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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 32.20% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 33.90% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in United States are 37.35% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in United States are 33.01% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in United States are 24.90% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 21.87% higher than in Australia

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  Australia  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.06 A$     10.72 A$      -33.28 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     48.22 A$      -39.72 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.90 A$     6.97 A$      -21.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$     3.75 A$      -42.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     5.36 A$      -28.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 A$     3.93 A$      -0.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.05 A$     1.72 A$      -43.55 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 A$     1.38 A$      -46.30 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.08 A$      -29.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.92 A$     2.60 A$      -10.79 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.89 A$     3.22 A$      +11.47 %
Eggs (12) 4.31 A$     2.46 A$      -42.86 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.25 A$     10.21 A$      -0.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.27 A$     8.32 A$      -26.23 %
Apples (1kg) 4.19 A$     4.08 A$      -2.40 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.67 A$     4.00 A$      +9.01 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     4.11 A$      -16.59 %
Potato (1kg) 2.93 A$     2.57 A$      -12.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 A$     1.68 A$      -29.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.53 A$     1.89 A$      -25.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     12.86 A$      -14.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.85 A$     2.47 A$      -49.03 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.29 A$     3.51 A$      -33.61 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.90 A$     6.43 A$      -67.69 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.14 A$      -46.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 126.50 A$     75.01 A$      -40.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     3.21 A$      -19.63 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.14 A$     1.66 A$      -22.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     31.51 A$      -36.99 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 A$     1.03 A$      -32.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$     22,310.71 A$      -17.37 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 220.33 A$     171.75 A$      -22.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.17 A$      -81.49 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.76 A$     50.34 A$      -25.71 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.07 A$     42.21 A$      -37.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.38 A$     19.92 A$      +2.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     10.72 A$      -40.47 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.36 A$     44.25 A$      -56.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.21 A$     38.83 A$      -45.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 144.07 A$     82.75 A$      -42.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 135.00 A$     90.49 A$      -32.97 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,776.13 A$     1,094.37 A$      -38.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,287.94 A$     822.52 A$      -36.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,139.46 A$     1,853.50 A$      -40.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,039.66 A$     1,398.03 A$      -31.46 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,639.35 A$     2,050.16 A$      -73.16 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,984.50 A$     1,348.14 A$      -72.95 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,386.20 A$     3,533.65 A$      -19.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.73     4.20      -26.66 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014September, 2014
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