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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 0.40% higher than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 0.37% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 1.90% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 4.11% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 5.35% higher than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 3.86% higher than in Brisbane
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$ 15.00 A$      -11.76 %
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) 4.31 A$ 3.90 A$      -9.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.20 A$ 3.28 A$      +2.56 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.66 A$ 2.67 A$      +0.31 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.91 A$ 4.93 A$      +0.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.94 A$ 2.33 A$      +19.94 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.11 A$ 1.23 A$      +11.34 %
Eggs (12) 4.25 A$ 4.94 A$      +16.09 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.93 A$ 4.66 A$      +18.41 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.43 A$ 4.82 A$      +8.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.83 A$ 7.18 A$      +5.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.83 A$ 1.76 A$      -3.87 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.22 A$ 1.33 A$      +8.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 A$ 1.65 A$      -1.45 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.91 A$ 2.09 A$      +9.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 A$ 1.33 A$      -2.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 A$ 1.19 A$      +2.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 A$ 2.59 A$      +20.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.32 A$ 2.57 A$      +11.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.58 A$ 5.39 A$      -3.30 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.70 A$ 5.57 A$      -2.21 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 25.50 A$ 25.50 A$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.80 A$ 3.90 A$      -18.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 A$ 140.00 A$      -12.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$ 4.20 A$      +5.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$ 2.63 A$      -24.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$ 34.20 A$      -30.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.62 A$ 4.68 A$      +1.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,740.00 A$ 24,500.00 A$      -0.97 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,699.20 A$ 22,526.21 A$      -0.76 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 187.08 A$ 170.10 A$      -9.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 A$ 0.20 A$      -29.01 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.29 A$ 69.36 A$      +0.10 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.59 A$ 68.27 A$      +10.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 A$ 21.25 A$      +18.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 A$ 20.00 A$      +33.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 100.00 A$ 1,600.00 A$      +1,500.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,000.00 A$ 23,000.00 A$      0.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.23 A$ 95.54 A$      -2.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 68.33 A$ 67.75 A$      -0.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 129.03 A$ 134.70 A$      +4.40 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 125.53 A$ 146.88 A$      +17.01 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,733.04 A$ 1,711.07 A$      -1.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,321.30 A$ 1,260.44 A$      -4.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,024.45 A$ 2,968.15 A$      -1.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,047.76 A$ 2,028.28 A$      -0.95 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 639.82 A$ 754.06 A$      +17.85 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 429.88 A$ 563.50 A$      +31.08 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,275.81 A$ 4,424.65 A$      +3.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.58 4.34      -5.09 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
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