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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and New York, NY 

You would need around 6,561.80$ (7,074.27A$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,200.00A$ in Melbourne (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 11.99% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 14.10% higher than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 66.82% higher than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 1.86% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 10.64% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 2.16% lower than in Melbourne

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  Melbourne  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     16.17 A$      +7.81 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     80.86 A$      +1.07 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 A$     7.55 A$      -5.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 A$     6.47 A$      -7.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 A$     7.55 A$      +7.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 A$     4.21 A$      +12.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.99 A$     1.90 A$      -36.23 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.56 A$     1.63 A$      -36.28 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.48 A$     1.46 A$      -1.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.97 A$     3.06 A$      +3.08 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.45 A$     3.23 A$      +31.64 %
Eggs (12) 4.02 A$     3.27 A$      -18.56 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.11 A$     11.57 A$      +4.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.18 A$     9.03 A$      -25.92 %
Apples (1kg) 3.88 A$     4.43 A$      +14.05 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.47 A$     4.03 A$      +16.30 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     4.85 A$      -1.36 %
Potato (1kg) 3.12 A$     2.22 A$      -29.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 A$     2.51 A$      +9.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.48 A$     2.09 A$      -15.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     16.17 A$      +7.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.62 A$     1.97 A$      -57.37 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.68 A$     2.72 A$      -41.86 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.00 A$     13.21 A$      -26.63 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.70 A$     2.70 A$      -27.16 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 A$     120.75 A$      -7.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     2.70 A$      -22.99 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.83 A$     1.36 A$      -25.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     32.34 A$      -35.31 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.49 A$     1.14 A$      -22.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,593.72 A$     24,796.30 A$      -10.14 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 188.64 A$     164.91 A$      -12.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.18 A$      -80.37 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.04 A$     52.78 A$      -16.27 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.96 A$     99.08 A$      +41.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.50 A$     30.16 A$      +54.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.69 A$      -18.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 103.82 A$     61.56 A$      -40.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 73.98 A$     51.17 A$      -30.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 145.00 A$     96.11 A$      -33.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 148.29 A$     132.33 A$      -10.76 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,676.90 A$     3,079.75 A$      +83.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,314.66 A$     1,824.68 A$      +38.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,175.48 A$     5,288.03 A$      +66.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,981.19 A$     3,411.96 A$      +72.22 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,521.11 A$     10,444.11 A$      +22.57 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,077.27 A$     4,675.52 A$      -23.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,242.64 A$     4,736.22 A$      +11.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.97     3.92      -34.39 %
 
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