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Perth vs New York
Per vs Nyc

Average net salary (After tax)

New York
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Nyc
Per
Outside city centre
Nyc
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Nyc
Per
Outside city centre
Nyc
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Nyc
Per
Outside city centre
Nyc
Per

Mortgage rates

New York
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

New York
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Nyc
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Nyc
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Nyc
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Nyc
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

New York
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Nyc
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

New York
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Nyc
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Nyc
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Nyc
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Nyc
Per
Oranges 1 head
Nyc
Per
Bananas 1kg
Nyc
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

New York
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in New York are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Nyc
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Nyc
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Nyc
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Nyc
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

New York
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Nyc
Per

Summer dress

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

Nyc
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

New York
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth