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Singapore vs Paris
Sin vs Par

Average net salary (After tax)

Paris
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Sin
Outside city centre
Par
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Sin
Outside city centre
Par
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Par
Sin
Outside city centre
Par
Sin

Mortgage rates

Paris
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Paris
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Par
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Par
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Par
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Par
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Paris
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Par
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Paris
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Par
Sin
Lettuce 1 head
Par
Sin
Tomatoes 1kg
Par
Sin

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Par
Sin
Oranges 1 head
Par
Sin
Bananas 1kg
Par
Sin

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Paris
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Paris are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Par
Sin
Market 0.5L bottle
Par
Sin

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Par
Sin
Market 0.33L bottle
Par
Sin

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Paris
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Par
Sin

Summer dress

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

Par
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Paris
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Par $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Par $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth