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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 2.28% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 3.58% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 6.09% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 7.23% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 1.28% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 13.29% higher than in Brisbane
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$ 16.00 A$      -20.00 %
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$ 9.21 A$      -7.85 %
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) 4.29 A$ 3.86 A$      -9.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.20 A$ 3.29 A$      +3.04 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.72 A$ 2.70 A$      -0.83 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.54 A$ 4.89 A$      -11.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 A$ 2.49 A$      +9.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.25 A$ 1.17 A$      -6.66 %
Eggs (12) 4.52 A$ 4.83 A$      +6.72 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.87 A$ 4.18 A$      +7.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.64 A$ 4.87 A$      +5.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.17 A$ 6.16 A$      -14.14 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 A$ 1.72 A$      -3.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.33 A$ 1.32 A$      -0.71 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.69 A$ 1.43 A$      -15.63 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 A$ 2.02 A$      +13.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 A$ 1.20 A$      -10.61 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 A$ 1.08 A$      -8.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.22 A$ 2.34 A$      +5.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.35 A$ 2.42 A$      +2.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.67 A$ 5.04 A$      +8.05 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.09 A$ 5.38 A$      +5.65 %
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$ 134.00 A$      -16.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.45 A$ 4.00 A$      -10.11 %
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) 4.93 A$ 4.83 A$      -2.00 %
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 166.77 A$ 176.76 A$      +5.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 A$ 0.26 A$      +6.22 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.83 A$ 69.52 A$      -1.85 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.57 A$ 68.80 A$      +11.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.94 A$ 24.52 A$      +29.45 %
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) 97.83 A$ 93.87 A$      -4.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.66 A$ 61.85 A$      -1.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 129.12 A$ 133.06 A$      +3.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 129.55 A$ 143.93 A$      +11.09 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,874.04 A$ 1,637.98 A$      -12.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,337.14 A$ 1,235.42 A$      -7.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,401.74 A$ 3,159.66 A$      -7.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,897.97 A$ 1,959.47 A$      +3.24 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 649.62 A$ 704.47 A$      +8.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 449.72 A$ 536.44 A$      +19.28 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,142.38 A$ 4,524.89 A$      +9.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.64 4.71      +1.44 %
Last update: June, 2016June, 2016
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