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

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You would need around 7,099.94A$ (6,261.52$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,800.00$ 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 8.81% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 7.92% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 25.48% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 8.06% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 3.43% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 5.02% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     13.23 $      -11.81 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     70.55 $      -5.93 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     7.80 $      -2.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     5.29 $      -11.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     6.61 $      -5.51 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $     3.26 $      -18.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.88 $     2.58 $      +37.60 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 $     2.16 $      +28.35 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.41 $     1.34 $      -5.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.75 $     2.92 $      +6.19 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.58 $      -13.91 %
Eggs (12) 3.16 $     3.78 $      +19.58 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.72 $     9.99 $      -6.87 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.30 $     9.43 $      +1.42 %
Apples (1kg) 4.59 $     3.77 $      -18.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.41 $     3.16 $      -28.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.64 $     4.59 $      -1.09 %
Potato (1kg) 2.18 $     2.80 $      +28.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.33 $     2.16 $      -7.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     2.25 $      +17.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     14.11 $      -5.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $     4.44 $      +142.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.48 $     4.91 $      +97.57 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     16.76 $      +39.64 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.53 $      +41.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     112.00 $      +0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.13 $      +25.06 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.26 $     2.65 $      +109.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     48.51 $      +61.68 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.34 $      +26.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     22,929.71 $      -0.31 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 153.87 $     212.17 $      +37.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $     0.91 $      +420.67 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.68 $     55.85 $      +10.21 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.19 $     71.76 $      -27.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.62 $     20.01 $      -36.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     15.87 $      +13.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.88 $     96.18 $      +69.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.06 $     69.56 $      +36.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.85 $     127.14 $      +41.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 123.08 $     127.06 $      +3.23 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,920.30 $     1,990.08 $      -31.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,783.73 $     1,414.52 $      -20.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,174.30 $     3,930.36 $      -24.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,392.20 $     2,575.40 $      -24.08 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     8,489.19 $      -13.30 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,118.21 $     5,651.88 $      +10.43 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,300.48 $     4,158.91 $      -3.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.93     5.66      +43.87 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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