The Worldwide Cost of Living (WCOL) index of Singapore is 130 which is +1 better then Paris which is at number 2 with WCOL index of 129.
The progress of Singapore is immense as it ranked 18th about 10 years ago. Singapore also beat Japan which was most expensive city to live in as per 2013 Survey. The 2014 survey ranked Japan as the 9th most expensive city to live in the world.
One of the factor which contributes to the rank is the cost of transport which is approx 3 times higher then the cost of transportation in New York. Singapore is also the most expensive city in the world in terms of buying a car. Singapore also relies on other countries for water & energy supplies, which results in expensive utility bills.
An aerial view of Marina Bay Singapore from Sands SkyPark
As the news spread there is a great buzz in the social media.
The comparison of Singapore with Tokyo is commonly found in user tweets. The most obvious reason is that Japan was the most expensive city to live in as per 2013 survey.
overtakes Tokyo as world’s most expensive city as local currency outpaces value of yen: cost of living survey
Singapore is the most expensive city in the world. But im not rich enough to stay in here.
Mumbai ranked least expensive city to live in as per the report with the WCOL index of -1. The second least expensive city to live in is Karachi with the WCOL index of 0.
Ok 😐 “: Singapore world’s costliest city, Mumbai ranked world’s least expensive: survey
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“: singapore is getting boring and really expensive which makes it even more boring”
Wow had became the most to buy clothes in the …Luckily im not the dress up type!
“RT : RT : Singapore is the world most expensive city now. Come I clap for you ”
Time to move to New Zealand! Singapore tops Economist list of most expensive cities-
Singapore is a more expensive country then Tokyo now. Wow
Oh joy. “: Singapore is officially the world’s most expensive city to live in. Yay?
“Singapore is the world’s most expensive city in 2014”
Why the hell am I still living in here
has topped 131 cities to become world’s most expensive city to live in 2014, according to Economist Intelligence Unit ().
I remember hotel prices were like crazy – Singapore clinches title for world’s most expensive city
Singapore being the most expensive country, well that’s not something we singaporeans are proud of
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Singapore ranked most expensive city in the world by EIU. Hahaha true that.
“transport costs in Singapore are nearly three times that of New York, the most expensive city in North America.”
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Singapore is now the most expensive city in the world, but sadly I’m just a poor person living in an expensive city.
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