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Newcastle vs Australia
Ntl vs Aus

Average net salary (After tax)

Australian Avg.
Newcastle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Aus
Ntl
Outside city centre
Aus
Ntl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Aus
Ntl
Outside city centre
Aus
Ntl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Aus
Ntl
Outside city centre
Aus
Ntl

Mortgage rates

Australian Avg.
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Australian Avg.
Newcastle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Aus
Ntl

Mobile phone data

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

Aus
Ntl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Aus
Ntl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Aus
Ntl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Australian Avg.
Newcastle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Aus
Ntl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Australian Avg.
Newcastle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Aus
Ntl
Lettuce 1 head
Aus
Ntl
Tomatoes 1kg
Aus
Ntl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Aus
Ntl
Oranges 1 head
Aus
Ntl
Bananas 1kg
Aus
Ntl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Australian Avg.
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Australia are 17.14% higher than in Newcastle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Aus
Ntl
Market 0.5L bottle
Aus
Ntl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Aus
Ntl
Market 0.33L bottle
Aus
Ntl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Australian Avg.
5
Newcastle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Aus
Ntl

Summer dress

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

Aus
Ntl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Australian Avg.
$15.33
Newcastle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Aus $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Aus $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth