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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 19.44% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 19.68% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in United States are 20.23% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in United States are 21.57% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in United States are 8.38% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 11.48% higher than in Australia

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  Australia  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     12.76 A$      -24.92 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     57.43 A$      -28.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$     8.30 A$      -7.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     4.47 A$      -25.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     6.38 A$      -14.91 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.04 A$     4.72 A$      +16.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.09 A$     2.08 A$      -32.56 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$     1.65 A$      -36.14 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.44 A$     1.29 A$      -10.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.81 A$     3.13 A$      +11.12 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.91 A$     3.94 A$      +35.65 %
Eggs (12) 4.44 A$     3.01 A$      -32.14 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.77 A$     12.24 A$      +25.27 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.09 A$     10.24 A$      -7.64 %
Apples (1kg) 4.28 A$     4.92 A$      +14.77 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.67 A$     4.88 A$      +33.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.87 A$     4.99 A$      +2.42 %
Potato (1kg) 2.98 A$     3.15 A$      +5.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 A$     2.05 A$      -13.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.38 A$     2.28 A$      -4.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     15.32 A$      +2.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.98 A$     3.00 A$      -39.68 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.56 A$     4.33 A$      -22.19 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     7.66 A$      -61.71 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.55 A$      -36.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 A$     81.68 A$      -32.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     3.83 A$      -4.28 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.23 A$     1.98 A$      -11.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$     38.16 A$      -22.44 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.05 A$      -31.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$     26,802.30 A$      -0.73 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 207.02 A$     200.97 A$      -2.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 A$     0.20 A$      -79.67 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.00 A$     59.82 A$      -15.75 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.06 A$     48.68 A$      -26.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.29 A$     23.49 A$      +21.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     12.76 A$      -29.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.33 A$     52.09 A$      -47.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 67.01 A$     45.48 A$      -32.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 143.85 A$     98.74 A$      -31.36 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 128.70 A$     108.34 A$      -15.82 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,622.46 A$     1,214.92 A$      -25.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,159.32 A$     956.97 A$      -17.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,715.63 A$     2,111.46 A$      -22.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,880.58 A$     1,601.92 A$      -14.82 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,478.47 A$     2,471.11 A$      -66.96 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,815.36 A$     1,656.01 A$      -65.61 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,231.76 A$     3,789.18 A$      -10.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.40     4.22      -21.92 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: AUD