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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 26.16% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 26.64% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 27.72% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 29.35% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 11.14% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 10.94% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.56 $      +35.58 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     63.80 $      +41.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.18 $      +10.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.79 $      +36.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.98 $      +19.63 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.21 $      -12.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.45 $      +50.58 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.07 $      +60.30 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.17 $      +15.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     2.26 $      -7.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     2.33 $      -24.64 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 $     3.53 $      +49.96 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.61 $     7.89 $      -17.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     8.88 $      +10.60 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     3.42 $      -11.00 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.93 $      -23.33 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.89 $     3.91 $      +0.61 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     2.38 $      -3.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.89 $      +18.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.89 $      +5.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.96 $      -0.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $     3.90 $      +67.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.35 $     4.38 $      +30.87 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     15.95 $      +165.84 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.19 $      +59.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     102.32 $      +59.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.27 $      +8.99 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.75 $      +12.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     39.00 $      +29.99 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     1.23 $      +32.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,532.82 $      +2.54 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.11 $     163.97 $      +3.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.78 $      +410.28 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.96 $     56.50 $      +20.32 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.58 $     52.14 $      +35.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.28 $     15.82 $      -13.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.36 $      +43.55 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.77 $     79.28 $      +94.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.64 $     52.88 $      +48.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.63 $     114.46 $      +47.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.80 $     103.57 $      +22.14 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 953.09 $     1,298.71 $      +36.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.91 $     929.90 $      +24.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,651.94 $     2,175.63 $      +31.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,259.05 $     1,508.45 $      +19.81 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,923.05 $     5,866.37 $      +205.06 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,285.43 $     3,751.33 $      +191.83 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,991.99 $     3,374.30 $      +12.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.23     5.44      +28.64 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: USD