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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Manchester 

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Consumer Prices in Manchester are 6.92% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 13.78% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Manchester are 26.78% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 10.28% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 22.30% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 17.50% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.28 A$
(9.19 £)
22.57 A$
(12.00 £)
     +30.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 87.00 A$
(46.26 £)
94.03 A$
(50.00 £)
     +8.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(5.85 £)
9.40 A$
(5.00 £)
     -14.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(4.79 £)
7.52 A$
(4.00 £)
     -16.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(4.79 £)
7.52 A$
(4.00 £)
     -16.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.22 A$
(2.25 £)
5.07 A$
(2.70 £)
     +20.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 A$
(1.70 £)
2.16 A$
(1.15 £)
     -32.19 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 A$
(1.50 £)
1.94 A$
(1.03 £)
     -31.35 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.64 A$
(3.00 £)
6.46 A$
(3.44 £)
     +14.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.81 A$
(1.50 £)
1.78 A$
(0.95 £)
     -36.73 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.19 A$
(0.63 £)
0.98 A$
(0.52 £)
     -17.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.61 A$
(2.45 £)
3.96 A$
(2.11 £)
     -14.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.56 A$
(2.43 £)
4.87 A$
(2.59 £)
     +6.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.81 A$
(2.56 £)
4.40 A$
(2.34 £)
     -8.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.71 A$
(3.57 £)
5.48 A$
(2.91 £)
     -18.34 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 A$
(0.99 £)
1.61 A$
(0.86 £)
     -13.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.56 A$
(0.83 £)
1.03 A$
(0.55 £)
     -34.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.58 A$
(0.84 £)
1.30 A$
(0.69 £)
     -17.90 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.34 A$
(1.24 £)
1.28 A$
(0.68 £)
     -45.20 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.59 A$
(0.85 £)
0.91 A$
(0.48 £)
     -42.69 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 A$
(0.62 £)
1.13 A$
(0.60 £)
     -3.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 A$
(1.34 £)
1.48 A$
(0.79 £)
     -41.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.98 A$
(1.05 £)
2.15 A$
(1.15 £)
     +8.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(7.98 £)
14.10 A$
(7.50 £)
     -6.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.69 A$
(2.49 £)
3.93 A$
(2.09 £)
     -16.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.71 A$
(3.03 £)
4.97 A$
(2.64 £)
     -12.88 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 31.20 A$
(16.59 £)
19.75 A$
(10.50 £)
     -36.71 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(2.34 £)
5.64 A$
(3.00 £)
     +28.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(79.76 £)
122.65 A$
(65.22 £)
     -18.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(2.66 £)
5.64 A$
(3.00 £)
     +12.84 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 A$
(1.54 £)
4.54 A$
(2.41 £)
     +56.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(18.19 £)
47.02 A$
(25.00 £)
     +37.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.34 A$
(2.84 £)
9.12 A$
(4.85 £)
     +70.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,145.00 A$
(13,370.63 £)
34,283.61 A$
(18,230.00 £)
     +36.34 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,332.61 A$
(12,938.64 £)
36,767.07 A$
(19,550.56 £)
     +51.10 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.12 A$
(108.54 £)
271.60 A$
(144.42 £)
     +33.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 A$
(0.10 £)
0.19 A$
(0.10 £)
     -4.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.25 A$
(38.42 £)
55.62 A$
(29.58 £)
     -23.01 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.53 A$
(40.70 £)
49.33 A$
(26.23 £)
     -35.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.09 A$
(12.28 £)
19.06 A$
(10.14 £)
     -17.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(10.63 £)
15.04 A$
(8.00 £)
     -24.78 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,959.79 A$
(1,042.10 £)
1,369.25 A$
(728.09 £)
     -30.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,485.29 A$
(10,892.87 £)
25,952.49 A$
(13,800.00 £)
     +26.69 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.60 A$
(54.56 £)
105.25 A$
(55.97 £)
     +2.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.13 A$
(32.50 £)
52.54 A$
(27.94 £)
     -14.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 124.53 A$
(66.22 £)
113.15 A$
(60.17 £)
     -9.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 142.67 A$
(75.87 £)
103.84 A$
(55.22 £)
     -27.22 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,874.73 A$
(996.87 £)
1,458.56 A$
(775.58 £)
     -22.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,467.15 A$
(780.14 £)
1,051.34 A$
(559.04 £)
     -28.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,504.37 A$
(1,863.42 £)
2,532.35 A$
(1,346.55 £)
     -27.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,300.93 A$
(1,223.50 £)
1,654.94 A$
(880.00 £)
     -28.08 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 898.96 A$
(478.01 £)
575.48 A$
(306.01 £)
     -35.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 724.91 A$
(385.46 £)
454.55 A$
(241.70 £)
     -37.30 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,546.57 A$
(2,417.60 £)
3,234.12 A$
(1,719.71 £)
     -28.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.16 3.37      -19.03 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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