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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 36.12% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 38.47% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 43.64% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 39.58% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 21.81% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 18.62% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.54 $      +45.41 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     68.43 $      +52.06 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.70 $      +18.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.56 $      +58.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.42 $      +28.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.41 $      -7.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.63 $      +61.53 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.19 $      +68.86 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.31 $      +29.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.53 $      +4.15 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.47 $      -19.55 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     3.74 $      +60.88 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.56 $     8.73 $      -8.72 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.84 $     9.65 $      +23.00 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.62 $      -5.34 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.19 $      -15.56 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.21 $      +9.57 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $     2.55 $      +5.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     2.02 $      +26.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     2.15 $      +20.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.83 $      +6.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     4.16 $      +80.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     4.62 $      +39.63 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     17.11 $      +185.12 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.42 $      +71.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     108.20 $      +54.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.42 $      +14.05 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.83 $      +17.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     42.77 $      +43.52 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.32 $      +38.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,930.00 $     23,513.81 $      +12.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.98 $     184.39 $      +15.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.80 $      +409.34 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.04 $     58.69 $      +24.78 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.57 $     58.08 $      +46.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.84 $     16.96 $      -4.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.40 $      +53.96 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.97 $     87.55 $      +113.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.86 $     60.39 $      +68.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.41 $     123.79 $      +59.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.89 $     115.94 $      +36.58 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,024.95 $     1,523.24 $      +48.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.08 $     1,083.03 $      +40.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,739.26 $     2,630.69 $      +51.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.63 $     1,718.07 $      +31.49 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,914.30 $     6,580.90 $      +243.78 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.14 $     4,135.23 $      +228.42 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,307.87 $     3,727.54 $      +12.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.64      +34.15 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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