Cost of Living in Gold Coast

Summary of cost of living in Gold Coast, Australia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 A$ 17.00-45.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 135.00 A$ 70.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 A$ 14.00-16.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 A$ 7.00-14.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 A$ 10.00-14.50
Cappuccino (regular) 5.50 A$ 4.50-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.15 A$ 3.00-4.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 A$ 2.00-4.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.08 A$ 5.68-8.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.48 A$ 1.81-5.10
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.33 A$ 0.64-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.48 A$ 3.30-7.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.52 A$ 4.54-6.35
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.86 A$ 3.18-7.26
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.53 A$ 4.99-12.70
Apples (1 lb) 2.09 A$ 1.77-2.68
Banana (1 lb) 1.86 A$ 1.67-3.58
Oranges (1 lb) 1.92 A$ 1.13-4.49
Tomato (1 lb) 3.49 A$ 1.36-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 1.51 A$ 0.95-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.53 A$ 0.91-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 3.45 A$ 2.40-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.83 A$ 0.80-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$ 15.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.79 A$ 7.58-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$ 6.00-10.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 49.00 A$ 43.00-55.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.90 A$ 3.55-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 A$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.10 A$ 3.10-3.10
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.69 A$ 3.69-3.69
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 51.60 A$ 51.60-51.60
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.84 A$ 6.44-8.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 44,423.00 A$ 44,423.00-44,423.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,750.00 A$ 32,000.00-40,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 220.00 A$ 180.00-600.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 55.25 A$ 30.00-95.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 87.33 A$ 60.00-110.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.08 A$ 25.00-120.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 A$ 0.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.50 A$ 16.00-27.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,680.00 A$ 2,600.00-2,760.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,940.00 A$ 5,820.00-15,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 109.99 A$ 70.00-139.95
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 93.33 A$ 80.00-120.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 148.33 A$ 110.00-200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 205.00 A$ 160.00-250.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,237.50 A$ 2,000.00-2,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,128.57 A$ 1,600.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,500.00 A$ 3,000.00-4,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,987.50 A$ 2,600.00-3,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,254.18 A$ 882.57-1,950.95
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 940.64 A$ 557.41-1,950.95
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,135.42 A$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.66 6.00-7.50

Prices in Gold Coast

This city had 287 entries in the past 12 months by 40 different contributors.
Last update: June 2024
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1 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.