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Darwin vs Reykjavik
Drw vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Drw
Outside city centre
Rkv
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Drw
Outside city centre
Rkv
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Drw
Outside city centre
Rkv
Drw

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Drw

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth