Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Melbourne 

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 27.95% higher than in Athens (without rent)
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 160.19% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 11.12% higher than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 67.81% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 145.41% higher than in Athens
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Restaurants
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(16.20 A$)
9.26 €
(15.00 A$)
     -7.42 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(64.81 A$)
49.38 €
(80.00 A$)
     +23.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 €
(9.72 A$)
7.41 €
(12.00 A$)
     +23.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(6.48 A$)
6.17 €
(10.00 A$)
     +54.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 €
(8.10 A$)
6.17 €
(10.00 A$)
     +23.45 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.14 €
(5.08 A$)
2.74 €
(4.43 A$)
     -12.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 €
(2.87 A$)
1.99 €
(3.22 A$)
     +11.98 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.50 €
(0.81 A$)
1.79 €
(2.90 A$)
     +257.38 %
Markets
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.72 €
(7.65 A$)
3.73 €
(6.05 A$)
     -20.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.72 €
(1.16 A$)
1.65 €
(2.67 A$)
     +129.16 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.80 €
(1.29 A$)
0.78 €
(1.26 A$)
     -2.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.12 €
(5.06 A$)
2.91 €
(4.72 A$)
     -6.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.71 €
(6.00 A$)
3.57 €
(5.79 A$)
     -3.58 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.16 €
(5.11 A$)
3.20 €
(5.18 A$)
     +1.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.23 €
(6.86 A$)
4.58 €
(7.42 A$)
     +8.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.71 €
(1.15 A$)
1.26 €
(2.04 A$)
     +77.90 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 €
(1.12 A$)
0.93 €
(1.51 A$)
     +35.62 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.49 €
(0.79 A$)
0.96 €
(1.56 A$)
     +97.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.67 €
(1.09 A$)
1.40 €
(2.26 A$)
     +108.16 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.38 €
(0.61 A$)
0.91 €
(1.48 A$)
     +142.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.37 €
(0.59 A$)
0.74 €
(1.20 A$)
     +103.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.61 €
(0.98 A$)
1.77 €
(2.87 A$)
     +191.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €
(1.30 A$)
1.32 €
(2.15 A$)
     +65.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(9.72 A$)
9.26 €
(15.00 A$)
     +54.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.40 €
(2.26 A$)
3.60 €
(5.83 A$)
     +158.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 €
(3.43 A$)
3.39 €
(5.50 A$)
     +60.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.60 €
(7.45 A$)
24.38 €
(39.50 A$)
     +430.01 %
Transportation
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €
(2.27 A$)
2.78 €
(4.50 A$)
     +98.40 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 €
(48.60 A$)
98.14 €
(159.00 A$)
     +227.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(5.67 A$)
3.09 €
(5.00 A$)
     -11.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.19 €
(1.93 A$)
1.65 €
(2.68 A$)
     +38.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 11.81 €
(19.13 A$)
21.11 €
(34.20 A$)
     +78.74 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.68 €
(9.21 A$)
3.30 €
(5.35 A$)
     -41.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 €
(34,023.02 A$)
16,510.88 €
(26,750.00 A$)
     -21.38 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,350.33 €
(31,350.32 A$)
15,849.39 €
(25,678.29 A$)
     -18.09 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.34 €
(230.61 A$)
127.64 €
(206.80 A$)
     -10.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 €
(0.71 A$)
0.11 €
(0.18 A$)
     -74.22 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.70 €
(49.74 A$)
43.19 €
(69.98 A$)
     +40.69 %
Sports And Leisure
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.92 €
(46.86 A$)
40.54 €
(65.68 A$)
     +40.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.23 €
(31.15 A$)
14.43 €
(23.38 A$)
     -24.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(12.96 A$)
12.34 €
(20.00 A$)
     +54.31 %
Childcare
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 392.77 €
(636.35 A$)
1,419.63 €
(2,300.00 A$)
     +261.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,369.23 €
(11,939.21 A$)
12,058.01 €
(19,535.71 A$)
     +63.63 %
Clothing And Shoes
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.34 €
(115.57 A$)
62.37 €
(101.05 A$)
     -12.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.69 €
(46.48 A$)
32.47 €
(52.60 A$)
     +13.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.19 €
(112.10 A$)
80.23 €
(129.98 A$)
     +15.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.04 €
(144.25 A$)
86.13 €
(139.55 A$)
     -3.26 %
Rent Per Month
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 403.58 €
(653.87 A$)
1,131.62 €
(1,833.38 A$)
     +180.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 347.91 €
(563.67 A$)
858.57 €
(1,391.00 A$)
     +146.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 725.62 €
(1,175.62 A$)
2,056.94 €
(3,332.54 A$)
     +183.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 627.53 €
(1,016.69 A$)
1,428.95 €
(2,315.10 A$)
     +127.71 %
Buy Apartment Price
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 171.33 €
(277.57 A$)
561.41 €
(909.56 A$)
     +227.68 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 170.60 €
(276.40 A$)
459.74 €
(744.84 A$)
     +169.48 %
Salaries And Financing
Athens[ Edit ] Melbourne[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 804.38 €
(1,303.21 A$)
3,034.96 €
(4,917.08 A$)
     +277.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.54 3.36      -25.95 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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