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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 25.33% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 25.81% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Australia are 26.86% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 28.55% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Australia are 10.66% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 1.25% lower than in United States

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  United States  Australia      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(12.65 A$)
    13.44 $
(17.00 A$)
     +34.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(56.93 A$)
    63.23 $
(80.00 A$)
     +40.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(8.22 A$)
    7.11 $
(9.00 A$)
     +9.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(4.43 A$)
    4.74 $
(6.00 A$)
     +35.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(6.33 A$)
    5.93 $
(7.50 A$)
     +18.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $
(4.70 A$)
    3.20 $
(4.05 A$)
     -13.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(2.07 A$)
    2.47 $
(3.12 A$)
     +50.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 $
(1.67 A$)
    2.02 $
(2.56 A$)
     +53.62 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $
(1.29 A$)
    1.13 $
(1.43 A$)
     +10.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $
(3.12 A$)
    2.20 $
(2.79 A$)
     -10.56 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.13 $
(3.96 A$)
    2.37 $
(2.99 A$)
     -24.39 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $
(3.03 A$)
    3.58 $
(4.52 A$)
     +49.15 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.65 $
(12.21 A$)
    7.72 $
(9.77 A$)
     -19.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.15 $
(10.32 A$)
    8.75 $
(11.07 A$)
     +7.28 %
Apples (1kg) 3.88 $
(4.91 A$)
    3.35 $
(4.23 A$)
     -13.70 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.86 $
(4.89 A$)
    3.00 $
(3.80 A$)
     -22.22 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.92 $
(4.96 A$)
    3.77 $
(4.77 A$)
     -3.83 %
Potato (1kg) 2.53 $
(3.20 A$)
    2.40 $
(3.03 A$)
     -5.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(2.00 A$)
    1.89 $
(2.39 A$)
     +19.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(2.25 A$)
    1.93 $
(2.45 A$)
     +8.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(15.18 A$)
    11.86 $
(15.00 A$)
     -1.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $
(2.15 A$)
    4.00 $
(5.06 A$)
     +135.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.25 $
(2.84 A$)
    4.45 $
(5.62 A$)
     +97.77 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(7.59 A$)
    15.81 $
(20.00 A$)
     +163.46 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(2.53 A$)
    3.16 $
(4.00 A$)
     +58.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(80.97 A$)
    100.38 $
(127.00 A$)
     +56.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(3.80 A$)
    3.16 $
(4.00 A$)
     +5.39 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $
(1.97 A$)
    1.72 $
(2.17 A$)
     +10.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(37.96 A$)
    39.52 $
(50.00 A$)
     +31.73 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $
(0.98 A$)
    1.16 $
(1.47 A$)
     +50.14 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(26,569.20 A$)
    21,340.50 $
(27,000.00 A$)
     +1.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.04 $
(201.22 A$)
    166.21 $
(210.29 A$)
     +4.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.20 A$)
    0.72 $
(0.92 A$)
     +361.98 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $
(59.54 A$)
    56.80 $
(71.86 A$)
     +20.69 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.03 $
(48.11 A$)
    51.85 $
(65.61 A$)
     +36.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $
(23.48 A$)
    15.83 $
(20.03 A$)
     -14.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(12.65 A$)
    14.23 $
(18.00 A$)
     +42.27 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.62 $
(51.39 A$)
    79.71 $
(100.85 A$)
     +96.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.92 $
(45.44 A$)
    53.76 $
(68.02 A$)
     +49.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.62 $
(98.20 A$)
    113.68 $
(143.83 A$)
     +46.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.08 $
(107.64 A$)
    100.90 $
(127.66 A$)
     +18.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.43 $
(1,234.11 A$)
    1,317.27 $
(1,666.61 A$)
     +35.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.87 $
(967.72 A$)
    953.59 $
(1,206.48 A$)
     +24.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,689.02 $
(2,136.95 A$)
    2,209.15 $
(2,795.02 A$)
     +30.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,293.67 $
(1,636.75 A$)
    1,511.78 $
(1,912.71 A$)
     +16.86 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,148.65 $
(2,718.47 A$)
    5,772.62 $
(7,303.52 A$)
     +168.66 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,405.47 $
(1,778.20 A$)
    3,759.89 $
(4,757.02 A$)
     +167.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,686.89 $
(3,399.46 A$)
    3,337.90 $
(4,223.11 A$)
     +24.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     5.36      +27.66 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD