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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 2.23% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 3.63% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 6.30% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 9.30% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 0.06% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 10.26% higher than in Brisbane
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$ 15.00 A$      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$ 80.00 A$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$ 9.97 A$      -0.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.25 A$ 8.00 A$      +28.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$ 8.00 A$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 A$ 3.90 A$      -9.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.19 A$ 3.31 A$      +3.52 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.71 A$ 2.68 A$      -1.11 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.14 A$ 4.99 A$      -3.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.14 A$ 2.43 A$      +13.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.36 A$ 1.14 A$      -16.44 %
Eggs (12) 4.54 A$ 4.89 A$      +7.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.87 A$ 4.33 A$      +11.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.57 A$ 4.80 A$      +5.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.14 A$ 6.15 A$      -13.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 A$ 1.70 A$      +0.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.26 A$ 1.33 A$      +5.02 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.61 A$ 1.45 A$      -10.08 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.69 A$ 1.99 A$      +17.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 A$ 1.18 A$      -7.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 A$ 1.06 A$      -7.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.19 A$ 2.38 A$      +8.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.31 A$ 2.37 A$      +2.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.06 A$ 4.99 A$      -1.32 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.42 A$ 5.24 A$      -3.33 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 25.00 A$ 25.00 A$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 A$ 3.80 A$      -24.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 A$ 135.00 A$      -15.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 A$ 4.10 A$      -3.53 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$ 2.61 A$      -25.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$ 34.08 A$      -30.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.87 A$ 4.80 A$      -1.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$ 24,490.00 A$      -2.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,812.25 A$ 22,273.62 A$      -2.36 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.69 A$ 171.48 A$      +0.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 A$ 0.26 A$      +15.39 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.04 A$ 69.94 A$      -1.55 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.39 A$ 67.60 A$      +10.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.18 A$ 24.75 A$      +29.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 A$ 20.00 A$      +33.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.76 A$ 94.80 A$      -2.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.69 A$ 61.96 A$      +0.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 130.51 A$ 132.62 A$      +1.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.09 A$ 144.08 A$      +9.91 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,880.21 A$ 1,639.64 A$      -12.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,350.00 A$ 1,246.00 A$      -7.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,401.94 A$ 3,134.00 A$      -7.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,912.18 A$ 1,990.21 A$      +4.08 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 644.12 A$ 709.67 A$      +10.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 461.68 A$ 544.20 A$      +17.87 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,206.66 A$ 4,469.75 A$      +6.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.64 4.70      +1.38 %
Last update: July, 2016July, 2016
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