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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 39.02% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 42.12% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 48.95% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 42.66% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 24.95% 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 $     14.87 $      +48.71 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     69.98 $      +55.51 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.83 $      +20.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.69 $      +62.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.56 $      +31.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.48 $      -5.42 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.67 $      +65.89 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.25 $      +73.80 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.33 $      +31.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.56 $      +5.33 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     2.54 $      -16.30 %
Eggs (12) 2.31 $     3.80 $      +64.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.51 $     8.95 $      -5.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.75 $     9.86 $      +27.13 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.67 $      -4.02 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.74 $     3.22 $      -13.96 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.33 $      +12.92 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     2.58 $      +7.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.09 $      +32.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.22 $      +25.20 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.12 $      +9.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     4.27 $      +85.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     4.68 $      +41.72 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     17.49 $      +191.58 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.50 $      +74.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     109.34 $      +58.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.50 $      +16.63 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.87 $      +20.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     43.74 $      +50.82 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.34 $      +40.21 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,930.00 $     24,046.54 $      +14.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.60 $     193.19 $      +20.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.79 $      +410.10 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.90 $     59.54 $      +26.94 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.34 $     58.54 $      +48.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.25 $     17.22 $      -5.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.75 $      +57.45 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.30 $     88.80 $      +115.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.14 $     62.44 $      +72.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.21 $     126.09 $      +63.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.50 $     118.32 $      +40.02 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,027.67 $     1,559.24 $      +51.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 769.67 $     1,120.25 $      +45.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.01 $     2,745.00 $      +58.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.23 $     1,777.91 $      +36.32 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,904.95 $     6,752.42 $      +254.47 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,249.73 $     4,368.23 $      +249.53 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.38 $     3,844.77 $      +16.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.70      +35.59 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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