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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 13.87% higher than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 32.24% higher than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in London are 66.24% higher than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in London are 22.68% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in London are 10.90% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in London is 27.44% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$
(8.69 £)
27.60 A$
(15.00 £)
     +72.53 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$
(48.90 £)
92.02 A$
(50.00 £)
     +2.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(5.98 £)
11.04 A$
(6.00 £)
     +0.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(4.89 £)
9.20 A$
(5.00 £)
     +2.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 A$
(5.43 £)
8.28 A$
(4.50 £)
     -17.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.18 A$
(2.27 £)
5.04 A$
(2.74 £)
     +20.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.31 A$
(1.80 £)
2.59 A$
(1.41 £)
     -21.93 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 A$
(1.55 £)
1.96 A$
(1.07 £)
     -31.14 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.61 A$
(3.05 £)
6.79 A$
(3.69 £)
     +21.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.69 A$
(1.46 £)
1.81 A$
(0.98 £)
     -32.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 A$
(0.64 £)
1.13 A$
(0.61 £)
     -4.00 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.16 A$
(2.26 £)
3.81 A$
(2.07 £)
     -8.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.26 A$
(2.32 £)
5.71 A$
(3.10 £)
     +33.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.81 A$
(2.61 £)
5.26 A$
(2.86 £)
     +9.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.10 A$
(3.32 £)
7.25 A$
(3.94 £)
     +18.80 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.80 A$
(0.98 £)
1.65 A$
(0.90 £)
     -8.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.52 A$
(0.83 £)
0.96 A$
(0.52 £)
     -36.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.54 A$
(0.84 £)
1.77 A$
(0.96 £)
     +14.80 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.33 A$
(1.26 £)
2.00 A$
(1.09 £)
     -14.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.55 A$
(0.84 £)
0.94 A$
(0.51 £)
     -39.45 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 A$
(0.63 £)
0.82 A$
(0.44 £)
     -29.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.55 A$
(1.39 £)
1.50 A$
(0.82 £)
     -41.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 A$
(0.99 £)
1.75 A$
(0.95 £)
     -4.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(8.15 £)
14.72 A$
(8.00 £)
     -1.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.18 A$
(2.27 £)
3.25 A$
(1.77 £)
     -22.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.79 A$
(3.15 £)
3.51 A$
(1.91 £)
     -39.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(16.30 £)
20.24 A$
(11.00 £)
     -32.52 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.30 A$
(2.34 £)
4.60 A$
(2.50 £)
     +6.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(81.51 £)
276.05 A$
(150.00 £)
     +84.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(2.72 £)
9.20 A$
(5.00 £)
     +84.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 A$
(1.57 £)
8.89 A$
(4.83 £)
     +206.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(18.58 £)
87.41 A$
(47.50 £)
     +155.60 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.48 A$
(2.98 £)
9.07 A$
(4.93 £)
     +65.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,245.00 A$
(13,717.83 £)
36,806.11 A$
(20,000.00 £)
     +45.80 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,294.23 A$
(13,201.20 £)
39,844.45 A$
(21,651.00 £)
     +64.01 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.44 A$
(108.92 £)
312.32 A$
(169.71 £)
     +55.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 A$
(0.10 £)
0.22 A$
(0.12 £)
     +16.01 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.13 A$
(39.19 £)
59.42 A$
(32.29 £)
     -17.62 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.65 A$
(38.39 £)
78.26 A$
(42.53 £)
     +10.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.05 A$
(11.98 £)
21.08 A$
(11.46 £)
     -4.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(10.87 £)
23.92 A$
(13.00 £)
     +19.62 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,863.24 A$
(1,012.46 £)
2,353.60 A$
(1,278.92 £)
     +26.32 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,125.00 A$
(10,935.69 £)
31,801.75 A$
(17,280.69 £)
     +58.02 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.26 A$
(57.20 £)
122.99 A$
(66.83 £)
     +16.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 63.05 A$
(34.26 £)
59.14 A$
(32.14 £)
     -6.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 127.98 A$
(69.55 £)
125.06 A$
(67.96 £)
     -2.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 147.43 A$
(80.11 £)
142.27 A$
(77.31 £)
     -3.50 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,902.88 A$
(1,034.00 £)
3,169.35 A$
(1,722.19 £)
     +66.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,462.63 A$
(794.78 £)
2,239.58 A$
(1,216.96 £)
     +53.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,579.18 A$
(1,944.88 £)
6,102.98 A$
(3,316.29 £)
     +70.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,210.71 A$
(1,201.27 £)
3,708.19 A$
(2,014.99 £)
     +67.74 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 885.30 A$
(481.06 £)
2,206.09 A$
(1,198.76 £)
     +149.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 709.35 A$
(385.45 £)
1,261.53 A$
(685.50 £)
     +77.84 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,434.74 A$
(2,409.78 £)
4,255.26 A$
(2,312.26 £)
     -4.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.32 3.20      -26.08 %
Last update: June 2019June 2019
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