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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 39.31% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 41.78% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 47.19% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 43.51% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 25.28% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 18.03% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.96 $      +49.60 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     70.40 $      +56.44 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.92 $      +21.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.72 $      +63.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.60 $      +32.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.49 $      -5.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.68 $      +65.85 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.25 $      +74.09 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.33 $      +31.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.57 $      +5.86 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     2.53 $      -16.91 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     3.84 $      +65.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     8.97 $      -5.78 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     9.92 $      +26.96 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     3.70 $      -3.19 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     3.24 $      -13.65 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.33 $      +12.73 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     2.60 $      +8.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.09 $      +32.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.21 $      +25.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.20 $      +10.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     4.27 $      +85.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     4.72 $      +42.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     17.60 $      +193.32 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.52 $      +75.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     110.00 $      +59.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.52 $      +17.33 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.88 $      +21.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     44.00 $      +46.66 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.35 $      +41.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,084.78 $      +14.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.19 $     190.85 $      +19.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.79 $      +396.92 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.08 $     59.93 $      +27.30 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.52 $     58.81 $      +48.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     17.14 $      -3.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.84 $      +58.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.15 $     89.38 $      +117.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.95 $     62.79 $      +74.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.20 $     126.66 $      +64.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.67 $     118.08 $      +39.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.20 $     1,561.30 $      +51.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.51 $     1,118.71 $      +44.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,737.26 $     2,690.27 $      +54.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.25 $     1,764.55 $      +34.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,899.06 $     6,665.29 $      +250.98 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,257.03 $     4,270.67 $      +239.74 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,302.70 $     3,838.12 $      +16.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.68      +34.92 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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