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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Perth Reverse

You would need around 6,961.61A$ 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 6.71% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 1.95% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Perth are 15.31% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 24.91% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Perth are 3.80% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 0.69% higher 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 8.78 A$     9.00 A$      +2.56 %
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) 3.69 A$     4.33 A$      +17.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.94 A$     3.16 A$      +7.55 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.49 A$     2.74 A$      +9.94 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.46 A$     1.66 A$      +14.18 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.34 A$     3.15 A$      -5.72 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.95 A$     2.83 A$      -4.01 %
Eggs (12) 4.22 A$     4.64 A$      +9.80 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.33 A$     11.05 A$      -2.51 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.70 A$     12.69 A$      +18.53 %
Apples (1kg) 4.25 A$     4.38 A$      +3.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.67 A$     4.08 A$      +11.13 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.21 A$     4.92 A$      -5.66 %
Potato (1kg) 3.21 A$     2.74 A$      -14.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.48 A$     2.27 A$      -8.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 A$     2.56 A$      +0.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$     17.00 A$      +6.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.02 A$     5.24 A$      +4.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.51 A$     5.27 A$      -4.41 %
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) 124.00 A$     144.00 A$      +16.13 %
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$     48.50 A$      -11.82 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.52 A$      +0.00 %
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 242.56 A$     268.25 A$      +10.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.03 A$     0.96 A$      -6.06 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.37 A$     73.01 A$      +13.41 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 81.97 A$     78.17 A$      -4.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.20 A$     25.15 A$      +8.42 %
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) 108.48 A$     107.60 A$      -0.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 78.04 A$     74.35 A$      -4.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 143.97 A$     155.36 A$      +7.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 144.07 A$     156.26 A$      +8.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,232.45 A$     2,136.54 A$      -4.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,603.79 A$     1,460.76 A$      -8.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,422.81 A$     3,645.97 A$      -17.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,907.75 A$     2,263.82 A$      -22.15 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,587.00 A$     7,990.20 A$      -16.66 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,492.43 A$     5,334.27 A$      -17.84 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,740.75 A$     4,680.28 A$      -1.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.71     5.75      +0.71 %
 
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