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

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You would need around 6,550.15$ (7,674.81A$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,100.00A$ 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 8.33% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 8.10% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 33.27% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 6.76% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 14.02% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 5.42% higher than in Sydney

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  Sydney  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     15.23 A$      +1.55 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     93.74 A$      +17.17 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.90 A$     8.20 A$      -7.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     5.86 A$      -2.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     7.03 A$      -6.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 A$     4.43 A$      +19.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.93 A$     2.28 A$      -22.01 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.44 A$     2.03 A$      -16.51 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.57 A$     1.38 A$      -12.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.29 A$     4.66 A$      +41.58 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.94 A$     5.33 A$      +81.52 %
Eggs (12) 4.24 A$     4.31 A$      +1.58 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.34 A$     17.97 A$      +58.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.75 A$     16.75 A$      +55.81 %
Apples (1kg) 4.28 A$     5.02 A$      +17.34 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.50 A$     4.35 A$      +24.13 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.15 A$     5.18 A$      +0.61 %
Potato (1kg) 3.18 A$     3.83 A$      +20.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.43 A$     2.29 A$      -5.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.56 A$     2.90 A$      +13.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$     17.58 A$      +9.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.13 A$     3.15 A$      -38.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.83 A$     4.52 A$      -22.48 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     8.20 A$      -56.83 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.64 A$      -34.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 125.50 A$     82.02 A$      -34.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     4.10 A$      +17.17 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.00 A$     2.00 A$      -33.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.10 A$     35.15 A$      -36.21 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.26 A$      -17.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$     21,201.91 A$      -21.47 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 238.30 A$     116.84 A$      -50.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.05 A$     0.20 A$      -81.32 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.31 A$     56.07 A$      -12.81 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.91 A$     80.85 A$      -1.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.53 A$     17.58 A$      -21.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.06 A$      -21.89 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 110.30 A$     64.65 A$      -41.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 78.21 A$     53.26 A$      -31.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 144.16 A$     93.47 A$      -35.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 146.96 A$     105.94 A$      -27.91 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,285.97 A$     3,266.87 A$      +42.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,596.67 A$     2,287.87 A$      +43.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,508.64 A$     5,436.34 A$      +20.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,878.27 A$     4,028.24 A$      +39.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,711.37 A$     10,720.26 A$      +10.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,330.71 A$     7,987.65 A$      +26.17 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,708.49 A$     5,365.43 A$      +13.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.61     4.14      -26.15 %
 
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