Australia vs Kuwait - Cost of Living Comparison

Australia Kuwait
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2212
$1379
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5111
$3677
🏠 One person rent
$1277
$690
🏘️ Family rent
$2068
$1562
🍽️ Food expenses
$550
$330
🚐 Transport expenses
$242
$220
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3588
$1979
💸 GDP per capita
$64491
$43233
😃 Human freedom index
8.51
6.25
❤️ Life expectancy
83.3
78.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
75
42
🌐 English speaking %
92.8%
20%
🎓 Higher education
99
57
😀 Quality of life
92
63
🏙️ Population
25.7M
4.6M

The average cost of living in Australia ($2212) is 60% more expensive than in Kuwait ($1379). Australia ranked 10th vs 36th for Kuwait 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 1.4 months in Kuwait. Ranked 14th and 54th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Kuwait

We calculate prices for Australia and Kuwait as a population-weighted mean of 64 and 2 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 Kuwait
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.6
$6.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.8
$61.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.8
$6.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.71
$2.44
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$5.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.65
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1449
$841
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1032
$615
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2365
$1854
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1699
$1350
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$109
$27.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$168
$43.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53
$30.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.58%
5.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9399
$7110
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6959
$3069
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.14
$0.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$48.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.4
$29.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.35
$0.36
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.43
$1.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$0.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.07
$2.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.07
$2.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$4.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.05
$5.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.6
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.26
$2.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.61
$1.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.94
$1.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.53
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$6.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.33
$1.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$26
$2.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.59
$9.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.06
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.62
$2.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.78
$4.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$48.9
$122
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.9
$75
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$80.2
$48.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$117
$99.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1682
$439
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15153
$6663

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Australia

City Cost of living Population
Sydney
$2564
4.84M
Melbourne
$2266
4.53M
Brisbane
$2299
2.36M
Perth
$2251
2.14M
Adelaide
$2153
1.3M
Gold Coast
$2147
638K
Sunshine Coast
$1934
284K
Canberra
$2267
381K
Hobart
$1656
222K
Newcastle
$1770
153K
Geelong
$1843
191K
Cairns
$1529
147K
Wollongong
$1520
262K
Darwin
$1689
140K
Ipswich
$1782
233K
Townsville
$1412
174K
Launceston
$1411
106K
Ballarat
$1662
116K
Bunbury
$1417
71.1K
Bendigo
$1367
103K
Toowoomba
$1615
108K
Rockhampton
$1365
63.2K
Wagga Wagga
$1423
67.4K
Orange
$1486
41.2K
Bundaberg
$1496
70.5K
Hervey Bay
$1845
54.7K
Pakenham
$1756
54.1K
Berwick
$1725
50.3K
Blacktown
$1668
51K
Melton
$1688
72.2K

In Kuwait

City Cost of living Population
Kuwait City
$1380
2.99M
Al Wafrah
$1194
10K