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Perth vs San Francisco
Per vs Sfo

Average net salary (After tax)

San Francisco
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Per
Outside city centre
Sfo
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Per
Outside city centre
Sfo
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sfo
Per
Outside city centre
Sfo
Per

Mortgage rates

San Francisco
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

San Francisco
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sfo
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Sfo
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sfo
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sfo
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

San Francisco
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sfo
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

San Francisco
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sfo
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Sfo
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Sfo
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sfo
Per
Oranges 1 head
Sfo
Per
Bananas 1kg
Sfo
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

San Francisco
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in San Francisco are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sfo
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Sfo
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

San Francisco
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sfo
Per

Summer dress

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

Sfo
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

San Francisco
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth