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Adelaide vs Seattle
Adl vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Adelaide

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Adl
Outside city centre
Sea
Adl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Adl
Outside city centre
Sea
Adl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Adl
Outside city centre
Sea
Adl

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Adelaide

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Adl

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Adl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Adl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Adl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Adelaide

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Adl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Adelaide

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Adl
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Adl
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Adl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Adl
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Adl
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Adl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Adelaide

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Adl
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Adl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Adl
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Adl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Adelaide

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Adl

Summer dress

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

Sea
Adl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Adelaide
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth