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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and San Francisco, CA Reverse

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You would need around 6,993.49$ (9,069.85A$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ in Sydney (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 1.17% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 29.57% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 72.03% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 21.98% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 26.33% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 27.14% lower than in Sydney

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  Sydney  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     19.13 A$      +27.53 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     103.75 A$      +29.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.77 A$     9.77 A$      +11.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     6.48 A$      +8.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.69 A$     7.78 A$      +1.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 A$     4.91 A$      +30.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.83 A$     2.46 A$      -13.27 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.27 A$     2.17 A$      -4.28 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.41 A$     1.66 A$      +17.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.85 A$     4.42 A$      +54.98 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.90 A$     6.03 A$      +107.68 %
Eggs (12) 4.00 A$     5.37 A$      +34.26 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.43 A$     20.05 A$      +92.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.02 A$     17.87 A$      +78.34 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 A$     5.38 A$      +39.51 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.89 A$     4.81 A$      +66.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.24 A$     5.62 A$      +32.69 %
Potato (1kg) 3.14 A$     4.37 A$      +39.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 A$     2.59 A$      +19.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.17 A$     3.01 A$      +38.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     19.45 A$      +29.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.38 A$     2.59 A$      -51.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.12 A$     3.46 A$      -43.54 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 21.50 A$     8.69 A$      -59.58 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.92 A$      -27.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 144.00 A$     89.49 A$      -37.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 A$     4.54 A$      +26.09 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.35 A$     2.22 A$      -5.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 57.17 A$     38.91 A$      -31.95 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 A$     1.35 A$      -6.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,990.00 A$     23,467.41 A$      -13.05 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 212.10 A$     130.26 A$      -38.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.15 A$     0.22 A$      -81.20 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.63 A$     59.50 A$      -6.50 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.19 A$     86.46 A$      +28.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.12 A$     19.45 A$      +1.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.00 A$     15.56 A$      -18.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 106.41 A$     71.49 A$      -32.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 75.40 A$     62.68 A$      -16.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 130.31 A$     113.02 A$      -13.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 139.93 A$     136.92 A$      -2.16 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,243.73 A$     3,940.72 A$      +75.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,585.93 A$     2,830.02 A$      +78.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,389.50 A$     7,158.17 A$      +63.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,911.72 A$     5,489.49 A$      +88.53 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,012.50 A$     11,865.76 A$      +7.75 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,575.00 A$     8,841.15 A$      +34.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,499.72 A$     4,248.10 A$      -5.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.12     4.01      -21.75 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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