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Seoul vs Adelaide
Sel vs Adl

Average net salary (After tax)

Adelaide
Seoul

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Adl
Sel
Outside city centre
Adl
Sel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Adl
Sel
Outside city centre
Adl
Sel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Adl
Sel
Outside city centre
Adl
Sel

Mortgage rates

Adelaide
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Adelaide
Seoul

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Adl
Sel

Mobile phone data

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

Adl
Sel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Adl
Sel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Adl
Sel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Adelaide
Seoul

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Adl
Sel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Adl
Sel
White bread 500g
Adl
Sel
Eggs 12
Adl
Sel
White rice 1kg
Adl
Sel

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Adelaide
Seoul

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Adl
Sel
Beef round 1kg
Adl
Sel
Local cheese 1kg
Adl
Sel

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Adl
Sel
Lettuce 1 head
Adl
Sel
Tomatoes 1kg
Adl
Sel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Adl
Sel
Oranges 1 head
Adl
Sel
Bananas 1kg
Adl
Sel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Adelaide
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Adelaide are 17.14% higher than in Seoul

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Adl $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Adl
Sel
Market 0.5L bottle
Adl
Sel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Adl
Sel
Market 0.33L bottle
Adl
Sel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Adelaide
5
Seoul

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Adl
Sel

Summer dress

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

Adl
Sel

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Adl
Sel
1 pair men's leather shoes
Adl
Sel

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Adelaide
$15.33
Seoul
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Adl $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Adl $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth