Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Athens 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Athens are 22.13% lower than in Melbourne (without rent)
Rent Prices in Athens are 61.64% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Athens are 8.65% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Athens are 40.15% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Athens is 59.14% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.17 €
(15.00 A$)
10.00 €
(16.35 A$)
     +9.01 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 48.92 €
(80.00 A$)
40.00 €
(65.41 A$)
     -18.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.34 €
(12.00 A$)
6.00 €
(9.81 A$)
     -18.24 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.12 €
(10.00 A$)
4.00 €
(6.54 A$)
     -34.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 €
(9.00 A$)
5.00 €
(8.18 A$)
     -9.16 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.71 €
(4.42 A$)
3.13 €
(5.11 A$)
     +15.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 €
(3.24 A$)
1.75 €
(2.87 A$)
     -11.61 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 €
(2.89 A$)
0.50 €
(0.82 A$)
     -71.73 %
Markets
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.72 €
(6.08 A$)
4.66 €
(7.62 A$)
     +25.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.64 €
(2.69 A$)
0.72 €
(1.18 A$)
     -56.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 €
(1.26 A$)
0.81 €
(1.32 A$)
     +5.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 €
(4.72 A$)
3.12 €
(5.10 A$)
     +8.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.54 €
(5.79 A$)
3.70 €
(6.05 A$)
     +4.58 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.17 €
(5.19 A$)
3.16 €
(5.17 A$)
     -0.35 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.57 €
(7.47 A$)
4.24 €
(6.94 A$)
     -7.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.25 €
(2.05 A$)
0.72 €
(1.18 A$)
     -42.32 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 €
(1.50 A$)
0.69 €
(1.13 A$)
     -25.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 €
(1.56 A$)
0.48 €
(0.79 A$)
     -49.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 €
(2.26 A$)
0.67 €
(1.09 A$)
     -51.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.90 €
(1.48 A$)
0.38 €
(0.61 A$)
     -58.45 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.74 €
(1.20 A$)
0.37 €
(0.60 A$)
     -50.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 €
(2.94 A$)
0.60 €
(0.98 A$)
     -66.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 €
(2.15 A$)
0.78 €
(1.28 A$)
     -40.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.17 €
(15.00 A$)
6.00 €
(9.81 A$)
     -34.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.58 €
(5.86 A$)
1.39 €
(2.27 A$)
     -61.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 €
(5.45 A$)
2.12 €
(3.47 A$)
     -36.30 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 24.46 €
(40.00 A$)
4.60 €
(7.52 A$)
     -81.20 %
Transportation
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 €
(4.50 A$)
1.40 €
(2.29 A$)
     -49.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.24 €
(159.00 A$)
30.00 €
(49.06 A$)
     -69.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.06 €
(5.00 A$)
3.50 €
(5.72 A$)
     +14.46 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.64 €
(2.68 A$)
1.19 €
(1.95 A$)
     -27.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.92 €
(34.20 A$)
11.81 €
(19.31 A$)
     -43.53 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.25 €
(5.32 A$)
5.57 €
(9.11 A$)
     +71.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,435.41 €
(26,875.00 A$)
21,000.00 €
(34,338.96 A$)
     +27.77 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,796.87 €
(25,830.86 A$)
19,260.40 €
(31,494.39 A$)
     +21.93 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 124.29 €
(203.24 A$)
139.01 €
(227.31 A$)
     +11.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 €
(0.18 A$)
0.39 €
(0.64 A$)
     +249.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.02 €
(70.35 A$)
30.59 €
(50.02 A$)
     -28.89 %
Sports And Leisure
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.37 €
(66.02 A$)
27.63 €
(45.19 A$)
     -31.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.55 €
(23.80 A$)
18.72 €
(30.62 A$)
     +28.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.23 €
(20.00 A$)
8.00 €
(13.08 A$)
     -34.59 %
Childcare
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,406.57 €
(2,300.00 A$)
396.25 €
(647.94 A$)
     -71.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,947.07 €
(19,535.71 A$)
7,168.75 €
(11,722.26 A$)
     -40.00 %
Clothing And Shoes
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.63 €
(100.78 A$)
71.08 €
(116.22 A$)
     +15.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.23 €
(52.70 A$)
28.36 €
(46.37 A$)
     -12.02 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.53 €
(128.41 A$)
67.59 €
(110.52 A$)
     -13.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 84.67 €
(138.45 A$)
88.70 €
(145.05 A$)
     +4.77 %
Rent Per Month
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,104.74 €
(1,806.46 A$)
396.76 €
(648.78 A$)
     -64.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 847.78 €
(1,386.28 A$)
344.61 €
(563.51 A$)
     -59.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,038.01 €
(3,332.54 A$)
717.39 €
(1,173.07 A$)
     -64.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,443.21 €
(2,359.92 A$)
625.36 €
(1,022.58 A$)
     -56.67 %
Buy Apartment Price
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 556.24 €
(909.56 A$)
168.93 €
(276.23 A$)
     -69.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 455.51 €
(744.84 A$)
172.56 €
(282.17 A$)
     -62.12 %
Salaries And Financing
Melbourne[ Edit ] Athens[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,065.36 €
(5,012.44 A$)
811.89 €
(1,327.59 A$)
     -73.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.35 4.46      +33.08 %
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