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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 48.30% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 52.60% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 62.11% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 50.17% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 34.03% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 19.68% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.06 $      +50.64 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     75.32 $      +67.38 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.24 $      +26.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.12 $      +74.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     7.06 $      +41.23 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     3.73 $      +1.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 $     2.87 $      +78.99 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     2.42 $      +88.32 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.44 $      +43.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.75 $      +13.24 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     2.72 $      -9.60 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     4.07 $      +77.87 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     9.58 $      +0.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.77 $     10.59 $      +36.32 %
Apples (1kg) 3.80 $     3.93 $      +3.36 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.71 $     3.42 $      -7.83 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.63 $      +20.66 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     2.78 $      +16.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.27 $      +44.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.41 $      +36.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.12 $      +17.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     4.57 $      +97.56 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     4.96 $      +51.75 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     18.50 $      +208.35 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.77 $      +88.31 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     116.75 $      +66.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.77 $      +25.54 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.01 $      +29.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     47.08 $      +62.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.44 $      +49.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     25,484.20 $      +22.48 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.78 $     202.66 $      +26.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.84 $      +454.10 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.76 $     63.27 $      +35.31 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     63.62 $      +61.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.42 $     18.14 $      -1.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     16.95 $      +69.48 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.12 $     95.70 $      +132.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.54 $     67.27 $      +84.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.92 $     136.66 $      +77.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.41 $     126.90 $      +50.34 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.54 $     1,680.10 $      +64.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.71 $     1,231.28 $      +60.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,729.35 $     2,967.74 $      +71.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.49 $     1,924.83 $      +48.01 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,943.35 $     7,249.61 $      +273.05 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,252.72 $     4,724.47 $      +277.14 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.60 $     4,043.19 $      +22.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     5.82      +39.14 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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