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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 2.26% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 3.26% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 5.18% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 9.31% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 1.28% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 6.30% 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 (1 pint draught) 6.00 A$ 8.00 A$      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 A$ 8.00 A$      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.24 A$ 3.84 A$      -9.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.22 A$ 3.28 A$      +1.75 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.70 A$ 2.67 A$      -1.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.61 A$ 4.99 A$      -11.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 A$ 2.44 A$      +7.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 A$ 1.19 A$      -2.95 %
Eggs (12) 4.57 A$ 4.85 A$      +6.10 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.77 A$ 4.30 A$      +14.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.66 A$ 4.92 A$      +5.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.99 A$ 6.28 A$      -10.16 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.82 A$ 1.71 A$      -5.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.37 A$ 1.36 A$      -0.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 A$ 1.41 A$      -17.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 A$ 2.03 A$      +13.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.35 A$ 1.20 A$      -11.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 A$ 1.08 A$      -8.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.18 A$ 2.30 A$      +5.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.44 A$ 2.24 A$      -8.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.68 A$ 4.84 A$      +3.48 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.25 A$ 5.22 A$      -0.61 %
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$ 132.00 A$      -17.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$ 4.00 A$      -11.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$ 2.66 A$      -23.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$ 34.14 A$      -30.61 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.94 A$ 4.89 A$      -0.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$ 24,490.00 A$      -2.04 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.63 A$ 177.56 A$      +9.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 A$ 0.28 A$      +23.36 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.03 A$ 69.21 A$      -1.16 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.06 A$ 67.84 A$      +11.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.75 A$ 24.95 A$      +26.33 %
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) 96.50 A$ 95.13 A$      -1.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.68 A$ 62.11 A$      +2.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 129.30 A$ 135.00 A$      +4.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.84 A$ 147.22 A$      +14.26 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,868.12 A$ 1,632.74 A$      -12.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,349.78 A$ 1,249.91 A$      -7.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,407.11 A$ 3,174.17 A$      -6.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,853.65 A$ 1,982.80 A$      +6.97 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 690.91 A$ 726.08 A$      +5.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 461.19 A$ 548.41 A$      +18.91 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,259.23 A$ 4,379.89 A$      +2.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.64 4.79      +3.24 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
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Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: AUD