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

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You would need around 6,586.81$ (8,048.43A$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,100.00A$ 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 3.78% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 13.36% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 39.53% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 13.93% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 18.36% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 6.42% higher than in Sydney

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  Sydney  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     17.11 A$      +14.04 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     97.75 A$      +22.19 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.98 A$     8.55 A$      -4.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     6.11 A$      +1.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     7.33 A$      -2.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 A$     4.59 A$      +24.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.90 A$     2.41 A$      -17.06 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.43 A$     2.11 A$      -13.12 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.54 A$     1.47 A$      -4.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.25 A$     4.81 A$      +48.06 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.95 A$     6.16 A$      +108.93 %
Eggs (12) 4.21 A$     4.56 A$      +8.19 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.33 A$     18.15 A$      +60.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.67 A$     17.46 A$      +63.73 %
Apples (1kg) 4.27 A$     4.96 A$      +16.07 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.48 A$     4.27 A$      +22.59 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.09 A$     5.31 A$      +4.33 %
Potato (1kg) 3.14 A$     4.12 A$      +31.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.40 A$     2.44 A$      +1.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.53 A$     2.94 A$      +16.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 A$     16.50 A$      +6.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.16 A$     3.40 A$      -33.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.92 A$     4.89 A$      -17.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.10 A$     8.55 A$      -55.22 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.75 A$      -31.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 A$     85.53 A$      -28.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     4.28 A$      +22.19 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.80 A$     2.09 A$      -25.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.20 A$     36.66 A$      -33.59 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.31 A$      -13.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$     22,110.28 A$      -14.96 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 241.86 A$     121.84 A$      -49.62 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.03 A$     0.20 A$      -80.23 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.81 A$     58.48 A$      -9.78 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.61 A$     84.31 A$      +3.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.53 A$     18.33 A$      -18.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.66 A$      -18.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 109.48 A$     67.42 A$      -38.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 77.56 A$     55.54 A$      -28.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 141.72 A$     97.47 A$      -31.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 148.63 A$     110.48 A$      -25.67 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,296.52 A$     3,406.83 A$      +48.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,561.37 A$     2,385.89 A$      +52.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,531.13 A$     5,669.26 A$      +25.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,836.43 A$     4,200.82 A$      +48.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,700.89 A$     11,179.56 A$      +15.24 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,189.67 A$     8,329.87 A$      +34.58 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,687.90 A$     5,655.50 A$      +20.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.59     4.14      -25.89 %
 
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