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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 43.86% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 47.34% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 55.00% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 46.73% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 29.75% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 17.73% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.00 $      +50.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     72.72 $      +61.60 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.14 $      +25.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.91 $      +68.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.82 $      +36.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     3.61 $      -1.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.78 $      +72.60 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.34 $      +81.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.38 $      +37.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.65 $      +9.04 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.64 $      -12.22 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     3.93 $      +70.96 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.55 $     9.28 $      -2.75 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     10.23 $      +31.86 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.81 $      -0.23 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     3.34 $      -10.49 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.82 $     4.48 $      +17.15 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     2.68 $      +11.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.17 $      +38.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.30 $      +30.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.64 $      +13.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     4.43 $      +92.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     4.81 $      +46.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     18.18 $      +203.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.64 $      +81.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     114.08 $      +62.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.64 $      +21.20 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.95 $      +25.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     45.45 $      +52.01 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.40 $      +45.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     24,543.22 $      +17.95 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.40 $     200.85 $      +25.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.82 $      +427.52 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     61.51 $      +31.19 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.36 $     60.77 $      +54.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.60 $     17.69 $      -4.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     16.36 $      +63.62 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.28 $     92.14 $      +123.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.23 $     64.52 $      +78.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.18 $     130.92 $      +69.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.44 $     122.60 $      +45.20 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,022.92 $     1,615.05 $      +57.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 768.52 $     1,171.75 $      +52.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.85 $     2,855.38 $      +64.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.28 $     1,848.42 $      +41.50 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,914.22 $     7,016.97 $      +266.57 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,254.77 $     4,562.78 $      +263.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,294.87 $     3,994.05 $      +21.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     5.71      +36.15 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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