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Perth vs Gold Coast
Per vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Per
Outside city centre
Glc
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Per
Outside city centre
Glc
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Per
Outside city centre
Glc
Per

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Gold Coast
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Glc
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Per
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Per
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Per

Summer dress

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

Glc
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth