Cost of living in Mackay, Australia

Summary of cost of living in Mackay

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: AU$5,215
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: AU$2,423
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Mackay, Australia. Current as of Jun 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district AU$15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) AU$10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast AU$5.33
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk AU$1.26
12 eggs, large AU$4.45
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes AU$6
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese AU$9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples AU$4.19
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes AU$2.70
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket AU$3.15
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality AU$15
2 liters of coca-cola AU$3.37
Bread for 2 people for 1 day AU$2.31
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area AU$1,575
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area AU$1,399
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat AU$211
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area AU$1,156
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area AU$1,075
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio AU$129
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) AU$47
40” flat screen tv AU$524
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) AU$170
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) AU$13
Hourly rate for cleaning help AU$27
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) AU$129
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) AU$75
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) AU$160
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes AU$140
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas AU$1.41
Monthly ticket public transport -
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) AU$11
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) AU$15
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) AU$78
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) AU$7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) AU$8
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) AU$7
4 rolls of toilet paper AU$3.00
Tube of toothpaste AU$2.83
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city AU$26
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub AU$55
2 tickets to the movies AU$35
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) AU$120
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert AU$104
1 cocktail drink in downtown club AU$13
Cappuccino in expat area of the city AU$5.50
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) AU$6
Ipad wi-fi 128gb AU$567
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district AU$57
1 package of marlboro cigarettes AU$35
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: June 14, 2020

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