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Perth vs Adelaide
Per vs Adl

Average net salary (After tax)

Adelaide
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Adl
Per
Outside city centre
Adl
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Adl
Per
Outside city centre
Adl
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Adl
Per
Outside city centre
Adl
Per

Mortgage rates

Adelaide
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Adelaide
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Adl
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Adl
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Adl
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Adl
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Adelaide
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Adl
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Adelaide
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Adl
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Adl
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Adl
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Adl
Per
Oranges 1 head
Adl
Per
Bananas 1kg
Adl
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Adelaide
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Adelaide are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Adl
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Adl
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Adl
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Adl
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Adelaide
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Adl
Per

Summer dress

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

Adl
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Adelaide
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Adl $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Adl $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth