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Perth vs Los Angeles
Per vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Per
Outside city centre
Lax
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Per
Outside city centre
Lax
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Per
Outside city centre
Lax
Per

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Per
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Per
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Per

Summer dress

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

Lax
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth