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Newcastle vs Perth
Ntl vs Per

Average net salary (After tax)

Perth
Newcastle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Ntl
Outside city centre
Per
Ntl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Ntl
Outside city centre
Per
Ntl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Per
Ntl
Outside city centre
Per
Ntl

Mortgage rates

Perth
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Perth
Newcastle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Per
Ntl

Mobile phone data

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

Per
Ntl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Per
Ntl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Per
Ntl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Perth
Newcastle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Per
Ntl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Perth
Newcastle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Per
Ntl
Lettuce 1 head
Per
Ntl
Tomatoes 1kg
Per
Ntl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Per
Ntl
Oranges 1 head
Per
Ntl
Bananas 1kg
Per
Ntl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Perth
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Perth are 17.14% higher than in Newcastle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Per
Ntl
Market 0.5L bottle
Per
Ntl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Per
Ntl
Market 0.33L bottle
Per
Ntl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Perth
5
Newcastle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Per
Ntl

Summer dress

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

Per
Ntl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Perth
$15.33
Newcastle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Per $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Per $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth