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

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You would need around 6,491.42$ (7,448.90A$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,100.00A$ 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 11.57% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 4.91% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 30.18% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 0.35% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 9.17% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 5.35% higher than in Sydney

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  Sydney  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     13.77 A$      -8.20 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     88.36 A$      +10.45 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.80 A$     7.97 A$      -9.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     5.74 A$      -4.38 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     6.88 A$      -8.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 A$     4.34 A$      +17.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.93 A$     2.22 A$      -24.28 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.45 A$     1.95 A$      -20.48 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.50 A$     1.34 A$      -10.71 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.32 A$     4.57 A$      +37.70 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.93 A$     5.22 A$      +78.36 %
Eggs (12) 4.25 A$     4.22 A$      -0.62 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.22 A$     17.60 A$      +56.87 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.74 A$     15.02 A$      +39.91 %
Apples (1kg) 4.25 A$     4.80 A$      +12.86 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.61 A$     4.26 A$      +17.77 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.24 A$     5.15 A$      -1.81 %
Potato (1kg) 3.18 A$     3.75 A$      +17.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.47 A$     2.25 A$      -9.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.57 A$     2.84 A$      +10.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$     17.21 A$      +7.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.03 A$     3.08 A$      -38.74 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.56 A$     4.43 A$      -20.46 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     8.03 A$      -57.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.29 A$      -42.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 125.50 A$     80.32 A$      -36.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     4.02 A$      +14.75 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.00 A$     1.96 A$      -34.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 A$     34.42 A$      -37.41 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.24 A$      -18.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$     20,764.01 A$      -20.14 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 237.27 A$     108.36 A$      -54.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.03 A$     0.23 A$      -77.66 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.75 A$     54.92 A$      -13.86 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.81 A$     80.98 A$      +0.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.20 A$     17.21 A$      -25.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     13.77 A$      -23.50 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 109.06 A$     63.33 A$      -41.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 78.83 A$     51.64 A$      -34.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 143.97 A$     87.21 A$      -39.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 144.07 A$     104.60 A$      -27.40 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,261.45 A$     3,148.03 A$      +39.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,596.90 A$     2,210.86 A$      +38.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,475.67 A$     5,324.06 A$      +18.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,892.12 A$     3,931.54 A$      +35.94 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,540.32 A$     10,292.99 A$      +7.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,408.67 A$     7,822.67 A$      +22.06 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,715.20 A$     5,211.53 A$      +10.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.67     4.17      -26.52 %
 
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