Madagascar is 49.2% cheaper than Australia.

If you lived in Madagascar instead of Australia, you would:

pay 73.4% less for restaurants

 
Australia
Madagascar
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.01
A$20.70
$1.73
Ar5,522
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.27
A$11.99
$5.07
Ar16,142
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.55
A$3.30
$0.59
Ar1,890

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pay 58.0% less for groceries

 
Australia
Madagascar
Bread
1 loaf
$2.07
A$2.67
$0.65
Ar2,067
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.19
A$5.42
$4.07
Ar12,956
Milk (1 gallon) $5.02
A$6.50
$3.19
Ar10,162

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pay 21.4% less for transportation

 
Australia
Madagascar
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.17
A$5.40
$4.29
Ar13,668
Monthly public transit pass $103.41
A$133.73
$6.06
Ar19,292
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,961.47
A$27,107.31
$27,007.20
Ar86,017,933

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pay 49.7% less for housing

 
Australia
Madagascar
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$59.12
A$76.45
$76.02
Ar242,125
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,076.45
A$1,392.07
$386.77
Ar1,231,862
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $852.47
A$1,102.41
$96.69
Ar307,965

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pay 63.4% less for childcare

 
Australia
Madagascar
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,480.45
A$1,914.52
$564.60
Ar1,798,235
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,277.50
A$15,877.23
$4,307.82
Ar13,720,391

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pay 55.6% less for entertainment and sports

 
Australia
Madagascar
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.99
A$7.75
$0.80
Ar2,549
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.53
A$4.56
$1.22
Ar3,884
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$24.89
A$32.19
$4.00
Ar12,743

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pay 23.0% less for clothing

 
Australia
Madagascar
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$75.27
A$97.33
$58.68
Ar186,903
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$46.03
A$59.52
$21.34
Ar67,965
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$103.97
A$134.45
$137.37
Ar437,523

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