Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 13.3% higher than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 11.9% higher than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in Australia are 9.0% higher than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 4.5% higher than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in Australia are 32.0% higher than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 4.1% higher than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(29.10 A$)
12.89 £
(25.00 A$)
     -14.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(116.39 A$)
72.17 £
(140.00 A$)
     +20.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(13.58 A$)
7.73 £
(15.00 A$)
     +10.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(8.73 A$)
5.53 £
(10.72 A$)
     +22.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.20 £
(8.15 A$)
6.19 £
(12.00 A$)
     +47.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.14 £
(6.09 A$)
2.72 £
(5.28 A$)
     -13.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 £
(3.38 A$)
2.06 £
(4.00 A$)
     +18.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 £
(2.43 A$)
1.75 £
(3.40 A$)
     +40.0 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.69 £
(9.09 A$)
4.53 £
(8.79 A$)
     -3.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £
(2.13 A$)
1.73 £
(3.35 A$)
     +56.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.72 £
(1.39 A$)
0.77 £
(1.50 A$)
     +8.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.98 £
(5.79 A$)
3.08 £
(5.97 A$)
     +3.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.12 £
(6.05 A$)
3.56 £
(6.91 A$)
     +14.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.97 £
(5.75 A$)
3.00 £
(5.82 A$)
     +1.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.73 £
(9.17 A$)
5.03 £
(9.76 A$)
     +6.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.84 A$)
1.14 £
(2.21 A$)
     +19.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £
(1.00 A$)
0.93 £
(1.80 A$)
     +81.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.87 A$)
1.08 £
(2.09 A$)
     +11.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.23 £
(2.38 A$)
1.55 £
(3.01 A$)
     +26.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.97 A$)
0.87 £
(1.69 A$)
     +74.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.91 A$)
0.77 £
(1.49 A$)
     +63.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(1.47 A$)
1.82 £
(3.52 A$)
     +139.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.06 £
(2.05 A$)
1.32 £
(2.57 A$)
     +25.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 £
(14.55 A$)
9.79 £
(19.00 A$)
     +30.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.91 £
(3.70 A$)
3.97 £
(7.71 A$)
     +108.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 £
(4.61 A$)
4.40 £
(8.54 A$)
     +85.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(25.22 A$)
22.25 £
(43.16 A$)
     +71.2 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(4.85 A$)
2.58 £
(5.00 A$)
     +3.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.80 £
(131.52 A$)
87.24 £
(169.22 A$)
     +28.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(5.82 A$)
3.09 £
(6.00 A$)
     +3.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(3.87 A$)
2.34 £
(4.55 A$)
     +17.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(33.75 A$)
30.93 £
(60.00 A$)
     +77.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.82 £
(11.30 A$)
3.73 £
(7.23 A$)
     -36.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(54,867.57 A$)
21,651.59 £
(42,000.00 A$)
     -23.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,650.19 £
(47,816.73 A$)
16,968.98 £
(32,916.63 A$)
     -31.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 252.96 £
(490.70 A$)
171.87 £
(333.39 A$)
     -32.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.24 £
(23.75 A$)
22.47 £
(43.59 A$)
     +83.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.49 £
(59.15 A$)
44.10 £
(85.54 A$)
     +44.6 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.31 £
(62.68 A$)
42.46 £
(82.37 A$)
     +31.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.03 £
(21.40 A$)
14.34 £
(27.82 A$)
     +30.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(19.40 A$)
11.34 £
(22.00 A$)
     +13.4 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,241.45 £
(2,408.18 A$)
1,264.78 £
(2,453.43 A$)
     +1.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,589.84 £
(28,301.54 A$)
10,366.36 £
(20,108.79 A$)
     -28.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.03 £
(124.20 A$)
65.39 £
(126.84 A$)
     +2.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.37 £
(60.85 A$)
50.24 £
(97.45 A$)
     +60.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.14 £
(143.81 A$)
91.04 £
(176.60 A$)
     +22.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.10 £
(147.62 A$)
108.32 £
(210.12 A$)
     +42.3 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,082.18 £
(2,099.23 A$)
1,215.28 £
(2,357.41 A$)
     +12.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 875.68 £
(1,698.66 A$)
960.74 £
(1,863.66 A$)
     +9.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,773.44 £
(3,440.13 A$)
1,951.70 £
(3,785.93 A$)
     +10.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,360.96 £
(2,640.00 A$)
1,421.14 £
(2,756.75 A$)
     +4.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 472.06 £
(915.70 A$)
628.31 £
(1,218.81 A$)
     +33.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 343.47 £
(666.27 A$)
483.65 £
(938.20 A$)
     +40.8 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,327.25 £
(4,514.42 A$)
2,711.45 £
(5,259.71 A$)
     +16.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 6.48      +9.7 %
Last update: March 2024February 2024
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