Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and Australia Reverse

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Cost of Living in Australia is 12.3% higher than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Australia is 10.2% higher than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in Australia are 5.7% higher than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 0.7% higher than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in Australia are 33.9% higher than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 11.5% higher than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(28.76 A$)
13.04 £
(25.00 A$)
     -13.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(115.04 A$)
66.50 £
(127.50 A$)
     +10.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(13.42 A$)
7.82 £
(15.00 A$)
     +11.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(8.63 A$)
5.22 £
(10.00 A$)
     +15.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(8.63 A$)
5.74 £
(11.00 A$)
     +27.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 £
(6.14 A$)
2.76 £
(5.29 A$)
     -13.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 £
(3.33 A$)
2.09 £
(4.01 A$)
     +20.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 £
(2.40 A$)
1.74 £
(3.34 A$)
     +39.2 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.67 £
(8.95 A$)
4.59 £
(8.80 A$)
     -1.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.11 £
(2.12 A$)
1.78 £
(3.41 A$)
     +60.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £
(1.37 A$)
0.77 £
(1.48 A$)
     +8.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.93 £
(5.62 A$)
3.20 £
(6.13 A$)
     +9.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.17 £
(6.08 A$)
3.53 £
(6.78 A$)
     +11.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.97 £
(5.70 A$)
3.06 £
(5.87 A$)
     +3.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.76 £
(9.12 A$)
5.16 £
(9.89 A$)
     +8.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.85 A$)
1.14 £
(2.20 A$)
     +18.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 £
(1.01 A$)
0.96 £
(1.84 A$)
     +82.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.84 A$)
1.08 £
(2.08 A$)
     +12.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.22 £
(2.33 A$)
1.58 £
(3.04 A$)
     +30.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.97 A$)
0.87 £
(1.67 A$)
     +71.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 £
(0.93 A$)
0.77 £
(1.49 A$)
     +60.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £
(1.48 A$)
1.82 £
(3.48 A$)
     +134.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.07 £
(2.04 A$)
1.32 £
(2.54 A$)
     +24.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(15.34 A$)
10.43 £
(20.00 A$)
     +30.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.94 £
(3.72 A$)
3.83 £
(7.35 A$)
     +97.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 £
(4.58 A$)
4.38 £
(8.39 A$)
     +83.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.35 £
(25.60 A$)
23.47 £
(45.00 A$)
     +75.8 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 £
(4.60 A$)
2.61 £
(5.00 A$)
     +8.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.78 £
(133.80 A$)
87.62 £
(168.00 A$)
     +25.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(5.75 A$)
3.13 £
(6.00 A$)
     +4.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(3.83 A$)
2.14 £
(4.10 A$)
     +7.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(33.36 A$)
31.29 £
(60.00 A$)
     +79.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.67 £
(10.87 A$)
3.73 £
(7.15 A$)
     -34.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(54,233.27 A$)
23,168.52 £
(44,423.00 A$)
     -18.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,118.51 £
(48,161.88 A$)
17,667.14 £
(33,874.73 A$)
     -29.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 251.10 £
(481.45 A$)
160.46 £
(307.67 A$)
     -36.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.37 £
(23.72 A$)
21.78 £
(41.76 A$)
     +76.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.60 £
(58.67 A$)
42.89 £
(82.24 A$)
     +40.2 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.71 £
(62.73 A$)
40.64 £
(77.91 A$)
     +24.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.06 £
(21.21 A$)
13.32 £
(25.54 A$)
     +20.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(19.17 A$)
10.95 £
(21.00 A$)
     +9.5 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,247.71 £
(2,392.34 A$)
1,250.93 £
(2,398.51 A$)
     +0.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,859.95 £
(28,492.26 A$)
9,912.51 £
(19,006.11 A$)
     -33.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.74 £
(122.22 A$)
62.53 £
(119.89 A$)
     -1.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.68 £
(60.75 A$)
44.50 £
(85.32 A$)
     +40.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.19 £
(142.26 A$)
87.86 £
(168.46 A$)
     +18.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 74.78 £
(143.38 A$)
93.63 £
(179.53 A$)
     +25.2 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,056.96 £
(2,026.59 A$)
1,165.25 £
(2,234.23 A$)
     +10.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 869.10 £
(1,666.41 A$)
916.28 £
(1,756.87 A$)
     +5.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,747.90 £
(3,351.40 A$)
1,866.43 £
(3,578.67 A$)
     +6.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,346.94 £
(2,582.60 A$)
1,358.45 £
(2,604.68 A$)
     +0.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 468.65 £
(898.58 A$)
529.51 £
(1,015.28 A$)
     +13.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 352.14 £
(675.20 A$)
389.11 £
(746.07 A$)
     +10.5 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit Australia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,403.96 £
(4,609.32 A$)
2,953.16 £
(5,662.34 A$)
     +22.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.87 6.38      +8.7 %
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