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Cost of Living in Wollongong | Australia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1544
$3134
🛋️ Without rent
$637
$1923
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$906
$1210
🍽️ Food
$414
$1068
🚐 Transport
$104
$287
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3284
🏙️ Population
289k

The average cost of living in Wollongong is $1544, which is in the top 24% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2217th out of 9294 in our global list and 26th out of 64 in Australia.

The median after-tax salary is $3284, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 386th (TOP 5%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 12th best city to live in Australia. With an estimated population of 289k, Wollongong is the 9th largest city in Australia.

✈️ Closest airport17 kmShellharbour Airport
😷 Air qualityGood10.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank340University of Wollongong
Cost of living in Wollongong infographic

Prices in Wollongong

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.66
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.57
☕ Cappuccino
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.15

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.35

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1073
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$700
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1400
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$933
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$94.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$37.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4871
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4163

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$43.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$108
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$279
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11432