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Darwin vs Adelaide
Drw vs Adl

Average net salary (After tax)

Adelaide
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Adl
Drw
Outside city centre
Adl
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Adl
Drw
Outside city centre
Adl
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Adl
Drw
Outside city centre
Adl
Drw

Mortgage rates

Adelaide
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Adelaide
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Adl
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Adl
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Adl
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Adl
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Adelaide
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Adl
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Adl
Drw
White bread 500g
Adl
Drw
Eggs 12
Adl
Drw
White rice 1kg
Adl
Drw

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Adelaide
Darwin

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Adl
Drw
Beef round 1kg
Adl
Drw
Local cheese 1kg
Adl
Drw

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Adl
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Adl
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Adl
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Adl
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Adl
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Adl
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Adelaide
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Adelaide are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Adl
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Adl
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Adl
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Adl
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Adelaide
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Adl
Drw

Summer dress

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

Adl
Drw

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Adl
Drw
1 pair men's leather shoes
Adl
Drw

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Adelaide
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Adl $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Adl $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth