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Cost of Clothing and Footwear

This data is sourced from the March 2014 Cost of Living Survey conducted by Mercer. All prices displayed are from the medium pricing level reported.

1 United States dollar (USD) = 1.11725 Australian dollars (AUD)

Adult casual clothes and underwear Australian dollars (AUD)
United States dollars (USD)
Polo shirt, for men or women 99.00 88.61
Blue jeans, for men or women 119.95 107.36
Socks, men's cotton 12.95 11.59
Ladies' stockings or pantihose 14.95 13.38
Ladies' bras 59.95 53.66
Men's business wear Australian dollars (AUD) United States dollars (USD)
Two-piece suit 1,099.00 983.67
White oxford type cotton shirt 139.00 124.41
Shoes, leather 219.95 196.87
Women's business wear Australian dollars (AUD) United States dollars (USD)
Dress, ready to wear or 2 piece suit 858.00 767.96
Shoes, leather 289.00 258.67
Blouse, cotton 169.00 151.26
Children's wear (age 8 to 10) Australian dollars (AUD) United States dollars (USD)
Boys' cotton school shirt 56.99 51.01
Children's shoes 69.95 62.61
Children's blue jeans 60.00 53.70
Boys' blazer 149.95 134.21
Girls' school dress 89.98 80.54