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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Brisbane 

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Consumer Prices in Brisbane are 7.51% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brisbane are 26.63% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Brisbane are 49.25% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 11.34% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Brisbane are 12.36% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Brisbane is 10.70% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
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  Los Angeles, CABrisbaneDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(20.90 A$)
14.36 $
(20.00 A$)
     -4.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(97.52 A$)
53.84 $
(75.00 A$)
     -23.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.75 A$)
8.61 $
(12.00 A$)
     +23.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(8.36 A$)
5.74 $
(8.00 A$)
     -4.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(9.75 A$)
6.46 $
(9.00 A$)
     -7.71 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 $
(6.07 A$)
3.11 $
(4.33 A$)
     -28.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 $
(3.18 A$)
2.39 $
(3.32 A$)
     +4.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 $
(2.54 A$)
1.98 $
(2.75 A$)
     +8.47 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.89 $
(5.41 A$)
3.73 $
(5.19 A$)
     -4.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.77 $
(3.86 A$)
1.36 $
(1.90 A$)
     -50.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.93 $
(2.68 A$)
0.69 $
(0.97 A$)
     -64.00 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 $
(4.50 A$)
2.76 $
(3.85 A$)
     -14.50 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.63 $
(6.45 A$)
2.70 $
(3.76 A$)
     -41.78 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.59 $
(6.40 A$)
2.97 $
(4.14 A$)
     -35.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.93 $
(8.26 A$)
4.31 $
(6.00 A$)
     -27.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 $
(2.80 A$)
1.29 $
(1.79 A$)
     -36.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 $
(1.27 A$)
1.00 $
(1.39 A$)
     +9.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.47 $
(2.04 A$)
1.14 $
(1.59 A$)
     -22.35 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.66 $
(2.31 A$)
1.64 $
(2.29 A$)
     -0.96 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.33 $
(1.86 A$)
1.02 $
(1.42 A$)
     -23.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 $
(1.46 A$)
0.81 $
(1.12 A$)
     -22.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.37 $
(1.91 A$)
1.72 $
(2.40 A$)
     +25.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 $
(2.67 A$)
1.46 $
(2.03 A$)
     -23.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(16.72 A$)
11.84 $
(16.50 A$)
     -1.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.15 $
(2.99 A$)
3.40 $
(4.73 A$)
     +58.41 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 $
(3.73 A$)
3.43 $
(4.77 A$)
     +28.07 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $
(11.84 A$)
19.02 $
(26.50 A$)
     +123.79 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(2.44 A$)
2.76 $
(3.85 A$)
     +57.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(139.31 A$)
109.23 $
(152.17 A$)
     +9.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(4.18 A$)
2.94 $
(4.10 A$)
     -1.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(3.76 A$)
2.51 $
(3.49 A$)
     -7.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(40.66 A$)
35.32 $
(49.20 A$)
     +20.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.66 $
(5.09 A$)
4.08 $
(5.68 A$)
     +11.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(30,647.96 A$)
17,945.73 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -18.43 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,225.45 $
(28,175.85 A$)
17,793.79 $
(24,788.33 A$)
     -12.02 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.10 $
(204.92 A$)
110.35 $
(153.73 A$)
     -24.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(0.18 A$)
0.24 $
(0.34 A$)
     +89.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.86 $
(82.00 A$)
54.93 $
(76.53 A$)
     -6.67 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.12 $
(55.89 A$)
44.81 $
(62.43 A$)
     +11.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.40 $
(17.27 A$)
15.29 $
(21.30 A$)
     +23.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(20.90 A$)
11.49 $
(16.00 A$)
     -23.43 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,128.57 $
(1,572.20 A$)
1,184.30 $
(1,649.83 A$)
     +4.94 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,776.79 $
(30,337.00 A$)
9,951.72 $
(13,863.64 A$)
     -54.30 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.02 $
(69.69 A$)
65.54 $
(91.30 A$)
     +31.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.41 $
(50.73 A$)
39.80 $
(55.44 A$)
     +9.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.38 $
(110.58 A$)
95.33 $
(132.81 A$)
     +20.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 107.19 $
(149.32 A$)
96.49 $
(134.42 A$)
     -9.97 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,146.23 $
(2,989.89 A$)
1,231.21 $
(1,715.19 A$)
     -42.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,644.69 $
(2,291.20 A$)
856.71 $
(1,193.47 A$)
     -47.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,928.70 $
(5,473.03 A$)
2,038.95 $
(2,840.43 A$)
     -48.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,960.39 $
(4,124.08 A$)
1,284.65 $
(1,789.63 A$)
     -56.61 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 686.19 $
(955.92 A$)
436.03 $
(607.43 A$)
     -36.46 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 426.20 $
(593.73 A$)
298.43 $
(415.74 A$)
     -29.98 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,153.85 $
(5,786.68 A$)
3,373.87 $
(4,700.09 A$)
     -18.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.32 4.22      -2.31 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:416313
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Currency: USD