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Hobart vs Los Angeles
Hba vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Hobart

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Hba
Outside city centre
Lax
Hba

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Hba
Outside city centre
Lax
Hba

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Hba
Outside city centre
Lax
Hba

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Hobart

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Hba

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Hba

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Hba

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Hba

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Hobart

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Hba
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Hobart

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Hba
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Hba
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Hba

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Hba
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Hba
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Hba

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Hobart

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Hba
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Hba

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Hba
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Hba

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Hobart

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Hba

Summer dress

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

Lax
Hba

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Hobart
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth