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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 8.50% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 10.06% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 13.50% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 11.64% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 0.78% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 2.25% higher than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(15.31 A$)
    12.93 $
(18.00 A$)
     +17.54 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(69.61 A$)
    57.46 $
(80.00 A$)
     +14.93 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $
(9.40 A$)
    6.46 $
(9.00 A$)
     -4.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(4.87 A$)
    4.67 $
(6.50 A$)
     +33.40 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(6.96 A$)
    5.75 $
(8.00 A$)
     +14.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 $
(5.21 A$)
    2.91 $
(4.05 A$)
     -22.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(2.29 A$)
    2.27 $
(3.16 A$)
     +37.56 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $
(1.86 A$)
    1.86 $
(2.58 A$)
     +38.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 $
(5.23 A$)
    3.98 $
(5.54 A$)
     +5.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 $
(3.15 A$)
    1.84 $
(2.57 A$)
     -18.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $
(2.08 A$)
    0.95 $
(1.32 A$)
     -36.48 %
Eggs (12) 2.49 $
(3.47 A$)
    3.34 $
(4.65 A$)
     +34.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $
(6.26 A$)
    3.16 $
(4.40 A$)
     -29.75 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.83 $
(5.34 A$)
    3.59 $
(5.00 A$)
     -6.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 $
(2.58 A$)
    1.37 $
(1.90 A$)
     -26.31 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 $
(2.54 A$)
    1.20 $
(1.68 A$)
     -34.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(2.49 A$)
    1.53 $
(2.13 A$)
     -14.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(1.65 A$)
    0.96 $
(1.34 A$)
     -18.49 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(2.20 A$)
    1.75 $
(2.43 A$)
     +10.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $
(2.45 A$)
    1.81 $
(2.52 A$)
     +2.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(16.71 A$)
    10.77 $
(15.00 A$)
     -10.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(2.46 A$)
    3.53 $
(4.92 A$)
     +100.15 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.37 $
(3.30 A$)
    3.95 $
(5.50 A$)
     +66.57 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.10 $
(8.49 A$)
    15.80 $
(22.00 A$)
     +159.05 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(2.78 A$)
    2.87 $
(4.00 A$)
     +43.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(90.49 A$)
    93.38 $
(130.00 A$)
     +43.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(4.18 A$)
    2.87 $
(4.00 A$)
     -4.23 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(3.48 A$)
    2.51 $
(3.49 A$)
     +0.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(41.77 A$)
    35.91 $
(50.00 A$)
     +19.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.85 $
(3.96 A$)
    3.88 $
(5.41 A$)
     +36.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(29,236.20 A$)
    17,957.55 $
(25,000.50 A$)
     -14.49 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.63 $
(219.45 A$)
    150.60 $
(209.66 A$)
     -4.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.22 A$)
    0.38 $
(0.53 A$)
     +141.38 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.01 $
(66.84 A$)
    50.76 $
(70.67 A$)
     +5.74 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.13 $
(51.70 A$)
    46.16 $
(64.27 A$)
     +24.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 $
(25.53 A$)
    14.31 $
(19.92 A$)
     -21.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(13.92 A$)
    12.93 $
(18.00 A$)
     +29.29 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.20 $
(57.35 A$)
    72.51 $
(100.95 A$)
     +76.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.82 $
(49.87 A$)
    49.94 $
(69.52 A$)
     +39.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.76 $
(106.87 A$)
    99.14 $
(138.02 A$)
     +29.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.30 $
(121.54 A$)
    92.08 $
(128.20 A$)
     +5.48 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,012.54 $
(1,409.66 A$)
    1,222.72 $
(1,702.27 A$)
     +20.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 792.00 $
(1,102.62 A$)
    875.37 $
(1,218.68 A$)
     +10.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,728.60 $
(2,406.56 A$)
    2,044.69 $
(2,846.62 A$)
     +18.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,340.27 $
(1,865.92 A$)
    1,388.77 $
(1,933.44 A$)
     +3.62 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 205.15 $
(285.61 A$)
    538.28 $
(749.39 A$)
     +162.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.35 $
(184.26 A$)
    349.69 $
(486.84 A$)
     +164.22 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,678.38 $
(3,728.84 A$)
    3,014.14 $
(4,196.28 A$)
     +12.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     5.15      +23.18 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: USD