Cost of living in Adelaide, Australia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district AU$16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) AU$10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast AU$6
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk AU$1.44
12 eggs, large AU$5.90
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes AU$5.24
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese AU$9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples AU$4.60
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes AU$3.18
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket AU$4.74
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality AU$20
2 liters of Coca-Cola AU$3.73
Bread for 2 people for 1 day AU$2.52
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area AU$2,598
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area AU$1,485
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat AU$236
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area AU$1,770
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area AU$1,193
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio AU$176
Internet 8MB (1 month) AU$46
40” flat screen TV AU$854
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) AU$166
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) AU$10
Hourly rate for cleaning help AU$23
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) AU$106
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) AU$66
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) AU$144
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes AU$140
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new AU$25,226
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas AU$1.37
Monthly ticket public transport AU$111
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) AU$21
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) AU$8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) AU$17
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) AU$52
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) AU$7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) AU$5.75
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) AU$7
4 rolls of toilet paper AU$3.02
Tube of toothpaste AU$3.95
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city AU$29
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub AU$51
2 tickets to the movies AU$38
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) AU$189
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert AU$108
1 cocktail drink in downtown club AU$15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city AU$4.31
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) AU$7
iPod nano 16GB AU$236
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) AU$0.72
1 month of gym membership in business district AU$79
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes AU$24
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,124 prices entered by 273 different people.
Latest price update: February 05, 2016.

Adelaide position in our World Ranking

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53rd
out of 240
oceania
8th
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6th
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