Australia vs Spain - Cost of Living Comparison

AustraliaSpain
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1944
$1260
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4489
$2882
🏠 One person rent
$1109
$672
🏘️ Family rent
$1776
$1050
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$366
🚐 Transport Expenses
$213
$96.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3736
$1640
💸 GDP per capita
$51812
$27057
😃 Human freedom index
8.7
8.29
❤️ Life expectancy
82.9
83.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
77
62
🏙️ Population
24.5M
46.7M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1944) is 54% more expensive than in Spain ($1260). Australia ranked 11th vs 39th for Spain 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 1.3 months in Spain. Ranked 9th and 21st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Spain

AustraliaSpain
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.5
$12.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.6
$42.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.12
$8.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.21
$3.44
☕ Cappuccino
$3.3
$2.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.41
$2.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1186
$670
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$896
$511
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2119
$1120
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1427
$815
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$85.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
$131
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.9
$43.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.32%
2.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6684
$3692
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4707
$2403
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.08
$1.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.2
$46.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.6
$16.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
$1.52
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.94
$1.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$7.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$12.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$2.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$1.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$6.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$24.9
$5.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.46
$7.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$3.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$2.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.3
$43.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$9.25
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.8
$69.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
$13.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
$84.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$84.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1498
$416
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12538
$8559

Cities Comparison in Australia vs Spain

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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 Spain

CityCost of livingPopulation
Madrid
$1564
3.33M
Barcelona
$1639
1.66M
Tenerife
$1253
905K
Valencia
$1291
800K
Zaragoza
$1205
682K
Seville
$1167
691K
Malaga
$1208
578K
Palma de Mallorca
$1501
423K
Murcia
$1078
407K
Bilbao
$1473
350K
Alicante
$1132
337K
Vigo
$1129
297K
Las Palmas
$1140
381K
Valladolid
$1121
299K
Gijon
$1178
272K
Vitoria-Gasteiz
$1325
254K
Cordoba
$993
326K
San Sebastian
$1550
188K
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
$1359
269K
A Coruna
$1153
248K
Jerez de la Frontera
$1023
213K
Granada
$1043
234K
Terrassa
$1281
224K
Pamplona
$1349
204K
Oviedo
$1094
186K
Elche
$1000
235K
Mataro
$1372
183K
Mostoles
$1189
210K
Badalona
$1356
223K
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
$1140
209K