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

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You would need around 7,115.53A$ (6,248.27$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,800.00$ 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 8.59% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 8.11% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 25.65% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 8.33% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 3.22% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 4.82% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     13.17 $      -12.19 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     70.25 $      -6.33 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     7.73 $      -3.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     5.27 $      -12.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     6.59 $      -5.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $     3.25 $      -19.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.88 $     2.57 $      +36.54 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.69 $     2.15 $      +27.69 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.42 $     1.31 $      -8.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.75 $     2.92 $      +6.22 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.57 $      -14.39 %
Eggs (12) 3.16 $     3.74 $      +18.31 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.72 $     9.81 $      -8.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.30 $     9.38 $      +0.91 %
Apples (1kg) 4.59 $     3.73 $      -18.75 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.41 $     3.20 $      -27.60 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.64 $     4.67 $      +0.64 %
Potato (1kg) 2.18 $     2.79 $      +28.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.33 $     2.14 $      -8.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     2.24 $      +17.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     14.05 $      -6.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $     4.42 $      +141.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.48 $     4.89 $      +96.72 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     16.68 $      +39.04 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.51 $      +40.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     111.52 $      -0.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.07 $      +22.94 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.26 $     2.63 $      +108.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     48.30 $      +60.99 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.33 $      +26.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     22,831.05 $      -0.73 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 153.87 $     211.25 $      +37.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $     0.90 $      +418.43 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.68 $     55.61 $      +9.74 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.19 $     71.45 $      -27.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.62 $     20.37 $      -35.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     15.81 $      +12.90 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.88 $     95.77 $      +68.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.06 $     69.59 $      +36.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.62 $     126.42 $      +41.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 123.08 $     126.51 $      +2.79 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,920.30 $     1,981.78 $      -32.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,783.73 $     1,408.44 $      -21.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,174.30 $     3,913.45 $      -24.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,392.20 $     2,564.32 $      -24.41 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     8,377.52 $      -14.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,118.21 $     5,627.56 $      +9.95 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,300.48 $     4,142.02 $      -3.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.93     5.66      +44.05 %
 
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