Cost of living in Brisbane, Australia

List of prices in Brisbane, Australia. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district AU$16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) AU$12
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast AU$5.56
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk AU$1.23
12 eggs, large AU$5.20
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes AU$5.21
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese AU$9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples AU$4.20
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes AU$3.37
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket AU$5.64
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality AU$19
2 liters of Coca-Cola AU$3.48
Bread for 2 people for 1 day AU$2.10
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area AU$2,270
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area AU$1,919
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat AU$196
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area AU$1,964
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area AU$1,463
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio AU$143
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) AU$59
40” flat screen TV AU$627
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) AU$192
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) AU$14
Hourly rate for cleaning help AU$29
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) AU$102
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) AU$78
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) AU$142
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes AU$158
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new AU$26,003
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas AU$1.49
Monthly ticket public transport AU$129
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) AU$24
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) AU$11
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) AU$14
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) AU$69
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) AU$6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) AU$5.03
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) AU$7
4 rolls of toilet paper AU$2.82
Tube of toothpaste AU$3.71
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city AU$27
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub AU$59
2 tickets to the movies AU$32
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) AU$227
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert AU$113
1 cocktail drink in downtown club AU$17
Cappuccino in expat area of the city AU$4.64
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) AU$8
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB AU$501
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) AU$0.59
1 month of gym membership in business district AU$62
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes AU$29
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,937 prices entered by 262 different people.
Latest price update: March 20, 2019

Brisbane position in our World Ranking

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65th
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oceania
6th
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4th
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