Australia vs Iran - Cost of Living Comparison

AustraliaIran
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1944
$668
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4489
$1646
🏠 One person rent
$1109
$341
🏘️ Family rent
$1776
$686
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$211
🚐 Transport Expenses
$213
$32.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3736
$328
💸 GDP per capita
$51812
$2283
😃 Human freedom index
8.7
5.22
❤️ Life expectancy
82.9
76.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
77
25
🏙️ Population
24.5M
80M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1944) is 191% more expensive than in Iran ($668). Australia ranked 11th vs 127th for Iran 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 0.5 months in Iran. Ranked 9th and 89th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Iran

AustraliaIran
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.5
$4.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.6
$21.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.12
$4.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.21
$1.03
☕ Cappuccino
$3.3
$1.82
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.41
$0.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1186
$427
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$896
$257
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2119
$868
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1427
$559
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$28.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
$43.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.9
$21.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.32%
20.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6684
$2459
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4707
$1371
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.08
$0.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.2
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
$3.57
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
$0.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.94
$0.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$2.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$1.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$4.76
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$4.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$13.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$1.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$2.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$0.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$0.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$1.25
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$0.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$24.9
$2.91
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.46
$3.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$4.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.3
$24.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$3.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.8
$18.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
$5.59
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
$53.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$132
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1498
$118
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12538
$1414

Cities Comparison in Australia vs Iran

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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 Iran

CityCost of livingPopulation
Tehran
$854
8.85M
Mashhad
$699
3M
Tabriz
$897
1.56M
Isfahan
$644
1.76M
Kermanshah
$514
946K
Karaj
$669
1.59M
Shiraz
$592
1.46M
Ahvaz
$368
1.18M
Rasht
$585
640K
Arak
$666
484K
Qom
$714
1.2M
Zahedan
$784
588K
Babol
$655
250K
Ardabil
$628
529K
Kerman
$562
573K
Bandar Abbas
$608
527K
Zanjan
$509
433K
Urmia
$394
736K
Eslamshahr
$572
448K
Kashan
$540
433K
Qazvin
$875
382K
Sanandaj
$788
374K
Gorgan
$479
312K
Khorramabad
$510
348K
Sari
$580
347K
Yazd
$606
530K
Qods
$601
310K
Shahriar
$599
310K
Malard
$597
281K
Nishapur
$585
276K