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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 1.89% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 1.71% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 1.37% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 8.71% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 2.61% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 10.04% 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$ 9.00 A$      -10.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$ 8.00 A$      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 A$ 8.00 A$      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.28 A$ 3.84 A$      -10.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.20 A$ 3.21 A$      +0.45 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.72 A$ 2.59 A$      -4.79 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.40 A$ 5.03 A$      -6.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.37 A$ 2.32 A$      -2.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.24 A$ 1.17 A$      -5.82 %
Eggs (12) 4.62 A$ 4.79 A$      +3.86 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.91 A$ 4.16 A$      +6.41 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.71 A$ 4.77 A$      +1.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.92 A$ 6.01 A$      -13.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 A$ 1.72 A$      -8.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.41 A$ 1.43 A$      +1.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.73 A$ 1.37 A$      -20.74 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.86 A$ 1.99 A$      +7.46 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.39 A$ 1.19 A$      -14.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 A$ 1.05 A$      -11.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 A$ 2.29 A$      +2.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.28 A$ 2.17 A$      -4.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.71 A$ 4.87 A$      +3.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.88 A$ 5.15 A$      +5.58 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 25.00 A$ 25.00 A$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 A$ 3.76 A$      -24.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 147.50 A$ 131.04 A$      -11.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 A$ 4.00 A$      -5.88 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$ 2.64 A$      -24.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.60 A$ 34.08 A$      -31.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.13 A$ 5.00 A$      -2.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$ 24,995.00 A$      -0.02 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.78 A$ 184.22 A$      +16.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 A$ 0.30 A$      +29.22 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.97 A$ 66.96 A$      -6.95 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.87 A$ 69.40 A$      +12.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.69 A$ 23.32 A$      +18.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 A$ 19.25 A$      +28.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.69 A$ 97.08 A$      +0.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.61 A$ 60.89 A$      +3.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 128.79 A$ 134.44 A$      +4.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.42 A$ 146.28 A$      +13.91 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,855.71 A$ 1,641.77 A$      -11.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,330.86 A$ 1,273.23 A$      -4.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,409.64 A$ 3,323.10 A$      -2.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,798.98 A$ 1,971.43 A$      +9.59 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 690.91 A$ 725.49 A$      +5.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 483.31 A$ 563.78 A$      +16.65 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,027.87 A$ 4,356.29 A$      +8.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.69 4.85      +3.56 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
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