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Cost of Living in Australia

Cost of Living in Australia

Cost of Living in Australia

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are  (4,798.62A$) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are  (1,332.43A$) without rent.

Restaurants
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$ 14.0038.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$ 60.00150.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.62 A$ 11.0015.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 8.00 A$ 5.0012.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$ 6.0012.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.63 A$ 3.507.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.46 A$ 2.505.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.91 A$ 2.004.00

Markets
 

Range

Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.72 A$ 1.103.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.92 A$ 1.505.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.74 A$ 1.404.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.90 A$ 3.007.20
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.17 A$ 7.0030.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 10.95 A$ 7.0015.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.36 A$ 10.0029.99
Apples (1kg) 4.34 A$ 2.506.00
Banana (1kg) 3.58 A$ 2.206.00
Oranges (1kg) 3.81 A$ 1.607.00
Tomato (1kg) 5.87 A$ 3.008.90
Potato (1kg) 3.24 A$ 1.325.00
Onion (1kg) 2.63 A$ 1.504.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.77 A$ 1.804.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.17 A$ 0.804.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 10.0025.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.75 A$ 3.009.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.16 A$ 3.0010.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 38.00 A$ 30.0050.00

Transportation
 

Range

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$ 3.006.90
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 154.56 A$ 91.45220.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$ 3.507.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.16 A$ 1.753.20
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$ 38.5865.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.97 A$ 1.752.09
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 A$ 25,455.0035,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,834.04 A$ 24,000.0030,000.00

Utilities (Monthly)
 

Range

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 197.28 A$ 113.33386.36
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 A$ 0.100.60
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.61 A$ 60.0099.00

Sports And Leisure
 

Range

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.09 A$ 30.00120.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.82 A$ 10.0030.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.50 A$ 15.0025.00

Childcare
 

 

Range

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,982.45 A$ 1,000.003,076.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,228.85 A$ 7,000.0030,000.00

Clothing And Shoes
 

Range

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.92 A$ 60.00150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 58.87 A$ 25.00100.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 136.91 A$ 80.00200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 144.50 A$ 80.00220.00

Rent Per Month
 

Range

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,899.22 A$ 1,200.002,882.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,425.16 A$ 910.002,020.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,166.58 A$ 2,000.005,005.78
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,256.89 A$ 1,500.003,500.00

Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,698.80 A$ 4,500.0018,804.82
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,172.13 A$ 2,600.0012,000.00
 

Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,676.61 A$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.04 2.004.49

Prices in Australia

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