COST OF LIVING

Living expenses vary according to individual lifestyles and means. The amount estimated is an average figure.

 

ItemCost per monthCost per year
Deposit per person on room rental (2 months rent - two to a room)-$1,000
Other initial expenses$500
Group hospitalisation & surgical insurance$50*
Rent per person (two to a room)$500$6,000
Water, Electricity & Gas$100$1,200
Telecommunications & Internet$100$1,200

Food

$400$4,800
Transport$100$1,200
Books/stationery/equipment$50$600
Personal Expenses$150$1,800
Total average estimate$1,400$18,350