Cost of Living in Austria

Cost of living in Austria is 5.38% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Austria is, on average, 30.45% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 8.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 40.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.90 € 3.00-4.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.00-4.50
Cappuccino (regular) 3.12 € 2.00-4.40
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.72 € 2.00-3.30
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 € 1.79-2.80
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.21 € 3.41-4.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.72 € 0.91-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.41-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.83 € 1.69-4.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.23 € 2.54-11.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.65 € 2.04-6.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.02 € 4.08-9.98
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.54-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.09 € 0.45-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.68-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.27-1.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.36-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.30 € 0.80-1.79
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.60 € 0.27-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 4.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.06 € 0.79-1.40
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 € 1.00-2.70
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 € 5.20-6.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 € 2.20-2.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 48.00 € 30.42-54.30
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.40 € 3.60-6.80
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 € 2.01-3.54
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.80 € 24.20-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.60 € 3.79-5.11
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 € 20,000.00-23,420.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,121.15 € 21,000.00-24,690.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 197.32 € 122.78-320.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 € 0.03-0.08
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.01 € 25.00-45.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.55 € 20.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.68 € 15.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 9.50-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 287.17 € 160.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,039.68 € 4,500.00-19,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.88 € 40.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.70 € 18.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.37 € 50.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 112.19 € 70.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 725.36 € 550.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 573.73 € 433.00-770.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,308.91 € 900.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,024.02 € 800.00-1,450.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 466.04 € 345.51-836.12
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 335.23 € 269.42-464.51
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,060.33 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.08 1.40-3.00

Prices in Austria

This country had 7145 entries in the past 12 months by 650 different contributors.
Last update: December 2020
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Sources and References
  

By City in Austria

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Linz 79.96 27.44 54.54 72.10 79.41 73.15
Graz 78.64 22.33 51.39 73.95 63.14 76.81
Salzburg 77.85 32.49 55.90 75.48 68.63 74.74
Vienna 71.31 33.37 52.95 60.87 66.55 89.39
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