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Singapore vs Newcastle
Sin vs Ntl

Average net salary (After tax)

Newcastle
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Sin
Outside city centre
Ntl
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Sin
Outside city centre
Ntl
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ntl
Sin
Outside city centre
Ntl
Sin

Mortgage rates

Newcastle
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Newcastle
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ntl
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Ntl
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ntl
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ntl
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Newcastle
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ntl
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Newcastle
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ntl
Sin
Lettuce 1 head
Ntl
Sin
Tomatoes 1kg
Ntl
Sin

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ntl
Sin
Oranges 1 head
Ntl
Sin
Bananas 1kg
Ntl
Sin

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Newcastle
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Newcastle are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ntl
Sin
Market 0.5L bottle
Ntl
Sin

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Sin
Market 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Sin

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Newcastle
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ntl
Sin

Summer dress

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

Ntl
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Newcastle
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth