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Paris vs Brisbane
Par vs Bne

Average net salary (After tax)

Brisbane
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Par
Outside city centre
Bne
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Par
Outside city centre
Bne
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bne
Par
Outside city centre
Bne
Par

Mortgage rates

Brisbane
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Brisbane
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bne
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Bne
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bne
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bne
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Brisbane
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bne
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Bne
Par
White bread 500g
Bne
Par
Eggs 12
Bne
Par
White rice 1kg
Bne
Par

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Brisbane
Paris

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Bne
Par
Beef round 1kg
Bne
Par
Local cheese 1kg
Bne
Par

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bne
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Bne
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Bne
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bne
Par
Oranges 1 head
Bne
Par
Bananas 1kg
Bne
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Brisbane
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bne
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Bne
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bne
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Bne
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Brisbane
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bne
Par

Summer dress

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

Bne
Par

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Bne
Par
1 pair men's leather shoes
Bne
Par

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Brisbane
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth