Australia vs Bulgaria - Cost of Living Comparison

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Australia Bulgaria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2293
$773
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5326
$1943
🏠 One person rent
$1346
$339
🏘️ Family rent
$2253
$580
🍽️ Food expenses
$541
$305
🚐 Transport expenses
$261
$50.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3598
$967
💸 GDP per capita
$65100
$13974
😃 Human freedom index
8.52
7.68
❤️ Life expectancy
83.3
71.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
75
45
🌐 English speaking %
92.8%
24.9%
🎓 Higher education
98
71
😀 Quality of life
94
64
🏙️ Population
25.7M
7M

The average cost of living in Australia ($2293) is 197% more expensive than in Bulgaria ($773). Australia ranked 10th vs 117th for Bulgaria in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Australia compared to 1.3 months in Bulgaria. Ranked 6th and 52nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Bulgaria

We calculate prices for Australia and Bulgaria as a population-weighted mean of 64 and 21 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Australia Bulgaria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.6
$8.24
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$69.9
$31.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.69
$6.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7
$1.91
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.54
$1.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1435
$356
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1105
$238
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2728
$596
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1832
$433
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$69.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$187
$107
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.9
$12
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.49%
4.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10620
$1889
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7615
$1263
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.02
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$112
$24.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$21.6
$6.35
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.27
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.41
$1.61
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$0.86
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.01
$3.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
$9.23
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.62
$7.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
$1.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
$2.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.44
$0.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.13
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.41
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$5.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.95
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$27
$3.36
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.51
$7.62
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.43
$3.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.83
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$52
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.1
$7.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$55.3
$19.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.8
$6
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.6
$54.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$116
$84.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1641
$410
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15406
$6422

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In Australia

City Cost of living Population
Sydney
$2741
4.84M
Melbourne
$2356
4.53M
Brisbane
$2356
2.36M
Perth
$2292
2.14M
Adelaide
$2180
1.3M
Gold Coast
$2152
638K
Canberra
$2604
381K
Wollongong
$1430
262K
Sunshine Coast
$1843
284K
Ipswich
$1785
233K
Hobart
$2203
222K
Townsville
$1249
174K
Geelong
$1688
191K
Newcastle
$1461
153K
Darwin
$1859
140K
Cairns
$1397
147K
Launceston
$1723
106K
Ballarat
$1327
116K
Bendigo
$1317
103K
Bunbury
$1601
71.1K
Toowoomba
$1552
108K
Melton
$1708
72.2K
Rockhampton
$1413
63.2K
Wagga Wagga
$1528
67.4K
Pakenham
$1719
54.1K
Orange
$1463
41.2K
Tarneit
$1658
56.4K
Frankston
$1707
37.3K
Berwick
$1716
50.3K
Hervey Bay
$1756
54.7K

In Bulgaria

City Cost of living Population
Sofia
$951
1.38M
Plovdiv
$712
384K
Varna
$851
369K
Burgas
$508
226K
Stara Zagora
$641
155K
Ruse
$619
159K
Pleven
$719
120K
Yambol
$563
81.4K
Shumen
$611
95.4K
Pernik
$598
81.3K
Pazardzhik
$660
83.1K
Dobrich
$646
89.7K
Sliven
$616
89.4K
Veliko Tarnovo
$654
71K
Haskovo
$697
91.9K
Blagoevgrad
$533
82.2K
Gabrovo
$495
60.5K
Vratsa
$865
67.1K
Vidin
$661
55.7K
Asenovgrad
$626
59K
Bansko
$852
9.56K