 0.5L bottle
Sin
Cph

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sin
Cph
Market 0.33L bottle
Sin
Cph

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Singapore
5
Copenhagen

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sin
Cph

Summer dress

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

Sin
Cph

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Singapore
$15.33
Copenhagen
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth