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

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You would need around 6,508.87$ (7,396.68A$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,100.00A$ 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 12.42% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 4.18% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 29.63% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 0.65% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 8.48% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 5.39% higher than in Sydney

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     13.64 A$      -9.09 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     87.50 A$      +9.38 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.85 A$     7.89 A$      -10.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     5.68 A$      -5.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     6.82 A$      -9.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 A$     4.30 A$      +16.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.92 A$     2.20 A$      -24.89 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.45 A$     1.93 A$      -21.25 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.50 A$     1.33 A$      -11.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.33 A$     4.52 A$      +35.81 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.93 A$     5.17 A$      +76.80 %
Eggs (12) 4.26 A$     4.18 A$      -1.92 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.21 A$     17.43 A$      +55.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.69 A$     14.88 A$      +39.18 %
Apples (1kg) 4.23 A$     4.87 A$      +15.05 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.61 A$     4.22 A$      +16.63 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.24 A$     5.10 A$      -2.72 %
Potato (1kg) 3.17 A$     3.71 A$      +17.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.45 A$     2.22 A$      -9.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.57 A$     2.81 A$      +9.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$     17.05 A$      +6.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.03 A$     3.05 A$      -39.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.56 A$     4.38 A$      -21.23 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     7.95 A$      -58.13 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.27 A$      -43.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 A$     79.55 A$      -37.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     3.98 A$      +13.64 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.00 A$     1.94 A$      -35.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 A$     34.09 A$      -38.01 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.22 A$      -19.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$     20,563.16 A$      -20.91 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 240.58 A$     107.31 A$      -55.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.03 A$     0.23 A$      -77.88 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.33 A$     54.38 A$      -14.13 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.36 A$     80.20 A$      -1.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.20 A$     17.05 A$      -26.53 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     13.64 A$      -24.24 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 109.06 A$     62.03 A$      -43.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 79.25 A$     51.65 A$      -34.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 143.97 A$     88.46 A$      -38.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 144.07 A$     100.86 A$      -29.99 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,256.56 A$     3,141.53 A$      +39.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,603.93 A$     2,200.57 A$      +37.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,456.64 A$     5,295.31 A$      +18.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,920.25 A$     3,929.73 A$      +34.57 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,540.32 A$     10,193.42 A$      +6.85 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,408.67 A$     7,747.00 A$      +20.88 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,717.71 A$     5,179.72 A$      +9.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.66     4.17      -26.43 %
 
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