Cost of Living in Gold Coast

Summary about cost of living in Gold Coast, Australia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$ 13.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$ 60.00-140.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 A$ 12.00-16.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$ 6.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$ 8.00-9.50
Cappuccino (regular) 4.81 A$ 4.00-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.53 A$ 3.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 A$ 2.00-4.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.75 A$ 3.79-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.94 A$ 1.54-5.21
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.35 A$ 0.64-1.96
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.17 A$ 1.72-4.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.21 A$ 3.18-11.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.54 A$ 2.61-6.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.45 A$ 4.99-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.93 A$ 0.65-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 1.50 A$ 1.13-2.61
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 A$ 0.65-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 2.50 A$ 1.63-5.02
Potato (1 lb) 1.59 A$ 0.91-2.61
Onion (1 lb) 1.26 A$ 0.65-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 3.15 A$ 2.00-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.23 A$ 1.00-3.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 12.00-22.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.46 A$ 3.75-7.99
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.72 A$ 2.20-9.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 33.50 A$ 28.00-40.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 A$ 4.80-12.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 A$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$ 2.90-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 A$ 3.49-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.60 A$ 49.20-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.51 A$ 7.00-7.95
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 A$ 25,966.00-35,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,229.50 A$ 21,000.00-29,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 195.00 A$ 185.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 A$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.38 A$ 65.00-90.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.75 A$ 40.00-120.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.67 A$ 20.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$ 17.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,110.00 A$ 1,700.00-2,520.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,588.00 A$ 12,000.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.50 A$ 90.00-125.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.00 A$ 35.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 149.88 A$ 90.00-220.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 167.50 A$ 150.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,911.43 A$ 1,600.00-2,400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,237.50 A$ 400.00-1,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,325.00 A$ 2,200.00-4,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,860.00 A$ 500.00-2,600.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,240.58 A$ 603.86-1,724.34
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 895.60 A$ 371.61-1,724.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,620.00 A$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.66 2.00-4.00

Prices in Gold Coast

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Last update: June 2022
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2 Comments so far
Noneya on Apr 27, 2021:
Take out the beer, cigarettes and whatever a drug attic or whatever has cuz not everyone does that.
Mike Ox on Mar 10, 2020:
Umm gold coast, is good. Has good theme parks. Really good beaches.Umm is this compulsory>?