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

You would need around 6,660.70$ (7,059.01A$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,200.00A$ 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 13.00% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 13.86% higher than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 70.43% higher than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 3.29% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 12.49% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 5.69% lower than in Melbourne

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     15.90 A$      +5.98 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     84.78 A$      +5.98 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.05 A$     8.48 A$      +5.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 A$     6.36 A$      -9.16 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     7.42 A$      -1.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 A$     4.19 A$      +12.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.06 A$     1.94 A$      -36.37 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.61 A$     1.73 A$      -33.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.43 A$     1.49 A$      +4.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.87 A$     2.98 A$      +3.74 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.40 A$     3.05 A$      +26.80 %
Eggs (12) 4.17 A$     3.28 A$      -21.45 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.48 A$     11.76 A$      +2.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.28 A$     9.27 A$      -24.53 %
Apples (1kg) 4.01 A$     4.49 A$      +11.81 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.56 A$     4.37 A$      +22.70 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.94 A$     4.70 A$      -4.99 %
Potato (1kg) 3.37 A$     2.17 A$      -35.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.32 A$     2.43 A$      +4.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 A$     2.02 A$      -19.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     15.90 A$      +5.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.54 A$     1.79 A$      -60.56 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.51 A$     2.59 A$      -42.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     12.72 A$      -33.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.60 A$     2.65 A$      -26.40 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.00 A$     118.70 A$      -7.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     2.65 A$      -24.30 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.83 A$     1.34 A$      -26.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     31.79 A$      -36.41 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.12 A$      -25.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,994.50 A$     24,375.40 A$      -15.93 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 197.13 A$     161.01 A$      -18.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.19 A$      -79.51 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.21 A$     52.13 A$      -16.22 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.74 A$     99.86 A$      +33.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.20 A$     33.51 A$      +84.11 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.84 A$      -17.57 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.84 A$     60.13 A$      -42.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 76.51 A$     54.54 A$      -28.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 147.04 A$     93.15 A$      -36.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 147.87 A$     133.61 A$      -9.64 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,657.29 A$     3,007.85 A$      +81.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,242.89 A$     1,813.62 A$      +45.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,133.58 A$     5,243.94 A$      +67.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,905.65 A$     3,481.44 A$      +82.69 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,673.74 A$     10,377.22 A$      +19.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,155.00 A$     5,138.27 A$      -16.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,361.22 A$     4,683.01 A$      +7.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.82     3.92      -32.62 %
 
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