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

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You would need around 8,070.70$ (11,561.27A$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ 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 32.00% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 65.16% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 111.94% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 35.59% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 65.88% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 28.31% lower than in Sydney

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  Sydney  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$
(10.47 $)
    21.49 A$
(15.00 $)
     +43.25 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(55.85 $)
    107.44 A$
(75.00 $)
     +34.30 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.25 A$
(6.46 $)
    11.46 A$
(8.00 $)
     +23.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$
(4.54 $)
    8.60 A$
(6.00 $)
     +32.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 A$
(5.58 $)
    10.03 A$
(7.00 $)
     +25.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 A$
(2.60 $)
    5.71 A$
(3.98 $)
     +53.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.86 A$
(2.00 $)
    2.72 A$
(1.90 $)
     -5.12 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.31 A$
(1.61 $)
    2.82 A$
(1.97 $)
     +21.87 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.00 A$
(4.19 $)
    7.16 A$
(5.00 $)
     +19.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.62 A$
(1.83 $)
    5.58 A$
(3.90 $)
     +113.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 A$
(0.90 $)
    3.30 A$
(2.31 $)
     +156.54 %
Eggs (12) 4.49 A$
(3.14 $)
    6.69 A$
(4.67 $)
     +48.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.92 A$
(3.43 $)
    12.42 A$
(8.67 $)
     +152.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.84 A$
(3.38 $)
    10.50 A$
(7.33 $)
     +116.96 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 A$
(1.25 $)
    3.98 A$
(2.78 $)
     +122.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.42 A$
(0.99 $)
    3.60 A$
(2.51 $)
     +154.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 A$
(1.38 $)
    3.62 A$
(2.52 $)
     +82.25 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.40 A$
(0.97 $)
    2.92 A$
(2.04 $)
     +109.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 A$
(1.56 $)
    3.26 A$
(2.27 $)
     +45.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.53 A$
(1.76 $)
    3.86 A$
(2.69 $)
     +52.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 A$
(11.87 $)
    21.49 A$
(15.00 $)
     +26.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.40 A$
(3.77 $)
    2.86 A$
(2.00 $)
     -46.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.09 A$
(4.25 $)
    4.66 A$
(3.25 $)
     -23.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 22.00 A$
(15.36 $)
    9.88 A$
(6.90 $)
     -55.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(2.79 $)
    3.22 A$
(2.25 $)
     -19.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(104.71 $)
    100.28 A$
(70.00 $)
     -33.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 A$
(2.51 $)
    5.01 A$
(3.50 $)
     +39.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 A$
(2.81 $)
    4.12 A$
(2.88 $)
     +2.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 58.34 A$
(40.73 $)
    47.27 A$
(33.00 $)
     -18.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.40 A$
(3.77 $)
    5.28 A$
(3.68 $)
     -2.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,500.00 A$
(17,801.05 $)
    30,859.63 A$
(21,542.50 $)
     +21.02 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 197.28 A$
(137.72 $)
    153.16 A$
(106.91 $)
     -22.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.64 A$
(0.45 $)
    0.34 A$
(0.24 $)
     -47.67 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.00 A$
(46.77 $)
    78.02 A$
(54.47 $)
     +16.45 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.40 A$
(47.05 $)
    93.23 A$
(65.08 $)
     +38.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.71 A$
(14.46 $)
    42.26 A$
(29.50 $)
     +104.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.50 A$
(13.61 $)
    19.34 A$
(13.50 $)
     -0.83 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 106.60 A$
(74.42 $)
    78.14 A$
(54.55 $)
     -26.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 80.86 A$
(56.45 $)
    66.25 A$
(46.25 $)
     -18.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 134.84 A$
(94.13 $)
    135.66 A$
(94.70 $)
     +0.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 144.77 A$
(101.06 $)
    142.71 A$
(99.62 $)
     -1.42 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,342.66 A$
(1,635.37 $)
    4,746.83 A$
(3,313.67 $)
     +102.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,676.43 A$
(1,170.29 $)
    3,695.85 A$
(2,580.00 $)
     +120.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,741.19 A$
(3,309.73 $)
    9,158.45 A$
(6,393.33 $)
     +93.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,830.03 A$
(1,975.59 $)
    7,060.18 A$
(4,928.57 $)
     +149.47 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,296.94 A$
(905.37 $)
    1,913.55 A$
(1,335.81 $)
     +47.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 738.57 A$
(515.58 $)
    1,259.78 A$
(879.43 $)
     +70.57 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,489.38 A$
(3,133.95 $)
    5,315.74 A$
(3,710.81 $)
     +18.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.94     4.00      -18.99 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2015September, 2015
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