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

You would need around 6,498.77$ (7,238.98A$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,200.00A$ 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 15.09% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 0.54% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 24.71% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 6.16% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 5.28% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 4.86% higher than in Sydney

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  Sydney  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     13.37 A$      -10.89 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     80.76 A$      +0.95 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.78 A$     7.74 A$      -11.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     5.57 A$      -7.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     6.68 A$      -10.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 A$     4.21 A$      +13.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 A$     2.19 A$      -25.93 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.48 A$     1.90 A$      -23.29 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.47 A$     1.31 A$      -10.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.34 A$     4.43 A$      +32.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.95 A$     4.99 A$      +69.20 %
Eggs (12) 4.24 A$     4.18 A$      -1.39 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.24 A$     17.35 A$      +54.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.71 A$     14.52 A$      +35.54 %
Apples (1kg) 4.25 A$     4.71 A$      +10.89 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.67 A$     4.34 A$      +18.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.21 A$     5.25 A$      +0.64 %
Potato (1kg) 3.21 A$     3.47 A$      +8.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.48 A$     2.19 A$      -11.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 A$     2.75 A$      +8.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$     16.71 A$      +4.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.02 A$     2.92 A$      -41.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.51 A$     4.15 A$      -24.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     7.80 A$      -58.96 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.23 A$      -44.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 124.00 A$     77.97 A$      -37.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     3.90 A$      +11.39 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.00 A$     1.90 A$      -36.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 A$     33.42 A$      -39.24 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.21 A$      -20.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$     21,164.10 A$      -18.60 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 242.56 A$     105.18 A$      -56.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.03 A$     0.22 A$      -78.31 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.37 A$     53.10 A$      -17.52 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.97 A$     75.60 A$      -7.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.20 A$     22.28 A$      -3.97 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     13.37 A$      -25.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 108.48 A$     59.17 A$      -45.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 78.04 A$     50.63 A$      -35.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 143.97 A$     83.29 A$      -42.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 144.07 A$     104.23 A$      -27.65 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,235.93 A$     3,026.16 A$      +35.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,597.00 A$     2,121.20 A$      +32.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,422.81 A$     5,122.47 A$      +15.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,892.36 A$     3,807.49 A$      +31.64 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,587.00 A$     9,991.60 A$      +4.22 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,492.43 A$     7,593.62 A$      +16.96 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,722.71 A$     4,978.91 A$      +5.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.69     4.38      -23.16 %
 
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