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.

Singapore $ 3,800
Hong Kong $ 3,175
Japan, Tokyo $ 1,270
Georgia, Tbilisi $ 1,125
Indonesia, Jakarta $ 975
Thailand, Bangkok $ 953
Taiwan, Taipei $ 780
Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur $ 770
Philippines, Manila $ 730
Vietnam/HCMC, Hanoi $ 670
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..