Adelaide vs Medan - Cost of Living Comparison

Adelaide Medan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1915
$496
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4598
$1327
🏠 One person rent
$1040
$187
🏘️ Family rent
$1757
$376
🍽️ Food expenses
$568
$212
🚐 Transport expenses
$173
$38.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3034
$308
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
50
46
😀 Quality of life
93
47
🏙️ Population
1.3M
2.11M

The cost of living in Adelaide is 286% more expensive than in Medan. Cities ranked 1929th and 8424th ($1915 vs $496) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 26th in Australia and Indonesia, respectively. Check Australia vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Adelaide compared to 0.6 months in Medan. Adelaide ranked 5th best city to live in Australia vs Medan ranked 10th in Indonesia, while ranked 55th and 6454th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Adelaide vs Medan

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Adelaide Medan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.7
$1.77
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$86.4
$13.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.43
$3.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.27
$4.35
 Cappuccino
$3.76
$2.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.87
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1069
$256
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$786
$120
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2012
$399
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1351
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$25.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$220
$38.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$13.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
9.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6511
$2013
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3640
$885
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.14
$0.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$71.5
$8.04
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$4.32
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.4
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$1.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.06
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.24
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.72
$1.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
$7.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
$2.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.6
$7.37
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
$2.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.15
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.34
$0.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
$1.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.38
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.17
$1.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.9
$38.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.09
$2.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$25.5
$1.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.55
$2.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.41
$2.61
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.27
$0.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$0.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$25
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.8
$3.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.6
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
$2.91
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.4
$43.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$129
$75.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1425
$90.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14932
$11041

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Distance City Cost of living
253 km or 157 mi Whyalla
$1651
337 km or 209 mi Mildura
$1563
377 km or 235 mi Mount Gambier
$1175
518 km or 322 mi Warrnambool
$1557
551 km or 342 mi Bendigo
$1105
555 km or 345 mi Ballarat
$1696
618 km or 384 mi Melton
$1654
623 km or 387 mi Sunbury
$1660
627 km or 390 mi Geelong
$1764
633 km or 393 mi Tarneit
$1613
636 km or 395 mi Shepparton
$1381
637 km or 396 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1583
655 km or 407 mi Melbourne
$2154
658 km or 409 mi South Yarra
$1747
683 km or 424 mi Dandenong
$1510
686 km or 426 mi Griffith
$1650
686 km or 426 mi Frankston
$1940
694 km or 431 mi Cranbourne
$1598
695 km or 432 mi Berwick
$1561
709 km or 440 mi Pakenham
$1659
797 km or 496 mi Traralgon
$1659
800 km or 497 mi Wagga Wagga
$1445
959 km or 596 mi Canberra
$2217
971 km or 603 mi Devonport
$1615
974 km or 605 mi Dubbo
$1502
985 km or 612 mi Orange
$1572
1016 km or 631 mi Goulburn
$1607
1025 km or 637 mi Bathurst
$1540
1040 km or 646 mi Launceston
$1441
1125 km or 699 mi Wollongong
$1544
1138 km or 707 mi Blacktown
$1562
1143 km or 710 mi Kellyville
$1719
1146 km or 712 mi Parramatta
$1873
1162 km or 722 mi Hobart
$1674
1163 km or 723 mi Sydney
$2397
1173 km or 729 mi Dee Why
$2043
1234 km or 767 mi Newcastle
$1778
1318 km or 819 mi Armidale
$1663
1330 km or 826 mi Alice Springs
$1743
1387 km or 862 mi Port Macquarie
$1982

Cities near Medan

Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Binjai
$461
67 km or 41 mi Tebing Tinggi
$486
90 km or 56 mi Pematangsiantar
$320
119 km or 74 mi Langsa
$487
148 km or 92 mi Tanjungbalai
$487
238 km or 148 mi Lhokseumawe
$487
264 km or 164 mi Teluk Intan
$599
264 km or 164 mi Taiping
$1007
264 km or 164 mi Padangsidempuan
$487
268 km or 166 mi George Town
$654
269 km or 167 mi Butterworth
$600
286 km or 178 mi Ipoh
$573
298 km or 185 mi Sungai Petani
$580
307 km or 191 mi Gunungsitoli
$482
317 km or 197 mi Klang
$624
322 km or 200 mi Ko Lipe
$597
324 km or 201 mi Langkawi
$549
325 km or 202 mi Shah Alam
$675
331 km or 206 mi Alor Setar
$539
332 km or 206 mi Subang Jaya
$675
332 km or 206 mi Petaling Jaya
$667
341 km or 212 mi Kuala Lumpur
$743
342 km or 212 mi Cyberjaya
$533
345 km or 215 mi Putrajaya
$522
352 km or 219 mi Kangar
$610
378 km or 235 mi Seremban
$559
381 km or 237 mi Dumai
$491
422 km or 262 mi Hat Yai
$527
426 km or 265 mi Banda Aceh
$444
431 km or 268 mi Malacca
$589
445 km or 277 mi Ko Lanta
$598
466 km or 289 mi Pekanbaru
$506
468 km or 291 mi Muar
$606
470 km or 292 mi Phuket
$821
483 km or 300 mi Kota Bharu
$511
487 km or 303 mi Ao Nang
$706
489 km or 304 mi Krabi
$597
515 km or 320 mi Batu Pahat
$633
518 km or 322 mi Kuantan
$572
529 km or 329 mi Kuala Terengganu
$493