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Darwin vs Seoul
Drw vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Drw
Outside city centre
Sel
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Drw
Outside city centre
Sel
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Drw
Outside city centre
Sel
Drw

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seoul
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Sel
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Drw

Summer dress

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

Sel
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth