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Hobart vs Melbourne
Hba vs Mel

Average net salary (After tax)

Melbourne
Hobart

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mel
Hba
Outside city centre
Mel
Hba

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mel
Hba
Outside city centre
Mel
Hba

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mel
Hba
Outside city centre
Mel
Hba

Mortgage rates

Melbourne
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Melbourne
Hobart

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mel
Hba

Mobile phone data

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

Mel
Hba

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mel
Hba

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mel
Hba

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Melbourne
Hobart

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mel
Hba
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Melbourne
Hobart

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mel
Hba
Lettuce 1 head
Mel
Hba
Tomatoes 1kg
Mel
Hba

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mel
Hba
Oranges 1 head
Mel
Hba
Bananas 1kg
Mel
Hba

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Melbourne
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 17.14% higher than in Hobart

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mel
Hba
Market 0.5L bottle
Mel
Hba

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mel
Hba
Market 0.33L bottle
Mel
Hba

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Melbourne
5
Hobart

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mel
Hba

Summer dress

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

Mel
Hba

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Melbourne
$15.33
Hobart
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mel $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mel $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth