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Cost of Living in Townsville

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$ 15.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$ 65.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$ 5.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 A$ 6.00-7.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.90 A$ 4.80-9.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.75 A$ 4.00-5.33
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 A$ 2.50-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 A$ 2.00-3.42
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.67 A$ 3.79-10.22
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.27 A$ 0.77-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.30 A$ 0.73-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.84 A$ 3.00-5.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.97 A$ 2.72-7.26
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.67 A$ 4.08-7.26
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.44 A$ 2.27-13.61
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 A$ 1.27-3.18
Banana (1 lb) 1.41 A$ 0.91-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.51 A$ 0.91-3.18
Tomato (1 lb) 2.15 A$ 1.81-2.72
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 A$ 1.36-3.18
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 A$ 0.91-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 2.75 A$ 2.00-3.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.34 A$ 0.70-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 10.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.93 A$ 1.97-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 A$ 4.00-8.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 26.50 A$ 25.00-40.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 A$ 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 A$ 50.00-195.65
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.90 A$ 2.90-3.80
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 A$ 3.22-3.64
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 A$ 20.00-49.20
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.35 A$ 5.11-6.02
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 A$ 20,000.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 A$ 20,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.44 A$ 100.00-314.81
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 A$ 0.11-0.60
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.50 A$ 60.00-110.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.00 A$ 40.00-88.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 A$ 15.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.50 A$ 11.00-19.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 850.00 A$ 360.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,666.67 A$ 10,000.00-23,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.86 A$ 40.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.00 A$ 25.00-109.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.17 A$ 90.00-250.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 118.00 A$ 80.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,313.12 A$ 300.00-1,521.74
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,235.43 A$ 1,115.00-1,391.30
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,773.84 A$ 1,650.00-1,956.52
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,487.25 A$ 1,400.00-1,545.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 325.16 A$ 278.71-371.61
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 232.26 A$
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,550.00 A$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.25 3.89-4.90

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Last update: November 2018
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#Blair on Jan 10, 2017 :
Rates are very expensive in Townsville. They are almost double the price of Geelong which is approximately they same size city. why so high is it worth investing in Townsville