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Seoul vs Canberra
Sel vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Seoul

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Sel
Outside city centre
Cbr
Sel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Sel
Outside city centre
Cbr
Sel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Sel
Outside city centre
Cbr
Sel

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Canberra
Seoul

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Sel

Mobile phone data

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

Cbr
Sel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Sel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Sel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Seoul

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Sel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Seoul

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cbr
Sel
Lettuce 1 head
Cbr
Sel
Tomatoes 1kg
Cbr
Sel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cbr
Sel
Oranges 1 head
Cbr
Sel
Bananas 1kg
Cbr
Sel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Seoul

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cbr
Sel
Market 0.5L bottle
Cbr
Sel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Sel
Market 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Sel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Seoul

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Sel

Summer dress

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

Cbr
Sel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Seoul
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth