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

You would need around 6,616.83$ (7,370.49A$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,100.00A$ in Melbourne (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 8.56% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 20.83% higher than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 83.31% higher than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 6.14% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 6.61% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 10.68% lower than in Melbourne

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     16.71 A$      +11.39 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     83.54 A$      +4.43 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.10 A$     8.91 A$      +10.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 A$     6.68 A$      -4.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     7.80 A$      +3.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 A$     4.41 A$      +18.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.04 A$     2.08 A$      -31.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$     1.84 A$      -28.74 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.40 A$     1.57 A$      +12.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.86 A$     3.07 A$      +7.30 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.40 A$     3.30 A$      +37.45 %
Eggs (12) 4.11 A$     3.50 A$      -14.93 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.69 A$     12.13 A$      +3.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.10 A$     9.68 A$      -19.97 %
Apples (1kg) 3.93 A$     4.82 A$      +22.66 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.55 A$     4.74 A$      +33.63 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     5.05 A$      +2.62 %
Potato (1kg) 3.26 A$     2.28 A$      -30.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.35 A$     2.62 A$      +11.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 A$     2.13 A$      -14.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     16.71 A$      +11.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.50 A$     1.94 A$      -56.84 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.43 A$     2.81 A$      -36.61 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     13.37 A$      -29.65 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.60 A$     2.78 A$      -22.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 A$     124.76 A$      -4.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     2.78 A$      -20.44 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 A$     1.43 A$      -23.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     33.42 A$      -33.17 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.18 A$      -21.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,601.03 A$     25,619.70 A$      -10.42 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 204.42 A$     167.42 A$      -18.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.19 A$      -78.46 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.45 A$     54.79 A$      -12.27 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.74 A$     104.96 A$      +40.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.20 A$     35.22 A$      +93.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     15.59 A$      -13.36 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.71 A$     64.32 A$      -39.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 78.11 A$     57.33 A$      -26.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 146.04 A$     96.94 A$      -33.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 148.80 A$     135.86 A$      -8.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,633.41 A$     3,163.34 A$      +93.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,217.41 A$     1,924.21 A$      +58.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,096.90 A$     5,613.52 A$      +81.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,909.15 A$     3,692.35 A$      +93.40 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,700.93 A$     10,906.95 A$      +25.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,186.36 A$     5,400.57 A$      -12.70 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,409.38 A$     4,758.96 A$      +7.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.70     3.89      -31.88 %
 
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