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$ 13.00-45.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$ 50.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.50 A$ 13.00-16.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$ 6.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$ 9.00-14.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.42 A$ 4.00-7.25
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.65 A$ 3.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 A$ 2.00-4.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.32 A$ 3.79-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.97 A$ 1.54-5.24
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.42 A$ 0.64-1.97
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.24 A$ 1.73-5.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.21 A$ 3.18-11.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.65 A$ 2.62-7.26
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.14 A$ 3.63-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.84 A$ 0.66-2.04
Banana (1 lb) 1.63 A$ 1.36-2.62
Oranges (1 lb) 1.53 A$ 0.66-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 2.84 A$ 1.63-4.08
Potato (1 lb) 1.35 A$ 0.91-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 A$ 0.66-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 3.51 A$ 2.20-4.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.75 A$ 1.00-3.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$ 12.00-23.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.75 A$ 3.03-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.75 A$ 2.20-9.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 37.50 A$ 32.00-50.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 A$ 3.95-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 A$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 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) 7.23 A$ 6.44-7.99
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 A$ 32,000.00-35,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,750.00 A$ 29,000.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.00 A$ 150.00-394.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.60 A$ 0.22-0.99
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.50 A$ 60.00-89.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.33 A$ 40.00-90.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 A$ 20.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.75 A$ 15.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,110.00 A$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,941.00 A$ 12,000.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.00 A$ 70.00-160.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 73.75 A$ 30.00-130.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 181.29 A$ 120.00-259.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.17 A$ 120.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,132.14 A$ 1,800.00-2,600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,833.33 A$ 1,600.00-2,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,850.00 A$ 2,800.00-4,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,450.00 A$ 2,100.00-3,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,397.20 A$ 603.86-1,858.05
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,269.46 A$ 557.41-1,858.05
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,580.56 A$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.47 2.00-7.00

Prices in Gold Coast

This city had 317 entries in the past 12 months by 40 different contributors.
Last update: February 2023
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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>?