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Darwin vs San Francisco
Drw vs Sfo

Average net salary (After tax)

San Francisco
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Drw
Outside city centre
Sfo
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Drw
Outside city centre
Sfo
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sfo
Drw
Outside city centre
Sfo
Drw

Mortgage rates

San Francisco
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

San Francisco
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sfo
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Sfo
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sfo
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sfo
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

San Francisco
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sfo
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

San Francisco
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sfo
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Sfo
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Sfo
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sfo
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Sfo
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Sfo
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

San Francisco
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in San Francisco are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sfo
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Sfo
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

San Francisco
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sfo
Drw

Summer dress

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

Sfo
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

San Francisco
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth