Cost of Living Comparison Between Launceston and Brisbane 

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Consumer Prices in Brisbane are 22.58% higher than in Launceston (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brisbane are 31.94% higher than in Launceston
Rent Prices in Brisbane are 62.07% higher than in Launceston
Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 30.80% higher than in Launceston
Groceries Prices in Brisbane are 20.29% higher than in Launceston
Local Purchasing Power in Brisbane is 9.55% higher than in Launceston
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Restaurants
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$ 20.00 A$      +33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.50 A$ 100.00 A$      +37.93 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.50 A$ 14.00 A$      +12.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 A$ 8.00 A$      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 A$ 10.00 A$      +33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.47 A$ 4.56 A$      +2.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 A$ 3.59 A$      +53.95 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 A$ 2.87 A$      +72.10 %
Markets
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.30 A$ 6.44 A$      +21.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.33 A$ 2.37 A$      +1.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 A$ 1.32 A$      +45.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.07 A$ 4.72 A$      +16.06 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.92 A$ 4.56 A$      -7.41 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.76 A$ 5.16 A$      +8.41 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.58 A$ 8.93 A$      +35.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.47 A$ 2.15 A$      +45.56 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.44 A$ 1.59 A$      +10.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.77 A$ 1.77 A$      -0.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.15 A$ 2.20 A$      +2.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 A$ 1.54 A$      +13.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.10 A$ 1.16 A$      +5.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.77 A$ 2.73 A$      -1.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.60 A$ 2.05 A$      -21.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.50 A$ 18.00 A$      +2.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.47 A$ 5.64 A$      +26.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.12 A$ 6.96 A$      +68.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 24.00 A$ 36.00 A$      +50.00 %
Transportation
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 A$ 4.00 A$      +45.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 A$ 146.74 A$      +95.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$ 4.50 A$      +28.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 A$ 3.49 A$      -9.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$ 49.20 A$      +43.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.83 A$ 5.36 A$      -8.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,370.00 A$ 28,000.00 A$      +2.30 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,728.00 A$ 24,231.29 A$      +16.90 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 201.43 A$ 191.87 A$      -4.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 A$ 0.40 A$      +235.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 81.56 A$ 79.07 A$      -3.05 %
Sports And Leisure
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.99 A$ 65.59 A$      +19.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 A$ 19.00 A$      +90.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$ 15.00 A$      -16.67 %
Childcare
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,394.44 A$ 1,905.00 A$      -20.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,166.67 A$ 13,475.00 A$      +47.00 %
Clothing And Shoes
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.00 A$ 104.60 A$      +16.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.14 A$ 62.32 A$      +0.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 143.43 A$ 133.38 A$      -7.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.72 A$ 152.30 A$      +30.48 %
Rent Per Month
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 966.67 A$ 1,711.36 A$      +77.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 800.00 A$ 1,232.38 A$      +54.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,800.00 A$ 2,816.52 A$      +56.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,183.33 A$ 1,938.18 A$      +63.79 %
Buy Apartment Price
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 418.49 A$ 654.96 A$      +56.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 324.28 A$ 415.74 A$      +28.21 %
Salaries And Financing
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,500.00 A$ 5,059.21 A$      +44.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.53 3.41      -24.68 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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