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Wellington vs Singapore
Wlg vs Sin

Average net salary (After tax)

Singapore
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Wlg
Outside city centre
Sin
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Wlg
Outside city centre
Sin
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sin
Wlg
Outside city centre
Sin
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Singapore
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Singapore
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sin
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Sin
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sin
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sin
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Singapore
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sin
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Singapore
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sin
Wlg
Lettuce 1 head
Sin
Wlg
Tomatoes 1kg
Sin
Wlg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sin
Wlg
Oranges 1 head
Sin
Wlg
Bananas 1kg
Sin
Wlg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Singapore
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sin
Wlg
Market 0.5L bottle
Sin
Wlg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sin
Wlg
Market 0.33L bottle
Sin
Wlg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Singapore
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sin
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Sin
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Singapore
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth