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Darwin vs Asuncion
Drw vs Asu

Average net salary (After tax)

Asuncion
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Asu
Drw
Outside city centre
Asu
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Asu
Drw
Outside city centre
Asu
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Asu
Drw
Outside city centre
Asu
Drw

Mortgage rates

Asuncion
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Asuncion
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Asu
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Asu
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Asu
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Asu
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Asuncion
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Asu
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Asuncion
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Asu
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Asu
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Asu
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Asu
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Asu
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Asu
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Asuncion
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Asuncion are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Asu
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Asu
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Asu
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Asu
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Asuncion
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Asu
Drw

Summer dress

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

Asu
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Asuncion
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Asu $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Asu $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth