Rents in Singapore compared to Asia

This is a comparison of median monthly rental prices in the most expensive region of the capital/most important city for a 1-bedroom apartment. The numbers are based on our in-house research.

Japan, Tokyo $ 4,346
Singapore $ 3,800
Hong Kong $ 3,174
Indonesia, Jakarta $ 1,840
Thailand, Bangkok $ 1,373
Georgia, Tbilisi $ 1,125
Taiwan, Taipei $ 782
Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur $ 767
Philippines, Manila $ 732
Vietnam/HCMC, Hanoi $ 672
India, Mumbai $ 490

Singapore has a quarterly residential property index, which can be accessed from the Urban Redevelopment Authority's site. Excellent economics data are from the Singapore Statistics and the Monetary Authority of Singapore..