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Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Melbourne Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 2.11% higher than in Brisbane
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 2.81% higher than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 4.24% higher than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 2.63% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 7.55% higher than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 6.60% 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$ 84.50 A$      +5.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.50 A$ 10.00 A$      -4.76 %
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) 4.33 A$ 3.94 A$      -9.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.14 A$ 3.28 A$      +4.61 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.63 A$ 2.68 A$      +2.02 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.79 A$ 5.01 A$      +4.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.07 A$ 2.34 A$      +12.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.10 A$ 1.22 A$      +11.41 %
Eggs (12) 4.26 A$ 4.93 A$      +15.68 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.17 A$ 4.85 A$      +16.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.41 A$ 4.70 A$      +6.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.79 A$ 7.41 A$      +9.04 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 A$ 1.80 A$      -2.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.13 A$ 1.37 A$      +21.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.63 A$ 1.65 A$      +1.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.95 A$ 2.18 A$      +12.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 A$ 1.48 A$      +10.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 A$ 1.22 A$      +7.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.22 A$ 2.74 A$      +23.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 A$ 2.57 A$      +33.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.25 A$ 5.57 A$      +6.10 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.43 A$ 5.58 A$      +2.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 25.00 A$ 25.00 A$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$ 4.00 A$      -11.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 151.09 A$ 140.40 A$      -7.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.45 A$ 4.20 A$      -5.62 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$ 2.66 A$      -23.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$ 34.20 A$      -30.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.81 A$ 4.76 A$      -0.91 %
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$ 23,060.33 A$      +1.08 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 202.75 A$ 181.37 A$      -10.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 A$ 0.20 A$      -34.43 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.95 A$ 69.68 A$      +1.06 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.04 A$ 69.42 A$      +11.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.61 A$ 21.94 A$      +17.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 A$ 20.00 A$      +33.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 350.00 A$ 1,030.00 A$      +194.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,333.33 A$ 22,833.33 A$      +18.10 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 94.65 A$ 99.04 A$      +4.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 70.95 A$ 66.43 A$      -6.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 132.79 A$ 134.23 A$      +1.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.82 A$ 149.13 A$      +15.76 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,691.85 A$ 1,744.91 A$      +3.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,262.44 A$ 1,299.55 A$      +2.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,851.35 A$ 3,069.31 A$      +7.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,999.70 A$ 2,041.87 A$      +2.11 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 658.93 A$ 773.08 A$      +17.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 437.54 A$ 608.51 A$      +39.08 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,022.81 A$ 4,408.58 A$      +9.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.52 4.30      -4.75 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
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