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Title: The Makan Index – A Survey of Hawker Food Prices
Creators: Leong Chan Hoong 
External Contact: Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) Public Data Sharing Platform
Subject: Surveys
Cost of living
General household survey
DOI: doi:10.25540/8ZMZ-0298

The survey investigated the geographical variations in the cost of eating out in different neighbourhoods in Singapore, as a means of understanding differences in the cost of living across the country. Researchers visited hawker centres and neighbourhood coffee shops in July and August 2016 to collect data and subsequently constructed an index of food prices of commonly found food items and meals

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Related Publications: 10635/142776
Citation: When using this data, please cite the original publication and also the dataset.
  • Leong Chan-Hoong (2016-11-18). The Makan Index - Investigating Differences in Cost of Living between Neighbourhoods : 1-27. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
  • Leong Chan Hoong (2016). The Makan Index – A Survey of Hawker Food Prices. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. [Dataset].
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