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Singapore vs Berlin
Sin vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Sin
Outside city centre
Ber
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Sin
Outside city centre
Ber
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Sin
Outside city centre
Ber
Sin

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Sin
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Sin
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Sin

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Sin
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Sin
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Sin

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Sin
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Sin

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Sin
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Sin

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Sin

Summer dress

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

Ber
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth