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Melbourne vs Panama City
Mel vs Pan

Average net salary (After tax)

Panama City
Melbourne

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Mel
Outside city centre
Pan
Mel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Mel
Outside city centre
Pan
Mel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pan
Mel
Outside city centre
Pan
Mel

Mortgage rates

Panama City
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Panama City
Melbourne

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pan
Mel

Mobile phone data

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

Pan
Mel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pan
Mel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pan
Mel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Panama City
Melbourne

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pan
Mel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Panama City
Melbourne

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pan
Mel
Lettuce 1 head
Pan
Mel
Tomatoes 1kg
Pan
Mel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pan
Mel
Oranges 1 head
Pan
Mel
Bananas 1kg
Pan
Mel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Panama City
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Panama City are 17.14% higher than in Melbourne

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pan
Mel
Market 0.5L bottle
Pan
Mel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pan
Mel
Market 0.33L bottle
Pan
Mel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Panama City
5
Melbourne

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pan
Mel

Summer dress

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

Pan
Mel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Panama City
$15.33
Melbourne
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth