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Brisbane vs Seoul
Bne vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Brisbane

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Bne
Outside city centre
Sel
Bne

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Bne
Outside city centre
Sel
Bne

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Bne
Outside city centre
Sel
Bne

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seoul
Brisbane

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Bne

Mobile phone data

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

Sel
Bne

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Bne

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Bne

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Brisbane

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Bne
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Brisbane

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Bne
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Bne
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Bne

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Bne
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Bne
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Bne

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Brisbane

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Bne
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Bne

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Bne
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Bne

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Brisbane

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Bne

Summer dress

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

Sel
Bne

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Brisbane
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth