Gold Coast vs Honolulu - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Honolulu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$2636
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$5905
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$1682
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$2848
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$686
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$4876
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
48
61
😀 Quality of life
90
86
🏙️ Population
638K
351K

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 33% less expensive than in Honolulu. Cities ranked 2046th and 96th ($1776 vs $2636) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th 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 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 1.8 months in Honolulu. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Honolulu ranked 51st in the United States, while ranked 104th and 184th among best cities to live in the world.

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Gold Coast Honolulu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$73.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$6.53
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$5.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$2.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$1782
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$1398
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$2998
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$2449
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$148
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$230
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$59.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$8068
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$6043
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$2.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$67
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.34
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$4.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$4.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$6.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$19.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$14.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$18.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$5.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$4.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$6.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$6.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$2.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$1.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$3.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$16.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$3.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$11.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$9.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$5.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$4.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$56.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$14.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$113
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$23.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$44.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$898
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$24102

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5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Brisbane
$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
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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
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