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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 4.03% lower than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 1.02% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 9.72% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 16.47% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 12.03% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 5.11% higher than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(20.98 A$)
11.44 $
(16.00 A$)
     -23.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 67.00 $
(93.73 A$)
57.19 $
(80.00 A$)
     -14.65 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.79 A$)
7.15 $
(10.00 A$)
     +2.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $
(6.99 A$)
5.00 $
(7.00 A$)
     +0.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $
(8.39 A$)
5.72 $
(8.00 A$)
     -4.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 $
(5.42 A$)
2.67 $
(3.73 A$)
     -31.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(2.53 A$)
2.20 $
(3.08 A$)
     +21.81 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.71 $
(2.39 A$)
1.78 $
(2.49 A$)
     +4.20 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.32 $
(4.65 A$)
4.72 $
(6.60 A$)
     +41.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(3.47 A$)
1.90 $
(2.66 A$)
     -23.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.71 $
(2.40 A$)
0.95 $
(1.33 A$)
     -44.54 %
Eggs (12) 2.89 $
(4.04 A$)
3.37 $
(4.72 A$)
     +16.79 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.78 $
(8.09 A$)
3.50 $
(4.90 A$)
     -39.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.71 $
(7.99 A$)
3.57 $
(4.99 A$)
     -37.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.85 $
(9.59 A$)
5.65 $
(7.90 A$)
     -17.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.81 $
(2.54 A$)
1.30 $
(1.82 A$)
     -28.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 $
(0.97 A$)
1.02 $
(1.43 A$)
     +47.78 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.83 $
(2.57 A$)
1.05 $
(1.48 A$)
     -42.50 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 $
(2.44 A$)
1.49 $
(2.08 A$)
     -14.86 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 $
(1.78 A$)
1.00 $
(1.39 A$)
     -21.62 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.47 $
(2.06 A$)
0.79 $
(1.11 A$)
     -46.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.53 $
(2.14 A$)
1.73 $
(2.41 A$)
     +12.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(2.47 A$)
1.97 $
(2.75 A$)
     +11.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(16.79 A$)
14.29 $
(19.99 A$)
     +19.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(1.87 A$)
3.67 $
(5.13 A$)
     +174.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 $
(2.61 A$)
4.18 $
(5.84 A$)
     +123.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 $
(15.39 A$)
15.73 $
(22.00 A$)
     +42.97 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(3.15 A$)
2.86 $
(4.00 A$)
     +27.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(139.89 A$)
114.38 $
(160.00 A$)
     +14.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.55 A$)
2.57 $
(3.60 A$)
     -20.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.80 $
(2.52 A$)
3.03 $
(4.23 A$)
     +68.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 $
(30.78 A$)
41.46 $
(58.00 A$)
     +88.46 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.77 $
(3.88 A$)
3.73 $
(5.22 A$)
     +34.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(34,972.50 A$)
17,871.18 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -28.52 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 114.96 $
(160.82 A$)
127.75 $
(178.71 A$)
     +11.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.22 A$)
0.54 $
(0.75 A$)
     +235.76 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.86 $
(62.76 A$)
49.21 $
(68.83 A$)
     +9.68 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.68 $
(76.50 A$)
49.20 $
(68.82 A$)
     -10.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.50 $
(30.08 A$)
15.47 $
(21.64 A$)
     -28.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(16.79 A$)
13.58 $
(19.00 A$)
     +13.18 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.95 $
(67.08 A$)
73.86 $
(103.32 A$)
     +54.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.39 $
(55.10 A$)
52.63 $
(73.62 A$)
     +33.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.35 $
(116.60 A$)
97.22 $
(136.00 A$)
     +16.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.29 $
(140.29 A$)
105.74 $
(147.92 A$)
     +5.44 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,563.49 $
(2,187.17 A$)
1,684.23 $
(2,356.07 A$)
     +7.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,034.64 $
(1,447.36 A$)
1,210.68 $
(1,693.62 A$)
     +17.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,100.55 $
(4,337.36 A$)
3,303.52 $
(4,621.30 A$)
     +6.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,830.95 $
(2,561.32 A$)
2,062.77 $
(2,885.61 A$)
     +12.66 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 311.61 $
(435.92 A$)
847.56 $
(1,185.65 A$)
     +171.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 171.78 $
(240.30 A$)
544.50 $
(761.69 A$)
     +216.98 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,134.53 $
(4,384.89 A$)
3,328.27 $
(4,655.91 A$)
     +6.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19 4.83      +15.35 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
Contributors:336477
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD