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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 47.14% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 50.68% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 58.45% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 51.46% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 32.50% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 19.98% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     15.79 $      +57.90 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     74.31 $      +65.13 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.27 $      +27.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.04 $      +72.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.97 $      +39.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     3.68 $      +0.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.84 $      +76.41 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.39 $      +85.81 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.42 $      +41.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.42 $     2.73 $      +12.57 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.68 $      -10.80 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     4.02 $      +75.36 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.56 $     9.51 $      -0.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     10.49 $      +35.08 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     3.87 $      +1.63 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     3.39 $      -9.10 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.83 $     4.57 $      +19.37 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     2.73 $      +13.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.23 $      +42.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     2.36 $      +33.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.93 $      +16.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     4.53 $      +96.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.26 $     4.92 $      +50.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     18.39 $      +206.52 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.72 $      +85.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     115.18 $      +64.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.72 $      +23.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.99 $      +27.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     46.44 $      +60.15 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.42 $      +47.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     25,306.52 $      +21.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.52 $     201.90 $      +25.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.83 $      +449.10 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.96 $     62.69 $      +33.48 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.48 $     62.66 $      +58.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.60 $     17.97 $      -3.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     16.72 $      +67.19 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.20 $     94.09 $      +128.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.38 $     66.42 $      +82.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.02 $     134.98 $      +75.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.39 $     125.71 $      +48.97 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.79 $     1,649.58 $      +61.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.24 $     1,204.62 $      +57.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,735.23 $     2,902.03 $      +67.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.50 $     1,893.44 $      +45.15 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,933.31 $     7,169.29 $      +270.83 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.42 $     4,682.69 $      +272.11 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,297.55 $     3,975.69 $      +20.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     5.79      +38.23 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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