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Melbourne vs Delhi
Mel vs Del

Average net salary (After tax)

Delhi
Melbourne

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Del
Mel
Outside city centre
Del
Mel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Del
Mel
Outside city centre
Del
Mel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Del
Mel
Outside city centre
Del
Mel

Mortgage rates

Delhi
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Delhi
Melbourne

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Del
Mel

Mobile phone data

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

Del
Mel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Del
Mel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Del
Mel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Delhi
Melbourne

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Del
Mel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Delhi
Melbourne

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Del
Mel
Lettuce 1 head
Del
Mel
Tomatoes 1kg
Del
Mel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Del
Mel
Oranges 1 head
Del
Mel
Bananas 1kg
Del
Mel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Delhi
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Delhi are 17.14% higher than in Melbourne

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Del
Mel
Market 0.5L bottle
Del
Mel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Del
Mel
Market 0.33L bottle
Del
Mel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Delhi
5
Melbourne

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Del
Mel

Summer dress

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

Del
Mel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Delhi
$15.33
Melbourne
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Del $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Del $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth