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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 21.42% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 21.91% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 23.01% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 23.53% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 7.09% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 0.12% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     12.95 $      +29.48 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     60.93 $      +35.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     6.86 $      +5.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.57 $      +30.57 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.33 $      +6.63 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.09 $      -16.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.37 $      +44.47 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     1.96 $      +51.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.10 $      +8.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $     2.12 $      -13.48 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.10 $     2.20 $      -29.16 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     3.37 $      +42.53 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     7.47 $      -21.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     8.41 $      +4.73 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     3.25 $      -15.42 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.80 $      -26.75 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     3.70 $      -5.28 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     2.28 $      -7.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.83 $      +14.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.84 $      +3.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.43 $      -4.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     3.83 $      +122.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.19 $     4.27 $      +95.07 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     15.23 $      +153.89 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.05 $      +52.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     97.11 $      +51.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.05 $      +1.56 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.65 $      +6.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     37.78 $      +25.93 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $     1.15 $      +41.79 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     20,565.16 $      -2.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.78 $     157.61 $      -0.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.73 $      +389.37 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     53.89 $      +14.93 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.01 $     49.94 $      +31.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     15.05 $      -18.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     13.71 $      +37.10 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.76 $     75.58 $      +85.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.69 $     51.00 $      +42.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.40 $     109.27 $      +41.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.77 $     97.16 $      +14.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 953.40 $     1,248.24 $      +30.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.67 $     897.42 $      +18.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,651.53 $     2,088.49 $      +26.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,262.22 $     1,451.10 $      +14.96 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,950.71 $     5,174.51 $      +165.26 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,293.08 $     3,489.09 $      +169.83 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,627.98 $     3,199.93 $      +21.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.39      +28.15 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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