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Cost of Living in Southport | Australia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1534
$3486
🛋️ Without rent
$641
$2154
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$894
$1332
🍽️ Food
$464
$1195
🚐 Transport
$59.5
$156
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2953
🏙️ Population
31.9k

The average cost of living in Southport is $1534, which is in the top 25% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2260th out of 9294 in our global list and 32nd out of 64 in Australia.

The median after-tax salary is $2953, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 3660th (TOP 40%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 38th best city to live in Australia. With an estimated population of 31.9k, Southport is the 39th largest city in Australia.

✈️ Closest airport24 kmGold Coast Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent8.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank1061Bond University
Cost of living in Southport infographic

Prices in Southport

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5
☕ Cappuccino
$3.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.37

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$19.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.68

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.71
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$73.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$919
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$694
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1399
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1050
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$105
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$162
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4234
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2710

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11362