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Darwin vs Singapore
Drw vs Sin

Average net salary (After tax)

Singapore
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Drw
Outside city centre
Sin
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Drw
Outside city centre
Sin
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sin
Drw
Outside city centre
Sin
Drw

Mortgage rates

Singapore
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Singapore
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sin
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Sin
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sin
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sin
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Singapore
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sin
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Singapore
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sin
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Sin
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Sin
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sin
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Sin
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Sin
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Singapore
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sin
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Sin
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sin
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Sin
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Singapore
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sin
Drw

Summer dress

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

Sin
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Singapore
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth