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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 39.61% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 41.96% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 47.14% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 43.83% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 25.54% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 18.01% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.99 $      +49.93 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     70.55 $      +56.78 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.94 $      +22.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.73 $      +63.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.61 $      +32.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.50 $      -4.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.69 $      +66.35 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.26 $      +74.43 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.33 $      +32.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.58 $      +6.15 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.54 $      -16.68 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     3.85 $      +66.20 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     9.00 $      -5.69 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     9.94 $      +27.29 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.71 $      -2.95 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     3.25 $      -13.55 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.35 $      +13.35 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     2.61 $      +8.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.09 $      +32.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.21 $      +24.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.23 $      +10.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     4.27 $      +85.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     4.72 $      +42.84 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     17.64 $      +193.97 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.53 $      +76.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     110.24 $      +59.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.53 $      +17.59 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.89 $      +21.49 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     44.10 $      +46.99 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.35 $      +41.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     23,996.16 $      +14.27 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.19 $     191.25 $      +19.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.79 $      +399.34 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.09 $     60.16 $      +27.76 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     59.04 $      +49.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.87 $     17.19 $      -3.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.87 $      +58.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.10 $     89.57 $      +117.92 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.91 $     62.70 $      +74.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.14 $     127.12 $      +64.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.69 $     118.17 $      +39.53 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.74 $     1,560.36 $      +51.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.87 $     1,116.80 $      +44.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.57 $     2,683.46 $      +54.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.01 $     1,764.33 $      +34.99 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,903.73 $     6,723.68 $      +253.18 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.09 $     4,280.09 $      +240.21 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,311.76 $     3,854.85 $      +16.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.68      +34.78 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014October, 2014
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