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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 22.92% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 24.22% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in United States are 26.96% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in United States are 24.89% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in United States are 13.42% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 23.51% higher than in Australia

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  Australia  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     12.28 A$      -27.78 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     55.25 A$      -30.94 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.00 A$     7.98 A$      -11.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$     4.30 A$      -33.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.90 A$     6.14 A$      -22.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 A$     4.53 A$      +13.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.07 A$     2.00 A$      -34.92 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 A$     1.59 A$      -38.17 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.50 A$     1.24 A$      -17.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.93 A$     3.00 A$      +2.21 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.91 A$     3.77 A$      +29.48 %
Eggs (12) 4.39 A$     2.87 A$      -34.50 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.22 A$     11.78 A$      +15.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.28 A$     9.71 A$      -13.96 %
Apples (1kg) 4.26 A$     4.71 A$      +10.69 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.77 A$     4.67 A$      +23.85 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.94 A$     4.76 A$      -3.59 %
Potato (1kg) 2.99 A$     3.00 A$      +0.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.37 A$     1.95 A$      -17.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 A$     2.18 A$      -12.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     14.73 A$      -1.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.87 A$     2.85 A$      -41.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.39 A$     4.10 A$      -24.02 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     7.37 A$      -63.17 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.46 A$      -38.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 125.00 A$     84.72 A$      -32.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     3.68 A$      -7.91 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.14 A$     1.91 A$      -10.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     36.83 A$      -26.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 A$     1.17 A$      -24.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,490.00 A$     25,783.80 A$      -6.21 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 217.04 A$     195.51 A$      -9.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.97 A$     0.19 A$      -80.21 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.99 A$     57.64 A$      -16.45 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 68.45 A$     48.53 A$      -29.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.18 A$     22.08 A$      +9.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     12.28 A$      -31.79 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.13 A$     50.46 A$      -50.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 70.34 A$     43.95 A$      -37.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 144.72 A$     95.44 A$      -34.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 135.19 A$     104.54 A$      -22.67 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,792.35 A$     1,260.16 A$      -29.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,268.99 A$     950.76 A$      -25.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,076.08 A$     2,131.78 A$      -30.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,008.57 A$     1,605.99 A$      -20.04 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,582.27 A$     2,332.56 A$      -69.24 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,737.45 A$     1,537.02 A$      -67.56 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,348.71 A$     4,069.97 A$      -6.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.62     4.22      -24.88 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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