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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Melbourne 

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 11.53% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 23.46% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 38.71% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 17.90% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 12.91% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 40.65% higher than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(27.40 A$)
8.76 £
(16.00 A$)
     -41.60 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(91.32 A$)
49.28 £
(90.00 A$)
     -1.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(10.96 A$)
6.02 £
(11.00 A$)
     +0.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(9.13 A$)
4.93 £
(9.00 A$)
     -1.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(8.22 A$)
5.48 £
(10.00 A$)
     +21.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 £
(5.01 A$)
2.29 £
(4.17 A$)
     -16.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.41 £
(2.57 A$)
1.80 £
(3.29 A$)
     +28.23 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.06 £
(1.94 A$)
1.55 £
(2.83 A$)
     +45.64 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.67 £
(6.71 A$)
3.07 £
(5.61 A$)
     -16.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.00 £
(1.82 A$)
1.49 £
(2.72 A$)
     +49.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 £
(1.14 A$)
0.67 £
(1.22 A$)
     +7.08 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 £
(3.79 A$)
2.30 £
(4.20 A$)
     +10.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.11 £
(5.67 A$)
2.30 £
(4.21 A$)
     -25.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.87 £
(5.23 A$)
2.64 £
(4.83 A$)
     -7.75 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.05 £
(7.40 A$)
3.29 £
(6.01 A$)
     -18.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.64 A$)
1.00 £
(1.82 A$)
     +10.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.95 A$)
0.83 £
(1.52 A$)
     +60.13 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.76 A$)
0.86 £
(1.57 A$)
     -10.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.09 £
(1.99 A$)
1.27 £
(2.33 A$)
     +17.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.93 A$)
0.86 £
(1.58 A$)
     +69.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £
(0.81 A$)
0.64 £
(1.17 A$)
     +44.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £
(1.48 A$)
1.41 £
(2.58 A$)
     +74.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 £
(1.74 A$)
1.04 £
(1.91 A$)
     +9.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(14.61 A$)
8.21 £
(15.00 A$)
     +2.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 £
(3.23 A$)
2.28 £
(4.16 A$)
     +28.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 £
(3.49 A$)
3.13 £
(5.72 A$)
     +64.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(20.09 A$)
16.43 £
(30.00 A$)
     +49.33 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(4.57 A$)
2.35 £
(4.30 A$)
     -5.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(273.96 A$)
82.13 £
(150.00 A$)
     -45.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(9.13 A$)
2.74 £
(5.00 A$)
     -45.25 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(8.82 A$)
1.59 £
(2.90 A$)
     -67.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 £
(91.32 A$)
18.73 £
(34.20 A$)
     -62.55 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.92 £
(8.99 A$)
2.99 £
(5.47 A$)
     -39.16 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(36,527.97 A$)
13,846.92 £
(25,290.00 A$)
     -30.77 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,620.00 £
(39,486.74 A$)
13,381.48 £
(24,439.93 A$)
     -38.11 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 167.56 £
(306.04 A$)
108.47 £
(198.11 A$)
     -35.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.22 A$)
0.11 £
(0.20 A$)
     -8.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.39 £
(59.16 A$)
39.56 £
(72.24 A$)
     +22.12 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.61 £
(77.82 A$)
38.50 £
(70.31 A$)
     -9.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.51 £
(21.03 A$)
12.22 £
(22.32 A$)
     +6.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(23.74 A$)
10.95 £
(20.00 A$)
     -15.77 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,284.47 £
(2,345.96 A$)
996.20 £
(1,819.46 A$)
     -22.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,280.69 £
(31,561.43 A$)
10,900.08 £
(19,907.89 A$)
     -36.92 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.82 £
(122.04 A$)
57.38 £
(104.80 A$)
     -14.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.90 £
(58.26 A$)
34.48 £
(62.98 A$)
     +8.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.86 £
(123.94 A$)
69.72 £
(127.33 A$)
     +2.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.25 £
(141.10 A$)
80.21 £
(146.49 A$)
     +3.82 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,719.62 £
(3,140.72 A$)
1,047.43 £
(1,913.02 A$)
     -39.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,212.79 £
(2,215.03 A$)
804.62 £
(1,469.56 A$)
     -33.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,284.93 £
(5,999.59 A$)
1,959.69 £
(3,579.18 A$)
     -40.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,004.87 £
(3,661.68 A$)
1,227.78 £
(2,242.41 A$)
     -38.76 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,198.76 £
(2,189.42 A$)
480.63 £
(877.82 A$)
     -59.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 689.45 £
(1,259.22 A$)
385.18 £
(703.49 A$)
     -44.13 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,305.53 £
(4,210.81 A$)
2,481.83 £
(4,532.82 A$)
     +7.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.21 4.33      +34.99 %
Last update: June 2019June 2019
Contributors:701447
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Currency: GBP