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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 24.22% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 24.63% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 25.53% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 27.32% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 9.63% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 1.29% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(12.78 A$)
    13.31 $
(17.00 A$)
     +33.06 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(57.49 A$)
    62.62 $
(80.00 A$)
     +39.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(8.30 A$)
    7.04 $
(9.00 A$)
     +8.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(4.47 A$)
    4.70 $
(6.00 A$)
     +34.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(6.39 A$)
    5.87 $
(7.50 A$)
     +17.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $
(4.74 A$)
    3.17 $
(4.05 A$)
     -14.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(2.09 A$)
    2.45 $
(3.13 A$)
     +49.44 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 $
(1.68 A$)
    2.01 $
(2.57 A$)
     +52.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $
(1.30 A$)
    1.12 $
(1.43 A$)
     +9.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $
(3.15 A$)
    2.19 $
(2.79 A$)
     -11.27 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.13 $
(4.00 A$)
    2.34 $
(2.99 A$)
     -25.23 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $
(3.06 A$)
    3.55 $
(4.53 A$)
     +47.82 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.65 $
(12.33 A$)
    7.64 $
(9.76 A$)
     -20.86 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.15 $
(10.41 A$)
    8.68 $
(11.09 A$)
     +6.55 %
Apples (1kg) 3.88 $
(4.95 A$)
    3.32 $
(4.24 A$)
     -14.43 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.87 $
(4.94 A$)
    2.98 $
(3.80 A$)
     -22.99 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.92 $
(5.00 A$)
    3.74 $
(4.77 A$)
     -4.65 %
Potato (1kg) 2.53 $
(3.24 A$)
    2.37 $
(3.03 A$)
     -6.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $
(2.03 A$)
    1.88 $
(2.40 A$)
     +18.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(2.27 A$)
    1.92 $
(2.45 A$)
     +7.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(15.33 A$)
    11.74 $
(15.00 A$)
     -2.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $
(2.18 A$)
    3.94 $
(5.03 A$)
     +131.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.26 $
(2.89 A$)
    4.40 $
(5.62 A$)
     +94.77 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(7.67 A$)
    15.65 $
(20.00 A$)
     +160.91 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(2.56 A$)
    3.13 $
(4.00 A$)
     +56.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(81.77 A$)
    99.80 $
(127.50 A$)
     +55.93 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(3.83 A$)
    3.13 $
(4.00 A$)
     +4.36 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $
(1.98 A$)
    1.69 $
(2.16 A$)
     +8.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(38.33 A$)
    39.14 $
(50.00 A$)
     +30.45 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $
(0.99 A$)
    1.15 $
(1.47 A$)
     +48.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(26,829.60 A$)
    21,133.38 $
(27,000.00 A$)
     +0.64 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.10 $
(203.27 A$)
    166.09 $
(212.20 A$)
     +4.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.20 A$)
    0.72 $
(0.92 A$)
     +358.82 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.02 $
(60.07 A$)
    56.35 $
(71.99 A$)
     +19.84 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.06 $
(48.63 A$)
    51.40 $
(65.67 A$)
     +35.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.53 $
(23.67 A$)
    15.67 $
(20.02 A$)
     -15.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(12.78 A$)
    14.09 $
(18.00 A$)
     +40.89 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.62 $
(51.90 A$)
    79.05 $
(100.99 A$)
     +94.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.97 $
(45.96 A$)
    53.41 $
(68.24 A$)
     +48.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.63 $
(99.17 A$)
    112.78 $
(144.09 A$)
     +45.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.14 $
(108.78 A$)
    99.89 $
(127.62 A$)
     +17.33 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.82 $
(1,246.70 A$)
    1,304.05 $
(1,666.06 A$)
     +33.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.38 $
(977.84 A$)
    944.33 $
(1,206.48 A$)
     +23.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,688.60 $
(2,157.35 A$)
    2,187.98 $
(2,795.36 A$)
     +29.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,294.69 $
(1,654.10 A$)
    1,494.06 $
(1,908.82 A$)
     +15.40 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,158.62 $
(2,757.86 A$)
    5,725.29 $
(7,314.63 A$)
     +165.23 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,410.14 $
(1,801.59 A$)
    3,753.16 $
(4,795.03 A$)
     +166.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,688.99 $
(3,435.45 A$)
    3,308.09 $
(4,226.42 A$)
     +23.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.36      +27.54 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD