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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 3.75% lower than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 2.04% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 11.93% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 17.25% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 11.59% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 0.28% lower than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(20.88 A$)
10.78 $
(15.00 A$)
     -28.15 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 66.50 $
(92.55 A$)
57.48 $
(80.00 A$)
     -13.56 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.74 A$)
7.19 $
(10.00 A$)
     +2.65 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.96 A$)
5.03 $
(7.00 A$)
     +0.60 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(8.35 A$)
5.75 $
(8.00 A$)
     -4.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 $
(5.49 A$)
2.68 $
(3.74 A$)
     -31.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.84 $
(2.56 A$)
2.25 $
(3.13 A$)
     +22.60 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.69 $
(2.36 A$)
1.82 $
(2.54 A$)
     +7.69 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.30 $
(4.60 A$)
4.80 $
(6.69 A$)
     +45.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.65 $
(3.69 A$)
1.99 $
(2.77 A$)
     -24.81 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.96 $
(2.73 A$)
0.94 $
(1.31 A$)
     -51.98 %
Eggs (12) 3.00 $
(4.18 A$)
3.45 $
(4.80 A$)
     +14.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.58 $
(7.76 A$)
3.39 $
(4.71 A$)
     -39.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.42 $
(7.54 A$)
3.68 $
(5.11 A$)
     -32.15 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.79 $
(9.45 A$)
5.33 $
(7.42 A$)
     -21.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.77 $
(2.46 A$)
1.33 $
(1.85 A$)
     -24.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.98 A$)
1.02 $
(1.42 A$)
     +44.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.89 $
(2.63 A$)
1.05 $
(1.47 A$)
     -44.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.87 $
(2.60 A$)
1.49 $
(2.07 A$)
     -20.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(1.64 A$)
0.95 $
(1.32 A$)
     -19.75 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.32 $
(1.84 A$)
0.81 $
(1.13 A$)
     -38.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.53 $
(2.13 A$)
1.79 $
(2.49 A$)
     +16.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $
(2.44 A$)
1.98 $
(2.76 A$)
     +13.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(16.70 A$)
14.37 $
(20.00 A$)
     +19.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.31 $
(1.82 A$)
3.91 $
(5.44 A$)
     +199.11 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.81 $
(2.52 A$)
4.32 $
(6.01 A$)
     +138.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(16.70 A$)
16.53 $
(23.00 A$)
     +37.72 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(3.13 A$)
2.87 $
(4.00 A$)
     +27.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(139.17 A$)
114.97 $
(160.00 A$)
     +14.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.52 A$)
2.59 $
(3.60 A$)
     -20.41 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.80 $
(2.51 A$)
3.04 $
(4.23 A$)
     +68.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $
(27.83 A$)
40.73 $
(56.68 A$)
     +103.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.59 $
(3.60 A$)
3.64 $
(5.07 A$)
     +40.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,250.00 $
(33,748.72 A$)
17,963.64 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -25.92 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 119.27 $
(165.98 A$)
127.39 $
(177.29 A$)
     +6.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $
(0.26 A$)
0.54 $
(0.75 A$)
     +182.31 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.08 $
(66.92 A$)
48.99 $
(68.18 A$)
     +1.89 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.30 $
(79.74 A$)
51.43 $
(71.58 A$)
     -10.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.58 $
(28.65 A$)
16.37 $
(22.79 A$)
     -20.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(16.70 A$)
14.37 $
(20.00 A$)
     +19.76 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.75 $
(66.46 A$)
74.59 $
(103.80 A$)
     +56.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.84 $
(54.05 A$)
51.35 $
(71.46 A$)
     +32.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.41 $
(113.29 A$)
98.23 $
(136.71 A$)
     +20.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.84 $
(143.12 A$)
108.19 $
(150.57 A$)
     +5.20 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,597.53 $
(2,223.28 A$)
1,771.93 $
(2,465.99 A$)
     +10.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,046.93 $
(1,457.01 A$)
1,238.35 $
(1,723.41 A$)
     +18.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,144.75 $
(4,376.54 A$)
3,403.24 $
(4,736.28 A$)
     +8.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,854.15 $
(2,580.42 A$)
2,100.70 $
(2,923.54 A$)
     +13.30 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 325.20 $
(452.58 A$)
894.58 $
(1,244.98 A$)
     +175.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 179.07 $
(249.21 A$)
584.04 $
(812.81 A$)
     +226.15 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,333.59 $
(4,639.35 A$)
3,392.12 $
(4,720.81 A$)
     +1.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20 4.79      +14.01 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:403581
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: USD