Cost of living in Adelaide, Australia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district AU$17
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$1.31
12 eggs, large AU$5.60
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes AU$4.91
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese AU$11
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples AU$3.95
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes AU$3.84
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket AU$4.62
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality AU$21
2 liters of Coca-Cola AU$3.65
Bread for 2 people for 1 day AU$1.66
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area AU$1,997
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area AU$1,575
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat AU$286
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area AU$1,302
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area AU$1,120
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio AU$148
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) AU$52
40” flat screen TV AU$680
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) AU$222
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) AU$11
Hourly rate for cleaning help AU$26
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) AU$99
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) AU$92
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) AU$146
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes AU$148
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new AU$25,783
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas AU$1.30
Monthly ticket public transport AU$103
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) AU$20
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) AU$7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) AU$17
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) AU$50
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) AU$6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) AU$5.09
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) AU$6
4 rolls of toilet paper AU$2.70
Tube of toothpaste AU$3.34
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city AU$26
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub AU$58
2 tickets to the movies AU$31
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) AU$157
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert AU$102
1 cocktail drink in downtown club AU$16
Cappuccino in expat area of the city AU$4.61
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) AU$8
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB AU$751
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) AU$0.59
1 month of gym membership in business district AU$84
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes AU$28
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 812 prices entered by 107 different people.
Latest price update: November 23, 2017.

Adelaide position in our World Ranking

the world
66th
out of 335
oceania
8th
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australia
6th
out of 6

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