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

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You would need around 6,679.01$ (7,664.16A$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,100.00A$ 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 4.45% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 25.64% higher than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 89.61% higher than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 9.25% higher than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 0.99% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 10.57% lower than in Melbourne

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     17.21 A$      +14.75 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     86.06 A$      +7.58 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.25 A$     9.18 A$      +11.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 A$     6.88 A$      -1.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     8.03 A$      +7.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 A$     4.57 A$      +22.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.02 A$     2.15 A$      -28.86 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 A$     1.92 A$      -25.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.38 A$     1.65 A$      +19.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.91 A$     3.16 A$      +8.59 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.31 A$     3.51 A$      +51.92 %
Eggs (12) 4.19 A$     3.60 A$      -13.99 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.53 A$     12.42 A$      +7.72 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.98 A$     10.47 A$      -12.62 %
Apples (1kg) 3.89 A$     5.27 A$      +35.44 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.53 A$     5.07 A$      +43.43 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.79 A$     5.32 A$      +11.05 %
Potato (1kg) 3.23 A$     2.50 A$      -22.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.34 A$     2.68 A$      +14.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.46 A$     2.18 A$      -11.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     17.21 A$      +14.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.46 A$     2.10 A$      -52.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.55 A$     2.85 A$      -37.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     13.77 A$      -27.53 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.60 A$     2.87 A$      -20.31 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.50 A$     128.52 A$      -0.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     2.87 A$      -18.04 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     1.47 A$      -26.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     34.42 A$      -31.15 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.21 A$      -20.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,950.30 A$     26,392.50 A$      -8.84 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 205.13 A$     176.56 A$      -13.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.90 A$     0.20 A$      -77.94 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.03 A$     58.15 A$      -7.74 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.50 A$     110.91 A$      +48.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.36 A$     36.28 A$      +97.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     16.06 A$      -10.75 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.79 A$     65.36 A$      -38.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 78.19 A$     58.68 A$      -24.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 145.13 A$     101.18 A$      -30.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 147.84 A$     144.67 A$      -2.14 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,645.48 A$     3,316.62 A$      +101.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,206.14 A$     2,004.28 A$      +66.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,096.74 A$     5,766.70 A$      +86.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,901.81 A$     3,797.44 A$      +99.68 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,719.19 A$     11,235.95 A$      +28.86 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,105.00 A$     5,873.14 A$      -3.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,450.92 A$     5,001.10 A$      +12.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.67     3.90      -31.15 %
 
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