Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Prague 

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Consumer Prices in Prague are 36.77% lower than in Melbourne (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Prague are 37.42% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Prague are 38.77% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Prague are 47.68% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Prague are 46.04% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Prague is 39.85% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.50 A$
(287.93 Kč)
9.12 A$
(150.00 Kč)
     -47.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 95.00 A$
(1,563.07 Kč)
47.41 A$
(780.00 Kč)
     -50.10 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(197.44 Kč)
9.12 A$
(150.00 Kč)
     -24.03 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 A$
(164.53 Kč)
2.43 A$
(40.00 Kč)
     -75.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 A$
(164.53 Kč)
3.04 A$
(50.00 Kč)
     -69.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.42 A$
(72.66 Kč)
3.40 A$
(55.94 Kč)
     -23.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.24 A$
(53.35 Kč)
2.15 A$
(35.38 Kč)
     -33.69 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.86 A$
(47.07 Kč)
1.69 A$
(27.79 Kč)
     -40.97 %
Markets
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.02 A$
(99.02 Kč)
4.60 A$
(75.63 Kč)
     -23.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 A$
(45.22 Kč)
1.42 A$
(23.38 Kč)
     -48.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(19.88 Kč)
1.05 A$
(17.26 Kč)
     -13.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.77 A$
(78.51 Kč)
2.71 A$
(44.63 Kč)
     -43.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.87 A$
(96.55 Kč)
6.09 A$
(100.27 Kč)
     +3.85 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.09 A$
(83.72 Kč)
4.12 A$
(67.74 Kč)
     -19.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.44 A$
(122.42 Kč)
6.52 A$
(107.33 Kč)
     -12.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 A$
(33.37 Kč)
1.03 A$
(16.89 Kč)
     -49.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.44 A$
(23.63 Kč)
0.91 A$
(15.05 Kč)
     -36.31 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 A$
(25.62 Kč)
1.12 A$
(18.49 Kč)
     -27.85 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.21 A$
(36.41 Kč)
1.49 A$
(24.44 Kč)
     -32.88 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 A$
(23.67 Kč)
0.63 A$
(10.45 Kč)
     -55.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 A$
(18.73 Kč)
0.57 A$
(9.35 Kč)
     -50.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.81 A$
(46.18 Kč)
1.60 A$
(26.33 Kč)
     -42.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.04 A$
(33.59 Kč)
0.90 A$
(14.83 Kč)
     -55.86 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(246.80 Kč)
7.90 A$
(130.00 Kč)
     -47.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.93 A$
(97.54 Kč)
1.10 A$
(18.13 Kč)
     -81.41 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.76 A$
(94.72 Kč)
2.38 A$
(39.19 Kč)
     -58.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 40.00 A$
(658.14 Kč)
6.69 A$
(110.00 Kč)
     -83.29 %
Transportation
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(74.04 Kč)
1.46 A$
(24.00 Kč)
     -67.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 159.00 A$
(2,616.09 Kč)
33.43 A$
(550.00 Kč)
     -78.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(82.27 Kč)
2.43 A$
(40.00 Kč)
     -51.38 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.68 A$
(44.09 Kč)
2.74 A$
(45.06 Kč)
     +2.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(562.71 Kč)
21.88 A$
(360.00 Kč)
     -36.02 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.22 A$
(85.95 Kč)
6.81 A$
(112.04 Kč)
     +30.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$
(444,241.41 Kč)
30,388.88 A$
(500,000.00 Kč)
     +12.55 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,588.04 A$
(421,009.95 Kč)
31,152.61 A$
(512,565.86 Kč)
     +21.75 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.29 A$
(3,163.78 Kč)
287.66 A$
(4,733.05 Kč)
     +49.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 A$
(3.11 Kč)
0.23 A$
(3.81 Kč)
     +22.73 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.35 A$
(1,173.93 Kč)
31.24 A$
(513.97 Kč)
     -56.22 %
Sports And Leisure
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.89 A$
(1,067.64 Kč)
55.94 A$
(920.45 Kč)
     -13.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.27 A$
(382.92 Kč)
19.94 A$
(328.05 Kč)
     -14.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(329.07 Kč)
12.16 A$
(200.00 Kč)
     -39.22 %
Childcare
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,293.08 A$
(37,728.88 Kč)
888.38 A$
(14,616.80 Kč)
     -61.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,193.33 A$
(315,795.32 Kč)
15,321.17 A$
(252,085.07 Kč)
     -20.17 %
Clothing And Shoes
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.76 A$
(1,690.83 Kč)
107.01 A$
(1,760.74 Kč)
     +4.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.93 A$
(903.80 Kč)
52.76 A$
(868.04 Kč)
     -3.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 131.77 A$
(2,168.05 Kč)
116.83 A$
(1,922.19 Kč)
     -11.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.89 A$
(2,318.16 Kč)
146.19 A$
(2,405.27 Kč)
     +3.76 %
Rent Per Month
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,762.52 A$
(28,999.40 Kč)
1,154.30 A$
(18,992.11 Kč)
     -34.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,412.88 A$
(23,246.74 Kč)
887.56 A$
(14,603.32 Kč)
     -37.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,329.17 A$
(54,776.16 Kč)
2,002.78 A$
(32,952.50 Kč)
     -39.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,325.69 A$
(38,265.51 Kč)
1,404.12 A$
(23,102.47 Kč)
     -39.63 %
Buy Apartment Price
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 914.35 A$
(15,044.22 Kč)
760.90 A$
(12,519.31 Kč)
     -16.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 751.77 A$
(12,369.08 Kč)
518.43 A$
(8,529.86 Kč)
     -31.04 %
Salaries And Financing
Melbourne Edit Prague Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,115.21 A$
(84,162.57 Kč)
1,925.58 A$
(31,682.24 Kč)
     -62.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.21 2.58      -19.55 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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