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Singapore vs Toronto
Sin vs Tor

Average net salary (After tax)

Toronto
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Sin
Outside city centre
Tor
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Sin
Outside city centre
Tor
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tor
Sin
Outside city centre
Tor
Sin

Mortgage rates

Toronto
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Toronto
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tor
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Tor
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tor
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tor
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Toronto
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tor
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Toronto
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tor
Sin
Lettuce 1 head
Tor
Sin
Tomatoes 1kg
Tor
Sin

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tor
Sin
Oranges 1 head
Tor
Sin
Bananas 1kg
Tor
Sin

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Toronto
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tor
Sin
Market 0.5L bottle
Tor
Sin

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tor
Sin
Market 0.33L bottle
Tor
Sin

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Toronto
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tor
Sin

Summer dress

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

Tor
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Toronto
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth