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

You would need around 7,231.33A$ (6,491.90$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,700.00$ 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 14.30% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 3.11% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 21.58% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 4.89% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 9.72% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 2.42% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     13.47 $      -10.23 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     71.82 $      -4.24 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     7.88 $      -1.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     5.39 $      -10.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     6.73 $      -3.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $     3.32 $      -16.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.86 $     2.65 $      +42.08 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $     2.23 $      +34.87 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.41 $     1.32 $      -6.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.75 $     3.00 $      +8.75 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.97 $     2.65 $      -10.64 %
Eggs (12) 3.14 $     3.81 $      +21.27 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.89 $     10.09 $      -7.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.69 $     9.62 $      +10.60 %
Apples (1kg) 4.32 $     3.82 $      -11.75 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     3.30 $      -22.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.53 $     4.68 $      +3.31 %
Potato (1kg) 2.05 $     2.88 $      +40.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.35 $     2.23 $      -5.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     2.29 $      +19.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     14.36 $      -4.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     4.50 $      +158.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.52 $     4.95 $      +96.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     17.06 $      +42.14 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.59 $      +43.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     111.32 $      -0.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.14 $      +25.68 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.28 $     2.69 $      +110.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     49.38 $      +64.59 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.36 $      +28.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     23,341.41 $      +1.48 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 150.30 $     217.76 $      +44.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.92 $      +426.99 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.18 $     57.79 $      +17.50 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 94.23 $     73.59 $      -21.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.62 $     20.83 $      -34.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     16.16 $      +15.42 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.75 $     97.39 $      +68.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.47 $     70.06 $      +36.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.03 $     129.25 $      +48.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 121.97 $     129.34 $      +6.04 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,839.88 $     2,007.30 $      -29.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,727.46 $     1,433.70 $      -17.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,039.52 $     3,970.57 $      -21.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,314.79 $     2,596.61 $      -21.67 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     8,606.70 $      -12.10 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,848.34 $     5,828.56 $      +20.22 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,272.34 $     4,239.80 $      -0.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.89     5.69      +46.52 %
 
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