Australia vs Italy - Cost of Living Comparison

AustraliaItaly
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1944
$1359
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4489
$3347
🏠 One person rent
$1109
$661
🏘️ Family rent
$1776
$1139
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$448
🚐 Transport Expenses
$213
$96.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3736
$1693
💸 GDP per capita
$51812
$31676
😃 Human freedom index
8.7
8.13
❤️ Life expectancy
82.9
83.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
77
53
🏙️ Population
24.5M
60.3M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1944) is 43% more expensive than in Italy ($1359). Australia ranked 11th vs 35th for Italy 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 1.2 months in Italy. Ranked 9th and 23rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Italy

AustraliaItaly
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.5
$14.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.6
$55.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.12
$9.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.21
$5.2
☕ Cappuccino
$3.3
$1.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.41
$2.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1186
$668
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$896
$483
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2119
$1231
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1427
$868
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.9
$32.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.32%
1.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6684
$4317
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4707
$2421
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.08
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.2
$42.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
$19
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
$1.79
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.94
$1.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$1.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$3.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$14.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$9.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$17.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$2.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$1.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$24.9
$6.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.46
$11.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$3.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$2.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.3
$54
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$9.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.8
$99.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
$16.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
$90.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$98
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1498
$501
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12538
$11619

Cities Comparison in Australia vs Italy

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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 Italy

CityCost of livingPopulation
Rome
$1698
2.87M
Milan
$1783
1.37M
Turin
$1271
871K
Naples
$1295
966K
Palermo
$1155
668K
Genoa
$1340
580K
Bologna
$1403
389K
Florence
$1500
381K
Bari
$1109
323K
Venice
$1568
261K
Verona
$1369
257K
Catania
$1125
312K
Padua
$1241
210K
Trieste
$1277
204K
Reggio Calabria
$969
181K
Brescia
$1324
197K
Modena
$1432
185K
Parma
$1474
196K
Messina
$1101
234K
Reggio Emilia
$1310
172K
Prato
$1553
193K
Taranto
$1055
198K
Rimini
$1405
149K
Ferrara
$1204
132K
Livorno
$1317
158K
Syracuse
$1311
121K
Trento
$1349
118K
Cagliari
$1186
154K
Perugia
$1117
166K
Forli
$1230
118K