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Perth vs Darwin
Per vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Per
Outside city centre
Drw
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Per
Outside city centre
Drw
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Per
Outside city centre
Drw
Per

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Per
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Per
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Per

Summer dress

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

Drw
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth