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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 18.00% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 18.35% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in United States are 19.14% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in United States are 19.45% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in United States are 7.11% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 0.35% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     13.06 A$      -23.16 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     58.78 A$      -26.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$     8.49 A$      -5.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     4.57 A$      -23.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 A$     6.53 A$      -6.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 A$     4.84 A$      +19.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.11 A$     2.14 A$      -31.13 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$     1.69 A$      -34.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.44 A$     1.32 A$      -8.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.79 A$     3.21 A$      +14.80 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.89 A$     4.05 A$      +39.93 %
Eggs (12) 4.44 A$     3.09 A$      -30.35 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.81 A$     12.47 A$      +27.16 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.03 A$     10.49 A$      -4.93 %
Apples (1kg) 4.26 A$     5.02 A$      +17.78 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.67 A$     4.99 A$      +35.73 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.86 A$     5.11 A$      +4.98 %
Potato (1kg) 2.99 A$     3.23 A$      +7.96 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.40 A$     2.10 A$      -12.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.42 A$     2.34 A$      -3.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     15.68 A$      +4.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.03 A$     2.25 A$      -55.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.59 A$     2.86 A$      -48.89 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     7.84 A$      -60.81 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.61 A$      -34.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.00 A$     83.60 A$      -34.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     3.92 A$      -2.03 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.16 A$     2.03 A$      -5.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$     39.19 A$      -20.35 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.06 A$      -29.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$     27,432.30 A$      +1.60 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 205.18 A$     206.03 A$      +0.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 A$     0.20 A$      -79.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.46 A$     61.26 A$      -13.05 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.57 A$     49.65 A$      -24.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.66 A$     23.99 A$      +22.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     13.06 A$      -27.43 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.02 A$     53.24 A$      -46.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 66.88 A$     46.64 A$      -30.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 143.48 A$     101.09 A$      -29.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 127.64 A$     110.70 A$      -13.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,640.80 A$     1,244.65 A$      -24.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,181.21 A$     986.11 A$      -16.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,739.44 A$     2,160.89 A$      -21.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,910.20 A$     1,650.09 A$      -13.62 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,713.45 A$     2,548.21 A$      -62.04 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,548.57 A$     1,689.15 A$      -62.86 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,215.21 A$     3,429.69 A$      -18.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.39     4.21      -21.88 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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