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Darwin vs Seattle
Drw vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Drw
Outside city centre
Sea
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Drw
Outside city centre
Sea
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Drw
Outside city centre
Sea
Drw

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Drw

Summer dress

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

Sea
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth