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Auckland vs Darwin
Akl vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Auckland

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Akl
Outside city centre
Drw
Akl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Akl
Outside city centre
Drw
Akl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Akl
Outside city centre
Drw
Akl

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Auckland

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Akl

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Akl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Akl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Akl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Auckland

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Akl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Auckland

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Akl
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Akl
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Akl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Akl
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Akl
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Akl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Auckland

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Akl
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Akl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Akl
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Akl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Auckland

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Akl

Summer dress

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

Drw
Akl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Auckland
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth