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Sydney vs Hobart
Syd vs Hba

Average net salary (After tax)

Hobart
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hba
Syd
Outside city centre
Hba
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hba
Syd
Outside city centre
Hba
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hba
Syd
Outside city centre
Hba
Syd

Mortgage rates

Hobart
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hobart
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hba
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Hba
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hba
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hba
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hobart
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hba
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Hba
Syd
White bread 500g
Hba
Syd
Eggs 12
Hba
Syd
White rice 1kg
Hba
Syd

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hobart
Sydney

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Hba
Syd
Beef round 1kg
Hba
Syd
Local cheese 1kg
Hba
Syd

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hba
Syd
Lettuce 1 head
Hba
Syd
Tomatoes 1kg
Hba
Syd

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hba
Syd
Oranges 1 head
Hba
Syd
Bananas 1kg
Hba
Syd

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hobart
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hobart are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Hba $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Hba $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Hba $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hba
Syd
Market 0.5L bottle
Hba
Syd

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hba
Syd
Market 0.33L bottle
Hba
Syd

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hobart
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hba
Syd

Summer dress

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

Hba
Syd

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Hba
Syd
1 pair men's leather shoes
Hba
Syd

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hobart
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hba $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hba $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth