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Darwin vs Gold Coast
Drw vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Drw
Outside city centre
Glc
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Drw
Outside city centre
Glc
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Drw
Outside city centre
Glc
Drw

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Gold Coast
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Glc
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Drw

Summer dress

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

Glc
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth