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Singapore vs Gold Coast
Sin vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Sin
Outside city centre
Glc
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Sin
Outside city centre
Glc
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Sin
Outside city centre
Glc
Sin

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Gold Coast
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Glc
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Sin
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Sin
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Sin

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Sin
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Sin
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Sin

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Sin
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Sin

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Sin
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Sin

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Sin

Summer dress

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

Glc
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth