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Wellington vs Darwin
Wlg vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Wlg
Outside city centre
Drw
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Wlg
Outside city centre
Drw
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Wlg
Outside city centre
Drw
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Drw
Wlg
White bread 500g
Drw
Wlg
Eggs 12
Drw
Wlg
White rice 1kg
Drw
Wlg

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Wellington

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Drw
Wlg
Beef round 1kg
Drw
Wlg
Local cheese 1kg
Drw
Wlg

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Wlg
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Wlg
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Wlg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Wlg
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Wlg
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Wlg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Wlg
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Wlg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Wlg
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Wlg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Drw
Wlg

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Drw
Wlg
1 pair men's leather shoes
Drw
Wlg

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth