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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 1.81% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 6.58% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 14.56% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 11.54% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 7.13% lower than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 6.24% lower than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(19.64 A$)
11.45 $
(15.00 A$)
     -23.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(85.12 A$)
61.09 $
(80.00 A$)
     -6.01 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.17 A$)
7.64 $
(10.00 A$)
     +9.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.55 A$)
5.35 $
(7.00 A$)
     +6.91 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(7.86 A$)
6.11 $
(8.00 A$)
     +1.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 $
(5.13 A$)
2.88 $
(3.77 A$)
     -26.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.84 $
(2.41 A$)
2.45 $
(3.20 A$)
     +32.66 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.66 $
(2.18 A$)
1.98 $
(2.59 A$)
     +18.69 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.07 $
(4.01 A$)
4.91 $
(6.42 A$)
     +60.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.55 $
(3.34 A$)
2.12 $
(2.78 A$)
     -16.61 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.59 $
(3.39 A$)
0.99 $
(1.30 A$)
     -61.74 %
Eggs (12) 2.84 $
(3.72 A$)
3.71 $
(4.86 A$)
     +30.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.88 $
(6.40 A$)
3.67 $
(4.81 A$)
     -24.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.75 $
(6.22 A$)
3.84 $
(5.02 A$)
     -19.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.40 $
(8.38 A$)
5.51 $
(7.21 A$)
     -13.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.88 $
(2.46 A$)
1.37 $
(1.79 A$)
     -27.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $
(0.81 A$)
1.06 $
(1.39 A$)
     +70.84 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.08 $
(2.72 A$)
1.08 $
(1.42 A$)
     -47.97 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.00 $
(2.62 A$)
1.56 $
(2.04 A$)
     -22.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 $
(1.66 A$)
0.92 $
(1.21 A$)
     -27.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(1.81 A$)
0.85 $
(1.12 A$)
     -38.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.48 $
(1.94 A$)
1.93 $
(2.53 A$)
     +30.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.86 $
(2.43 A$)
2.02 $
(2.65 A$)
     +9.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(19.64 A$)
15.27 $
(20.00 A$)
     +1.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 $
(2.02 A$)
4.04 $
(5.29 A$)
     +161.70 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.76 $
(2.30 A$)
4.28 $
(5.61 A$)
     +143.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(15.71 A$)
18.48 $
(24.20 A$)
     +54.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(2.95 A$)
3.05 $
(4.00 A$)
     +35.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(130.95 A$)
122.18 $
(160.00 A$)
     +22.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.26 A$)
2.75 $
(3.60 A$)
     -15.41 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.13 $
(2.79 A$)
3.07 $
(4.02 A$)
     +44.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(31.43 A$)
43.28 $
(56.68 A$)
     +80.35 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.51 $
(3.29 A$)
3.73 $
(4.88 A$)
     +48.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(30,118.80 A$)
19,091.07 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -17.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,600.00 $
(25,666.45 A$)
17,942.26 $
(23,495.62 A$)
     -8.46 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.11 $
(169.07 A$)
129.65 $
(169.77 A$)
     +0.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $
(0.23 A$)
0.65 $
(0.85 A$)
     +264.69 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.81 $
(67.84 A$)
51.43 $
(67.35 A$)
     -0.73 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.20 $
(74.91 A$)
55.60 $
(72.81 A$)
     -2.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.08 $
(28.92 A$)
16.40 $
(21.48 A$)
     -25.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(15.71 A$)
15.27 $
(20.00 A$)
     +27.27 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.65 $
(61.08 A$)
78.42 $
(102.69 A$)
     +68.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.87 $
(49.60 A$)
51.47 $
(67.40 A$)
     +35.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.33 $
(103.89 A$)
106.58 $
(139.56 A$)
     +34.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.82 $
(134.65 A$)
115.35 $
(151.05 A$)
     +12.18 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,650.47 $
(2,161.31 A$)
1,904.08 $
(2,493.42 A$)
     +15.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,056.06 $
(1,382.93 A$)
1,306.46 $
(1,710.83 A$)
     +23.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,220.23 $
(4,216.93 A$)
3,504.78 $
(4,589.55 A$)
     +8.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,881.46 $
(2,463.80 A$)
2,230.01 $
(2,920.23 A$)
     +18.53 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 304.73 $
(399.05 A$)
901.35 $
(1,180.33 A$)
     +195.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 180.77 $
(236.72 A$)
608.09 $
(796.30 A$)
     +236.39 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,500.70 $
(4,584.21 A$)
3,498.22 $
(4,580.97 A$)
     -0.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.07 4.69      +15.21 %
Last update: September, 2016September, 2016
Contributors:415573
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: USD