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Hobart vs Darwin
Hba vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Hobart

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Hba
Outside city centre
Drw
Hba

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Hba
Outside city centre
Drw
Hba

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Hba
Outside city centre
Drw
Hba

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Hobart

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Hba

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Hba

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Hba

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Hba

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Hobart

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Hba
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Hobart

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Hba
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Hba
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Hba

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Hba
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Hba
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Hba

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Hobart

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Hba
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Hba

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Hba
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Hba

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Hobart

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Hba

Summer dress

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

Drw
Hba

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Hobart
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth