Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Bologna 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bologna are 10.87% lower than in Melbourne (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bologna are 18.61% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Bologna are 34.96% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Bologna are 1.97% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Bologna are 21.02% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Bologna is 41.90% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$
(10.94 €)
22.53 A$
(14.50 €)
     +32.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 97.00 A$
(62.43 €)
93.22 A$
(60.00 €)
     -3.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(7.72 €)
12.43 A$
(8.00 €)
     +3.58 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(5.79 €)
7.77 A$
(5.00 €)
     -13.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 A$
(6.44 €)
6.60 A$
(4.25 €)
     -33.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.32 A$
(2.78 €)
2.20 A$
(1.42 €)
     -49.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 A$
(2.08 €)
3.68 A$
(2.37 €)
     +13.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 A$
(1.78 €)
1.54 A$
(0.99 €)
     -44.22 %
Markets
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.00 A$
(3.86 €)
6.87 A$
(4.42 €)
     +14.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.80 A$
(1.80 €)
3.00 A$
(1.93 €)
     +7.16 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(0.78 €)
1.32 A$
(0.85 €)
     +9.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.76 A$
(3.06 €)
4.89 A$
(3.15 €)
     +2.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.25 A$
(3.38 €)
10.16 A$
(6.54 €)
     +93.64 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.25 A$
(3.38 €)
6.21 A$
(4.00 €)
     +18.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.14 A$
(5.24 €)
11.39 A$
(7.33 €)
     +39.89 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.99 A$
(1.28 €)
1.27 A$
(0.82 €)
     -36.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.39 A$
(0.89 €)
1.18 A$
(0.76 €)
     -14.66 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.51 A$
(0.97 €)
1.27 A$
(0.82 €)
     -15.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.11 A$
(1.36 €)
1.38 A$
(0.89 €)
     -34.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 A$
(0.93 €)
0.81 A$
(0.52 €)
     -43.69 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 A$
(0.77 €)
0.82 A$
(0.53 €)
     -30.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.77 A$
(1.78 €)
1.62 A$
(1.04 €)
     -41.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.23 A$
(1.43 €)
0.64 A$
(0.41 €)
     -71.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(9.65 €)
9.32 A$
(6.00 €)
     -37.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.49 A$
(3.53 €)
2.06 A$
(1.33 €)
     -62.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.78 A$
(3.72 €)
2.99 A$
(1.93 €)
     -48.19 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 40.00 A$
(25.74 €)
8.70 A$
(5.60 €)
     -78.25 %
Transportation
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(2.90 €)
2.33 A$
(1.50 €)
     -48.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 155.00 A$
(99.76 €)
55.93 A$
(36.00 €)
     -63.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(3.22 €)
6.21 A$
(4.00 €)
     +24.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.61 A$
(1.68 €)
2.88 A$
(1.85 €)
     +10.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.08 A$
(21.93 €)
37.29 A$
(24.00 €)
     +9.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.01 A$
(3.22 €)
9.20 A$
(5.92 €)
     +83.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$
(17,377.57 €)
35,735.73 A$
(23,000.00 €)
     +32.35 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,160.23 A$
(16,837.08 €)
37,202.25 A$
(23,943.88 €)
     +42.21 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.72 A$
(131.76 €)
228.96 A$
(147.36 €)
     +11.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 A$
(0.13 €)
0.26 A$
(0.17 €)
     +35.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.26 A$
(45.87 €)
44.85 A$
(28.86 €)
     -37.07 %
Sports And Leisure
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.36 A$
(41.42 €)
72.44 A$
(46.62 €)
     +12.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.12 A$
(14.24 €)
24.47 A$
(15.75 €)
     +10.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(12.87 €)
13.21 A$
(8.50 €)
     -33.97 %
Childcare
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,316.92 A$
(1,491.20 €)
961.37 A$
(618.75 €)
     -58.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,953.33 A$
(12,198.62 €)
18,023.24 A$
(11,600.00 €)
     -4.91 %
Clothing And Shoes
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.97 A$
(63.70 €)
109.99 A$
(70.79 €)
     +11.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.64 A$
(35.16 €)
45.23 A$
(29.11 €)
     -17.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 131.73 A$
(84.78 €)
121.40 A$
(78.14 €)
     -7.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 145.40 A$
(93.58 €)
165.57 A$
(106.56 €)
     +13.87 %
Rent Per Month
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,715.10 A$
(1,103.86 €)
1,103.79 A$
(710.42 €)
     -35.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,401.21 A$
(901.84 €)
879.80 A$
(566.25 €)
     -37.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,277.45 A$
(2,109.41 €)
2,071.64 A$
(1,333.33 €)
     -36.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,265.60 A$
(1,458.17 €)
1,582.68 A$
(1,018.64 €)
     -30.14 %
Buy Apartment Price
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 895.28 A$
(576.22 €)
556.56 A$
(358.21 €)
     -37.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 748.05 A$
(481.45 €)
383.32 A$
(246.71 €)
     -48.76 %
Salaries And Financing
Melbourne Edit Bologna Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,846.16 A$
(3,119.05 €)
2,291.50 A$
(1,474.84 €)
     -52.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.97 1.82      -38.54 %
Last update: May 2021April 2021
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