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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 37.52% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 40.11% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 45.81% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 38.74% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 23.54% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 18.50% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.89 $      +38.90 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     69.45 $      +54.33 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.81 $      +20.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.64 $      +61.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.60 $      +31.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.46 $      -6.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.66 $      +63.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.22 $      +71.46 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.33 $      +31.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.57 $      +5.80 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.50 $      -18.43 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     3.80 $      +63.25 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     8.87 $      -7.03 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.85 $     9.80 $      +24.80 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     3.67 $      -4.20 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.24 $      -14.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.27 $      +11.11 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $     2.58 $      +6.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     2.04 $      +28.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     2.17 $      +22.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.02 $      +8.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     4.22 $      +83.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     4.69 $      +41.62 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     17.36 $      +189.38 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.47 $      +73.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     109.82 $      +56.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.47 $      +15.75 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.86 $      +19.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     43.41 $      +45.66 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.33 $      +40.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     23,864.92 $      +13.64 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.07 $     187.09 $      +17.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.81 $      +415.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $     59.70 $      +26.86 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.58 $     58.90 $      +48.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.84 $     17.21 $      -3.53 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.63 $      +56.26 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.97 $     88.84 $      +116.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.85 $     61.28 $      +70.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.44 $     125.61 $      +62.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.90 $     117.66 $      +38.58 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.78 $     1,548.36 $      +50.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.66 $     1,100.55 $      +42.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,741.22 $     2,675.47 $      +53.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.37 $     1,746.16 $      +33.46 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,912.43 $     6,679.17 $      +249.25 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.49 $     4,196.98 $      +233.23 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,309.33 $     3,779.12 $      +14.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.64      +34.07 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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