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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 32.49% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 34.27% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in United States are 37.88% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in United States are 34.51% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in United States are 24.96% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 24.55% higher than in Australia

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  Australia  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     10.67 A$      -37.22 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     48.02 A$      -39.97 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.80 A$     6.94 A$      -21.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$     3.74 A$      -42.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     5.34 A$      -28.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 A$     3.91 A$      -1.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.05 A$     1.71 A$      -43.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 A$     1.37 A$      -46.58 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.53 A$     1.07 A$      -30.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.92 A$     2.59 A$      -11.22 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 A$     3.21 A$      +11.29 %
Eggs (12) 4.32 A$     2.44 A$      -43.45 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.17 A$     10.20 A$      +0.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.25 A$     8.30 A$      -26.25 %
Apples (1kg) 4.17 A$     4.06 A$      -2.48 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.64 A$     3.97 A$      +9.14 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     4.10 A$      -16.71 %
Potato (1kg) 2.95 A$     2.54 A$      -13.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.41 A$     1.67 A$      -30.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 A$     1.88 A$      -26.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     12.81 A$      -14.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.86 A$     2.46 A$      -49.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.27 A$     3.49 A$      -33.88 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.65 A$     6.40 A$      -67.41 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.13 A$      -46.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 123.50 A$     74.70 A$      -39.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     3.20 A$      -19.96 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.14 A$     1.66 A$      -22.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     30.95 A$      -38.10 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.53 A$     1.03 A$      -32.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,109.23 A$     22,144.40 A$      -18.31 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 215.54 A$     171.17 A$      -20.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.16 A$      -81.87 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.31 A$     49.85 A$      -25.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.54 A$     42.18 A$      -37.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.27 A$     19.71 A$      +2.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     10.67 A$      -40.71 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.39 A$     43.90 A$      -56.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.28 A$     38.92 A$      -45.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 144.99 A$     82.07 A$      -43.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 134.56 A$     90.09 A$      -33.05 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,781.28 A$     1,085.90 A$      -39.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,303.95 A$     816.10 A$      -37.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,139.93 A$     1,844.37 A$      -41.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,039.19 A$     1,387.58 A$      -31.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,679.12 A$     2,068.95 A$      -73.06 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,991.23 A$     1,336.98 A$      -73.21 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,297.90 A$     3,518.70 A$      -18.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.81     4.18      -28.02 %
 
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