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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 48.12% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 52.13% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 60.97% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 52.69% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 33.26% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 19.71% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.93 $      +59.30 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     74.96 $      +66.58 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.25 $      +26.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.09 $      +74.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     7.03 $      +40.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     3.71 $      +1.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.86 $      +77.91 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     2.40 $      +87.19 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.44 $      +43.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.73 $      +12.63 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     2.70 $      -10.15 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     4.05 $      +76.85 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.56 $     9.53 $      -0.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.78 $     10.54 $      +35.59 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     3.91 $      +2.54 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 $     3.41 $      -8.37 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.61 $      +20.06 %
Potato (1kg) 2.38 $     2.76 $      +15.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.25 $      +43.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     2.39 $      +35.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.06 $      +17.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     4.55 $      +97.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     4.94 $      +51.23 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     18.41 $      +206.88 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.75 $      +87.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     115.72 $      +65.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.75 $      +24.94 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.01 $      +29.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     46.85 $      +61.56 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.44 $      +49.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,750.00 $     25,402.20 $      +22.42 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.39 $     201.97 $      +25.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.84 $      +451.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.71 $     63.07 $      +35.04 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.52 $     63.28 $      +60.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.47 $     18.06 $      -2.24 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     16.87 $      +68.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.14 $     95.00 $      +130.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.47 $     66.80 $      +83.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.91 $     135.86 $      +76.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.42 $     126.08 $      +49.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,017.52 $     1,669.12 $      +64.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.71 $     1,221.85 $      +59.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,728.23 $     2,942.22 $      +70.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.21 $     1,910.79 $      +46.96 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,938.67 $     7,195.58 $      +271.16 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,252.79 $     4,676.94 $      +273.32 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,297.13 $     4,027.26 $      +22.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     5.81      +38.93 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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