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Singapore vs Copenhagen
Sin vs Cph

Average net salary (After tax)

Copenhagen
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Sin
Outside city centre
Cph
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Sin
Outside city centre
Cph
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cph
Sin
Outside city centre
Cph
Sin

Mortgage rates

Copenhagen
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Copenhagen
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cph
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Cph
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cph
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cph
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Copenhagen
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cph
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Copenhagen
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Copenhagen
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Copenhagen
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cph
Sin

Summer dress

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

Cph
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Copenhagen
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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