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

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You would need around 6,814.66$ (8,611.69A$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,100.00A$ in Melbourne (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 6.60% higher than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 41.18% higher than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 112.21% higher than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 19.18% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 12.22% higher than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 14.03% lower than in Melbourne

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     18.96 A$      +26.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     94.78 A$      +18.47 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.90 A$     10.11 A$      +13.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 A$     6.95 A$      -0.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.75 A$     8.85 A$      +14.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.76 A$     5.12 A$      +36.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.03 A$     2.34 A$      -22.68 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.55 A$     2.12 A$      -16.90 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.34 A$     1.84 A$      +37.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.00 A$     3.42 A$      +14.04 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.31 A$     4.20 A$      +81.85 %
Eggs (12) 4.21 A$     3.95 A$      -6.15 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.71 A$     14.76 A$      +37.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.78 A$     12.23 A$      +3.84 %
Apples (1kg) 3.90 A$     5.62 A$      +43.98 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.50 A$     5.52 A$      +58.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.51 A$     5.76 A$      +27.74 %
Potato (1kg) 2.85 A$     2.87 A$      +0.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 A$     2.70 A$      +19.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.32 A$     2.41 A$      +3.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     18.96 A$      +26.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.27 A$     2.26 A$      -46.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.76 A$     3.09 A$      -35.03 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     15.16 A$      -24.18 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.75 A$     3.16 A$      -15.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 A$     141.53 A$      +8.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     3.16 A$      -21.02 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     1.62 A$      -19.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     37.91 A$      -24.18 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.50 A$     1.31 A$      -13.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,750.00 A$     29,065.10 A$      +8.65 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 202.33 A$     180.10 A$      -10.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.91 A$     0.21 A$      -76.85 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.03 A$     66.79 A$      +1.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.39 A$     119.81 A$      +56.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.36 A$     50.46 A$      +160.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     17.69 A$      -1.71 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 106.89 A$     71.41 A$      -33.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 77.49 A$     65.56 A$      -15.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 149.65 A$     121.87 A$      -18.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 155.10 A$     177.30 A$      +14.31 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,647.24 A$     3,718.13 A$      +125.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,232.94 A$     2,281.97 A$      +85.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,086.19 A$     6,685.78 A$      +116.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,972.19 A$     4,160.73 A$      +110.97 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,625.93 A$     12,373.75 A$      +43.45 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,231.82 A$     6,945.31 A$      +11.45 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,357.11 A$     5,288.25 A$      +21.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.48     3.98      -27.38 %
 
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