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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 2.94% higher than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 2.97% higher than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 3.02% higher than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 5.59% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 6.38% higher than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 0.06% lower than in Brisbane
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$ 15.00 A$      -16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$ 80.00 A$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$ 10.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 A$ 8.00 A$      +14.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$ 8.00 A$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 A$ 3.97 A$      -6.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.15 A$ 3.27 A$      +3.89 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.49 A$ 2.73 A$      +9.52 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.14 A$ 4.91 A$      -4.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.05 A$ 2.28 A$      +11.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 A$ 1.25 A$      +21.67 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.12 A$ 4.54 A$      +10.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.73 A$ 4.95 A$      +32.52 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.49 A$ 4.53 A$      +0.98 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.59 A$ 7.47 A$      +13.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 A$ 1.81 A$      -4.50 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.25 A$ 1.40 A$      +11.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.83 A$ 1.59 A$      -13.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.26 A$ 2.37 A$      +5.25 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 A$ 1.55 A$      +9.11 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 A$ 1.23 A$      +7.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.21 A$ 2.61 A$      +18.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 A$ 2.08 A$      +14.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.04 A$ 5.77 A$      +14.64 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.62 A$ 6.21 A$      +34.64 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 25.00 A$ 25.00 A$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$ 4.10 A$      +2.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.09 A$ 145.00 A$      -4.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$ 4.20 A$      +5.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$ 2.90 A$      -17.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$ 34.14 A$      -30.61 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.91 A$ 4.92 A$      +0.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 A$ 25,000.00 A$      +8.70 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,812.86 A$ 23,479.82 A$      +2.92 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.07 A$ 202.61 A$      +10.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.29 A$ 0.18 A$      -36.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.11 A$ 71.38 A$      +3.28 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 59.94 A$ 69.27 A$      +15.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.20 A$ 21.12 A$      +9.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 A$ 20.00 A$      +33.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,121.67 A$ 1,266.25 A$      +12.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,333.33 A$ 22,375.00 A$      +15.73 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.82 A$ 100.02 A$      +13.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.75 A$ 65.06 A$      -1.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 127.59 A$ 133.65 A$      +4.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.50 A$ 153.65 A$      +20.51 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,650.02 A$ 1,729.31 A$      +4.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,233.29 A$ 1,281.79 A$      +3.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,873.83 A$ 3,043.10 A$      +5.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,003.91 A$ 1,940.90 A$      -3.14 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 651.68 A$ 778.06 A$      +19.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 439.78 A$ 607.89 A$      +38.22 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,139.35 A$ 4,259.61 A$      +2.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.44 4.34      -2.23 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
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