Cost of living in Newcastle, Australia

List of prices in Newcastle, Australia. Current as of Nov 2019.

Expatistan is a collaborative effort. The data gets better with every new price that you enter.
We need your help! Tell us about prices in Newcastle.
Page-elements
Change the currency:
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$11
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast AU$5.23
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk AU$1.28
12 eggs, large AU$5.14
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes AU$4.60
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese AU$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples AU$4.35
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes AU$3.46
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket AU$4.82
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality AU$18
2 liters of Coca-Cola AU$3.14
Bread for 2 people for 1 day AU$1.67
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area AU$2,729
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area AU$1,805
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat AU$133
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area AU$1,818
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area AU$1,191
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio AU$124
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) AU$56
40” flat screen TV AU$599
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) AU$180
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) AU$12
Hourly rate for cleaning help AU$26
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) AU$98
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) AU$58
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) AU$153
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes AU$119
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new AU$26,742
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas AU$1.45
Monthly ticket public transport AU$100
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$12
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) AU$15
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) AU$70
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) AU$6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) AU$4.69
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) AU$5.01
4 rolls of toilet paper AU$3.53
Tube of toothpaste AU$3.88
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city AU$25
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub AU$47
2 tickets to the movies AU$27
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) AU$152
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert AU$106
1 cocktail drink in downtown club AU$15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city AU$4.39
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) AU$6
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB AU$656
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) AU$0.84
1 month of gym membership in business district AU$47
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes AU$25
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 109 prices entered by 10 different people.
Latest price update: November 17, 2019

Do you live in Newcastle? We need your help!

What is the price of

Utilities (studio)

in Newcastle?

AU$

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Prices recently added

  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in San Juan costs $12 (13 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Miami, Florida costs $2,338 (28 minutes ago)
  • Weekly rent - 45m2 furnished studio in expensive area in Rome costs €3,010 (44 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Pretoria costs R 8,000 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Medellín costs COL$20,000 (about 3 hours ago)
  • 1 ticket to the movies in La Plata costs ARS $680 (about 3 hours ago)