Gold Coast vs Port Moresby - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Port Moresby
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$528
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$1284
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$234
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$415
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$201
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$35.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$354
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
48
19
😀 Quality of life
90
52
🏙️ Population
638K
317K

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 237% more expensive than in Port Moresby. Cities ranked 2046th and 8082nd ($1776 vs $528) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 1st in Australia and Papua New Guinea, respectively. Check Australia vs Papua New Guinea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 0.7 months in Port Moresby. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Port Moresby ranked 1st in Papua New Guinea, while ranked 104th and 6072nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Port Moresby

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Gold Coast Port Moresby
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$3.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$4.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$1.66
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$1.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$227
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$449
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$294
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$37.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$57.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$32.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
11.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$1061
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$654
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$18.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$6.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$6.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$4.14
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$6.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$1.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$7.05
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$2.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$3.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$2.87
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$23.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$4.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$20.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$4.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$33.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$63.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$119
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$3367

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$1627
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77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
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$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
306 km or 190 mi Lae
$514
841 km or 523 mi Cairns
$1400
1050 km or 652 mi Jayapura
$463
1088 km or 676 mi Townsville
$1224
1404 km or 872 mi Honiara
$1577
1489 km or 925 mi Auki
$1581
1586 km or 986 mi Rockhampton
$1390
1656 km or 1029 mi Gladstone
$1603
1734 km or 1077 mi Manokwari
$485
1796 km or 1116 mi Bundaberg
$1482
1810 km or 1125 mi Darwin
$1610
1859 km or 1155 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
2003 km or 1244 mi Sorong
$493
2008 km or 1248 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
2026 km or 1259 mi Caloundra
$1630
2049 km or 1273 mi Caboolture
$1630
2071 km or 1287 mi Toowoomba
$1462
2093 km or 1301 mi Brisbane
$2056
2101 km or 1306 mi Ipswich
$1612
2119 km or 1317 mi Alice Springs
$2195
2157 km or 1341 mi Southport
$1627
2163 km or 1344 mi Gold Coast
$1776
2192 km or 1362 mi Ambon
$551
2235 km or 1389 mi Byron Bay
$2199
2273 km or 1413 mi Luganville
$2865
2276 km or 1414 mi Baucau
$493
2342 km or 1455 mi Melekeok
$1162
2343 km or 1456 mi Ngerulmud
$1162
2371 km or 1473 mi Dili
$504
2376 km or 1477 mi Ainaro
$494
2384 km or 1481 mi Armidale
$1677
2397 km or 1489 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
2403 km or 1493 mi Yaren
$624
2407 km or 1496 mi Maliana
$494
2461 km or 1529 mi Port Vila
$1635
2470 km or 1535 mi Ternate
$491
2487 km or 1545 mi Paita
$1457
2495 km or 1550 mi Dumbea
$1457
2502 km or 1554 mi Noumea
$1559
2512 km or 1561 mi Port Macquarie
$1640