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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 30.39% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 32.72% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 37.87% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 33.82% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 16.10% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 19.08% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.91 $      +39.13 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     65.47 $      +45.49 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.37 $      +13.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.32 $      +51.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.47 $      +29.31 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.26 $      -11.64 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.51 $      +54.44 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.11 $      +62.56 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.23 $      +21.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     2.40 $      -1.69 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.38 $      -22.39 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 $     3.59 $      +53.46 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.59 $     8.36 $      -12.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.91 $     9.23 $      +16.77 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     3.48 $      -9.20 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.80 $     3.09 $      -18.83 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.88 $     4.04 $      +4.25 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     2.45 $      +0.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.94 $      +22.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     2.05 $      +15.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.28 $      +2.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     3.99 $      +71.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 $     4.41 $      +32.23 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     16.37 $      +172.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.27 $      +63.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     102.30 $      +48.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.27 $      +9.12 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.75 $      +12.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     40.92 $      +36.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.26 $      +32.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     22,497.75 $      +7.13 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.24 $     177.62 $      +11.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.79 $      +407.84 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.96 $     56.46 $      +20.23 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.55 $     56.02 $      +41.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.99 $     16.52 $      -8.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.73 $      +47.31 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.09 $     83.58 $      +103.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.79 $     57.56 $      +60.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.71 $     118.43 $      +52.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.15 $     110.39 $      +29.64 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.86 $     1,469.28 $      +43.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 774.19 $     1,040.19 $      +34.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,736.26 $     2,523.17 $      +45.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.02 $     1,646.10 $      +25.85 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,904.34 $     6,205.31 $      +225.85 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.02 $     3,877.12 $      +208.93 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,314.76 $     3,559.97 $      +7.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     5.62      +33.17 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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