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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 24.24% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 25.11% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 27.09% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 26.94% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 9.74% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 0.25% higher than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.25 $      +32.53 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     62.37 $      +38.60 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.02 $      +7.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.68 $      +33.65 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.85 $      +16.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.17 $      -14.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.43 $      +47.80 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.00 $      +54.66 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.11 $      +9.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.19 $      -10.87 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.11 $     2.30 $      -26.14 %
Eggs (12) 2.38 $     3.48 $      +46.41 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.57 $     7.58 $      -20.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.06 $     8.56 $      +6.26 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     3.34 $      -13.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.92 $      -23.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.90 $     3.75 $      -3.98 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     2.37 $      -4.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.89 $      +17.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.89 $      +5.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.69 $      -2.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     3.91 $      +125.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.21 $     4.33 $      +95.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     15.59 $      +159.87 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.12 $      +55.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     99.40 $      +55.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.12 $      +3.95 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.69 $      +8.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     38.36 $      +27.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $     1.16 $      +49.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,045.45 $      +0.22 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.25 $     162.44 $      +2.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.73 $      +389.33 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.91 $     55.53 $      +18.39 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.85 $     50.81 $      +34.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.34 $     15.30 $      -16.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.03 $      +40.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.66 $     77.82 $      +91.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.61 $     52.43 $      +47.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.39 $     110.76 $      +43.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.80 $     98.31 $      +15.94 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 949.63 $     1,295.36 $      +36.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.27 $     932.32 $      +23.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.43 $     2,154.35 $      +30.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,261.88 $     1,488.16 $      +17.93 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,975.08 $     5,300.18 $      +168.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,305.31 $     3,480.53 $      +166.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,634.75 $     3,304.60 $      +25.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     5.39      +28.32 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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