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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 1.98% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 3.03% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 5.06% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 10.34% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 1.01% higher than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 8.84% 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 82.00 A$ 80.00 A$      -2.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$ 10.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 A$ 8.00 A$      +14.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$ 8.00 A$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.29 A$ 3.90 A$      -9.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.20 A$ 3.29 A$      +2.72 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.73 A$ 2.71 A$      -0.82 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.04 A$ 4.85 A$      -3.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.07 A$ 2.40 A$      +16.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.41 A$ 1.15 A$      -18.38 %
Eggs (12) 4.38 A$ 4.96 A$      +13.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.99 A$ 4.31 A$      +8.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.44 A$ 4.83 A$      +8.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.18 A$ 6.37 A$      -11.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 A$ 1.71 A$      +1.16 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.25 A$ 1.29 A$      +3.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.48 A$ 1.41 A$      -4.81 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.68 A$ 2.01 A$      +19.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.24 A$ 1.19 A$      -3.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 A$ 1.07 A$      -4.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 A$ 2.39 A$      +10.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.40 A$ 2.37 A$      -1.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.46 A$ 5.04 A$      -7.61 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.88 A$ 5.23 A$      -11.14 %
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$ 136.49 A$      -14.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$ 4.20 A$      +5.00 %
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) 4.83 A$ 4.77 A$      -1.19 %
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) 22,833.11 A$ 22,017.18 A$      -3.57 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.90 A$ 168.79 A$      -2.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 A$ 0.29 A$      +4.25 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.77 A$ 69.79 A$      -1.38 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.65 A$ 68.23 A$      +12.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.88 A$ 24.58 A$      +30.17 %
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) 95.65 A$ 95.85 A$      +0.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.44 A$ 63.13 A$      +4.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 129.76 A$ 134.20 A$      +3.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.04 A$ 147.63 A$      +12.66 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,865.00 A$ 1,665.19 A$      -10.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,351.17 A$ 1,255.10 A$      -7.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,343.84 A$ 3,101.47 A$      -7.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,922.10 A$ 2,026.82 A$      +5.45 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 642.40 A$ 732.69 A$      +14.06 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 472.94 A$ 545.91 A$      +15.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,175.21 A$ 4,406.48 A$      +5.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.62 4.67      +1.20 %
Last update: August, 2016August, 2016
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