Singapore vs China cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Singapore

Supermarket prices in Singapore
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 2.2 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 5.27 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.34 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.16 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 14.17 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.23 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 15.23 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.65 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.94 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.37 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.92 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.97 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.19 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.46 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.23 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 21.3 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.48 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.73 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 9.64 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Singapore
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.74 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 9.54 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 50.71 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.93 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.29 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.64 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 8.18 (USD)

Shopping prices in Singapore
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 84.66 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 105.99 (USD)
High quality jeans 70.6 (USD)
womens summer dress 36.78 (USD)

Transportation in Singapore
Taxi minimum charge 2.62 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.47 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 12.53 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.32 (USD)
One month pass 87.79 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.53 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 85234 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 70135 (USD)

Rent prices in Singapore
1 bedroom flat in city center 2003 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 3831 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 1358 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 2184 (USD)
Square meter in city center 18670 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 9702 (USD)

Home and utilities in Singapore
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 102 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 32 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.18 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Singapore
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 842 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 20590 (USD)

Gym and activities in Singapore
Gym monthly membership cost 92.5 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 9.45 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 9.42 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Singapore
Average monthly net salary 3342 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 2.48 %

Cost of living in China

Supermarket prices in China
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.95 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 4.42 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.32 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 12.74 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.8 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.94 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.23 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.79 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.94 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.93 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.8 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.18 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.58 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.6 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 10.75 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.51 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.82 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 2.72 (USD)

Restaurant prices in China
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.1 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 3.25 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 21.63 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.3 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.94 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.48 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.75 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.66 (USD)

Shopping prices in China
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 83.91 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 89.35 (USD)
High quality jeans 58.04 (USD)
womens summer dress 34.76 (USD)

Transportation in China
Taxi minimum charge 1.45 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.36 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 5.3 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.28 (USD)
One month pass 18.07 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 19007 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 17899 (USD)

Rent prices in China
1 bedroom flat in city center 493 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1013 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 272 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 604 (USD)
Square meter in city center 7379 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 3745 (USD)

Home and utilities in China
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 49 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 14 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.03 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in China
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 477 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 16167 (USD)

Gym and activities in China
Gym monthly membership cost 35.32 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 11.93 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 6.55 (USD)

Salaries and interest in China
Average monthly net salary 979 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.04 %