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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 32.73% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 34.64% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in United States are 38.50% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in United States are 33.56% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in United States are 25.57% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 24.58% higher than in Australia

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  Australia  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$     10.60 A$      -33.76 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     47.69 A$      -40.39 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.75 A$     6.89 A$      -21.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$     3.71 A$      -42.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     5.30 A$      -29.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 A$     3.88 A$      -2.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.05 A$     1.70 A$      -44.29 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 A$     1.36 A$      -47.02 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.53 A$     1.06 A$      -30.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.92 A$     2.57 A$      -11.95 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.89 A$     3.19 A$      +10.42 %
Eggs (12) 4.33 A$     2.43 A$      -43.91 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.17 A$     10.09 A$      -0.74 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.25 A$     8.23 A$      -26.81 %
Apples (1kg) 4.17 A$     4.03 A$      -3.43 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.64 A$     3.94 A$      +8.25 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     4.07 A$      -17.33 %
Potato (1kg) 2.95 A$     2.53 A$      -14.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.41 A$     1.66 A$      -30.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.56 A$     1.87 A$      -26.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     12.72 A$      -15.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.86 A$     2.45 A$      -49.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.27 A$     3.47 A$      -34.26 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.65 A$     6.36 A$      -67.64 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.12 A$      -47.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 124.00 A$     74.19 A$      -40.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     3.18 A$      -20.52 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.14 A$     1.65 A$      -23.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     30.73 A$      -38.53 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.53 A$     1.02 A$      -33.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,067.94 A$     22,043.84 A$      -18.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 215.24 A$     170.44 A$      -20.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.16 A$      -82.03 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.20 A$     49.56 A$      -26.25 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.57 A$     41.88 A$      -38.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.27 A$     19.48 A$      +1.11 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     10.60 A$      -41.12 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.64 A$     43.58 A$      -57.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.45 A$     38.74 A$      -45.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 145.15 A$     81.53 A$      -43.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 134.77 A$     89.46 A$      -33.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,784.38 A$     1,077.98 A$      -39.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,307.71 A$     810.99 A$      -37.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,151.06 A$     1,830.63 A$      -41.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,044.32 A$     1,376.95 A$      -32.65 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,699.81 A$     2,056.60 A$      -73.29 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,017.86 A$     1,325.16 A$      -73.59 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,294.05 A$     3,496.60 A$      -18.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.82     4.18      -28.13 %
 
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