Canberra vs Honolulu - Cost of Living Comparison

Canberra Honolulu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1792
$2636
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4156
$5905
🏠 One person rent
$1082
$1682
🏘️ Family rent
$1794
$2848
🍽️ Food expenses
$481
$686
🚐 Transport expenses
$101
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4970
$4876
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
30
61
😀 Quality of life
86
86
🏙️ Population
381K
351K

The cost of living in Canberra is 32% less expensive than in Honolulu. Cities ranked 2028th and 96th ($1792 vs $2636) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 82nd in Australia and the United States, respectively. Check Australia vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months in Canberra compared to 1.8 months in Honolulu. Canberra ranked 8th best city to live in Australia vs Honolulu ranked 51st in the United States, while ranked 188th and 184th among best cities to live in the world.

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Canberra Honolulu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.4
$73.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.52
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.33
$6.53
 Cappuccino
$3.31
$5.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.28
$2.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1116
$1782
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
$1398
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2083
$2998
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$2449
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.3
$148
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$154
$230
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$59.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.79%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4443
$8068
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3083
$6043
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.16
$2.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.3
$67
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.34
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$4.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$4.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$6.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.61
$19.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$14.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
$18.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$5.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$4.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
$6.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$6.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$2.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$2.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$1.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$3.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
$16.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.66
$3.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$11.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$9.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$5.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
$4.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.9
$56.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$14.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$59.7
$113
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$23.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.6
$44.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1362
$898
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12552
$24102

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$1700
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223 km or 139 mi Orange
$1661
235 km or 146 mi Blacktown
$1581
238 km or 148 mi Parramatta
$1896
243 km or 151 mi Kellyville
$1656
247 km or 154 mi Sydney
$2294
261 km or 162 mi Dee Why
$1970
303 km or 188 mi Griffith
$1629
341 km or 212 mi Dubbo
$1445
357 km or 222 mi Shepparton
$1442
358 km or 222 mi Newcastle
$1798
397 km or 246 mi Traralgon
$1626
448 km or 278 mi Pakenham
$1631
454 km or 282 mi Berwick
$1562
459 km or 285 mi Dandenong
$1498
464 km or 288 mi Cranbourne
$1587
466 km or 289 mi South Yarra
$1589
466 km or 290 mi Bendigo
$1610
466 km or 290 mi Melbourne
$1968
470 km or 292 mi Sunbury
$1625
477 km or 297 mi Frankston
$1957
485 km or 302 mi Melton
$1633
488 km or 303 mi Tarneit
$1570
489 km or 304 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
531 km or 330 mi Geelong
$1708
535 km or 332 mi Ballarat
$1740
554 km or 344 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
583 km or 362 mi Armidale
$1677
649 km or 403 mi Mildura
$1622
669 km or 415 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
684 km or 425 mi Warrnambool
$1573
698 km or 434 mi Devonport
$1641
706 km or 438 mi Launceston
$1477
796 km or 495 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
852 km or 529 mi Byron Bay
$2199
858 km or 533 mi Hobart
$1648
902 km or 560 mi Toowoomba
$1462

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Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.1 mi East Honolulu
$1955
16 km or 10 mi Pearl
$2694
19 km or 12 mi Waipahu
$2136
24 km or 15 mi Mililani Mauka
$1945
152 km or 94 mi Kahului
$2449
191 km or 118 mi Kauai
$1935
267 km or 166 mi Kailua-Kona
$2554
339 km or 211 mi Hilo
$2248
2149 km or 1335 mi London
$497
3662 km or 2275 mi Djarrit
$1271
3674 km or 2283 mi Majuro
$1270
3836 km or 2383 mi Eureka
$1772
3840 km or 2386 mi Ukiah
$2182
3843 km or 2388 mi Pacifica
$1944
3847 km or 2390 mi Daly
$1938
3848 km or 2391 mi San Bruno
$1935
3849 km or 2392 mi South San Francisco
$1954
3849 km or 2392 mi Millbrae
$1951
3850 km or 2392 mi Windsor
$1943
3852 km or 2393 mi Rohnert Park
$1946
3852 km or 2393 mi San Rafael
$2631
3852 km or 2394 mi Burlingame
$1941
3853 km or 2394 mi Petaluma
$3077
3853 km or 2394 mi Novato
$1947
3854 km or 2395 mi San Francisco
$3415
3855 km or 2395 mi Santa Rosa
$2882
3855 km or 2396 mi San Mateo
$3397
3856 km or 2396 mi Belmont
$2736
3858 km or 2397 mi San Carlos
$1935
3859 km or 2398 mi South Tarawa
$499
3859 km or 2398 mi Foster
$2122
3859 km or 2398 mi Redwood
$3431
3860 km or 2398 mi Monterey
$2046
3860 km or 2399 mi Santa Cruz
$2773
3863 km or 2400 mi Menlo Park
$1942
3864 km or 2401 mi Seaside
$1800
3866 km or 2402 mi Richmond
$1948
3866 km or 2402 mi Palo Alto
$2864
3867 km or 2403 mi San Pablo
$1938
3867 km or 2403 mi Los Altos
$1936