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

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You would need around 6,467.35$ (8,107.47A$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ in Sydney (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 2.56% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 15.82% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 43.11% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 14.85% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 23.02% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 14.55% higher than in Sydney

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     16.30 A$      +8.65 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     100.29 A$      +25.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 A$     9.40 A$      +10.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     6.27 A$      +4.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.56 A$     7.52 A$      -0.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.76 A$     4.69 A$      +24.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.93 A$     2.43 A$      -17.12 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.40 A$     2.18 A$      -9.13 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.42 A$     1.52 A$      +7.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.00 A$     4.13 A$      +37.68 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.95 A$     5.54 A$      +87.80 %
Eggs (12) 4.35 A$     4.94 A$      +13.63 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.76 A$     18.68 A$      +73.63 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.76 A$     17.28 A$      +60.51 %
Apples (1kg) 4.09 A$     5.35 A$      +30.80 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.86 A$     4.65 A$      +62.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.54 A$     5.55 A$      +22.18 %
Potato (1kg) 3.09 A$     4.47 A$      +44.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.02 A$     2.51 A$      +24.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.99 A$     2.91 A$      +45.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     18.80 A$      +25.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.15 A$     3.66 A$      -29.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.21 A$     5.19 A$      -16.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     8.40 A$      -58.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.82 A$      -29.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$     87.75 A$      -41.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 A$     4.39 A$      +21.88 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     2.14 A$      -38.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.84 A$     37.61 A$      -32.65 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.32 A$      -12.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$     22,683.89 A$      -15.99 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 222.46 A$     125.91 A$      -43.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.04 A$     0.21 A$      -80.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.67 A$     57.44 A$      -11.18 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.59 A$     81.34 A$      +10.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.86 A$     18.80 A$      -5.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.50 A$     15.04 A$      -18.69 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.93 A$     68.43 A$      -36.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 74.25 A$     57.98 A$      -21.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 132.23 A$     106.70 A$      -19.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 153.90 A$     121.44 A$      -21.09 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,169.06 A$     3,564.78 A$      +64.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,585.67 A$     2,530.21 A$      +59.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,540.64 A$     5,813.57 A$      +28.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,943.78 A$     4,176.20 A$      +41.87 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,393.54 A$     11,469.59 A$      +10.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,685.91 A$     8,545.97 A$      +27.82 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,663.66 A$     6,187.22 A$      +32.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.22     4.25      -18.54 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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