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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 3.11% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 4.26% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 6.46% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 9.35% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 2.40% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 10.35% 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) 4.25 A$ 3.84 A$      -9.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.23 A$ 3.27 A$      +1.00 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.72 A$ 2.69 A$      -1.01 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.79 A$ 4.95 A$      -14.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.29 A$ 2.39 A$      +4.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.22 A$ 1.13 A$      -7.13 %
Eggs (12) 4.56 A$ 4.86 A$      +6.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.82 A$ 4.22 A$      +10.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.66 A$ 4.81 A$      +3.32 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.16 A$ 6.26 A$      -12.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.83 A$ 1.71 A$      -6.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.39 A$ 1.33 A$      -4.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.74 A$ 1.43 A$      -17.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 A$ 2.01 A$      +11.24 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 A$ 1.21 A$      -11.59 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 A$ 1.08 A$      -9.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.22 A$ 2.32 A$      +4.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.41 A$ 2.30 A$      -4.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.67 A$ 4.92 A$      +5.37 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.09 A$ 5.32 A$      +4.56 %
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$ 133.00 A$      -16.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.45 A$ 4.00 A$      -10.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$ 2.62 A$      -24.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$ 34.08 A$      -30.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.93 A$ 4.86 A$      -1.49 %
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 164.69 A$ 174.48 A$      +5.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 A$ 0.27 A$      +18.50 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.36 A$ 69.41 A$      -1.34 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.65 A$ 67.06 A$      +8.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.76 A$ 24.75 A$      +25.22 %
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) 97.02 A$ 94.52 A$      -2.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.23 A$ 61.80 A$      +0.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 128.89 A$ 133.83 A$      +3.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.93 A$ 144.38 A$      +12.86 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,856.73 A$ 1,632.95 A$      -12.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,339.72 A$ 1,238.83 A$      -7.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,415.72 A$ 3,135.28 A$      -8.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,883.57 A$ 1,939.50 A$      +2.97 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 672.76 A$ 736.82 A$      +9.52 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 461.68 A$ 561.22 A$      +21.56 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,164.55 A$ 4,399.89 A$      +5.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.64 4.75      +2.49 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
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