Please select a profile that best describes you:
I am a student
You are an undergraduate or post graduate.
I am a young professional
You have under 7 years of working experience & wish to launch your career.
I am an experienced professional
You have over 7 years of working experience & want to bring your career to
I want to do business in Singapore
You want to invest in Asia’s most competitive economy & offer your family
How will your accommodation be provided for?
My company will be providing accommodation
I will be renting a room in a condominium
$850 - $2,000 monthly
I will be renting a room in a government flat
$600 - $1,500 monthly
I will be renting a condominium unit
$2,600 - $7,800 monthly
I will be renting a government flat
$1,800 - $3,000 monthly
I will be renting a house
$3,000 - $25,000 monthly
How will your medical expenses be paid for?
My company will be providing a comprehensive healthcare package
I will be paying for all healthcare services
Where do you expect to seek medical treatment
Public clinics (Non-residents)
$41.70 - $54.90 per visit; $83.40 - $109.80 monthly
Public clinics (Permanent Residents)
$21.00 - $33.50 per visit; $42 - $67 monthly
$25 - $50 per visit; $50 - $100 monthly
What will be your regular mode of transport?
I will be taking public transport (buses and trains)
$100 - $150 monthly
I will be taking taxis
$880 monthly (assume two 20-minute taxi rides per day at peak period over 20 days)
I will buy and drive a car
$1,000 - $2,000 monthly (low-range or middle-range vehicle)
My company will be providing a transport allowance
Where do you plan to have your meals daily?
I will eat out at budget joints
$10- $15 daily
I will eat out at mid-priced restaurants
$45 - $100 daily
I will eat out at fine dining establishments
$100 - $150 daily
I will cook at home
$200 - $800 monthly
What kinds of brands do you spend on for new clothing and footwear?
$80 - $120 monthly
Mid range brands
$120 - $200 monthly
$240 - $1,400 monthly
What communications and home entertainment services will you require? (select all
Home phone rental
$29.43 every quarter
$39.90 (100Mbps) - $69.90 (500Mbps) monthly (assumes home broadband services from StarHub)
Mobile phone plan
$25.68 - $220 monthly (assumes mobile services from StarHub)
$26.75 - $58.80 (assumes cable TV from StarHub)
Which of the following recreational activities do you enjoy? (select all that apply)
$12.50 - $14 per standard 2D or 3D ticket during peak hours
$100 per visit
$6 - $25 per entry
Plays and musicals
$25 - $300 per ticket
$25 - $74
Varies for monthly subscription fee, entrance fee and deposit
These are rough estimates for the expenses of one adult, and do not include one-time
fees, incidental charges, exceptions etc. Please mouse over Remarks for more information
on each expense category. Last updated November 2014.
If you have children, you may wish to add education fees to your budget.
Here's the estimated monthly cost per child
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