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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 0.19% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 5.40% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 14.11% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 12.99% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 7.42% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 5.49% lower than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(20.03 A$)
11.23 $
(15.00 A$)
     -25.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(86.80 A$)
60.90 $
(81.33 A$)
     -6.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.35 A$)
7.49 $
(10.00 A$)
     +6.98 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.68 A$)
5.24 $
(7.00 A$)
     +4.84 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(8.01 A$)
5.99 $
(8.00 A$)
     -0.15 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 $
(5.25 A$)
2.79 $
(3.72 A$)
     -29.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.87 $
(2.49 A$)
2.32 $
(3.10 A$)
     +24.41 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.70 $
(2.26 A$)
1.89 $
(2.53 A$)
     +11.66 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.21 $
(4.29 A$)
4.97 $
(6.64 A$)
     +54.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.60 $
(3.47 A$)
2.05 $
(2.73 A$)
     -21.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.27 $
(3.02 A$)
0.93 $
(1.24 A$)
     -58.92 %
Eggs (12) 2.87 $
(3.83 A$)
3.53 $
(4.71 A$)
     +22.92 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.42 $
(7.24 A$)
3.39 $
(4.52 A$)
     -37.52 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.01 $
(6.69 A$)
3.78 $
(5.04 A$)
     -24.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.34 $
(8.46 A$)
5.39 $
(7.20 A$)
     -14.89 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.73 $
(2.32 A$)
1.36 $
(1.82 A$)
     -21.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 $
(0.90 A$)
1.03 $
(1.37 A$)
     +52.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(2.73 A$)
1.07 $
(1.43 A$)
     -47.49 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.91 $
(2.55 A$)
1.50 $
(2.01 A$)
     -21.24 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 $
(1.50 A$)
0.96 $
(1.28 A$)
     -14.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 $
(1.57 A$)
0.84 $
(1.12 A$)
     -28.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.46 $
(1.95 A$)
1.84 $
(2.46 A$)
     +26.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(2.21 A$)
1.99 $
(2.65 A$)
     +20.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(16.02 A$)
14.98 $
(20.00 A$)
     +24.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(1.77 A$)
4.01 $
(5.35 A$)
     +202.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.70 $
(2.27 A$)
4.59 $
(6.13 A$)
     +169.91 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(16.02 A$)
17.97 $
(24.00 A$)
     +49.77 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(3.00 A$)
3.00 $
(4.00 A$)
     +33.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(133.54 A$)
119.81 $
(160.00 A$)
     +19.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.34 A$)
2.70 $
(3.60 A$)
     -17.05 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $
(2.67 A$)
3.09 $
(4.13 A$)
     +54.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(32.05 A$)
42.44 $
(56.68 A$)
     +76.85 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.59 $
(3.45 A$)
3.76 $
(5.02 A$)
     +45.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(30,714.20 A$)
18,720.98 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -18.60 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,133.33 $
(25,550.65 A$)
17,749.36 $
(23,702.50 A$)
     -7.23 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 126.29 $
(168.65 A$)
129.66 $
(173.14 A$)
     +2.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $
(0.25 A$)
0.57 $
(0.76 A$)
     +198.16 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.87 $
(65.26 A$)
50.99 $
(68.09 A$)
     +4.34 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.39 $
(76.65 A$)
53.76 $
(71.79 A$)
     -6.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.08 $
(29.49 A$)
16.71 $
(22.32 A$)
     -24.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(16.02 A$)
14.98 $
(20.00 A$)
     +24.81 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.80 $
(63.83 A$)
77.47 $
(103.45 A$)
     +62.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.77 $
(50.44 A$)
52.75 $
(70.44 A$)
     +39.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.69 $
(109.09 A$)
103.17 $
(137.77 A$)
     +26.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.12 $
(139.05 A$)
112.74 $
(150.55 A$)
     +8.27 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,626.31 $
(2,171.77 A$)
1,856.85 $
(2,479.64 A$)
     +14.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,045.19 $
(1,395.74 A$)
1,280.83 $
(1,710.42 A$)
     +22.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,215.49 $
(4,293.96 A$)
3,524.05 $
(4,706.02 A$)
     +9.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,851.44 $
(2,472.41 A$)
2,168.96 $
(2,896.43 A$)
     +17.15 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 304.21 $
(406.24 A$)
852.90 $
(1,138.96 A$)
     +180.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 170.97 $
(228.31 A$)
597.22 $
(797.53 A$)
     +249.32 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,431.51 $
(4,582.44 A$)
3,418.29 $
(4,564.79 A$)
     -0.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.17 4.76      +14.06 %
Last update: July, 2016July, 2016
Contributors:433592
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD