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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 35.84% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 38.25% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 43.57% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 38.13% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 21.82% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 18.46% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.12 $      +41.19 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     68.46 $      +52.13 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.70 $      +18.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.56 $      +58.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.42 $      +28.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.41 $      -7.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.63 $      +61.71 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.19 $      +68.88 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.31 $      +29.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.54 $      +4.31 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.47 $      -19.63 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     3.75 $      +61.09 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.55 $     8.74 $      -8.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.84 $     9.66 $      +23.14 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     3.62 $      -5.42 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.19 $      -15.56 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.21 $      +9.67 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     2.55 $      +5.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     2.01 $      +26.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     2.14 $      +20.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.84 $      +6.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     4.17 $      +80.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     4.62 $      +39.80 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     17.11 $      +185.24 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.42 $      +71.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     108.25 $      +54.64 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.42 $      +14.10 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.83 $      +17.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     42.79 $      +43.58 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.32 $      +38.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     23,523.87 $      +12.02 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.98 $     184.47 $      +16.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.80 $      +409.56 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.05 $     58.72 $      +24.80 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.58 $     58.10 $      +46.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.84 $     16.97 $      -4.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.40 $      +54.03 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.98 $     87.58 $      +113.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.85 $     60.41 $      +68.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.43 $     123.84 $      +59.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.90 $     115.99 $      +36.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.44 $     1,523.89 $      +48.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.35 $     1,083.50 $      +40.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,740.22 $     2,631.81 $      +51.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.54 $     1,718.80 $      +31.45 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,916.07 $     6,583.72 $      +243.61 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.49 $     4,137.00 $      +228.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,307.87 $     3,729.13 $      +12.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.64      +34.14 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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