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Seattle vs Darwin
Sea vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Sea
Outside city centre
Drw
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Sea
Outside city centre
Drw
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Sea
Outside city centre
Drw
Sea

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Sea

Summer dress

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

Drw
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth