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

You would need around 6,619.62$ (7,080.35A$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,100.00A$ 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 11.84% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 16.07% higher than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 75.43% higher than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 2.16% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 9.99% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 10.02% lower than in Melbourne

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     16.04 A$      +6.96 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     80.22 A$      +0.27 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.25 A$     8.56 A$      +3.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 A$     6.42 A$      -8.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     7.49 A$      -0.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 A$     4.23 A$      +13.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.06 A$     2.00 A$      -34.50 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.59 A$     1.77 A$      -31.77 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.41 A$     1.51 A$      +6.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.86 A$     2.95 A$      +3.04 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.40 A$     3.17 A$      +31.98 %
Eggs (12) 4.11 A$     3.36 A$      -18.32 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.68 A$     11.65 A$      -0.29 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.10 A$     9.30 A$      -23.16 %
Apples (1kg) 3.93 A$     4.62 A$      +17.78 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.55 A$     4.55 A$      +28.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     4.85 A$      -1.46 %
Potato (1kg) 3.26 A$     2.19 A$      -32.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.35 A$     2.52 A$      +7.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 A$     2.05 A$      -18.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     16.04 A$      +6.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.50 A$     1.86 A$      -58.56 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.43 A$     2.70 A$      -39.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     12.84 A$      -32.45 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.60 A$     2.67 A$      -25.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 A$     119.80 A$      -7.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     2.67 A$      -23.60 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 A$     1.37 A$      -26.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     32.09 A$      -35.82 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.13 A$      -24.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,333.94 A$     24,600.80 A$      -13.18 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 204.24 A$     160.76 A$      -21.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.19 A$      -79.32 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.45 A$     52.61 A$      -15.76 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.74 A$     100.79 A$      +34.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.20 A$     33.82 A$      +85.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.97 A$      -16.81 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.65 A$     61.77 A$      -41.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 78.05 A$     55.05 A$      -29.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 145.94 A$     93.08 A$      -36.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 148.72 A$     130.46 A$      -12.28 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,633.41 A$     3,014.31 A$      +84.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,216.14 A$     1,847.69 A$      +51.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,096.90 A$     5,343.57 A$      +72.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,909.15 A$     3,513.64 A$      +84.04 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,700.93 A$     10,473.18 A$      +20.37 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,186.36 A$     5,185.79 A$      -16.17 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,406.07 A$     4,601.53 A$      +4.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.73     3.89      -32.14 %
 
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