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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Chicago, IL Reverse

You would need around 4,512.63$ in Chicago, IL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00$ 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 27.15% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 17.95% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 0.66% higher than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 23.40% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 23.90% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 25.19% higher than in Brisbane

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  Brisbane  Chicago, IL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.07 $     10.00 $      -37.77 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 63.95 $     55.00 $      -14.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.03 $     6.50 $      -19.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.36 $     4.00 $      -25.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.25 $     6.00 $      -3.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 $     3.80 $      +0.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.69 $     1.65 $      -38.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.21 $     1.44 $      -34.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.40 $     0.90 $      -35.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.30 $     1.99 $      -13.43 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.06 $     1.88 $      -38.64 %
Eggs (12) 3.68 $     2.03 $      -44.87 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.66 $     7.04 $      -8.03 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.46 $     8.37 $      -11.50 %
Apples (1kg) 3.74 $     3.61 $      -3.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.26 $     2.62 $      -19.69 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.52 $     4.13 $      -8.68 %
Potato (1kg) 2.83 $     1.69 $      -40.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.91 $     1.34 $      -29.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 $     1.73 $      -16.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.39 $     12.50 $      -6.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.44 $     2.44 $      -45.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.51 $     2.61 $      -52.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 17.86 $     10.00 $      -44.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.46 $     2.25 $      -49.60 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 124.99 $     100.00 $      -19.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.68 $     3.25 $      +21.34 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.12 $     1.24 $      -60.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 41.78 $     30.00 $      -28.20 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 $     1.05 $      -24.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,770.11 $     19,000.00 $      -23.29 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 179.13 $     131.82 $      -26.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.67 $     0.18 $      -73.77 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.81 $     44.15 $      -29.70 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.65 $     39.85 $      -18.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.53 $     20.00 $      +59.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.28 $     11.00 $      -22.99 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.39 $     43.83 $      -45.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.39 $     32.50 $      -40.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 119.23 $     79.44 $      -33.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 114.57 $     90.00 $      -21.45 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,608.02 $     1,531.43 $      -4.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,059.63 $     967.78 $      -8.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,879.33 $     2,883.33 $      +0.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,668.94 $     1,900.00 $      +13.85 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,975.75 $     3,105.39 $      -37.59 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,571.11 $     1,704.29 $      -52.28 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,358.47 $     3,449.72 $      +2.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.66     4.30      -24.11 %
 
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