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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 38.66% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 41.14% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 46.61% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 42.83% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 24.65% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 17.98% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.89 $      +48.93 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     70.08 $      +55.74 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.88 $      +21.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.69 $      +62.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.57 $      +31.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.48 $      -5.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.67 $      +65.09 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.24 $      +73.20 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.33 $      +31.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.57 $      +5.70 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.52 $      -17.34 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     3.82 $      +64.90 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     8.92 $      -6.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     9.87 $      +26.48 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     3.68 $      -3.95 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     3.24 $      -13.73 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.85 $     4.32 $      +12.27 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     2.59 $      +7.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.08 $      +31.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.20 $      +24.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.14 $      +9.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     4.25 $      +84.03 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     4.69 $      +41.70 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     17.52 $      +192.01 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.50 $      +75.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.50 $     109.51 $      +57.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.50 $      +16.81 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.87 $      +20.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     43.80 $      +46.01 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.35 $      +40.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,082.35 $      +14.68 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.35 $     190.02 $      +18.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.79 $      +399.37 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.04 $     59.66 $      +26.82 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.48 $     58.55 $      +48.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.96 $     17.12 $      -4.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.77 $      +57.69 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.18 $     88.99 $      +116.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.96 $     62.66 $      +74.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.21 $     126.03 $      +63.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.58 $     117.56 $      +38.99 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.77 $     1,554.52 $      +51.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.73 $     1,113.85 $      +44.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,736.26 $     2,678.73 $      +54.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.17 $     1,756.89 $      +34.51 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,897.93 $     6,635.51 $      +249.62 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     4,274.65 $      +240.60 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,301.30 $     3,821.62 $      +15.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.68      +34.79 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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