Gold Coast vs Honiara - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Honiara
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$1577
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$3632
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$966
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$1915
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$490
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$23.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$519
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
48
6
😀 Quality of life
90
35
🏙️ Population
638K
84.5K

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 13% more expensive than in Honiara. Cities ranked 2046th and 2500th ($1776 vs $1577) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 2nd in Australia and the Solomon Islands, respectively. Check Australia vs the Solomon Islands comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 0.3 months in Honiara. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Honiara ranked 1st in the Solomon Islands, while ranked 104th and 7937th among best cities to live in the world.

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Gold Coast Honiara
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$7.46
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$47.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$12.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$4.64
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$3.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$2.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$623
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$707
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$1789
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$1489
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$165
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$256
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$110
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
12.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$952
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$583
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$18.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$6.98
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$2.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$5.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$17.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$6.29
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$5.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$6.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$4.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$4.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$1.07
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$4.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$13.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$2.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$4.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$3.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$4.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$2.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$91.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$2.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$28.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$12.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$33.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$126
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$105
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$6507

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Distance City Cost of living
5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Brisbane
$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
$2199
77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
$1612
114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

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Distance City Cost of living
110 km or 69 mi Auki
$1581
1036 km or 644 mi Luganville
$2865
1253 km or 779 mi Yaren
$624
1291 km or 802 mi Port Vila
$1635
1404 km or 872 mi Port Moresby
$528
1459 km or 906 mi Lae
$514
1569 km or 975 mi Paita
$1457
1575 km or 979 mi Dumbea
$1457
1587 km or 986 mi Noumea
$1559
1745 km or 1084 mi Cairns
$1400
1786 km or 1110 mi Townsville
$1224
1847 km or 1148 mi Rockhampton
$1390
1849 km or 1149 mi Gladstone
$1603
1879 km or 1167 mi South Tarawa
$499
1894 km or 1177 mi Bundaberg
$1482
1915 km or 1190 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
2047 km or 1272 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
2060 km or 1280 mi Caloundra
$1630
2093 km or 1301 mi Caboolture
$1630
2098 km or 1304 mi Lautoka
$519
2102 km or 1306 mi Nadi
$890
2116 km or 1315 mi Vaiaku
$536
2118 km or 1316 mi Funafuti
$536
2133 km or 1325 mi Brisbane
$2056
2158 km or 1341 mi Ipswich
$1612
2172 km or 1350 mi Southport
$1627
2177 km or 1353 mi Gold Coast
$1776
2182 km or 1356 mi Toowoomba
$1462
2216 km or 1377 mi Suva
$793
2219 km or 1379 mi Nasinu
$699
2222 km or 1381 mi Majuro
$1270
2234 km or 1388 mi Djarrit
$1271
2236 km or 1389 mi Byron Bay
$2199
2260 km or 1404 mi Jayapura
$463
2426 km or 1508 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
2495 km or 1550 mi Armidale
$1677
2552 km or 1586 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
2743 km or 1705 mi Newcastle
$1798
2794 km or 1736 mi Dubbo
$1445
2846 km or 1768 mi Dee Why
$1970