Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Athens 

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Consumer Prices in Athens are 22.16% lower than in Melbourne (without rent)
Rent Prices in Athens are 61.72% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Athens are 10.37% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Athens are 40.65% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Athens is 59.25% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$
(9.30 €)
16.14 A$
(10.00 €)
     +7.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(49.58 €)
64.54 A$
(40.00 €)
     -19.32 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(7.44 €)
9.68 A$
(6.00 €)
     -19.32 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 A$
(6.20 €)
6.45 A$
(4.00 €)
     -35.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 A$
(6.20 €)
8.07 A$
(5.00 €)
     -19.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.43 A$
(2.75 €)
5.06 A$
(3.14 €)
     +14.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.22 A$
(1.99 €)
2.86 A$
(1.77 €)
     -11.05 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.89 A$
(1.79 €)
0.81 A$
(0.50 €)
     -72.13 %
Markets
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.05 A$
(3.75 €)
7.62 A$
(4.72 €)
     +26.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 A$
(1.65 €)
1.16 A$
(0.72 €)
     -56.54 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.26 A$
(0.78 €)
1.29 A$
(0.80 €)
     +2.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.72 A$
(2.92 €)
5.03 A$
(3.12 €)
     +6.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.79 A$
(3.59 €)
5.98 A$
(3.71 €)
     +3.29 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.18 A$
(3.21 €)
5.09 A$
(3.16 €)
     -1.73 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.42 A$
(4.60 €)
6.83 A$
(4.23 €)
     -7.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.04 A$
(1.26 €)
1.14 A$
(0.71 €)
     -44.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.51 A$
(0.94 €)
1.11 A$
(0.69 €)
     -26.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 A$
(0.97 €)
0.79 A$
(0.49 €)
     -49.47 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.26 A$
(1.40 €)
1.08 A$
(0.67 €)
     -52.16 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 A$
(0.92 €)
0.61 A$
(0.38 €)
     -58.89 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(0.75 €)
0.59 A$
(0.37 €)
     -50.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.87 A$
(1.78 €)
0.98 A$
(0.61 €)
     -65.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.15 A$
(1.33 €)
1.29 A$
(0.80 €)
     -39.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(9.30 €)
9.68 A$
(6.00 €)
     -35.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.83 A$
(3.62 €)
2.25 A$
(1.40 €)
     -61.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 A$
(3.41 €)
3.41 A$
(2.11 €)
     -37.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 39.50 A$
(24.48 €)
7.42 A$
(4.60 €)
     -81.21 %
Transportation
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(2.79 €)
2.26 A$
(1.40 €)
     -49.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 159.00 A$
(98.54 €)
48.41 A$
(30.00 €)
     -69.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(3.10 €)
5.65 A$
(3.50 €)
     +12.95 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.68 A$
(1.66 €)
1.92 A$
(1.19 €)
     -28.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(21.20 €)
19.06 A$
(11.81 €)
     -44.28 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.35 A$
(3.32 €)
9.17 A$
(5.68 €)
     +71.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,750.00 A$
(16,578.44 €)
33,884.38 A$
(21,000.00 €)
     +26.67 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,678.29 A$
(15,914.24 €)
31,222.57 A$
(19,350.33 €)
     +21.59 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.80 A$
(128.16 €)
229.67 A$
(142.34 €)
     +11.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 A$
(0.11 €)
0.71 A$
(0.44 €)
     +286.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.98 A$
(43.37 €)
49.54 A$
(30.70 €)
     -29.21 %
Sports And Leisure
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.68 A$
(40.71 €)
46.67 A$
(28.92 €)
     -28.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.38 A$
(14.49 €)
31.03 A$
(19.23 €)
     +32.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(12.40 €)
12.91 A$
(8.00 €)
     -35.46 %
Childcare
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,300.00 A$
(1,425.44 €)
633.75 A$
(392.77 €)
     -72.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,535.71 A$
(12,107.35 €)
11,890.56 A$
(7,369.23 €)
     -39.13 %
Clothing And Shoes
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.05 A$
(62.63 €)
115.10 A$
(71.34 €)
     +13.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.60 A$
(32.60 €)
46.29 A$
(28.69 €)
     -12.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 129.98 A$
(80.55 €)
111.64 A$
(69.19 €)
     -14.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.55 A$
(86.48 €)
143.67 A$
(89.04 €)
     +2.95 %
Rent Per Month
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,833.38 A$
(1,136.25 €)
651.20 A$
(403.58 €)
     -64.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,391.00 A$
(862.08 €)
561.37 A$
(347.91 €)
     -59.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,332.54 A$
(2,065.36 €)
1,170.83 A$
(725.62 €)
     -64.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,315.10 A$
(1,434.80 €)
1,012.55 A$
(627.53 €)
     -56.26 %
Buy Apartment Price
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 909.56 A$
(563.70 €)
276.44 A$
(171.33 €)
     -69.61 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 744.84 A$
(461.62 €)
275.27 A$
(170.60 €)
     -63.04 %
Salaries And Financing
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,916.79 A$
(3,047.20 €)
1,297.90 A$
(804.38 €)
     -73.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.36 4.54      +35.04 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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