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London vs Adelaide
Lon vs Adl

Average net salary (After tax)

Adelaide
London

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Adl
Lon
Outside city centre
Adl
Lon

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Adl
Lon
Outside city centre
Adl
Lon

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Adl
Lon
Outside city centre
Adl
Lon

Mortgage rates

Adelaide
4.5%
London
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Adelaide
London

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Adl
Lon

Mobile phone data

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

Adl
Lon

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Adl
Lon

Monthly pass

Regular price

Adl
Lon

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Adelaide
London

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Adl
Lon
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Adl
Lon
White bread 500g
Adl
Lon
Eggs 12
Adl
Lon
White rice 1kg
Adl
Lon

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Adelaide
London

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Adl
Lon
Beef round 1kg
Adl
Lon
Local cheese 1kg
Adl
Lon

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Adl
Lon
Lettuce 1 head
Adl
Lon
Tomatoes 1kg
Adl
Lon

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Adl
Lon
Oranges 1 head
Adl
Lon
Bananas 1kg
Adl
Lon

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Adelaide
4.5%
London
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Adelaide are 17.14% higher than in London

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Adl
Lon
Market 0.5L bottle
Adl
Lon

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Adl
Lon
Market 0.33L bottle
Adl
Lon

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Adelaide
5
London

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Adl
Lon

Summer dress

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

Adl
Lon

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Adl
Lon
1 pair men's leather shoes
Adl
Lon

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Adelaide
$15.33
London
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Adl $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Adl $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth