Cost of living in Perth, Australia

Lunchtime menu in the business district AU$21
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) AU$11
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast AU$8
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk AU$1.46
12 eggs, large AU$6
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes AU$4.95
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese AU$9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples AU$4.69
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes AU$3.28
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket AU$4.43
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality AU$21
2 liters of Coca-Cola AU$3.15
Bread for 2 people for 1 day AU$2.69
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area AU$2,773
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat AU$307
Internet 8MB (1 month) AU$59
40” flat screen TV AU$798
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt AU$202
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) AU$12
Hourly rate for cleaning help AU$26
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) AU$107
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) AU$62
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) AU$147
1 pair of leather business shoes AU$124
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new AU$30,692
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas AU$1.36
Monthly ticket public transport AU$104
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) AU$25
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) AU$12
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) AU$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) AU$6
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) AU$7
4 rolls of toilet paper AU$3.68
Tube of toothpaste AU$3.88
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city AU$25
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub AU$63
2 tickets to the movies AU$36
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) AU$221
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert AU$116
1 cocktail drink in downtown club AU$16
Cappuccino in expat area of the city AU$5.07
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) AU$10
iPod nano 16GB AU$267
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) AU$1.05
1 month of gym membership in business district AU$68
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes AU$25
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,710 prices entered by 462 different people.
Latest price update: July 29, 2015.

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