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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and New York, NY Reverse

You would need around 6,672.10$ (7,092.45A$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,200.00A$ 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 12.69% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 14.39% higher than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 71.46% higher than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 2.66% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 11.96% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 6.58% lower than in Melbourne

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     15.94 A$      +6.30 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     82.38 A$      +2.98 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.05 A$     8.50 A$      +5.64 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 A$     6.38 A$      -8.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     7.44 A$      -0.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 A$     4.20 A$      +12.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.06 A$     1.97 A$      -35.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.61 A$     1.75 A$      -32.93 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.43 A$     1.50 A$      +4.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.87 A$     2.99 A$      +4.05 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.40 A$     3.06 A$      +27.18 %
Eggs (12) 4.17 A$     3.29 A$      -21.21 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.48 A$     11.80 A$      +2.73 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.28 A$     9.29 A$      -24.30 %
Apples (1kg) 4.01 A$     4.50 A$      +12.14 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.56 A$     4.38 A$      +23.07 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.94 A$     4.71 A$      -4.71 %
Potato (1kg) 3.37 A$     2.18 A$      -35.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.32 A$     2.44 A$      +5.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 A$     2.03 A$      -18.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     15.94 A$      +6.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.54 A$     1.80 A$      -60.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.51 A$     2.60 A$      -42.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     12.76 A$      -32.86 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.60 A$     2.66 A$      -26.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.00 A$     119.06 A$      -7.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     2.66 A$      -24.07 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.83 A$     1.34 A$      -26.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     31.89 A$      -36.22 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.12 A$      -25.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,994.50 A$     24,449.00 A$      -15.68 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 197.15 A$     161.50 A$      -18.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.19 A$      -79.44 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.21 A$     52.28 A$      -15.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.74 A$     100.16 A$      +34.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.20 A$     33.61 A$      +84.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.88 A$      -17.32 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.85 A$     60.31 A$      -42.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 76.52 A$     54.71 A$      -28.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 147.06 A$     93.43 A$      -36.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 147.88 A$     134.02 A$      -9.37 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,657.29 A$     3,016.93 A$      +82.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,242.89 A$     1,819.10 A$      +46.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,133.58 A$     5,259.77 A$      +67.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,905.65 A$     3,491.95 A$      +83.24 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,673.74 A$     10,408.56 A$      +20.00 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,155.00 A$     5,153.79 A$      -16.27 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,395.55 A$     4,697.15 A$      +6.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.80     3.92      -32.36 %
 
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