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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 29.72% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 31.34% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in United States are 34.66% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in United States are 31.29% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in United States are 21.97% 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 16.71 A$     11.14 A$      -33.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     50.13 A$      -37.34 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.95 A$     7.24 A$      -19.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$     3.90 A$      -40.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     5.57 A$      -25.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.97 A$     4.09 A$      +3.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.06 A$     1.79 A$      -41.33 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 A$     1.44 A$      -44.17 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.12 A$      -26.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.91 A$     2.70 A$      -7.17 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.90 A$     3.35 A$      +15.34 %
Eggs (12) 4.32 A$     2.56 A$      -40.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.22 A$     10.63 A$      +4.03 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.26 A$     8.64 A$      -23.26 %
Apples (1kg) 4.19 A$     4.25 A$      +1.47 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.68 A$     4.17 A$      +13.26 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.93 A$     4.25 A$      -13.64 %
Potato (1kg) 2.95 A$     2.67 A$      -9.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.39 A$     1.75 A$      -26.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.53 A$     1.97 A$      -22.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     13.37 A$      -10.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.87 A$     2.56 A$      -47.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.30 A$     3.65 A$      -31.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     6.68 A$      -66.58 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.23 A$      -44.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 125.50 A$     77.97 A$      -37.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     3.34 A$      -16.46 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.14 A$     1.73 A$      -19.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     33.42 A$      -33.17 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 A$     1.07 A$      -30.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,341.68 A$     23,173.30 A$      -15.25 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 221.01 A$     178.56 A$      -19.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.17 A$      -80.73 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.67 A$     52.25 A$      -22.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.87 A$     43.84 A$      -34.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.47 A$     20.68 A$      +6.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     11.14 A$      -38.12 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.39 A$     46.01 A$      -54.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.00 A$     40.33 A$      -43.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 144.06 A$     85.98 A$      -40.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 134.88 A$     94.07 A$      -30.26 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,777.09 A$     1,139.71 A$      -35.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,289.49 A$     856.55 A$      -33.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,142.14 A$     1,931.73 A$      -38.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,030.67 A$     1,455.35 A$      -28.33 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,719.37 A$     2,136.15 A$      -72.33 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,019.52 A$     1,396.22 A$      -72.18 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,390.03 A$     3,673.36 A$      -16.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.71     4.19      -26.51 %
 
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