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Gold Coast vs Darwin
Glc vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Gold Coast

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Glc
Outside city centre
Drw
Glc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Glc
Outside city centre
Drw
Glc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Glc
Outside city centre
Drw
Glc

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Gold Coast

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Glc

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Glc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Glc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Glc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Gold Coast

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Glc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Gold Coast

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Glc
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Glc
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Glc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Glc
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Glc
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Glc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Gold Coast

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Glc
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Glc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Glc
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Glc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Gold Coast

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Glc

Summer dress

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

Drw
Glc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Gold Coast
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth