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Adelaide vs New York
Adl vs Nyc

Average net salary (After tax)

New York
Adelaide

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Nyc
Adl
Outside city centre
Nyc
Adl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Nyc
Adl
Outside city centre
Nyc
Adl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Nyc
Adl
Outside city centre
Nyc
Adl

Mortgage rates

New York
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

New York
Adelaide

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Nyc
Adl

Mobile phone data

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

Nyc
Adl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Nyc
Adl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Nyc
Adl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

New York
Adelaide

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Nyc
Adl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

New York
Adelaide

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Nyc
Adl
Lettuce 1 head
Nyc
Adl
Tomatoes 1kg
Nyc
Adl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Nyc
Adl
Oranges 1 head
Nyc
Adl
Bananas 1kg
Nyc
Adl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

New York
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in New York are 17.14% higher than in Adelaide

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Nyc
Adl
Market 0.5L bottle
Nyc
Adl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Nyc
Adl
Market 0.33L bottle
Nyc
Adl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

New York
5
Adelaide

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Nyc
Adl

Summer dress

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

Nyc
Adl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

New York
$15.33
Adelaide
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth