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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 48.51% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 52.69% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 61.92% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 51.67% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 33.92% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 19.69% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.52 $      +55.22 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     75.26 $      +67.24 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.25 $      +27.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.11 $      +74.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     7.06 $      +41.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     3.73 $      +1.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.87 $      +78.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.42 $      +87.90 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.44 $      +43.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.74 $      +13.16 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     2.71 $      -9.81 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     4.07 $      +77.72 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     9.57 $      +0.28 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     10.58 $      +36.33 %
Apples (1kg) 3.80 $     3.92 $      +3.11 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 $     3.42 $      -7.85 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.63 $      +20.58 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     2.78 $      +16.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.27 $      +44.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.40 $      +36.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.11 $      +17.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     4.57 $      +97.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     4.96 $      +51.75 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     18.49 $      +208.09 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.76 $      +88.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     116.18 $      +65.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.76 $      +25.43 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.01 $      +29.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     47.04 $      +62.20 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.44 $      +49.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     25,475.54 $      +22.43 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.64 $     202.76 $      +26.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.85 $      +457.47 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.72 $     63.31 $      +35.51 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     63.64 $      +61.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.46 $     18.13 $      -1.79 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     16.93 $      +69.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.15 $     95.50 $      +132.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.49 $     67.21 $      +84.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.92 $     136.55 $      +77.53 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.42 $     126.79 $      +50.18 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,016.91 $     1,675.78 $      +64.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.51 $     1,228.09 $      +60.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,725.90 $     2,959.04 $      +71.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,299.11 $     1,919.80 $      +47.78 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,942.28 $     7,224.01 $      +271.93 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,251.69 $     4,695.42 $      +275.13 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,297.05 $     4,042.89 $      +22.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     5.81      +38.87 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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