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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Chicago, IL Reverse

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You would need around 4,766.78$ in Chicago, IL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,000.00A$ (4,579.45$) in Brisbane (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Chicago, IL are 9.71% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 4.09% higher than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 34.73% higher than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 3.40% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 5.54% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 12.45% lower than in Brisbane

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  Brisbane  Chicago, IL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.74 $
(18.00 A$)
    12.00 $
(15.72 A$)
     -12.65 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 53.43 $
(70.00 A$)
    60.00 $
(78.61 A$)
     +12.30 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.61 $
(9.98 A$)
    6.25 $
(8.19 A$)
     -17.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.58 $
(6.00 A$)
    4.00 $
(5.24 A$)
     -12.65 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.34 $
(7.00 A$)
    6.00 $
(7.86 A$)
     +12.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.17 $
(4.15 A$)
    3.49 $
(4.57 A$)
     +10.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.32 $
(3.04 A$)
    1.60 $
(2.09 A$)
     -31.21 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.89 $
(2.48 A$)
    1.57 $
(2.06 A$)
     -16.83 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.31 $
(5.64 A$)
    4.22 $
(5.53 A$)
     -1.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.87 $
(2.45 A$)
    1.92 $
(2.52 A$)
     +2.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.88 $
(1.15 A$)
    0.99 $
(1.30 A$)
     +13.16 %
Eggs (12) 3.28 $
(4.30 A$)
    2.54 $
(3.33 A$)
     -22.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.09 $
(4.05 A$)
    3.50 $
(4.59 A$)
     +13.29 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.82 $
(5.00 A$)
    4.67 $
(6.12 A$)
     +22.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.55 $
(2.03 A$)
    1.53 $
(2.01 A$)
     -0.92 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.32 $
(1.73 A$)
    1.27 $
(1.66 A$)
     -3.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.72 $
(2.25 A$)
    2.04 $
(2.67 A$)
     +18.61 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.10 $
(1.44 A$)
    0.96 $
(1.25 A$)
     -12.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $
(2.10 A$)
    1.62 $
(2.13 A$)
     +1.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $
(2.41 A$)
    2.19 $
(2.87 A$)
     +19.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.45 $
(15.00 A$)
    10.00 $
(13.10 A$)
     -12.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.45 $
(4.52 A$)
    1.75 $
(2.29 A$)
     -49.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.88 $
(5.09 A$)
    2.10 $
(2.75 A$)
     -45.84 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 17.59 $
(23.05 A$)
    12.00 $
(15.72 A$)
     -31.79 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.55 $
(4.65 A$)
    2.38 $
(3.11 A$)
     -33.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 114.49 $
(150.00 A$)
    100.00 $
(131.02 A$)
     -12.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.05 $
(4.00 A$)
    3.12 $
(4.09 A$)
     +2.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.87 $
(3.76 A$)
    1.81 $
(2.37 A$)
     -36.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.86 $
(49.60 A$)
    25.00 $
(32.75 A$)
     -33.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.16 $
(5.45 A$)
    3.21 $
(4.20 A$)
     -22.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,981.53 $
(27,490.00 A$)
    25,000.00 $
(32,755.00 A$)
     +19.15 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 120.90 $
(158.41 A$)
    116.01 $
(151.99 A$)
     -4.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.56 $
(0.74 A$)
    0.19 $
(0.25 A$)
     -66.58 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.67 $
(72.94 A$)
    39.12 $
(51.26 A$)
     -29.72 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.95 $
(66.75 A$)
    45.80 $
(60.00 A$)
     -10.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.89 $
(16.89 A$)
    23.33 $
(30.57 A$)
     +81.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.21 $
(16.00 A$)
    11.00 $
(14.41 A$)
     -9.92 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.06 $
(95.73 A$)
    41.88 $
(54.86 A$)
     -42.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.95 $
(65.44 A$)
    37.86 $
(49.60 A$)
     -24.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.61 $
(126.58 A$)
    82.78 $
(108.46 A$)
     -14.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.15 $
(107.64 A$)
    97.38 $
(127.58 A$)
     +18.53 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,253.24 $
(1,642.00 A$)
    1,605.67 $
(2,103.74 A$)
     +28.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 855.26 $
(1,120.56 A$)
    962.08 $
(1,260.52 A$)
     +12.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,255.38 $
(2,955.00 A$)
    2,850.00 $
(3,734.07 A$)
     +26.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,246.63 $
(1,633.33 A$)
    2,216.67 $
(2,904.28 A$)
     +77.81 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 453.80 $
(594.57 A$)
    340.00 $
(445.46 A$)
     -25.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 283.63 $
(371.61 A$)
    200.00 $
(262.04 A$)
     -29.49 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,164.27 $
(4,145.82 A$)
    2,883.60 $
(3,778.09 A$)
     -8.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.22     3.97      -23.89 %
 
Last updateJune, 2015June, 2015
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Currency: USD