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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Chicago, IL Reverse

You would need around 4,489.08$ in Chicago, IL to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,800.00$ 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 31.10% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 22.60% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 5.44% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 28.16% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 27.40% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 30.58% higher than in Brisbane

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  Brisbane  Chicago, IL      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.78 $     10.00 $      -40.42 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 69.93 $     55.00 $      -21.35 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.34 $     6.50 $      -22.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.59 $     4.00 $      -28.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.62 $     5.75 $      -13.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 $     3.81 $      -2.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.82 $     1.63 $      -42.26 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.33 $     1.40 $      -39.89 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.46 $     0.89 $      -38.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.30 $     2.00 $      -12.95 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.30 $     1.86 $      -43.59 %
Eggs (12) 3.79 $     2.12 $      -44.08 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.99 $     7.58 $      -5.10 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.92 $     8.07 $      -18.59 %
Apples (1kg) 3.94 $     3.42 $      -13.20 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.48 $     2.62 $      -24.64 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.64 $     4.30 $      -7.44 %
Potato (1kg) 2.98 $     1.84 $      -38.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.07 $     1.31 $      -36.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     1.56 $      -32.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.99 $     12.99 $      -7.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.63 $     2.31 $      -50.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.68 $     2.49 $      -56.14 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.18 $     10.00 $      -45.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.66 $     2.25 $      -51.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 135.20 $     100.00 $      -26.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     3.25 $      +16.19 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.26 $     1.24 $      -61.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 43.64 $     30.00 $      -31.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 $     1.07 $      -26.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,629.37 $     18,000.00 $      -32.41 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 183.57 $     131.01 $      -28.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.70 $     0.16 $      -77.03 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.91 $     44.21 $      -31.89 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.29 $     40.61 $      -19.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.06 $     20.00 $      +53.11 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.92 $     10.75 $      -27.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.05 $     43.83 $      -48.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 57.82 $     32.14 $      -44.42 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 125.94 $     79.44 $      -36.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 122.03 $     92.31 $      -24.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,691.82 $     1,522.62 $      -10.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,152.04 $     958.95 $      -16.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,944.35 $     2,871.43 $      -2.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,805.02 $     1,862.50 $      +3.18 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,196.58 $     2,967.25 $      -42.90 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,729.60 $     1,704.29 $      -54.30 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,431.98 $     3,468.65 $      +1.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.73     4.28      -25.26 %
 
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