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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 1.93% lower than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 3.03% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 5.16% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 6.16% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 0.51% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 9.95% higher than in Brisbane
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$ 15.00 A$      -16.67 %
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$ 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) 4.31 A$ 3.88 A$      -10.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.22 A$ 3.24 A$      +0.65 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.69 A$ 2.68 A$      -0.51 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.12 A$ 4.78 A$      -6.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 A$ 2.35 A$      +17.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 A$ 1.21 A$      -6.17 %
Eggs (12) 4.53 A$ 4.99 A$      +10.04 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.89 A$ 4.33 A$      +11.10 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.42 A$ 4.77 A$      +7.84 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.04 A$ 6.45 A$      -8.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.81 A$ 1.70 A$      -5.92 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.34 A$ 1.28 A$      -4.31 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 A$ 1.43 A$      -10.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.72 A$ 1.99 A$      +15.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 A$ 1.20 A$      -10.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 A$ 1.07 A$      -11.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 A$ 2.37 A$      +10.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.41 A$ 2.34 A$      -3.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.94 A$ 5.05 A$      -15.08 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.22 A$ 5.15 A$      -17.31 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 25.00 A$ 25.00 A$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 A$ 3.90 A$      -22.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 A$ 137.00 A$      -14.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$ 4.20 A$      +5.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$ 2.64 A$      -24.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$ 34.08 A$      -30.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.77 A$ 4.71 A$      -1.21 %
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) 22,624.83 A$ 22,154.93 A$      -2.08 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 175.42 A$ 158.40 A$      -9.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 A$ 0.32 A$      +12.11 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.48 A$ 69.13 A$      -1.91 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.05 A$ 67.00 A$      +11.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.75 A$ 24.14 A$      +28.76 %
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) 92.94 A$ 94.79 A$      +1.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.94 A$ 62.20 A$      +2.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 129.13 A$ 133.07 A$      +3.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.08 A$ 143.74 A$      +8.82 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,849.23 A$ 1,671.50 A$      -9.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,348.56 A$ 1,235.69 A$      -8.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,288.58 A$ 3,054.91 A$      -7.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,915.78 A$ 2,006.81 A$      +4.75 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 626.61 A$ 722.07 A$      +15.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 456.52 A$ 530.43 A$      +16.19 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,167.46 A$ 4,443.48 A$      +6.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.61 4.60      -0.23 %
Last update: September, 2016September, 2016
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