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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Chicago, IL Reverse

You would need around 4,472.26$ in Chicago, IL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,700.00$ in Brisbane (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Chicago, IL are 30.01% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 21.54% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 4.47% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 26.18% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 25.86% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 23.58% higher than in Brisbane

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  Brisbane  Chicago, IL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.73 $     10.00 $      -40.23 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.07 $     55.00 $      -15.47 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.32 $     6.50 $      -21.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.58 $     4.00 $      -28.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.51 $     5.50 $      -15.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.90 $     3.83 $      -1.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.79 $     1.64 $      -41.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.29 $     1.41 $      -38.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.45 $     0.89 $      -38.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.33 $     2.01 $      -13.56 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.18 $     1.80 $      -43.50 %
Eggs (12) 3.74 $     2.11 $      -43.58 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.89 $     7.15 $      -9.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.84 $     8.29 $      -15.71 %
Apples (1kg) 3.89 $     3.75 $      -3.53 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.36 $     2.82 $      -16.14 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.58 $     4.13 $      -9.97 %
Potato (1kg) 2.90 $     1.69 $      -41.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.98 $     1.34 $      -32.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $     1.61 $      -25.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.64 $     12.99 $      -11.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.56 $     2.39 $      -47.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.64 $     2.59 $      -54.03 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.59 $     10.00 $      -46.21 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.65 $     2.25 $      -51.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 134.78 $     100.00 $      -25.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.79 $     3.25 $      +16.54 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $     1.24 $      -61.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 43.50 $     30.00 $      -31.04 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 $     1.06 $      -26.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,547.69 $     18,000.00 $      -32.20 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 186.18 $     131.01 $      -29.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.69 $     0.16 $      -76.96 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.39 $     44.21 $      -32.39 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.47 $     40.61 $      -19.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.99 $     20.00 $      +53.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.87 $     11.00 $      -26.04 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.54 $     43.83 $      -47.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.51 $     32.14 $      -43.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 123.61 $     79.44 $      -35.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.29 $     92.31 $      -22.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,674.24 $     1,533.00 $      -8.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,100.57 $     958.95 $      -12.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,987.30 $     2,871.43 $      -3.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,772.14 $     1,862.50 $      +5.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,180.64 $     2,967.25 $      -42.72 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,718.16 $     1,704.29 $      -54.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,522.86 $     3,415.84 $      -3.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.67     4.31      -23.92 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014August, 2014
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