Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 11.67% higher than in Canada (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 10.77% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in Australia are 8.65% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 6.20% higher than in Canada
Groceries Prices in Australia are 11.27% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 14.43% higher than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada Edit Australia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 C$
(19.64 A$)
18.33 C$
(20.00 A$)
     +1.84 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$
(81.83 A$)
82.49 C$
(90.00 A$)
     +9.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(12.00 A$)
11.00 C$
(12.00 A$)
     -0.01 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(6.55 A$)
7.33 C$
(8.00 A$)
     +22.21 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$
(8.18 A$)
8.25 C$
(9.00 A$)
     +9.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.31 C$
(4.70 A$)
4.12 C$
(4.49 A$)
     -4.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 C$
(2.51 A$)
3.05 C$
(3.33 A$)
     +32.84 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 C$
(2.02 A$)
2.59 C$
(2.83 A$)
     +39.60 %
Markets
Canada Edit Australia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.32 C$
(10.17 A$)
5.73 C$
(6.26 A$)
     -38.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 C$
(2.91 A$)
2.32 C$
(2.53 A$)
     -13.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.68 C$
(1.83 A$)
1.13 C$
(1.23 A$)
     -32.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.54 C$
(3.86 A$)
4.36 C$
(4.76 A$)
     +23.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.84 C$
(6.37 A$)
4.52 C$
(4.94 A$)
     -22.54 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.07 C$
(6.62 A$)
4.51 C$
(4.92 A$)
     -25.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.82 C$
(7.44 A$)
7.60 C$
(8.29 A$)
     +11.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 C$
(2.08 A$)
1.90 C$
(2.08 A$)
     +0.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 C$
(0.85 A$)
1.44 C$
(1.58 A$)
     +84.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 C$
(2.01 A$)
1.56 C$
(1.70 A$)
     -15.44 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.99 C$
(2.17 A$)
2.10 C$
(2.29 A$)
     +5.63 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 C$
(1.39 A$)
1.36 C$
(1.48 A$)
     +6.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 C$
(1.31 A$)
1.08 C$
(1.18 A$)
     -10.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.57 C$
(2.81 A$)
2.49 C$
(2.71 A$)
     -3.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.15 C$
(2.34 A$)
2.12 C$
(2.31 A$)
     -1.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(16.37 A$)
13.75 C$
(15.00 A$)
     -8.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.13 C$
(3.41 A$)
4.98 C$
(5.44 A$)
     +59.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.51 C$
(3.83 A$)
5.48 C$
(5.97 A$)
     +56.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(16.37 A$)
32.08 C$
(35.00 A$)
     +113.87 %
Transportation
Canada Edit Australia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(3.55 A$)
3.94 C$
(4.30 A$)
     +21.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$
(98.19 A$)
137.48 C$
(150.00 A$)
     +52.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(4.36 A$)
3.85 C$
(4.20 A$)
     -3.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(3.51 A$)
3.04 C$
(3.32 A$)
     -5.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(37.09 A$)
45.83 C$
(50.00 A$)
     +34.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.42 C$
(4.82 A$)
4.97 C$
(5.43 A$)
     +12.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$
(28,366.74 A$)
25,663.86 C$
(28,000.00 A$)
     -1.29 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,545.55 C$
(26,779.89 A$)
23,589.53 C$
(25,736.84 A$)
     -3.89 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada Edit Australia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 165.42 C$
(180.47 A$)
202.30 C$
(220.71 A$)
     +22.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 C$
(0.37 A$)
0.39 C$
(0.43 A$)
     +17.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.98 C$
(86.17 A$)
70.48 C$
(76.90 A$)
     -10.76 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada Edit Australia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.83 C$
(55.46 A$)
59.96 C$
(65.41 A$)
     +17.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.14 C$
(21.97 A$)
18.36 C$
(20.03 A$)
     -8.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(15.27 A$)
16.50 C$
(18.00 A$)
     +17.84 %
Childcare
Canada Edit Australia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 986.14 C$
(1,075.91 A$)
1,745.29 C$
(1,904.16 A$)
     +76.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,804.92 C$
(15,061.56 A$)
15,697.02 C$
(17,125.89 A$)
     +13.71 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada Edit Australia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.80 C$
(69.61 A$)
90.92 C$
(99.20 A$)
     +42.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.11 C$
(49.22 A$)
55.86 C$
(60.94 A$)
     +23.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.59 C$
(110.84 A$)
123.29 C$
(134.52 A$)
     +21.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.02 C$
(139.67 A$)
127.81 C$
(139.44 A$)
     -0.16 %
Rent Per Month
Canada Edit Australia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,327.88 C$
(1,448.75 A$)
1,511.63 C$
(1,649.23 A$)
     +13.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,121.42 C$
(1,223.50 A$)
1,155.34 C$
(1,260.51 A$)
     +3.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,165.26 C$
(2,362.36 A$)
2,558.59 C$
(2,791.50 A$)
     +18.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,828.57 C$
(1,995.02 A$)
1,774.58 C$
(1,936.11 A$)
     -2.95 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada Edit Australia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 533.17 C$
(581.70 A$)
702.43 C$
(766.37 A$)
     +31.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 390.35 C$
(425.89 A$)
497.32 C$
(542.59 A$)
     +27.40 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada Edit Australia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,509.62 C$
(3,829.09 A$)
4,448.45 C$
(4,853.39 A$)
     +26.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.29 3.64      +10.85 %
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