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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 2.22% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 8.36% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 18.90% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 13.64% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 5.81% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 0.25% higher than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(19.59 A$)
11.48 $
(15.00 A$)
     -23.44 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 69.50 $
(90.78 A$)
61.25 $
(80.00 A$)
     -11.88 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.14 A$)
7.66 $
(10.00 A$)
     +9.37 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.53 A$)
5.36 $
(7.00 A$)
     +7.18 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(7.84 A$)
6.12 $
(8.00 A$)
     +2.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 $
(5.15 A$)
2.86 $
(3.74 A$)
     -27.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.82 $
(2.38 A$)
2.39 $
(3.12 A$)
     +31.26 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.69 $
(2.20 A$)
1.94 $
(2.53 A$)
     +14.90 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.31 $
(4.32 A$)
5.12 $
(6.68 A$)
     +54.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.64 $
(3.45 A$)
2.15 $
(2.81 A$)
     -18.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.95 $
(2.55 A$)
1.03 $
(1.34 A$)
     -47.32 %
Eggs (12) 3.03 $
(3.95 A$)
3.62 $
(4.73 A$)
     +19.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.85 $
(7.64 A$)
3.60 $
(4.70 A$)
     -38.41 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.24 $
(6.84 A$)
3.85 $
(5.03 A$)
     -26.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.50 $
(8.49 A$)
5.76 $
(7.52 A$)
     -11.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.81 $
(2.36 A$)
1.41 $
(1.84 A$)
     -21.90 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 $
(0.89 A$)
1.08 $
(1.41 A$)
     +59.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.89 $
(2.47 A$)
1.14 $
(1.49 A$)
     -39.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.84 $
(2.41 A$)
1.58 $
(2.07 A$)
     -14.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.19 $
(1.56 A$)
1.05 $
(1.37 A$)
     -11.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.35 $
(1.77 A$)
0.87 $
(1.13 A$)
     -35.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $
(2.06 A$)
1.89 $
(2.48 A$)
     +20.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(2.35 A$)
2.09 $
(2.74 A$)
     +16.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(15.67 A$)
15.31 $
(20.00 A$)
     +27.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.31 $
(1.71 A$)
4.07 $
(5.32 A$)
     +211.69 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.81 $
(2.37 A$)
4.55 $
(5.94 A$)
     +151.08 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(15.67 A$)
17.61 $
(23.00 A$)
     +46.74 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(2.94 A$)
3.06 $
(4.00 A$)
     +36.10 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(130.62 A$)
122.49 $
(160.00 A$)
     +22.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.25 A$)
2.76 $
(3.60 A$)
     -15.20 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.80 $
(2.35 A$)
3.24 $
(4.23 A$)
     +80.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $
(26.12 A$)
43.39 $
(56.68 A$)
     +116.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.57 $
(3.36 A$)
3.89 $
(5.08 A$)
     +51.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(31,348.80 A$)
19,139.49 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -20.25 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 118.48 $
(154.76 A$)
134.22 $
(175.31 A$)
     +13.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $
(0.25 A$)
0.58 $
(0.76 A$)
     +204.55 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.88 $
(61.24 A$)
52.25 $
(68.24 A$)
     +11.45 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.46 $
(71.13 A$)
53.95 $
(70.47 A$)
     -0.93 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.58 $
(26.89 A$)
17.04 $
(22.26 A$)
     -17.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(15.67 A$)
15.31 $
(20.00 A$)
     +27.60 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.59 $
(62.16 A$)
79.06 $
(103.26 A$)
     +66.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.13 $
(49.81 A$)
55.71 $
(72.77 A$)
     +46.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.92 $
(105.70 A$)
103.55 $
(135.26 A$)
     +27.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.71 $
(134.17 A$)
114.02 $
(148.93 A$)
     +11.00 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,587.18 $
(2,073.17 A$)
1,863.44 $
(2,434.03 A$)
     +17.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,038.79 $
(1,356.87 A$)
1,317.56 $
(1,721.00 A$)
     +26.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,133.43 $
(4,092.89 A$)
3,597.47 $
(4,699.02 A$)
     +14.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,828.48 $
(2,388.36 A$)
2,243.82 $
(2,930.87 A$)
     +22.71 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 330.18 $
(431.28 A$)
947.69 $
(1,237.88 A$)
     +187.02 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 179.38 $
(234.31 A$)
619.89 $
(809.70 A$)
     +245.57 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,299.24 $
(4,309.47 A$)
3,583.97 $
(4,681.38 A$)
     +8.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.15 4.79      +15.40 %
Last update: April, 2016April, 2016
Contributors:390565
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: USD