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Darwin vs Hobart
Drw vs Hba

Average net salary (After tax)

Hobart
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hba
Drw
Outside city centre
Hba
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hba
Drw
Outside city centre
Hba
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hba
Drw
Outside city centre
Hba
Drw

Mortgage rates

Hobart
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hobart
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hba
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Hba
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hba
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hba
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hobart
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hba
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hobart
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hba
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Hba
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Hba
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hba
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Hba
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Hba
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hobart
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hobart are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hba
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Hba
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hba
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Hba
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hobart
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hba
Drw

Summer dress

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

Hba
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hobart
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hba $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hba $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth