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Adelaide vs Darwin
Adl vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Adelaide

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Adl
Outside city centre
Drw
Adl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Adl
Outside city centre
Drw
Adl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Adl
Outside city centre
Drw
Adl

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Adelaide

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Adl

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Adl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Adl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Adl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Adelaide

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Adl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Adelaide

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Adl
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Adl
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Adl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Adl
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Adl
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Adl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Adelaide

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Adl
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Adl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Adl
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Adl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Adelaide

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Adl

Summer dress

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

Drw
Adl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Adelaide
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth