Summary

Cost of living in Gosford is 13% more expensive than Wollongong according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,602
$2,266
Cost of Living
$3,418
$3,474
Average Salary
$1,787
$1,708
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,375.35
$1,314.05
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$942.82
$1,105.84
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,715.76
$2,135.65
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,938.22
$1,848.83

Salaries And Financing

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,418.08
$3,474.16
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.03
%4.45

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$193.52
$155.51
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.41
$0.17
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$58.77
$58.76

Markets

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.15
$1.17
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.18
$1.94
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.51
$3.51
Local Cheese (1kg)
$10.19
$7.78
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.75
$1.62
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$14.25
$11.92
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.96
$3.81
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.18
$4.35
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$20.89
$21.64
Apples (1kg)
$3.24
$3.48
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$8.16
$8.69
Oranges (1kg)
$3.37
$3.37
Potato (1kg)
$2.98
$2.98
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.21
$2.28
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.24
$1.97
Tomato (1kg)
$3.86
$4.14
Banana (1kg)
$2.95
$2.6
Onion (1kg)
$2.85
$2.62
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$14.16
$12.53

Transportation

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$4.29
$2.88
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$172.07
$0
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.15
$1.17
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,401.86
$19,087.27
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.5
$3.37
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.7
$1.63
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$43.92
$47.69
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,174.28
$16,049.55

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$81.64
$67.57
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$49.06
$49.3
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$104.88
$103.1
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$108.21
$99.18

Restaurants

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$14.77
$12.11
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$65.45
$61.56
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.33
$8.03
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.92
$5.7
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.7
$5.96
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.49
$2.36
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.12
$2
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.27
$3.3

Sports And Leisure

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$61.28
$40.69
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$32.27
$17.36
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.49
$12.7

Childcare

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,423.24
$1,334.79
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$16,519.71
$14,187.08

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Gosford
Wollongong
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$6,064.84
$5,442.8
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,365.05
$4,665.26