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

You would need around 7,061.19A$ (6,648.32$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,600.00$ 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 17.43% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 0.73% higher than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 17.23% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 3.91% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 13.85% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 0.15% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     14.12 $      -5.85 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $     75.32 $      -5.85 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     8.00 $      +0.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     5.65 $      -5.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     7.06 $      +0.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 $     3.47 $      -12.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.83 $     2.76 $      +50.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.31 $      +41.50 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.41 $     1.38 $      -1.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.81 $     3.11 $      +10.67 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.76 $      -4.07 %
Eggs (12) 3.09 $     4.01 $      +29.66 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.10 $     10.45 $      -5.85 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.74 $     10.12 $      +15.77 %
Apples (1kg) 4.23 $     3.87 $      -8.60 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.13 $     3.31 $      -19.78 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.43 $     4.88 $      +10.20 %
Potato (1kg) 2.05 $     2.97 $      +45.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 $     2.38 $      +3.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     2.39 $      +25.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     16.01 $      +6.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $     4.59 $      +171.57 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.45 $     5.07 $      +107.33 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     17.89 $      +49.08 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.77 $      +50.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     114.87 $      +2.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.30 $      +31.81 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.26 $     2.82 $      +123.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     51.78 $      +72.61 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.42 $      +34.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     24,479.80 $      +6.43 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 151.92 $     218.17 $      +43.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.95 $      +443.40 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.18 $     59.38 $      +20.72 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 94.23 $     78.85 $      -16.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.62 $     21.36 $      -32.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     16.95 $      +21.05 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.73 $     100.63 $      +77.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.47 $     75.24 $      +46.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.90 $     137.25 $      +56.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 126.07 $     135.97 $      +7.85 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,838.13 $     2,098.23 $      -26.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,711.29 $     1,548.03 $      -9.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,948.04 $     4,181.65 $      -15.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,285.00 $     2,728.91 $      -16.93 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     9,081.61 $      -7.25 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,848.34 $     6,135.42 $      +26.55 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,418.77 $     4,457.78 $      +0.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.92     5.80      +47.67 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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