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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Chicago, IL Reverse

You would need around 4,450.89$ 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 30.34% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 21.91% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 4.94% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 26.46% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 26.05% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 23.35% higher than in Brisbane

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  Brisbane  Chicago, IL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.84 $     10.00 $      -40.63 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.50 $     55.00 $      -16.03 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.37 $     6.50 $      -22.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.61 $     4.00 $      -28.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.64 $     5.50 $      -17.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 $     3.83 $      -2.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.82 $     1.64 $      -41.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.41 $      -39.08 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.46 $     0.89 $      -38.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.34 $     2.01 $      -14.12 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.20 $     1.80 $      -43.86 %
Eggs (12) 3.76 $     2.11 $      -43.94 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.94 $     7.15 $      -10.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.90 $     8.29 $      -16.27 %
Apples (1kg) 3.91 $     3.75 $      -4.17 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.38 $     2.82 $      -16.68 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.62 $     4.13 $      -10.56 %
Potato (1kg) 2.92 $     1.69 $      -42.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.99 $     1.34 $      -32.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $     1.61 $      -25.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.74 $     12.99 $      -11.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.59 $     2.39 $      -47.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.68 $     2.59 $      -54.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.71 $     10.00 $      -46.57 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.68 $     2.25 $      -51.91 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.36 $     100.00 $      -28.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.81 $     3.25 $      +15.78 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.28 $     1.24 $      -62.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 43.79 $     30.00 $      -31.49 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.45 $     1.06 $      -26.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,724.06 $     18,000.00 $      -32.64 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 187.39 $     131.01 $      -30.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.70 $     0.16 $      -77.11 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.83 $     44.21 $      -32.83 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.79 $     40.61 $      -20.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.07 $     20.00 $      +53.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.97 $     11.00 $      -26.53 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.08 $     43.83 $      -47.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.88 $     32.14 $      -43.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 124.39 $     79.44 $      -36.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 120.08 $     92.31 $      -23.13 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,685.36 $     1,533.00 $      -9.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,107.67 $     958.95 $      -13.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,006.46 $     2,871.43 $      -4.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,801.84 $     1,862.50 $      +3.37 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,215.06 $     2,967.25 $      -43.10 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,742.87 $     1,704.29 $      -54.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,546.37 $     3,415.84 $      -3.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.67     4.31      -23.92 %
 
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