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Seattle vs Perth
Sea vs Per

Average net salary (After tax)

Perth
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Sea
Outside city centre
Per
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Sea
Outside city centre
Per
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Per
Sea
Outside city centre
Per
Sea

Mortgage rates

Perth
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Perth
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Per
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Per
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Per
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Per
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Perth
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Per
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Perth
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Per
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Per
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Per
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Per
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Per
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Per
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Perth
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Perth are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Per
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Per
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Per
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Per
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Perth
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Per
Sea

Summer dress

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

Per
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Perth
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Per $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Per $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth