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Adelaide vs Shanghai
Adl vs Sha

Average net salary (After tax)

Shanghai
Adelaide

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Adl
Outside city centre
Sha
Adl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Adl
Outside city centre
Sha
Adl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sha
Adl
Outside city centre
Sha
Adl

Mortgage rates

Shanghai
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Shanghai
Adelaide

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sha
Adl

Mobile phone data

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

Sha
Adl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sha
Adl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sha
Adl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Shanghai
Adelaide

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sha
Adl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Shanghai
Adelaide

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sha
Adl
Lettuce 1 head
Sha
Adl
Tomatoes 1kg
Sha
Adl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sha
Adl
Oranges 1 head
Sha
Adl
Bananas 1kg
Sha
Adl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Shanghai
4.5%
Adelaide
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 17.14% higher than in Adelaide

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sha
Adl
Market 0.5L bottle
Sha
Adl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sha
Adl
Market 0.33L bottle
Sha
Adl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Shanghai
5
Adelaide

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sha
Adl

Summer dress

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

Sha
Adl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Shanghai
$15.33
Adelaide
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Adl $4,070.74/mth