Cost of living in Adelaide, Australia

Lunchtime menu in the business district AU$16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) AU$9
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast AU$5.50
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk AU$1.54
12 eggs, large AU$5.51
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes AU$5.48
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese AU$8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples AU$4.59
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes AU$3.83
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket AU$4.93
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality AU$18
2 liters of Coca-Cola AU$3.62
Bread for 2 people for 1 day AU$2.52
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area AU$2,103
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat AU$243
Internet 8MB (1 month) AU$49
40” flat screen TV AU$841
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt AU$156
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) AU$10
Hourly rate for cleaning help AU$25
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) AU$102
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) AU$60
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) AU$141
1 pair of leather business shoes AU$134
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new AU$23,918
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas AU$1.44
Monthly ticket public transport AU$112
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) AU$19
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) AU$11
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$3.20
Tube of toothpaste AU$4.37
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city AU$30
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub AU$54
2 tickets to the movies AU$39
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) AU$154
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert AU$110
1 cocktail drink in downtown club AU$15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city AU$4.16
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) AU$7
iPod nano 16GB AU$182
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) AU$0.88
1 month of gym membership in business district AU$80
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes AU$21
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Latest price update: October 10, 2015.

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