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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 23.49% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 24.20% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 25.82% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 26.59% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 8.85% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 11.25% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.22 $      +32.23 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     62.23 $      +38.28 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.00 $      +7.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.67 $      +33.35 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.83 $      +16.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.14 $      -15.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.38 $      +46.52 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.01 $      +56.12 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.14 $      +12.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.21 $      -9.70 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.26 $      -26.38 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 $     3.44 $      +46.30 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.60 $     7.70 $      -19.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     8.66 $      +7.97 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     3.34 $      -12.97 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.85 $      -25.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.89 $     3.82 $      -1.77 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     2.33 $      -5.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.84 $      +15.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.84 $      +2.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.67 $      -2.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $     3.82 $      +63.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.36 $     4.26 $      +26.82 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     15.56 $      +159.28 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.11 $      +55.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     99.68 $      +55.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.19 $      +6.31 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.70 $      +9.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     38.04 $      +26.79 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     1.20 $      +29.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,001.87 $      +0.01 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.71 $     159.20 $      +0.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.76 $      +393.61 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     55.11 $      +17.54 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.59 $     50.97 $      +32.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.27 $     15.43 $      -15.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.00 $      +40.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.76 $     77.35 $      +89.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.67 $     51.60 $      +44.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.58 $     111.69 $      +43.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.82 $     101.35 $      +19.49 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 953.43 $     1,275.91 $      +33.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.88 $     913.29 $      +21.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,651.08 $     2,136.12 $      +29.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,258.69 $     1,479.01 $      +17.50 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,923.15 $     5,721.72 $      +197.52 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,287.01 $     3,658.83 $      +184.29 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,993.03 $     3,299.35 $      +10.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.23     5.44      +28.73 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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