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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 38.66% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 41.17% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 46.69% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 42.83% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 24.67% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 17.60% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     14.96 $      +49.63 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     70.42 $      +56.48 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.92 $      +21.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.72 $      +63.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.60 $      +32.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.50 $      -4.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.69 $      +65.90 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.25 $      +74.00 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.33 $      +31.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.58 $      +6.13 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.53 $      -17.03 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     3.84 $      +65.71 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     8.97 $      -6.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     9.92 $      +27.13 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     3.69 $      -3.43 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     3.26 $      -13.33 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.85 $     4.34 $      +12.93 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     2.60 $      +8.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.09 $      +32.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.21 $      +24.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.20 $      +10.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     4.27 $      +84.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     4.71 $      +42.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     17.60 $      +193.40 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.52 $      +76.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.50 $     110.03 $      +58.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.52 $      +17.36 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.88 $      +21.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     44.01 $      +46.70 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.35 $      +41.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,196.81 $      +15.22 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.31 $     190.93 $      +19.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.79 $      +401.74 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $     59.94 $      +27.38 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     58.83 $      +48.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.96 $     17.20 $      -4.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.84 $      +58.44 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.19 $     89.41 $      +117.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.96 $     62.95 $      +75.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     126.63 $      +63.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.61 $     118.12 $      +39.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,027.76 $     1,561.91 $      +51.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.37 $     1,119.15 $      +44.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,735.36 $     2,691.46 $      +55.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.81 $     1,765.24 $      +35.18 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,897.93 $     6,667.05 $      +251.28 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     4,294.96 $      +242.22 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,300.81 $     3,839.78 $      +16.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.68      +34.87 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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