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Newcastle vs Canberra
Ntl vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Newcastle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Ntl
Outside city centre
Cbr
Ntl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Ntl
Outside city centre
Cbr
Ntl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Ntl
Outside city centre
Cbr
Ntl

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Canberra
Newcastle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Ntl

Mobile phone data

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

Cbr
Ntl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Ntl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Ntl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Newcastle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Ntl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Cbr
Ntl
White bread 500g
Cbr
Ntl
Eggs 12
Cbr
Ntl
White rice 1kg
Cbr
Ntl

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Newcastle

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Cbr
Ntl
Beef round 1kg
Cbr
Ntl
Local cheese 1kg
Cbr
Ntl

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cbr
Ntl
Lettuce 1 head
Cbr
Ntl
Tomatoes 1kg
Cbr
Ntl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cbr
Ntl
Oranges 1 head
Cbr
Ntl
Bananas 1kg
Cbr
Ntl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Newcastle

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cbr
Ntl
Market 0.5L bottle
Cbr
Ntl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Ntl
Market 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Ntl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Newcastle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Ntl

Summer dress

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

Cbr
Ntl

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Cbr
Ntl
1 pair men's leather shoes
Cbr
Ntl

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Newcastle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth