Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Hobart 

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Consumer Prices in Hobart are 5.83% lower than in Brisbane (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hobart are 4.05% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Hobart are 0.28% higher than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Hobart are 10.99% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Hobart are 9.05% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Hobart is 4.64% lower 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) 14.00 A$ 12.50 A$      -10.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$ 7.00 A$      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 A$ 7.75 A$      -22.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 A$ 4.69 A$      +2.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.59 A$ 3.25 A$      -9.53 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 A$ 2.55 A$      -11.20 %
Markets
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.44 A$ 5.65 A$      -12.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.37 A$ 2.33 A$      -1.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.32 A$ 1.24 A$      -6.12 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.72 A$ 5.31 A$      +12.59 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.56 A$ 4.92 A$      +8.00 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.16 A$ 4.76 A$      -7.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.93 A$ 6.58 A$      -26.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.15 A$ 2.06 A$      -4.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.59 A$ 1.51 A$      -5.13 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.77 A$ 1.77 A$      +0.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.20 A$ 2.15 A$      -2.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 A$ 1.62 A$      +4.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 A$ 1.10 A$      -5.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.73 A$ 2.77 A$      +1.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 A$ 2.60 A$      +26.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$ 17.50 A$      -2.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.64 A$ 4.47 A$      -20.85 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.96 A$ 4.12 A$      -40.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 36.00 A$ 28.00 A$      -22.22 %
Transportation
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$ 3.20 A$      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 146.74 A$ 77.50 A$      -47.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$ 4.35 A$      -3.33 %
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) 5.36 A$ 5.86 A$      +9.40 %
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) 24,231.29 A$ 23,658.33 A$      -2.36 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 191.87 A$ 302.38 A$      +57.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 A$ 0.20 A$      -50.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.07 A$ 81.56 A$      +3.15 %
Sports And Leisure
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.59 A$ 97.50 A$      +48.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.00 A$ 18.75 A$      -1.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 A$ 20.00 A$      +33.33 %
Childcare
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,905.00 A$ 2,394.44 A$      +25.69 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,475.00 A$ 9,166.67 A$      -31.97 %
Clothing And Shoes
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.60 A$ 100.98 A$      -3.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.32 A$ 62.14 A$      -0.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.38 A$ 143.43 A$      +7.53 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.30 A$ 116.72 A$      -23.36 %
Rent Per Month
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,711.36 A$ 1,556.00 A$      -9.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,232.38 A$ 1,219.43 A$      -1.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,816.52 A$ 3,081.25 A$      +9.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,938.18 A$ 1,796.34 A$      -7.32 %
Buy Apartment Price
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 654.96 A$ 426.01 A$      -34.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 415.74 A$ 310.15 A$      -25.40 %
Salaries And Financing
Brisbane Edit Hobart Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,059.21 A$ 4,629.14 A$      -8.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.41 4.53      +32.77 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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