Australia vs Greece - Cost of Living Comparison

AustraliaGreece
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1944
$1008
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4489
$2438
🏠 One person rent
$1109
$465
🏘️ Family rent
$1776
$780
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$369
🚐 Transport Expenses
$213
$66.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3736
$879
💸 GDP per capita
$51812
$17676
😃 Human freedom index
8.7
7.79
❤️ Life expectancy
82.9
81.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
77
50
🏙️ Population
24.5M
10.8M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1944) is 93% more expensive than in Greece ($1008). Australia ranked 11th vs 65th for Greece in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Australia compared to 0.9 months in Greece. Ranked 9th and 40th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Greece

AustraliaGreece
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.5
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.6
$40.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.12
$8.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.21
$4.45
☕ Cappuccino
$3.3
$3.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.41
$2.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1186
$376
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$896
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2119
$676
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1427
$550
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
$168
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.9
$36.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.32%
4.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6684
$2086
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4707
$1685
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.08
$1.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.2
$43
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
$13.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
$1.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$1.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.94
$1.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$1.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$3.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$9.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$7.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$1.93
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$1.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$7.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$1.58
🚬 Cigarette pack
$24.9
$5.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.46
$5.67
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$4.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$2.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.3
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$9.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.8
$37.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
$10
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
$87.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$86.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1498
$385
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12538
$7453

Cities Comparison in Australia vs Greece

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Australia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Sydney
$2352
4.84M
Melbourne
$1953
4.53M
Brisbane
$1968
2.36M
Perth
$1789
2.04M
Adelaide
$1624
1.3M
Gold Coast
$1848
638K
Canberra
$1929
381K
Sunshine Coast
$1743
297K
Wollongong
$1626
262K
Hobart
$1786
222K
Newcastle
$1701
153K
Geelong
$1679
191K
Darwin
$1735
137K
Rockhampton
$1261
78.6K
Townsville
$1281
179K
Toowoomba
$1312
136K
Cairns
$1570
147K
Ipswich
$1818
163K
Ballarat
$1704
98.5K
Launceston
$1358
106K
Bendigo
$1479
95.6K
Wagga Wagga
$1551
67.4K
Melton
$1633
72.2K
Bunbury
$1390
71.1K
Hervey Bay
$1702
54.7K
Kellyville
$2044
28K
Berwick
$1634
47.7K
South Yarra
$2332
25.1K
Kalgoorlie
$1606
30.8K
Pakenham
$1628
46.4K

In Greece

CityCost of livingPopulation
Athens
$1106
664K
Crete
$1071
623K
Thessaloniki
$1006
315K
Piraeus
$1029
164K
Patras
$873
167K
Heraklion
$929
141K
Larissa
$925
145K
Peristeri
$886
140K
Kallithea
$986
101K
Glyfada
$1298
87.3K
Nikaia
$1174
89.4K
Kifissia
$1243
47.3K
Volos
$893
86K
Komotini
$1001
51K
Nea Ionia
$987
67.1K
Rhodes
$1052
49.5K
Palaio Faliro
$1186
64K
Alexandroupoli
$882
57.8K
Chalcis
$991
59.1K
Serres
$909
58.3K
Xanthi
$853
56.1K
Nea Smyrni
$981
73.1K
Kalamata
$861
53K
Chania
$1063
53.9K
Ioannina
$936
65.6K
Kavala
$971
54K
Lamia
$923
52K
Trikala
$891
61.7K
Drama
$815
44.8K
Katerini
$830
56K