Cost of living in Townsville, Australia

Summary of cost of living in Townsville

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: AU$5,424
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: AU$2,694
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Townsville
Current as of Jun 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district AU$18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) AU$12
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast AU$5.40
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk AU$1.63
12 eggs, large AU$5.96
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes AU$5.55
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese AU$8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples AU$4.84
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes AU$2.62
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket AU$3.97
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality AU$20
2 liters of coca-cola AU$3.14
Bread for 2 people for 1 day AU$2.06
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area AU$1,798
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area AU$1,718
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat AU$233
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area AU$1,319
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area AU$963
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio AU$179
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) AU$65
40” flat screen tv AU$573
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) AU$247
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) AU$26
Hourly rate for cleaning help AU$24
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) AU$82
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$162
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes AU$129
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new AU$30,767
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas AU$1.67
Monthly ticket public transport AU$56
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) AU$19
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) AU$8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) AU$13
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) AU$74
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) AU$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) AU$4.74
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) AU$5.80
4 rolls of toilet paper AU$3.18
Tube of toothpaste AU$3.67
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city AU$28
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub AU$59
2 tickets to the movies AU$28
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) AU$107
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert AU$93
1 cocktail drink in downtown club AU$16
Cappuccino in expat area of the city AU$4.57
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) AU$6
Ipad wi-fi 128gb AU$734
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) AU$1.00
1 month of gym membership in business district AU$53
1 package of marlboro cigarettes AU$24
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: June 16, 2024

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