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Brisbane vs Mumbai
Bne vs Mum

Average net salary (After tax)

Mumbai
Brisbane

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Bne
Outside city centre
Mum
Bne

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Bne
Outside city centre
Mum
Bne

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mum
Bne
Outside city centre
Mum
Bne

Mortgage rates

Mumbai
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Mumbai
Brisbane

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mum
Bne

Mobile phone data

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

Mum
Bne

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mum
Bne

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mum
Bne

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Mumbai
Brisbane

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mum
Bne
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Mum
Bne
White bread 500g
Mum
Bne
Eggs 12
Mum
Bne
White rice 1kg
Mum
Bne

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Mumbai
Brisbane

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Mum
Bne
Beef round 1kg
Mum
Bne
Local cheese 1kg
Mum
Bne

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mum
Bne
Lettuce 1 head
Mum
Bne
Tomatoes 1kg
Mum
Bne

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mum
Bne
Oranges 1 head
Mum
Bne
Bananas 1kg
Mum
Bne

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Mumbai
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Mumbai are 17.14% higher than in Brisbane

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mum
Bne
Market 0.5L bottle
Mum
Bne

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mum
Bne
Market 0.33L bottle
Mum
Bne

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Mumbai
5
Brisbane

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mum
Bne

Summer dress

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

Mum
Bne

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Mum
Bne
1 pair men's leather shoes
Mum
Bne

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Mumbai
$15.33
Brisbane
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth