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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 0.52% lower than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 4.61% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 13.24% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 12.36% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 8.64% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 5.17% lower than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(20.25 A$)
11.11 $
(15.00 A$)
     -25.94 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(87.76 A$)
62.95 $
(85.00 A$)
     -3.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.45 A$)
7.41 $
(10.00 A$)
     +5.80 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.75 A$)
5.18 $
(7.00 A$)
     +3.69 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(8.10 A$)
5.93 $
(8.00 A$)
     -1.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 $
(5.30 A$)
2.77 $
(3.73 A$)
     -29.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.84 $
(2.48 A$)
2.32 $
(3.13 A$)
     +25.88 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.68 $
(2.27 A$)
1.90 $
(2.57 A$)
     +13.02 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.25 $
(4.39 A$)
4.93 $
(6.66 A$)
     +51.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 $
(3.61 A$)
2.05 $
(2.76 A$)
     -23.54 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.23 $
(3.01 A$)
0.95 $
(1.29 A$)
     -57.19 %
Eggs (12) 2.97 $
(4.01 A$)
3.50 $
(4.73 A$)
     +17.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.52 $
(7.45 A$)
3.47 $
(4.69 A$)
     -37.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.18 $
(7.00 A$)
3.78 $
(5.11 A$)
     -27.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.53 $
(8.82 A$)
5.46 $
(7.37 A$)
     -16.49 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.72 $
(2.32 A$)
1.35 $
(1.83 A$)
     -21.18 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 $
(0.91 A$)
1.05 $
(1.42 A$)
     +55.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.96 $
(2.65 A$)
1.08 $
(1.46 A$)
     -44.92 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.92 $
(2.59 A$)
1.52 $
(2.06 A$)
     -20.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.10 $
(1.48 A$)
0.99 $
(1.33 A$)
     -10.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 $
(1.64 A$)
0.85 $
(1.14 A$)
     -30.40 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.46 $
(1.97 A$)
1.84 $
(2.49 A$)
     +25.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.68 $
(2.27 A$)
2.03 $
(2.74 A$)
     +20.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(16.20 A$)
14.81 $
(20.00 A$)
     +23.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.31 $
(1.76 A$)
4.04 $
(5.45 A$)
     +209.27 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.81 $
(2.45 A$)
4.43 $
(5.98 A$)
     +144.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(16.20 A$)
17.03 $
(23.00 A$)
     +41.95 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(3.04 A$)
2.96 $
(4.00 A$)
     +31.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(135.02 A$)
118.50 $
(160.00 A$)
     +18.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.39 A$)
2.67 $
(3.60 A$)
     -17.96 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.80 $
(2.43 A$)
2.98 $
(4.02 A$)
     +65.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $
(27.00 A$)
41.98 $
(56.68 A$)
     +109.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.59 $
(3.49 A$)
3.74 $
(5.06 A$)
     +44.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(32,404.80 A$)
18,515.78 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -22.85 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 122.66 $
(165.62 A$)
129.57 $
(174.95 A$)
     +5.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $
(0.26 A$)
0.57 $
(0.77 A$)
     +198.53 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.48 $
(65.46 A$)
50.39 $
(68.04 A$)
     +3.94 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.42 $
(77.53 A$)
53.06 $
(71.64 A$)
     -7.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.08 $
(29.82 A$)
16.48 $
(22.26 A$)
     -25.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(16.20 A$)
14.81 $
(20.00 A$)
     +23.44 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.78 $
(64.51 A$)
76.99 $
(103.95 A$)
     +61.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.77 $
(51.00 A$)
52.88 $
(71.40 A$)
     +40.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.78 $
(109.07 A$)
102.00 $
(137.72 A$)
     +26.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.61 $
(138.55 A$)
111.67 $
(150.77 A$)
     +8.83 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,625.45 $
(2,194.69 A$)
1,823.50 $
(2,462.08 A$)
     +12.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,048.53 $
(1,415.72 A$)
1,271.25 $
(1,716.44 A$)
     +21.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,182.70 $
(4,297.28 A$)
3,485.94 $
(4,706.72 A$)
     +9.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,860.24 $
(2,511.69 A$)
2,158.06 $
(2,913.81 A$)
     +16.01 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 322.10 $
(434.90 A$)
836.43 $
(1,129.35 A$)
     +159.68 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 177.75 $
(240.00 A$)
591.15 $
(798.17 A$)
     +232.57 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,391.85 $
(4,579.68 A$)
3,364.75 $
(4,543.08 A$)
     -0.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22 4.76      +12.96 %
Last update: June, 2016June, 2016
Contributors:417599
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: USD