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Reykjavik vs Gold Coast
Rkv vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Reykjavik

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Rkv
Outside city centre
Glc
Rkv

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Rkv
Outside city centre
Glc
Rkv

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Rkv
Outside city centre
Glc
Rkv

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Gold Coast
Reykjavik

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Rkv

Mobile phone data

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

Glc
Rkv

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Rkv

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Rkv

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Reykjavik

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Rkv
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Glc
Rkv
White bread 500g
Glc
Rkv
Eggs 12
Glc
Rkv
White rice 1kg
Glc
Rkv

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Reykjavik

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Glc
Rkv
Beef round 1kg
Glc
Rkv
Local cheese 1kg
Glc
Rkv

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Rkv
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Rkv
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Rkv

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Rkv
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Rkv
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Rkv

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Reykjavik

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Rkv
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Rkv

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Rkv
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Rkv

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Reykjavik

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Rkv

Summer dress

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

Glc
Rkv

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Glc
Rkv
1 pair men's leather shoes
Glc
Rkv

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Reykjavik
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth