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Darwin vs Auckland
Drw vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Drw
Outside city centre
Akl
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Drw
Outside city centre
Akl
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Drw
Outside city centre
Akl
Drw

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Auckland
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Akl
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Drw

Summer dress

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

Akl
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth