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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 24.59% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 25.48% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 27.51% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 27.35% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 10.05% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 0.17% higher than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.30 $      +33.01 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     62.59 $      +39.10 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.04 $      +8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.69 $      +34.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.87 $      +17.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.18 $      -14.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.44 $      +48.36 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.01 $      +55.14 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.11 $      +10.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.19 $      -10.76 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.12 $     2.30 $      -26.16 %
Eggs (12) 2.38 $     3.49 $      +46.77 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.57 $     7.62 $      -20.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.06 $     8.58 $      +6.50 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     3.35 $      -12.65 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.93 $      -23.39 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     3.76 $      -3.70 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     2.37 $      -3.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.89 $      +17.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.89 $      +5.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.74 $      -2.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     3.92 $      +126.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.22 $     4.35 $      +96.15 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     15.65 $      +160.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.13 $      +56.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     99.76 $      +55.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.13 $      +4.32 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.70 $      +9.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     38.49 $      +28.32 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $     1.16 $      +49.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,121.20 $      +0.58 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.42 $     163.02 $      +2.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.73 $      +390.12 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.92 $     55.73 $      +18.77 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.87 $     50.88 $      +34.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.34 $     15.36 $      -16.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.08 $      +40.83 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.65 $     78.10 $      +92.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.65 $     52.83 $      +48.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.39 $     111.16 $      +43.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.85 $     98.66 $      +16.28 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 949.06 $     1,300.02 $      +36.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.48 $     935.67 $      +24.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,653.74 $     2,162.11 $      +30.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.01 $     1,493.52 $      +18.25 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,975.97 $     5,319.26 $      +169.20 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,305.57 $     3,493.06 $      +167.55 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,634.09 $     3,310.84 $      +25.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     5.39      +28.36 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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