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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 43.87% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 47.35% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 55.00% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 46.73% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 29.76% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 18.19% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.94 $      +49.39 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     72.42 $      +60.94 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.10 $      +24.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.88 $      +68.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.79 $      +35.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     3.59 $      -2.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.77 $      +71.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.33 $      +80.60 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.38 $      +36.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.64 $      +8.59 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.62 $      -12.58 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     3.91 $      +70.31 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.55 $     9.25 $      -3.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     10.19 $      +31.32 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.79 $      -0.59 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     3.33 $      -10.85 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.82 $     4.46 $      +16.72 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     2.67 $      +11.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.16 $      +37.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.29 $      +29.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.58 $      +13.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     4.41 $      +91.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     4.79 $      +46.21 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     18.11 $      +201.77 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.62 $      +81.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     113.62 $      +62.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.62 $      +20.71 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.94 $      +24.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     45.27 $      +51.39 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.39 $      +44.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,803.75 $     24,443.24 $      +17.49 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.40 $     200.03 $      +24.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.81 $      +425.37 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     61.26 $      +30.66 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.35 $     60.52 $      +53.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.55 $     17.62 $      -5.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     16.30 $      +62.95 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.27 $     91.77 $      +122.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.22 $     64.26 $      +77.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.18 $     130.38 $      +68.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.44 $     122.10 $      +44.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,022.62 $     1,608.47 $      +57.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 768.35 $     1,166.97 $      +51.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.19 $     2,843.75 $      +63.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.92 $     1,838.25 $      +40.76 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,914.22 $     6,988.38 $      +265.08 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,254.77 $     4,544.20 $      +262.15 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,295.74 $     3,972.94 $      +20.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     5.71      +36.15 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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