Prices in Australia

What are the supermarket prices in Australia? Is the cost of living in Australia are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Australia and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Australia: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 13 hours ago)

Currency in Australia to Australian dollar (AUD A$). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 13.3 Australian dollars. For 99 US dollars you can get 133 Australian dollars. And the other way: For 9.9 Australian dollars you can get 7.34 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Australia? Look here: Prices in cities in Australia

Prices: Adelaide   Brisbane   Cairns   Canberra   Darwin   Hobart   Launceston   Melbourne   Perth   Sydney  

Given the different prices and costs and averaging you can say that in Australia is similar to the costs in United States. Food and basic products are more expensive about 13%. In restaurants it will be more expensive by 7.1%. In turn, the cost of living in Australia is lower than the cost in United States by 5.7%. In the case of sport and entertainment our expenses can be higher by 16%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Australia


Are hotels expensive in Australia? How much will we pay for a room in Australia?

The average price of accommodation in Australia is $110 (A$150). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $96 (A$130) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $47 (A$64). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Australia in $100 (A$140). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $120 (A$160) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $150 (A$210) in Australia If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $260 (A$340)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Australia in nearby countries? See prices in: East Timor, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Christmas Island, and Norfolk Island.

Comparison of selected prices in Australia with prices in United States:

fees

$160 ($88 - $290)
1.2% less than in United States

internet

$56 ($44 - $73)
15% less than in United States

jeans pants

$73 ($37 - $110)
68% more than in United States

average earnings

$3.5K
Very much like in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$1.2K ($880 - $1.9K)
9.8% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$1.4K ($950 - $2.2K)
18% less than in United States

bread

$2.1 ($1.1 - $3.7)
24% less than in United States

cheese

$8 ($4.8 - $18)
27% less than in United States

rice

$2 ($1 - $3.7)
by half less than in United States

tomatoes

$3.6 ($1.8 - $5.5)
14% less than in United States

bananas

$2.5 ($1.5 - $4.4)
by half more than in United States

wine

$11 ($7.3 - $18)
7.3% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$15 ($8.8 - $26)
1.1% less than in United States

local beer

$5.9 ($3.7 - $8.8)
19% more than in United States

coffee

$3.3 ($2.6 - $4.4)
22% less than in United States

bottle of water

$2.1 ($1.5 - $2.9)
36% more than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$8.8 ($7.3 - $11)
11% more than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$2.4 ($1.8 - $3.3)
29% more than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Australia

Has the price of bread increased in Australia?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $2.5(A$3.4), 2011: $2(A$2.7), 2012: $2.1(A$2.9), 2013: $2.2(A$3), 2014: $2.1(A$2.8), 2015: $2(A$2.7), 2016: $1.9(A$2.6), 2017: $1.9(A$2.5), and 2018: $1.8(A$2.5).

Australia price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Australia price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $2.5(A$3.3), 2016: $2.1(A$2.9), 2017: $2.3(A$3.1), and 2018: $2.4(A$3.2)

Australia price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Australia price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Australia?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $11(A$15), 2011: $13(A$17), 2012: $13(A$17), 2013: $12(A$16), 2014: $12(A$17), 2015: $13(A$18), 2016: $13(A$18), 2017: $12(A$17), and 2018: $14(A$19)

Australia price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Australia price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $1K(A$1.4K), 2011: $1.3K(A$1.8K), 2012: $1.3K(A$1.7K), 2013: $1.4K(A$1.8K), 2014: $1.3K(A$1.7K), 2015: $1.3K(A$1.8K), 2016: $1.4K(A$1.8K), 2017: $1.3K(A$1.8K), and 2018: $1.3K(A$1.8K)

Australia price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Australia price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Australia price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Australia price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com