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Singapore vs Osaka
Sin vs Osa

Average net salary (After tax)

Osaka
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Sin
Outside city centre
Osa
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Sin
Outside city centre
Osa
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Osa
Sin
Outside city centre
Osa
Sin

Mortgage rates

Osaka
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Osaka
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Osa
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Osa
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Osa
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Osa
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Osaka
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Osa
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Osaka
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Osa
Sin
Lettuce 1 head
Osa
Sin
Tomatoes 1kg
Osa
Sin

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Osa
Sin
Oranges 1 head
Osa
Sin
Bananas 1kg
Osa
Sin

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Osaka
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Osaka are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Osa
Sin
Market 0.5L bottle
Osa
Sin

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Osa
Sin
Market 0.33L bottle
Osa
Sin

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Osaka
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Osa
Sin

Summer dress

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

Osa
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Osaka
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth