Cost of living in Wollongong, Australia

Expatistan is a collaborative effort. Comparisons improve with every new price that you enter.
We need your help! Tell us about prices in Wollongong.
Page-elements
Change the currency:
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$5.44
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk AU$1.20
12 eggs, large AU$5.06
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes AU$5.58
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese AU$7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples AU$3.88
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes AU$3.22
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket AU$4.30
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality AU$16
2 liters of Coca-Cola AU$3.34
Bread for 2 people for 1 day AU$2.23
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area AU$2,178
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area AU$1,615
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat AU$246
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area AU$1,998
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area AU$1,253
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio AU$199
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) AU$44
40” flat screen TV AU$707
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) AU$204
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) AU$9
Hourly rate for cleaning help AU$29
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) AU$107
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) AU$77
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) AU$154
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes AU$130
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new AU$26,833
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas AU$1.32
Monthly ticket public transport AU$70
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) AU$36
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) AU$9
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) AU$25
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) AU$53
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) AU$6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) AU$4.96
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) AU$5.67
4 rolls of toilet paper AU$3.49
Tube of toothpaste AU$3.44
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city AU$27
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub AU$37
2 tickets to the movies AU$30
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) AU$224
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert AU$101
1 cocktail drink in downtown club AU$15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city AU$4.17
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) AU$5.82
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB AU$575
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) AU$0.65
1 month of gym membership in business district AU$57
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes AU$19
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 54 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: November 13, 2018.

Do you live in Wollongong? We need your help!

What is the price of

Prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)

in Wollongong?

AU$

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Seattle, Washington costs $1,525 (25 minutes ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Oruro costs $b30 (26 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Coimbra costs €300 (33 minutes ago)
  • Summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) in Saltillo costs Mex$ 750 (41 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Santiago de Cali costs COL$2,000,000 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new in Sarajevo costs 39,355KM (about 1 hour ago)