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Vancouver vs Perth
Van vs Per

Average net salary (After tax)

Perth
Vancouver

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Van
Outside city centre
Per
Van

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Van
Outside city centre
Per
Van

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Per
Van
Outside city centre
Per
Van

Mortgage rates

Perth
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Perth
Vancouver

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Per
Van

Mobile phone data

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

Per
Van

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Per
Van

Monthly pass

Regular price

Per
Van

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Perth
Vancouver

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Per
Van
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Perth
Vancouver

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Per
Van
Lettuce 1 head
Per
Van
Tomatoes 1kg
Per
Van

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Per
Van
Oranges 1 head
Per
Van
Bananas 1kg
Per
Van

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Perth
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Perth are 17.14% higher than in Vancouver

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Per
Van
Market 0.5L bottle
Per
Van

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Per
Van
Market 0.33L bottle
Per
Van

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Perth
5
Vancouver

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Per
Van

Summer dress

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

Per
Van

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Perth
$15.33
Vancouver
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Per $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Per $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth