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Canberra vs Chenmai
Cbr vs Che

Average net salary (After tax)

Chenmai
Canberra

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Che
Cbr
Outside city centre
Che
Cbr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Che
Cbr
Outside city centre
Che
Cbr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Che
Cbr
Outside city centre
Che
Cbr

Mortgage rates

Chenmai
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Chenmai
Canberra

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Che
Cbr

Mobile phone data

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

Che
Cbr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Che
Cbr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Che
Cbr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Chenmai
Canberra

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Che
Cbr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Che
Cbr
White bread 500g
Che
Cbr
Eggs 12
Che
Cbr
White rice 1kg
Che
Cbr

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Chenmai
Canberra

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Che
Cbr
Beef round 1kg
Che
Cbr
Local cheese 1kg
Che
Cbr

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Che
Cbr
Lettuce 1 head
Che
Cbr
Tomatoes 1kg
Che
Cbr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Che
Cbr
Oranges 1 head
Che
Cbr
Bananas 1kg
Che
Cbr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Chenmai
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Chenmai are 17.14% higher than in Canberra

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Che $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Che $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Che $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Che
Cbr
Market 0.5L bottle
Che
Cbr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Che
Cbr
Market 0.33L bottle
Che
Cbr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Chenmai
5
Canberra

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Che
Cbr

Summer dress

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

Che
Cbr

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Che
Cbr
1 pair men's leather shoes
Che
Cbr

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Chenmai
$15.33
Canberra
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Che $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Che $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth