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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 6,940.01A$ in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ in Sydney (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Perth are 13.20% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 0.86% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Perth are 21.05% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 38.55% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Perth are 14.94% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 1.66% higher than in Sydney

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  Sydney  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$     23.00 A$      +53.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     110.00 A$      +37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 A$     10.00 A$      +17.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     9.00 A$      +50.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.82 A$     9.00 A$      +15.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 A$     4.43 A$      +18.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.81 A$     3.20 A$      +13.99 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.27 A$     3.03 A$      +33.55 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.43 A$     1.66 A$      +16.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.79 A$     3.37 A$      +20.62 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.91 A$     2.98 A$      +2.38 %
Eggs (12) 4.29 A$     4.54 A$      +5.72 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.60 A$     10.03 A$      -5.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.36 A$     12.99 A$      +25.44 %
Apples (1kg) 3.89 A$     4.74 A$      +21.66 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.75 A$     4.50 A$      +63.44 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.36 A$     5.35 A$      +22.74 %
Potato (1kg) 3.00 A$     2.80 A$      -6.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.05 A$     2.40 A$      +17.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 A$     2.48 A$      +19.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     15.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.46 A$     5.88 A$      +7.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.19 A$     5.96 A$      -3.73 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     22.00 A$      +10.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     3.80 A$      -5.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 147.00 A$     130.00 A$      -11.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 A$     4.10 A$      +7.89 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.50 A$     2.00 A$      -42.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.84 A$     48.50 A$      -13.14 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.46 A$     1.49 A$      +2.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$     27,490.00 A$      +1.81 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 213.31 A$     236.73 A$      +10.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.03 A$     1.03 A$      -0.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.47 A$     76.55 A$      +20.61 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71.24 A$     79.71 A$      +11.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.00 A$     24.50 A$      +28.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.50 A$     18.75 A$      +1.35 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.93 A$     104.46 A$      -1.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 72.38 A$     76.11 A$      +5.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 134.54 A$     150.00 A$      +11.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 153.55 A$     159.00 A$      +3.55 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,290.34 A$     2,206.17 A$      -3.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,629.22 A$     1,385.57 A$      -14.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,731.17 A$     3,208.33 A$      -32.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,897.61 A$     2,317.33 A$      -20.03 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,350.00 A$     7,509.50 A$      -33.84 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,957.14 A$     5,122.12 A$      -26.38 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,611.53 A$     4,647.68 A$      +0.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.12     5.26      +2.74 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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