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Newcastle vs Seattle
Ntl vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Newcastle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Ntl
Outside city centre
Sea
Ntl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Ntl
Outside city centre
Sea
Ntl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Ntl
Outside city centre
Sea
Ntl

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Newcastle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Ntl

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Ntl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Ntl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Ntl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Newcastle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Ntl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Newcastle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Ntl
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Ntl
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Ntl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Ntl
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Ntl
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Ntl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Newcastle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Ntl
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Ntl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Ntl
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Ntl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Newcastle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Ntl

Summer dress

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

Sea
Ntl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Newcastle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth