How much does a Singapore household need for a basic standard of living?

The largest share of the household budgets go to food (home-cooked meals, hawker food, and restaurant meals) for all household types, followed by housing-related items (housing, maintenance fees, and utilities). The third largest share of these households goes to recreation and cultural activities, which include holidays, leisure and religious activities. This study reveals that ordinary members of society can come to consensus about a basic standard of living in light of norms and experiences in contemporary Singapore

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