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Perth vs Sydney
Per vs Syd

Average net salary (After tax)

Sydney
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Per
Outside city centre
Syd
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Per
Outside city centre
Syd
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Syd
Per
Outside city centre
Syd
Per

Mortgage rates

Sydney
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Sydney
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Syd
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Syd
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Syd
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Syd
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Sydney
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Syd
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Sydney
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Syd
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Syd
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Syd
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Syd
Per
Oranges 1 head
Syd
Per
Bananas 1kg
Syd
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Sydney
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Syd
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Syd
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Syd
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Syd
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Sydney
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Syd
Per

Summer dress

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

Syd
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Sydney
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth