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Canberra vs Reykjavik
Cbr vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Canberra

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Cbr
Outside city centre
Rkv
Cbr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Cbr
Outside city centre
Rkv
Cbr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Cbr
Outside city centre
Rkv
Cbr

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Canberra

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Cbr

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Cbr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Cbr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Cbr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Canberra

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Cbr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Canberra

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Cbr
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Cbr
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Cbr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Cbr
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Cbr
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Cbr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Canberra

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Cbr
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Cbr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Cbr
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Cbr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Canberra

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Cbr

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Cbr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Canberra
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth