Australia vs Slovakia - Cost of Living Comparison

Australia Slovakia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1947
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4459
$2142
🏠 One person rent
$1094
$504
🏘️ Family rent
$1701
$839
🍽️ Food expenses
$495
$279
🚐 Transport expenses
$226
$43.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4211
$994
💸 GDP per capita
$51680
$19267
😃 Human freedom index
8.84
8.21
❤️ Life expectancy
83.2
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
73
52
🌐 English speaking %
92.8%
25.9%
🎓 Higher education
98
76
😀 Quality of life
92
63
🏙️ Population
24.5M
5.45M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1947) is 113% more expensive than in Slovakia ($913). Australia ranked 10th vs 76th for Slovakia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Australia compared to 1.1 months in Slovakia. Ranked 2nd and 50th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Slovakia

We calculate prices for Australia and Slovakia as a population-weighted mean of 64 and 23 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 Slovakia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$6.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.4
$29.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$6.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.18
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$3.36
$2.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.46
$1.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1161
$460
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$900
$353
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1991
$785
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1389
$615
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$91.4
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$141
$174
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.6
$16.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.17%
1.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7083
$2802
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4653
$2115
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.2
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$103
$23.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$10.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
$1.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.96
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.73
$2.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.34
$9.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$5.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$1.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
$1.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$3.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.28
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$4.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.02
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$26.2
$4.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.75
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.41
$3.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.33
$1.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.49
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.3
$31.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.4
$7.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.1
$33
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$11.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$72
$57.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$66.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1480
$360
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13190
$6863

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Cities Comparison in Australia vs Slovakia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Australia

City Cost of living Population
Sydney
$2294
4.84M
Melbourne
$1968
4.53M
Brisbane
$2056
2.36M
Perth
$1873
2.14M
Adelaide
$1654
1.3M
Gold Coast
$1776
638K
Canberra
$1792
381K
Sunshine Coast
$1808
353K
Newcastle
$1798
153K
Hobart
$1648
222K
Darwin
$1610
137K
Geelong
$1708
191K
Wollongong
$1554
262K
Townsville
$1224
179K
Launceston
$1477
106K
Toowoomba
$1462
136K
Cairns
$1400
147K
Ipswich
$1612
163K
Bendigo
$1610
95.6K
Blacktown
$1581
51K
Ballarat
$1740
98.5K
Rockhampton
$1390
78.6K
Orange
$1661
41.2K
Melton
$1633
72.2K
Bunbury
$1466
71.1K
Wagga Wagga
$1386
67.4K
Gladstone
$1603
45.1K
Tarneit
$1570
56.4K
Hervey Bay
$1658
54.7K
Pakenham
$1631
54.1K

In Slovakia

City Cost of living Population
Bratislava
$1032
476K
Kosice
$1001
239K
Petrzalka
$848
114K
Nitra
$964
77.4K
Zilina
$934
82.7K
Presov
$716
88.7K
Trnava
$897
65.4K
Banska Bystrica
$884
76K
Martin
$840
55K
Trencin
$795
55.6K
Prievidza
$863
46.1K
Poprad
$851
52K
Zvolen
$846
42.5K
Povazska Bystrica
$776
39.8K
Nove Zamky
$916
38.2K
Komarno
$842
33.9K
Piestany
$712
27.7K
Michalovce
$762
39.2K
Levice
$794
32K
Ruzomberok
$698
26.9K
Spisska Nova Ves
$779
37.3K
Liptovsky Mikulas
$871
32.6K
Lucenec
$900
28K