Cost of Living Comparison Between Launceston and Brisbane 

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Consumer Prices in Brisbane are 21.81% higher than in Launceston (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brisbane are 31.03% higher than in Launceston
Rent Prices in Brisbane are 60.64% higher than in Launceston
Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 29.39% higher than in Launceston
Groceries Prices in Brisbane are 19.60% higher than in Launceston
Local Purchasing Power in Brisbane is 31.53% 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) 12.00 A$ 12.75 A$      +6.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 A$ 8.00 A$      +33.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 A$ 9.00 A$      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.47 A$ 4.56 A$      +2.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 A$ 3.45 A$      +47.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 A$ 2.63 A$      +57.64 %
Markets
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.13 A$ 6.76 A$      +31.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 A$ 2.50 A$      +10.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 A$ 1.26 A$      +39.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.07 A$ 4.97 A$      +22.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.92 A$ 4.62 A$      -6.24 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.76 A$ 4.83 A$      +1.41 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.58 A$ 9.22 A$      +40.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.47 A$ 2.08 A$      +41.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.44 A$ 1.57 A$      +9.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.77 A$ 1.75 A$      -1.10 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.15 A$ 2.32 A$      +7.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 A$ 1.46 A$      +7.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.10 A$ 1.20 A$      +8.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.77 A$ 2.76 A$      -0.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.60 A$ 1.89 A$      -27.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.50 A$ 17.00 A$      -2.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.47 A$ 5.80 A$      +29.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.12 A$ 6.79 A$      +64.61 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 24.00 A$ 35.00 A$      +45.83 %
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$ 158.48 A$      +111.30 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$ 4.00 A$      +14.29 %
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$ 5.54 A$      -4.92 %
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$ 24,224.14 A$      +16.87 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 201.43 A$ 191.99 A$      -4.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 A$ 0.32 A$      +162.88 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.83 A$ 78.30 A$      -5.47 %
Sports And Leisure
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.99 A$ 62.83 A$      +14.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 A$ 20.39 A$      +103.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$ 15.50 A$      -13.89 %
Childcare
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,394.44 A$ 1,821.71 A$      -23.92 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,166.67 A$ 12,983.33 A$      +41.64 %
Clothing And Shoes
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.00 A$ 104.25 A$      +15.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.14 A$ 59.41 A$      -4.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 138.96 A$ 142.03 A$      +2.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.72 A$ 152.52 A$      +30.67 %
Rent Per Month
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 966.67 A$ 1,645.45 A$      +70.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 800.00 A$ 1,216.52 A$      +52.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,800.00 A$ 2,842.61 A$      +57.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,183.33 A$ 1,920.00 A$      +62.25 %
Buy Apartment Price
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 418.49 A$ 643.68 A$      +53.81 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 324.28 A$ 403.70 A$      +24.49 %
Salaries And Financing
Launceston Edit Brisbane Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,750.00 A$ 4,739.24 A$      +72.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.53 3.73      -17.63 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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