Location Factors


The location factor for Melbourne (Australia) is 1.39, based on local living costs.

This means a A$115,300 per year salary would roughly be compareable to €60,000 in Berlin (Germany).
It would be A$112,527 based on market rates.

You can also start a calculation based on Melbourne.

Name Melbourne
Chosen Factor 1.39 1.45
Market Rates 1.36 1.26
Consumer Price Index 1.30 1.30
Rent Index* 1.65 1.82
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index 1.39 1.43
Groceries Index 1.37 1.45
Restaurant Price Index* 1.34 1.25
Local Purchasing Power Index* 1.17 0.99
Buffer Location Bracket* B B
Currency Australian Dollar (AUD)
Income Tax* 0% to 49%
* Not used for index.
Market rates based on GlassdoorPayScale. Living costs based on Numbeo.

Other locations in Australia

City Factor Based On
Adelaide 1.37 Living Costs
Brisbane 1.38 Living Costs
Cairns 1.38 Living Costs
Canberra 1.45 Living Costs
Darwin 1.80 Living Costs
Gold Coast 1.29 Living Costs
Hobart 1.28 Living Costs
Perth 1.60 Living Costs
Sydney 1.62 Living Costs
Wollongong 1.43 Living Costs
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