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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 46.55% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 50.27% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 58.46% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 48.11% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 32.40% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 17.93% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.85 $      +48.45 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     74.23 $      +64.95 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.26 $      +27.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.03 $      +72.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.96 $      +39.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     3.67 $      +0.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.83 $      +75.94 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.38 $      +84.81 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.41 $      +40.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.70 $      +11.30 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.68 $      -10.58 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     4.00 $      +74.26 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     9.49 $      -0.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     10.45 $      +34.62 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     3.88 $      +1.95 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 $     3.40 $      -8.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.83 $     4.56 $      +19.28 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     2.72 $      +13.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.21 $      +40.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.34 $      +32.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.92 $      +15.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     4.51 $      +95.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     4.90 $      +49.64 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     18.56 $      +209.27 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.71 $      +85.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     116.90 $      +67.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.71 $      +23.71 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.99 $      +27.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     46.39 $      +55.15 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.42 $      +48.14 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,800.00 $     25,051.03 $      +20.44 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.14 $     204.42 $      +27.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.83 $      +439.31 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.93 $     62.87 $      +33.98 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.39 $     62.22 $      +57.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.59 $     17.98 $      -3.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     16.70 $      +67.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.32 $     94.04 $      +127.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.23 $     66.07 $      +82.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.20 $     133.67 $      +73.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.38 $     125.25 $      +48.44 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,021.47 $     1,648.05 $      +61.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.89 $     1,195.01 $      +55.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,731.34 $     2,913.29 $      +68.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.78 $     1,889.87 $      +44.84 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,918.61 $     7,087.91 $      +269.43 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,260.24 $     4,624.70 $      +266.97 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,300.50 $     4,070.14 $      +23.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     5.73      +36.41 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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