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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 2.16% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 6.93% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 14.89% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 12.58% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 6.36% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 6.33% lower than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(19.87 A$)
11.32 $
(15.00 A$)
     -24.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(86.11 A$)
60.39 $
(80.00 A$)
     -7.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.27 A$)
7.55 $
(10.00 A$)
     +7.84 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.62 A$)
5.28 $
(7.00 A$)
     +5.68 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(7.95 A$)
6.04 $
(8.00 A$)
     +0.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.97 $
(5.26 A$)
2.84 $
(3.76 A$)
     -28.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.84 $
(2.44 A$)
2.37 $
(3.14 A$)
     +28.58 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.66 $
(2.20 A$)
1.93 $
(2.56 A$)
     +16.48 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.18 $
(4.21 A$)
4.95 $
(6.55 A$)
     +55.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.55 $
(3.37 A$)
2.07 $
(2.75 A$)
     -18.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.24 $
(2.97 A$)
0.95 $
(1.26 A$)
     -57.51 %
Eggs (12) 2.86 $
(3.79 A$)
3.61 $
(4.78 A$)
     +26.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.21 $
(6.90 A$)
3.53 $
(4.68 A$)
     -32.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.82 $
(6.39 A$)
3.83 $
(5.07 A$)
     -20.60 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.67 $
(8.84 A$)
5.60 $
(7.42 A$)
     -16.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 $
(2.24 A$)
1.36 $
(1.80 A$)
     -19.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 $
(0.84 A$)
1.04 $
(1.37 A$)
     +64.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.06 $
(2.73 A$)
1.07 $
(1.42 A$)
     -47.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(2.56 A$)
1.53 $
(2.03 A$)
     -20.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.13 $
(1.50 A$)
0.96 $
(1.27 A$)
     -14.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.23 $
(1.63 A$)
0.85 $
(1.13 A$)
     -30.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.49 $
(1.97 A$)
1.88 $
(2.50 A$)
     +26.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $
(2.26 A$)
2.01 $
(2.67 A$)
     +17.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $
(19.20 A$)
15.10 $
(20.00 A$)
     +4.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.37 $
(1.81 A$)
4.06 $
(5.38 A$)
     +196.67 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.76 $
(2.33 A$)
4.36 $
(5.77 A$)
     +148.18 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(15.90 A$)
18.12 $
(24.00 A$)
     +50.97 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(2.98 A$)
3.02 $
(4.00 A$)
     +34.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(132.48 A$)
120.78 $
(160.00 A$)
     +20.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.31 A$)
2.72 $
(3.60 A$)
     -16.38 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.13 $
(2.82 A$)
3.12 $
(4.13 A$)
     +46.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(31.79 A$)
42.68 $
(56.54 A$)
     +77.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.57 $
(3.40 A$)
3.76 $
(4.99 A$)
     +46.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(30,469.25 A$)
18,871.49 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -17.95 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,387.50 $
(25,683.59 A$)
17,861.48 $
(23,662.00 A$)
     -7.87 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.47 $
(166.21 A$)
132.44 $
(175.45 A$)
     +5.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
(0.23 A$)
0.65 $
(0.86 A$)
     +274.12 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.71 $
(65.85 A$)
51.41 $
(68.10 A$)
     +3.42 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.98 $
(74.15 A$)
54.46 $
(72.15 A$)
     -2.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.08 $
(29.25 A$)
16.36 $
(21.67 A$)
     -25.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(15.90 A$)
15.10 $
(20.00 A$)
     +25.81 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.53 $
(62.96 A$)
77.64 $
(102.85 A$)
     +63.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.77 $
(50.04 A$)
52.83 $
(69.98 A$)
     +39.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.01 $
(107.32 A$)
102.79 $
(136.17 A$)
     +26.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.25 $
(135.46 A$)
113.06 $
(149.77 A$)
     +10.57 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,627.97 $
(2,156.65 A$)
1,881.73 $
(2,492.82 A$)
     +15.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,045.42 $
(1,384.92 A$)
1,293.01 $
(1,712.91 A$)
     +23.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,223.18 $
(4,269.90 A$)
3,525.19 $
(4,670.00 A$)
     +9.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,862.25 $
(2,467.01 A$)
2,195.49 $
(2,908.48 A$)
     +17.89 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 301.51 $
(399.43 A$)
887.29 $
(1,175.44 A$)
     +194.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 176.16 $
(233.36 A$)
600.23 $
(795.15 A$)
     +240.74 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,429.85 $
(4,543.70 A$)
3,435.35 $
(4,550.98 A$)
     +0.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.15 4.71      +13.46 %
Last update: August, 2016August, 2016
Contributors:433591
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: USD