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Hobart vs Shanghai
Hba vs Sha

Average net salary (After tax)

Shanghai
Hobart

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Hba
Outside city centre
Sha
Hba

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Hba
Outside city centre
Sha
Hba

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sha
Hba
Outside city centre
Sha
Hba

Mortgage rates

Shanghai
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Shanghai
Hobart

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sha
Hba

Mobile phone data

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

Sha
Hba

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sha
Hba

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sha
Hba

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Shanghai
Hobart

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sha
Hba
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Shanghai
Hobart

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sha
Hba
Lettuce 1 head
Sha
Hba
Tomatoes 1kg
Sha
Hba

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sha
Hba
Oranges 1 head
Sha
Hba
Bananas 1kg
Sha
Hba

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Shanghai
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 17.14% higher than in Hobart

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sha
Hba
Market 0.5L bottle
Sha
Hba

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sha
Hba
Market 0.33L bottle
Sha
Hba

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Shanghai
5
Hobart

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sha
Hba

Summer dress

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

Sha
Hba

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Shanghai
$15.33
Hobart
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth