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Canberra vs Australia
Cbr vs Aus

Average net salary (After tax)

Australian Avg.
Canberra

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Aus
Cbr
Outside city centre
Aus
Cbr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Aus
Cbr
Outside city centre
Aus
Cbr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Aus
Cbr
Outside city centre
Aus
Cbr

Mortgage rates

Australian Avg.
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Australian Avg.
Canberra

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Aus
Cbr

Mobile phone data

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

Aus
Cbr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Aus
Cbr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Aus
Cbr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Australian Avg.
Canberra

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Aus
Cbr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Australian Avg.
Canberra

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Aus
Cbr
Lettuce 1 head
Aus
Cbr
Tomatoes 1kg
Aus
Cbr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Aus
Cbr
Oranges 1 head
Aus
Cbr
Bananas 1kg
Aus
Cbr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Australian Avg.
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Australia are 17.14% higher than in Canberra

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Aus
Cbr
Market 0.5L bottle
Aus
Cbr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Aus
Cbr
Market 0.33L bottle
Aus
Cbr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Australian Avg.
5
Canberra

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Aus
Cbr

Summer dress

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

Aus
Cbr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Australian Avg.
$15.33
Canberra
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Aus $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Aus $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth