Cost of Living in Darwin

Summary about cost of living in Darwin, Australia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 21.00 A$ 15.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 A$ 69.00-130.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 A$ 12.00-16.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$ 6.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$ 7.00-12.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.95 A$ 4.00-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.32 A$ 2.50-4.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.21 A$ 2.90-4.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.11 A$ 3.79-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.64 A$ 1.81-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.51 A$ 0.91-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.10 A$ 3.50-7.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.72 A$ 3.63-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.62 A$ 4.49-6.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.64 A$ 3.63-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 2.51 A$ 1.36-3.18
Banana (1 lb) 1.97 A$ 0.90-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 2.71 A$ 1.81-3.86
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 A$ 1.59-3.86
Potato (1 lb) 2.38 A$ 1.36-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 1.87 A$ 1.36-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 3.80 A$ 2.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.40 A$ 0.80-6.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.50 A$ 8.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.70 A$ 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.38 A$ 3.50-7.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 36.50 A$ 35.00-45.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 A$ 2.50-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.96 A$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.60 A$ 5.40-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.48 A$ 2.48-7.24
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.38 A$ 55.38-55.38
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.48 A$ 7.19-8.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,378.50 A$ 27,000.00-28,900.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,174.29 A$ 25,000.00-29,300.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 310.00 A$ 200.00-420.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.62 A$ 0.25-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 83.12 A$ 70.00-109.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.86 A$ 37.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.75 A$ 0.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 23.50 A$ 20.00-27.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,600.00 A$ 800.00-5,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,166.67 A$ 8,500.00-15,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.50 A$ 70.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.00 A$ 40.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 143.33 A$ 90.00-170.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 171.67 A$ 150.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,596.67 A$ 550.00-2,440.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 933.33 A$ 500.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,466.67 A$ 3,200.00-3,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,605.00 A$ 2,100.00-3,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,291.92 A$ 278.71-4,180.60
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,734.18 A$ 232.26-4,645.11
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,228.25 A$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.88 1.75-4.00

Prices in Darwin

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Last update: May 2022
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1 Comments so far
Hugo on Apr 14, 2019:
We are planning to migrate to Darwin. We are looking for a small rented accommodation for three, me, my wife and my 1.5 yr old boy . Please suggest.