Prices in Singapore

What are the supermarket prices in Singapore? Is the cost of living in Singapore are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Singapore and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Singapore: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 22 hours ago)

Currency in Singapore to Singapore dollar (SGD). For 10 US dollars you can get 14 Singapore dollars. For 100 US dollars you can get 140 Singapore dollars. And the other way: For 10 Singapore dollars you can get 7.72 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Singapore? Look here: Prices in cities in Singapore

Prices: Singapore  

Prices in Singapore are much higher than prices in United States. Food products and other basic products cost more expensive by 20%. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 11%. And the cost of living is higher in Singapore around 200%. When it comes to spending free time, entertainment and sport, it's more expensive by 89%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Singapore


Are hotels expensive in Singapore? How much will we pay for a room in Singapore?

The average price of accommodation in Singapore is $100 (SGD 140). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $45 (SGD 60) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $110 (SGD 140). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Singapore in $120 (SGD 160). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $120 (SGD 160) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $120 (SGD 170) in Singapore If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $210 (SGD 290)


When you're thinking about traveling and it doesn't necessarily have to be a specific country, maybe the costs will be less than in Singapore in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Cambodia, and Christmas Island.

Comparison of selected prices in Singapore with prices in United States:

fees

$110 ($77 - $200)
34% less than in United States

internet

$35 ($27 - $50)
by half less than in United States

jeans pants

$63 ($35 - $100)
39% more than in United States

average earnings

$3.9K
6.5% more than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$2.2K ($1.8K - $3.1K)
by half more than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$2.5K ($1.9K - $3.9K)
36% more than in United States

bread

$1.8 ($1.2 - $3.9)
38% less than in United States

cheese

$19 ($7.7 - $39)
69% more than in United States

rice

$2.1 ($1.2 - $3.9)
by half less than in United States

tomatoes

$2.2 ($1.2 - $3.9)
by half less than in United States

bananas

$2.3 ($1.5 - $3.9)
by half more than in United States

wine

$23 ($15 - $39)
86% more than in United States

cheap restaurant

$11 ($4.6 - $23)
28% less than in United States

local beer

$7.7 ($3.9 - $12)
by half more than in United States

coffee

$4.3 ($2.3 - $6.2)
2.8% less than in United States

bottle of water

$1.1 ($0.77 - $2.3)
29% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$6.2 ($5.8 - $7.7)
26% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$1.4 ($0.93 - $3.1)
28% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Singapore

Has the price of bread increased in Singapore?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $1.8(SGD 2.4), 2011: $1.6(SGD 2.1), 2012: $1.6(SGD 2.1), 2013: $1.7(SGD 2.2), 2014: $1.6(SGD 2.2), 2015: $1.7(SGD 2.3), 2016: $1.8(SGD 2.4), 2017: $1.9(SGD 2.5), and 2018: $1.6(SGD 2.1).

Singapore price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Singapore price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $2.4(SGD 3.3), 2016: $2.1(SGD 2.8), 2017: $2.2(SGD 2.9), and 2018: $1.8(SGD 2.5)

Singapore price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Singapore price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Singapore?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $7.7(SGD 10), 2011: $7.7(SGD 10), 2012: $7.7(SGD 10), 2013: $7.7(SGD 10), 2014: $7.7(SGD 10), 2015: $7.7(SGD 10), 2016: $9.3(SGD 12), 2017: $11(SGD 14), and 2018: $7.7(SGD 10)

Singapore price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Singapore price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $2K(SGD 2.7K), 2011: $2.2K(SGD 3K), 2012: $2.6K(SGD 3.5K), 2013: $2.7K(SGD 3.6K), 2014: $2.4K(SGD 3.3K), 2015: $2.4K(SGD 3.3K), 2016: $2.2K(SGD 3K), 2017: $2.4K(SGD 3.2K), and 2018: $2K(SGD 2.7K)

Singapore price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Singapore price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Singapore price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Singapore price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com