Your money will also go much further in Adelaide. Statistics show it costs 21% more to live in Melbourne and 23% more to live in Sydney than Adelaide. Adelaide is around 4% cheaper than Brisbane and Perth (2014 Economist Intelligence Unit).
It is recommended that individuals budget between $19,830 to $25,850 for annual living costs in Australia. This estimate will increase if individuals are accompanied by partners and children.
Below is some general information to help you estimate your average basic weekly expenses and the cost of living in Adelaide. We have also provided a guide to the initial expenses you may face on arrival in Adelaide. All prices are in Australian dollars. A currency converter is available here.