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Cost of Living in Hervey Bay | Australia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1693
$3856
🛋️ Without rent
$758
$2447
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$935
$1409
🍽️ Food
$575
$1468
🚐 Transport
$58.7
$154
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2923
🏙️ Population
25.1k

The average cost of living in Hervey Bay is $1693, which is in the top 20% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1858th out of 9294 in our global list and 15th out of 64 in Australia.

The median after-tax salary is $2923, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 5196th (TOP 56%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 57th best city to live in Australia. With an estimated population of 25.1k, Hervey Bay is the 55th largest city in Australia.

✈️ Closest airport4 kmHervey Bay Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent8.7 µg/m³
Cost of living in Hervey Bay infographic

Prices in Hervey Bay

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$27.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.24
☕ Cappuccino
$3.27
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.45

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.62
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$27.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.7

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.71
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$73.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$919
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$683
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1403
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1049
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$153
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$238
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$51.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10799
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2687

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.55
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$88.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11355