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Brisbane vs Australia
Bne vs Aus

Average net salary (After tax)

Australian Avg.
Brisbane

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Aus
Bne
Outside city centre
Aus
Bne

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Aus
Bne
Outside city centre
Aus
Bne

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Aus
Bne
Outside city centre
Aus
Bne

Mortgage rates

Australian Avg.
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Australian Avg.
Brisbane

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Aus
Bne

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Aus
Bne

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Aus
Bne

Monthly pass

Regular price

Aus
Bne

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Australian Avg.
Brisbane

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Aus
Bne
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Aus
Bne
White bread 500g
Aus
Bne
Eggs 12
Aus
Bne
White rice 1kg
Aus
Bne

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Australian Avg.
Brisbane

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Aus
Bne
Beef round 1kg
Aus
Bne
Local cheese 1kg
Aus
Bne

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Aus
Bne
Lettuce 1 head
Aus
Bne
Tomatoes 1kg
Aus
Bne

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Aus
Bne
Oranges 1 head
Aus
Bne
Bananas 1kg
Aus
Bne

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Aus $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Aus $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Australian Avg.
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Australia are 17.14% higher than in Brisbane

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Aus $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Aus $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Aus $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Aus
Bne
Market 0.5L bottle
Aus
Bne

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Aus
Bne
Market 0.33L bottle
Aus
Bne

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Australian Avg.
5
Brisbane

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Aus
Bne

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Aus
Bne

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Aus
Bne
1 pair men's leather shoes
Aus
Bne

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Australian Avg.
$15.33
Brisbane
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Aus $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Aus $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth