Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Hobart 

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Consumer Prices in Hobart are 7.33% lower than in Brisbane (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hobart are 4.63% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Hobart are 1.94% higher than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Hobart are 9.53% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Hobart are 9.34% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Hobart is 7.69% higher than in Brisbane
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Restaurants
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$ 18.00 A$      -10.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$ 85.00 A$      -15.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.75 A$ 12.00 A$      -5.88 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$ 9.00 A$      +12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$ 8.00 A$      -11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 A$ 4.66 A$      +2.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.45 A$ 3.25 A$      -5.75 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 A$ 2.56 A$      -2.75 %
Markets
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.76 A$ 5.13 A$      -24.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.50 A$ 2.27 A$      -9.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.26 A$ 1.24 A$      -1.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.97 A$ 5.31 A$      +6.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.62 A$ 4.92 A$      +6.66 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.83 A$ 4.76 A$      -1.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.22 A$ 6.58 A$      -28.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.08 A$ 2.06 A$      -1.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.57 A$ 1.51 A$      -3.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.75 A$ 1.77 A$      +1.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.32 A$ 2.15 A$      -7.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.46 A$ 1.62 A$      +10.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 A$ 1.10 A$      -7.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.76 A$ 2.77 A$      +0.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.89 A$ 2.60 A$      +37.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 A$ 17.50 A$      +2.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.80 A$ 4.47 A$      -22.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.79 A$ 4.12 A$      -39.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 A$ 28.00 A$      -20.00 %
Transportation
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$ 3.20 A$      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 158.48 A$ 77.50 A$      -51.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$ 4.35 A$      +8.75 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$ 3.86 A$      +10.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$ 34.20 A$      -30.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.54 A$ 5.98 A$      +7.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$ 27,370.00 A$      -2.25 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,224.14 A$ 23,658.33 A$      -2.34 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 191.99 A$ 302.38 A$      +57.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 A$ 0.17 A$      -46.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.30 A$ 82.83 A$      +5.79 %
Sports And Leisure
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.83 A$ 69.67 A$      +10.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.39 A$ 18.75 A$      -8.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.50 A$ 20.00 A$      +29.03 %
Childcare
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,821.71 A$ 2,394.44 A$      +31.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,983.33 A$ 9,166.67 A$      -29.40 %
Clothing And Shoes
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.25 A$ 100.98 A$      -3.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 59.41 A$ 62.14 A$      +4.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 142.03 A$ 138.96 A$      -2.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.52 A$ 116.72 A$      -23.47 %
Rent Per Month
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,645.45 A$ 1,469.80 A$      -10.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,216.52 A$ 1,158.44 A$      -4.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,842.61 A$ 3,162.50 A$      +11.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,920.00 A$ 1,982.05 A$      +3.23 %
Buy Apartment Price
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 643.68 A$ 426.01 A$      -33.82 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 403.70 A$ 310.15 A$      -23.17 %
Salaries And Financing
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,739.24 A$ 4,867.24 A$      +2.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.73 4.53      +21.41 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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