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Geneva vs Brisbane
Gva vs Bne

Average net salary (After tax)

Brisbane
Geneva

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Gva
Outside city centre
Bne
Gva

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Gva
Outside city centre
Bne
Gva

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bne
Gva
Outside city centre
Bne
Gva

Mortgage rates

Brisbane
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Brisbane
Geneva

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bne
Gva

Mobile phone data

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

Bne
Gva

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bne
Gva

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bne
Gva

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Brisbane
Geneva

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bne
Gva
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Bne
Gva
White bread 500g
Bne
Gva
Eggs 12
Bne
Gva
White rice 1kg
Bne
Gva

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Brisbane
Geneva

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Bne
Gva
Beef round 1kg
Bne
Gva
Local cheese 1kg
Bne
Gva

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bne
Gva
Lettuce 1 head
Bne
Gva
Tomatoes 1kg
Bne
Gva

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bne
Gva
Oranges 1 head
Bne
Gva
Bananas 1kg
Bne
Gva

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Brisbane
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 17.14% higher than in Geneva

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bne
Gva
Market 0.5L bottle
Bne
Gva

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bne
Gva
Market 0.33L bottle
Bne
Gva

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Brisbane
5
Geneva

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bne
Gva

Summer dress

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

Bne
Gva

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Bne
Gva
1 pair men's leather shoes
Bne
Gva

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Brisbane
$15.33
Geneva
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth