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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 24.36% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 24.67% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 25.39% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 28.82% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 9.14% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 10.57% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.69 $      +36.92 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     62.59 $      +39.10 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.04 $      +8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.69 $      +34.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.87 $      +17.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     3.16 $      -14.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.42 $      +48.08 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.02 $      +56.18 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.13 $      +11.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.20 $      -10.15 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     2.27 $      -26.38 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     3.47 $      +47.16 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.59 $     7.65 $      -20.29 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     8.67 $      +8.12 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     3.35 $      -13.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.83 $     2.87 $      -25.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     3.81 $      -2.50 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     2.33 $      -5.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.86 $      +16.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.86 $      +4.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.74 $      -2.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $     3.90 $      +65.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.39 $     4.35 $      +28.34 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     15.65 $      +160.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.13 $      +56.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     94.67 $      +47.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.13 $      +4.32 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.74 $      +12.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     38.49 $      +28.74 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.19 $      +44.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,125.11 $      +0.60 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.53 $     161.97 $      +2.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.75 $      +391.24 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.87 $     55.55 $      +18.51 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.14 $     51.69 $      +35.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.41 $     15.09 $      -18.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.08 $      +40.83 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.80 $     77.72 $      +90.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.65 $     52.43 $      +47.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.37 $     112.55 $      +45.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.85 $     100.70 $      +18.67 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.65 $     1,269.43 $      +33.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.61 $     907.07 $      +21.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.01 $     2,124.74 $      +28.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     1,471.39 $      +17.24 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,936.15 $     5,851.24 $      +202.21 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,297.51 $     3,767.59 $      +190.37 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,969.65 $     3,310.98 $      +11.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     5.40      +28.08 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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