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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 28.93% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 31.43% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 36.93% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 29.98% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 15.17% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 18.21% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.10 $      +31.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     65.50 $      +45.55 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.37 $      +13.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.32 $      +52.05 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.37 $      +27.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.26 $      -11.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.52 $      +54.71 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.11 $      +62.57 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.23 $      +21.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     2.41 $      -1.40 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.38 $      -22.29 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 $     3.59 $      +53.35 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.59 $     8.34 $      -13.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.90 $     9.23 $      +16.74 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     3.48 $      -9.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.80 $     3.08 $      -18.90 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.87 $     4.03 $      +4.14 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     2.44 $      -0.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.94 $      +22.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     2.04 $      +14.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.28 $      +2.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     4.00 $      +72.16 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.33 $     4.41 $      +32.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     16.37 $      +172.91 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.27 $      +63.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     102.34 $      +48.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.27 $      +9.16 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.75 $      +12.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     40.94 $      +37.37 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.26 $      +32.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     22,506.96 $      +7.18 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.17 $     178.23 $      +11.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.79 $      +407.81 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.97 $     56.34 $      +19.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     56.14 $      +42.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.90 $     16.52 $      -7.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.74 $      +47.37 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.04 $     83.58 $      +103.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.77 $     57.47 $      +60.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.64 $     118.45 $      +52.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.08 $     110.41 $      +29.77 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.62 $     1,469.76 $      +43.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 774.14 $     1,040.28 $      +34.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,735.85 $     2,525.26 $      +45.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.11 $     1,647.60 $      +26.05 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,904.34 $     6,207.85 $      +225.98 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.02 $     3,878.70 $      +209.05 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,315.09 $     3,563.39 $      +7.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     5.63      +33.35 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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