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

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You would need around 6,551.50$ (7,428.74A$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,100.00A$ 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 11.67% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 4.63% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 29.62% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 1.08% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 9.36% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 5.10% higher than in Sydney

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  Sydney  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     13.61 A$      -9.29 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     90.71 A$      +13.39 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.85 A$     7.94 A$      -10.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     5.67 A$      -5.51 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     6.80 A$      -9.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 A$     4.30 A$      +16.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.93 A$     2.22 A$      -24.34 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.45 A$     1.95 A$      -20.46 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.32 A$      -12.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.32 A$     4.51 A$      +36.13 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.93 A$     5.16 A$      +76.17 %
Eggs (12) 4.29 A$     4.17 A$      -2.76 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.32 A$     17.39 A$      +53.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.69 A$     15.41 A$      +44.18 %
Apples (1kg) 4.27 A$     4.86 A$      +13.74 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.58 A$     4.21 A$      +17.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.20 A$     5.09 A$      -2.28 %
Potato (1kg) 3.17 A$     3.70 A$      +16.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.45 A$     2.22 A$      -9.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 A$     2.80 A$      +9.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$     17.01 A$      +6.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.03 A$     3.05 A$      -39.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.56 A$     4.37 A$      -21.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     7.94 A$      -58.22 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.41 A$      -39.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 A$     79.37 A$      -37.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.54 A$     3.97 A$      +11.95 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.00 A$     1.94 A$      -35.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 A$     34.02 A$      -38.15 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.22 A$      -19.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$     20,517.92 A$      -21.08 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 240.58 A$     107.07 A$      -55.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.03 A$     0.23 A$      -77.92 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.33 A$     54.27 A$      -14.32 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.36 A$     80.02 A$      -1.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.69 A$     17.01 A$      -25.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     13.61 A$      -24.41 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 109.06 A$     61.90 A$      -43.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 78.88 A$     51.54 A$      -34.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 144.16 A$     88.27 A$      -38.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 144.07 A$     100.63 A$      -30.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,256.55 A$     3,134.62 A$      +38.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,603.93 A$     2,195.73 A$      +36.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,456.64 A$     5,283.66 A$      +18.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,920.25 A$     3,921.09 A$      +34.27 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,625.89 A$     10,374.42 A$      +7.78 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,408.67 A$     7,729.96 A$      +20.62 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,715.79 A$     5,185.60 A$      +9.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.66     4.14      -26.76 %
 
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