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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 24.01% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 24.33% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 25.04% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 28.54% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 8.80% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 10.53% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.64 $      +36.44 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     62.37 $      +38.61 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.02 $      +7.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.68 $      +33.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.85 $      +16.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     3.15 $      -14.79 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.41 $      +47.72 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.01 $      +55.80 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.12 $      +10.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.19 $      -10.48 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     2.26 $      -26.94 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     3.45 $      +46.40 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     7.61 $      -20.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.01 $     8.63 $      +7.78 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     3.33 $      -13.49 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.83 $     2.86 $      -25.38 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     3.79 $      -2.99 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     2.31 $      -6.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.86 $      +15.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.86 $      +4.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.69 $      -2.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $     3.88 $      +64.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.39 $     4.33 $      +27.77 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     15.59 $      +159.89 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.12 $      +55.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     94.34 $      +47.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.12 $      +3.96 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.74 $      +11.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     38.36 $      +28.72 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.19 $      +44.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,050.99 $      +0.24 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.47 $     160.91 $      +2.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.75 $      +389.51 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.87 $     55.36 $      +18.12 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.11 $     51.50 $      +35.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.41 $     15.04 $      -18.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.03 $      +40.34 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.80 $     77.44 $      +89.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.67 $     52.25 $      +46.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.39 $     112.15 $      +44.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.85 $     100.12 $      +18.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.49 $     1,264.98 $      +32.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.61 $     901.40 $      +20.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.06 $     2,117.29 $      +28.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,255.15 $     1,466.23 $      +16.82 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,932.90 $     5,789.60 $      +199.53 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,295.18 $     3,725.49 $      +187.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,970.69 $     3,304.49 $      +11.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     5.40      +28.02 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: USD