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Adelaide vs Brisbane
Adl vs Bne

Average net salary (After tax)

Brisbane
Adelaide

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Adl
Outside city centre
Bne
Adl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Adl
Outside city centre
Bne
Adl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bne
Adl
Outside city centre
Bne
Adl

Mortgage rates

Brisbane
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Brisbane
Adelaide

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bne
Adl

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Bne
Adl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bne
Adl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bne
Adl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Brisbane
Adelaide

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bne
Adl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Bne
Adl
White bread 500g
Bne
Adl
Eggs 12
Bne
Adl
White rice 1kg
Bne
Adl

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Brisbane
Adelaide

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Bne
Adl
Beef round 1kg
Bne
Adl
Local cheese 1kg
Bne
Adl

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bne
Adl
Lettuce 1 head
Bne
Adl
Tomatoes 1kg
Bne
Adl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bne
Adl
Oranges 1 head
Bne
Adl
Bananas 1kg
Bne
Adl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Brisbane
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 17.14% higher than in Adelaide

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bne
Adl
Market 0.5L bottle
Bne
Adl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bne
Adl
Market 0.33L bottle
Bne
Adl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Brisbane
5
Adelaide

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bne
Adl

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Bne
Adl

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Bne
Adl
1 pair men's leather shoes
Bne
Adl

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Brisbane
$15.33
Adelaide
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth