Gold Coast vs Makassar - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Makassar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$510
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$1233
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$217
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$397
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$193
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$49.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$223
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
48
56
😀 Quality of life
90
48
🏙️ Population
638K
1.34M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 248% more expensive than in Makassar. Cities ranked 2046th and 8256th ($1776 vs $510) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 20th in Australia and Indonesia, respectively. Check Australia vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 0.4 months in Makassar. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Makassar ranked 13th in Indonesia, while ranked 104th and 6342nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Makassar

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Gold Coast Makassar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$2.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$9.47
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$3.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$2.52
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$1.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$284
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$129
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$547
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$273
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$22.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$35.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$34.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
10.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$1344
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$436
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$22.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$4.38
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$0.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$9.11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$3.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$7.81
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$2.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$0.89
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$2.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.79
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$19.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$2.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$1.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$1.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$1.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$0.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$16
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$2.55
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$1.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$47.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$66.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$51
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$5004

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$1627
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$2056
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77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
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$1630
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$1630
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$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
126 km or 78 mi Parepare
$485
253 km or 157 mi Palopo
$490
358 km or 223 mi Baubau
$488
376 km or 233 mi Kendari
$499
379 km or 235 mi Bima
$485
474 km or 294 mi Palu
$500
523 km or 325 mi Balikpapan
$530
529 km or 329 mi Mataram
$372
549 km or 341 mi Banjarbaru
$491
572 km or 355 mi Banjarmasin
$410
573 km or 356 mi Samarinda
$590
592 km or 368 mi Ubud
$592
607 km or 377 mi Denpasar
$562
614 km or 382 mi Bali
$736
623 km or 387 mi Bontang
$490
691 km or 429 mi Palangka Raya
$494
723 km or 450 mi Kupang
$494
744 km or 462 mi Probolinggo
$493
750 km or 466 mi Gorontalo
$488
771 km or 479 mi Maliana
$494
771 km or 479 mi Pasuruan
$490
774 km or 481 mi Surabaya
$539
779 km or 484 mi Dili
$504
796 km or 495 mi Ainaro
$494
814 km or 506 mi Mojokerto
$471
814 km or 506 mi Malang
$418
820 km or 509 mi Batu
$490
861 km or 535 mi Baucau
$493
867 km or 539 mi Blitar
$486
870 km or 541 mi Kediri
$499
915 km or 569 mi Madiun
$391
952 km or 592 mi Manado
$611
958 km or 595 mi Tarakan
$491
974 km or 605 mi Bitung
$491
984 km or 611 mi Ambon
$551
988 km or 614 mi Surakarta
$430
1015 km or 631 mi Salatiga
$491
1015 km or 631 mi Semarang
$525
1043 km or 648 mi Yogyakarta
$440
1062 km or 660 mi Tawau
$508