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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Chicago, IL Reverse

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You would need around 4,602.93$ in Chicago, IL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,000.00$ in Brisbane (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Chicago, IL are 18.71% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 7.94% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 14.54% higher than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 17.34% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 13.82% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 30.28% higher than in Brisbane

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  Brisbane  Chicago, IL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.66 $     10.00 $      -31.79 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 61.08 $     55.00 $      -9.96 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.33 $     6.50 $      -11.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.89 $     4.00 $      -18.15 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.70 $     6.00 $      +5.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.42 $     3.73 $      +9.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.48 $     1.62 $      -34.73 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.99 $     1.36 $      -31.65 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.25 $     0.94 $      -24.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.10 $     1.93 $      -8.19 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.60 $     2.24 $      -13.92 %
Eggs (12) 3.38 $     2.09 $      -37.99 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.46 $     7.62 $      +2.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.75 $     9.15 $      +4.56 %
Apples (1kg) 3.54 $     3.61 $      +2.02 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.12 $     2.74 $      -12.27 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.05 $     4.33 $      +6.93 %
Potato (1kg) 2.55 $     1.69 $      -33.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 $     1.35 $      -22.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $     1.79 $      -8.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.22 $     12.00 $      -1.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.84 $     2.62 $      -31.60 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.96 $     2.68 $      -45.97 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 16.29 $     10.00 $      -38.61 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.07 $     2.25 $      -44.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 122.17 $     100.00 $      -18.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.44 $     3.25 $      +33.01 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.85 $     1.24 $      -56.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 38.12 $     30.00 $      -21.29 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.25 $     1.03 $      -18.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,437.50 $     20,000.00 $      -14.67 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 151.52 $     129.34 $      -14.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.55 $     0.19 $      -65.45 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.00 $     42.37 $      -28.17 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.16 $     39.83 $      -13.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.05 $     20.00 $      +65.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.03 $     11.00 $      -15.59 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.00 $     42.75 $      -42.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.72 $     32.86 $      -31.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 106.33 $     80.00 $      -24.76 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 105.07 $     96.00 $      -8.63 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,436.02 $     1,545.50 $      +7.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 939.48 $     985.72 $      +4.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,549.53 $     2,861.54 $      +12.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,485.41 $     1,950.00 $      +31.28 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,656.03 $     3,105.39 $      -33.30 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,257.86 $     1,973.38 $      -39.43 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,057.05 $     3,666.39 $      +19.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.67     4.37      -22.91 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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