The 64 Best places to live in Australia

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Australia is the 9th most expensive and the 5th most liveable country.

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Australia Quality of life Rank
😃 Human freedom index
8.52
15
💵 GDP per capita
$65100
13
🛍️ GDPPC based on purchasing power
$63216
21
❤️ Life expectancy
83.3
8
☠️ Homicide rate
0.9
34
🚧 Road traffic mortality
4.9
29
👮 Corruption perceptions index
75
19
🏙️ Population
25.7M
51
🌐 English speaking %
92.8%
13
😷 Air quality
Excellent
7
✈️ Airport proximity index
83
36
💰 Cost of living
$2305
189
💳 After-tax salary
$3562
9
💸 Salary to expenses ratio
1.5
31
🎓 Higher education index
99
4

Below is the list of 64 best cities to live and work in Australia for singles and families ranked by quality & cost of living.

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