Furthermore, Maroubra has nearly 4% of people from UK and 3% of people from Indonesia. However, there are 7% of people from China and 4% of people from Greece living in Kogarah. There are many differences and similarities in the housing of the two suburbs. Both of these suburbs have over 42% of apartments. The median apartment price in Maroubra is more expensive than in Kogarah. In addition, the cost of having a house in Maroubra is about $1.050.000. On the other hand, the median house price in Kogarah is a lot cheaper than in Maroubra. Just spending about $650.000 will own a house in Kogarah. Services in these suburbs have many discrepancies.
Firstly, there are the train station and bus routes in Kogarah while Maroubra has no train station. Thats the reason why over 55% of people living in Maroubra drive to work by private transport whereas it is just 45% in Kogarah. Secondly, it is easy to find shopping centers, small stores and coffee houses in Kogarah and Maroubra. Due to setting up the train station in Kogarah, most of shopping centers, small shops and cafes were built near the train station instead of being on major roads like Maroubra. Besides, it takes about 3km from Maroubra to the major hospital while the major hospital was built in Kogarah.