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Canberra vs Newcastle
Cbr vs Ntl

Average net salary (After tax)

Newcastle
Canberra

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Cbr
Outside city centre
Ntl
Cbr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Cbr
Outside city centre
Ntl
Cbr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ntl
Cbr
Outside city centre
Ntl
Cbr

Mortgage rates

Newcastle
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Newcastle
Canberra

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ntl
Cbr

Mobile phone data

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

Ntl
Cbr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ntl
Cbr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ntl
Cbr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Newcastle
Canberra

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ntl
Cbr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Newcastle
Canberra

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ntl
Cbr
Lettuce 1 head
Ntl
Cbr
Tomatoes 1kg
Ntl
Cbr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ntl
Cbr
Oranges 1 head
Ntl
Cbr
Bananas 1kg
Ntl
Cbr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Newcastle
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Newcastle are 17.14% higher than in Canberra

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ntl
Cbr
Market 0.5L bottle
Ntl
Cbr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Cbr
Market 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Cbr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Newcastle
5
Canberra

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ntl
Cbr

Summer dress

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

Ntl
Cbr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Newcastle
$15.33
Canberra
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth