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

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You would need around 7,114.15A$ (6,260.25$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,800.00$ 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 8.77% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 7.94% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 25.48% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 8.12% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 3.38% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 4.86% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     13.20 $      -12.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     70.40 $      -6.14 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     7.74 $      -3.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     5.28 $      -12.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     6.60 $      -5.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $     3.25 $      -19.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.88 $     2.58 $      +36.82 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.69 $     2.15 $      +27.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.42 $     1.33 $      -6.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.75 $     2.92 $      +5.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.58 $      -14.09 %
Eggs (12) 3.16 $     3.77 $      +19.32 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.72 $     9.96 $      -7.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.30 $     9.41 $      +1.19 %
Apples (1kg) 4.59 $     3.76 $      -18.21 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.41 $     3.15 $      -28.69 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.64 $     4.58 $      -1.31 %
Potato (1kg) 2.18 $     2.79 $      +28.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.33 $     2.16 $      -7.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     2.24 $      +17.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     14.08 $      -6.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $     4.43 $      +141.65 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.48 $     4.90 $      +97.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     16.72 $      +39.33 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.52 $      +40.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     111.76 $      -0.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.12 $      +24.78 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.26 $     2.64 $      +109.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     48.40 $      +61.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.33 $      +26.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     22,879.27 $      -0.52 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 153.87 $     211.70 $      +37.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $     0.90 $      +419.52 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.68 $     55.73 $      +9.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.19 $     71.60 $      -27.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.62 $     19.96 $      -36.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     15.84 $      +13.14 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.88 $     95.97 $      +68.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.06 $     69.41 $      +35.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.62 $     126.86 $      +41.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 123.08 $     126.78 $      +3.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,920.30 $     1,985.71 $      -32.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,783.73 $     1,411.41 $      -20.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,174.30 $     3,921.72 $      -24.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,392.20 $     2,569.74 $      -24.25 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     8,395.21 $      -14.26 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,118.21 $     5,639.45 $      +10.18 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,300.48 $     4,151.45 $      -3.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.93     5.66      +44.05 %
 
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