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Hobart vs Sydney
Hba vs Syd

Average net salary (After tax)

Sydney
Hobart

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Hba
Outside city centre
Syd
Hba

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Hba
Outside city centre
Syd
Hba

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Syd
Hba
Outside city centre
Syd
Hba

Mortgage rates

Sydney
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Sydney
Hobart

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Syd
Hba

Mobile phone data

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

Syd
Hba

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Syd
Hba

Monthly pass

Regular price

Syd
Hba

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Sydney
Hobart

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Syd
Hba
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Sydney
Hobart

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Syd
Hba
Lettuce 1 head
Syd
Hba
Tomatoes 1kg
Syd
Hba

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Syd
Hba
Oranges 1 head
Syd
Hba
Bananas 1kg
Syd
Hba

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Sydney
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 17.14% higher than in Hobart

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Syd
Hba
Market 0.5L bottle
Syd
Hba

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Syd
Hba
Market 0.33L bottle
Syd
Hba

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Sydney
5
Hobart

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Syd
Hba

Summer dress

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

Syd
Hba

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Sydney
$15.33
Hobart
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth