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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Sydney Reverse

You would need around 7,068.53A$ (6,596.24$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,600.00$ in New York, NY (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 17.44% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 0.06% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 18.74% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 2.29% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 12.74% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 2.89% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     14.00 $      -6.68 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     74.65 $      -0.46 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     8.19 $      +2.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     5.60 $      -6.68 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     7.00 $      -0.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $     3.45 $      -12.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 $     2.75 $      +46.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $     2.33 $      +40.61 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.41 $     1.36 $      -3.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.75 $     3.11 $      +13.04 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.97 $     2.75 $      -7.13 %
Eggs (12) 3.14 $     3.94 $      +25.50 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.89 $     10.58 $      -2.86 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.69 $     9.99 $      +14.89 %
Apples (1kg) 4.32 $     3.97 $      -8.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     3.43 $      -19.48 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.53 $     4.86 $      +7.35 %
Potato (1kg) 2.05 $     3.00 $      +46.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.35 $     2.31 $      -1.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     2.38 $      +24.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     14.93 $      -0.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     4.68 $      +168.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.52 $     5.14 $      +103.84 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     17.73 $      +47.75 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.73 $      +49.31 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     115.71 $      +3.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.27 $      +30.65 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.28 $     2.80 $      +118.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     51.33 $      +71.08 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.41 $      +33.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     24,262.78 $      +5.49 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 150.30 $     226.35 $      +50.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.96 $      +447.79 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.18 $     60.07 $      +22.14 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 94.23 $     76.49 $      -18.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.62 $     21.65 $      -31.53 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     16.80 $      +19.98 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.75 $     101.24 $      +75.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.47 $     72.83 $      +41.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.03 $     134.35 $      +54.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 121.97 $     134.44 $      +10.23 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,826.12 $     2,083.50 $      -26.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,727.46 $     1,496.63 $      -13.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,995.86 $     4,127.30 $      -17.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,285.00 $     2,713.47 $      -17.40 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     8,946.44 $      -8.63 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,848.34 $     6,058.63 $      +24.96 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,302.11 $     4,424.11 $      +2.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.89     5.71      +46.89 %
 
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