Figures based upon 1 AUD = 1 AUD.
In Australia, an income of 72,000.00 AUD / 72,000.00 AUD is more than the lowest average advertised salary of 31,000.00 AUD / 31,000.00 AUD and more than the country's average income of 72,000.00 AUD / 72,000.00 AUD.
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Here are how much some common purchases cost in Australia:
Water Bottle (1.5L) : 1.79 AUD / 1.79 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Milk Bottle (1L) : 1.46 AUD / 1.46 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Pint of Beer : 8.00 AUD / 8.00 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Bread (500g) : 2.52 AUD / 2.52 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Chicken Breasts (1kg) : 10.24 AUD / 10.24 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Petrol UK Gallon : 6.68 AUD / 6.68 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Volkswagen Golf or Equivalent : 25,000.00 AUD / 25,000.00 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Broadband Internet Monthly : 74.02 AUD / 74.02 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Rent One Bedroom Apt. In City (Monthly) : 1,679.85 AUD / 1,679.85 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Purchase One Bedroom Apt. In City : 264,251.05 AUD / 264,251.05 AUD (Price in Australia converted to AUD)
Part of Oceania, Australia covers an area of 7,700,519 square kilometers.
Australia has a Gross Domestic Product (PPP) of 1,188.76 ($ Billion) from a population of 24,641,662.
A progressive tax system spread over 5 bands - ranging from 0% to 45%.
2019 Tax bands are as follow:
Below 18200 AUD - 0%
Between 18200 AUD and 37000 AUD - 19%.
Between 37000 AUD and 90000 AUD - 32.5%.
Between 90000 AUD and 180000 AUD - 37%.
Above 180000 AUD - 45%.
There are no social security contributions. A Medicare (National Health Scheme) levy is calculated on taxable income of 2% - raised to 3%, 3.5% for higher incomes.
Source: XE.com (Currency Conversion).
Source: SalaryExplorer.com (Averages from average salaries in major job categories).
Source: Numbeo.com (Cost of living).
This calculator allows you to calculate income taxes and social contributions equivalent for Australia. You can choose the preferred currency for the input amounts and displayed calculation. For example: If you choose AUD as your preferred currency, then the income entered will be converted to Australia's native currency for the calculation so that correct income equivalent is used. The results will then be shown in AUD and your chosen currency.
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