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Pretoria vs Darwin
Pre vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Pre
Outside city centre
Drw
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Pre
Outside city centre
Drw
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Pre
Outside city centre
Drw
Pre

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Drw
Pre
White bread 500g
Drw
Pre
Eggs 12
Drw
Pre
White rice 1kg
Drw
Pre

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Drw
Pre
Beef round 1kg
Drw
Pre
Local cheese 1kg
Drw
Pre

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Pre

Summer dress

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

Drw
Pre

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Drw
Pre
1 pair men's leather shoes
Drw
Pre

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth