Historical Prices in Melbourne

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2020 17.50 85.00 12.00
2019 16.00 80.00 11.45
2018 16.49 85.00 11.00
2017 15.00 84.50 10.00
2016 15.00 80.00 10.00
2015 15.00 80.00 9.00
2014 15.00 77.50 9.00
2013 15.00 80.00 8.00
2012 15.00 91.45 8.00
2011 15.00 70.00 8.00
2010 14.95 48.00 7.97
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2020 10.00 9.62 3.25 2.89 4.38
2019 8.00 9.00 3.07 2.77 4.24
2018 8.75 9.00 3.12 2.76 4.16
2017 8.00 9.00 3.21 2.64 3.98
2016 8.00 8.00 3.32 2.72 3.88
2015 8.00 8.00 3.17 2.55 3.84
2014 7.50 8.00 2.96 2.53 3.75
2013 6.75 7.00 3.12 2.63 3.73
2012 7.00 7.00 2.93 2.48 3.64
2011 5.00 7.00 3.00 2.70 3.49
2010 5.50 7.25 2.75 2.12 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2020 1.57 3.03 4.74 2.08 5.97 5.81
2019 1.48 3.01 4.56 2.30 5.24 5.72
2018 1.26 2.65 3.91 2.02 3.63 5.60
2017 1.36 2.60 4.41 1.85 5.67 6.35
2016 1.31 2.59 5.11 2.70 5.30 5.42
2015 1.27 2.68 4.63 2.23 4.76 5.12
2014 1.29 2.81 4.34 1.78 4.36 4.96
2013 1.48 3.24 4.09 2.68 4.18 4.37
2012 1.44 2.69 4.04 2.48 4.85 4.58
2011 1.57 2.65 3.82 2.28 3.60 4.10
2010 1.80 3.10 4.75 1.73 2.10 3.00
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2020 4.48 3.43 3.12 2.88 2.65 5.00 3.24 2.53
2019 4.23 3.37 3.69 2.57 2.55 4.96 3.55 2.76
2018 3.86 3.22 2.97 2.53 2.78 4.70 2.93 2.46
2017 4.06 3.63 3.45 2.64 2.85 5.27 3.10 2.67
2016 3.68 3.36 2.77 2.49 2.66 4.49 2.85 2.63
2015 3.93 3.04 2.56 2.32 2.46 4.33 3.20 2.26
2014 3.87 3.29 2.99 2.31 2.07 4.80 - -
2013 3.95 3.85 3.10 2.35 2.47 4.52 - -
2012 4.10 3.11 3.07 2.42 3.00 6.62 - -
2011 3.70 3.16 2.45 2.48 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2020 12.62 15.00 40.00 11.22 16.36
2019 9.46 15.00 30.00 10.89 15.14
2018 9.22 15.00 30.00 9.91 13.52
2017 10.42 15.00 26.50 9.80 15.43
2016 10.34 15.00 25.00 10.96 15.75
2015 9.55 15.00 22.00 10.55 13.33
2014 10.09 15.00 20.00 11.84 -
2013 12.79 15.00 18.45 12.30 -
2012 11.69 15.00 16.00 11.96 -
2011 10.35 15.00 16.00 11.33 -
2010 15.00 13.00 15.50 8.74 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2020 1761.08 1401.46 3364.10 2384.70
2019 1856.98 1399.77 3321.67 2141.82
2018 1851.06 1457.51 3519.56 2188.64
2017 1745.51 1257.51 3076.65 1941.04
2016 1696.38 1301.12 3033.14 2071.39
2015 1651.42 1270.58 3310.08 2005.36
2014 1595.93 1116.76 3153.17 1838.82
2013 1711.06 1321.51 3033.33 2092.07
2012 1627.63 1383.33 3353.18 1990.45
2011 1880.00 1466.67 3200.00 1991.25
2010 1423.00 1136.67 2530.10 1980.83

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2020 9510.00 7878.75
2019 10062.50 8041.67
2018 9252.33 7422.91
2017 8714.29 6727.78
2016 7579.37 5814.00
2015 8305.47 6413.33
2014 9200.00 6000.00
2013 7923.46 5943.75
2012 8400.00 6000.00
2011 8250.00 7250.00
2010 6886.67 5000.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2020 5077.48
2019 4466.35
2018 4444.37
2017 4313.66
2016 4557.93
2015 4291.56
2014 4142.21
2013 4541.78
2012 4029.91
2011 3051.71
2010 3850.00

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2020 4.50 1.38
2019 4.40 1.43
2018 4.30 1.46
2017 4.10 1.33
2016 3.90 1.22
2015 3.76 1.33
2014 3.76 1.53
2013 3.50 1.48
2012 3.95 1.44
2011 3.70 1.40
2010 4.00 1.28
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2020 159.00
2019 154.00
2018 150.00
2017 146.00
2016 140.00
2015 131.00
2014 138.00
2013 129.00
2012 147.50
2011 111.00
2010 109.60

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2020 3.23
2019 4.17
2018 4.45
2017 4.39
2016 4.46
2015 4.94
2014 5.22
2013 5.93
2012 6.37
2011 7.15
2010 6.80

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2020 194.16 71.28
2019 209.65 70.04
2018 200.80 70.51
2017 213.91 73.15
2016 161.98 70.30
2015 192.02 66.91
2014 203.51 68.28
2013 211.70 64.71
2012 178.37 52.39
2011 181.67 50.00
2010 181.43 34.32

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2020 65.27 22.92 20.00
2019 74.38 24.00 20.00
2018 64.44 23.93 20.00
2017 64.98 19.60 20.00
2016 70.00 23.67 20.00
2015 69.33 24.86 20.00
2014 82.17 14.67 18.00
2013 71.64 20.14 18.00
2012 65.62 20.00 18.00
2011 64.94 23.33 18.00
2010 70.00 20.00 16.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2020 102.31 56.22 130.81 139.44
2019 99.19 58.55 121.88 136.62
2018 103.00 61.31 134.67 148.62
2017 98.21 65.54 133.82 151.03
2016 96.72 65.71 134.99 148.67
2015 99.13 60.17 134.72 148.98
2014 89.04 65.91 147.80 134.21
2013 118.20 83.60 147.17 157.65
2012 92.11 69.38 140.45 138.33
2011 91.67 79.80 145.00 182.00
2010 78.50 65.00 136.00 179.00
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