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London vs Perth
Lon vs Per

Average net salary (After tax)

Perth
London

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Lon
Outside city centre
Per
Lon

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Lon
Outside city centre
Per
Lon

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Per
Lon
Outside city centre
Per
Lon

Mortgage rates

Perth
4.5%
London
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Perth
London

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Per
Lon

Mobile phone data

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

Per
Lon

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Per
Lon

Monthly pass

Regular price

Per
Lon

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Perth
London

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Per
Lon
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Perth
London

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Per
Lon
Lettuce 1 head
Per
Lon
Tomatoes 1kg
Per
Lon

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Per
Lon
Oranges 1 head
Per
Lon
Bananas 1kg
Per
Lon

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Perth
4.5%
London
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Perth are 17.14% higher than in London

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Per
Lon
Market 0.5L bottle
Per
Lon

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Per
Lon
Market 0.33L bottle
Per
Lon

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Perth
5
London

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Per
Lon

Summer dress

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

Per
Lon

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Perth
$15.33
London
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Per $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Per $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth