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Cost of Living in Adelaide | Australia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1470
$3374
🛋️ Without rent
$693
$2125
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$777
$1249
🍽️ Food
$427
$1087
🚐 Transport
$155
$407
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3086
🏙️ Population
1.3M

The average cost of living in Adelaide is $1470, which is in the top 27% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2501st out of 9294 in our global list and 46th out of 64 in Australia.

The median after-tax salary is $3086, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 14th (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Australia. With an estimated population of 1.3M, Adelaide is the 5th largest city in Australia.

✈️ Closest airport5 kmAdelaide International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent5.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank166The University of Adelaide
Cost of living in Adelaide infographic

Prices in Adelaide

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$10
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$42.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.82
☕ Cappuccino
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.42

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.9
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.39

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$74.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.06

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$799
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$596
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1417
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$967
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$148
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3197
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2097

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$43.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$646
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11995

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