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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Perth Reverse

You would need around 7,017.36A$ in Perth 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.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Perth are 8.18% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 1.16% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Perth are 15.42% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 26.17% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Perth are 5.36% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 1.61% lower than in Sydney

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  Sydney  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     20.00 A$      +33.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     100.00 A$      +25.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.50 A$     9.00 A$      +5.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     9.00 A$      +50.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     9.00 A$      +20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 A$     4.34 A$      +17.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.93 A$     3.15 A$      +7.27 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.46 A$     2.73 A$      +11.08 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.46 A$     1.64 A$      +12.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.30 A$     3.14 A$      -5.09 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.93 A$     2.83 A$      -3.26 %
Eggs (12) 4.26 A$     4.66 A$      +9.41 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.10 A$     11.00 A$      -0.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.75 A$     12.67 A$      +17.82 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 A$     4.40 A$      +6.98 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.51 A$     4.05 A$      +15.12 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.19 A$     4.92 A$      -5.22 %
Potato (1kg) 3.16 A$     2.72 A$      -13.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.53 A$     2.30 A$      -8.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.53 A$     2.63 A$      +3.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 A$     17.50 A$      +2.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.87 A$     5.38 A$      +10.40 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.39 A$     5.20 A$      -3.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 19.00 A$     20.00 A$      +5.26 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     4.00 A$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 122.00 A$     144.00 A$      +18.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     5.00 A$      +42.86 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.00 A$     2.00 A$      -33.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 A$     48.90 A$      -11.09 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.51 A$      +0.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$     28,000.00 A$      +7.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 231.72 A$     271.84 A$      +17.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.01 A$     0.94 A$      -6.47 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.06 A$     73.09 A$      +15.90 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.74 A$     77.54 A$      -7.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.69 A$     24.54 A$      +8.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     18.00 A$      0.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 106.88 A$     108.12 A$      +1.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 79.92 A$     74.88 A$      -6.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 145.77 A$     156.16 A$      +7.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 144.41 A$     154.67 A$      +7.10 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,229.09 A$     2,131.81 A$      -4.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,644.17 A$     1,458.33 A$      -11.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,441.33 A$     3,632.70 A$      -18.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,898.38 A$     2,242.91 A$      -22.61 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,645.58 A$     8,050.82 A$      -16.53 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,516.43 A$     5,473.08 A$      -16.01 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,734.92 A$     4,604.68 A$      -2.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.80     5.83      +0.59 %
 
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