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

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You would need around 7,126.99A$ (6,138.66$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,800.00$ 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 6.57% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 9.73% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 26.86% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 10.00% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 0.02% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 6.20% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     12.92 $      -13.87 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     68.91 $      -8.13 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     7.67 $      -4.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     5.17 $      -13.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     6.46 $      -7.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.04 $     3.18 $      -21.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.84 $     2.52 $      +37.03 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 $     2.10 $      +24.74 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.37 $     1.35 $      -0.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.75 $     2.83 $      +3.27 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.16 $     2.53 $      -19.95 %
Eggs (12) 3.12 $     3.65 $      +17.04 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.23 $     9.76 $      -13.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.45 $     9.25 $      -2.14 %
Apples (1kg) 4.59 $     3.68 $      -19.68 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.45 $     3.02 $      -32.21 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.65 $     4.44 $      -4.57 %
Potato (1kg) 2.33 $     2.74 $      +17.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 $     2.09 $      -9.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.95 $     2.21 $      +12.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     13.78 $      -8.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.85 $     4.42 $      +139.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.52 $     5.02 $      +98.98 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     16.37 $      +36.38 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.45 $      +37.81 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     108.10 $      -3.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.01 $      +20.59 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.26 $     2.58 $      +104.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     47.37 $      +57.91 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.04 $     1.31 $      +25.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     23,255.81 $      +1.11 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 144.46 $     205.26 $      +42.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $     0.90 $      +417.52 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.00 $     55.39 $      +8.62 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 96.96 $     70.55 $      -27.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.62 $     19.41 $      -38.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     15.50 $      +10.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.13 $     95.01 $      +66.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.00 $     67.36 $      +32.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 92.27 $     124.17 $      +34.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 128.27 $     126.58 $      -1.32 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,939.08 $     1,967.94 $      -33.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,761.11 $     1,375.25 $      -21.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,212.36 $     3,883.41 $      -25.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,357.88 $     2,479.13 $      -26.17 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     8,364.66 $      -14.57 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,118.21 $     5,452.81 $      +6.54 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,229.44 $     4,054.73 $      -4.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.93     5.61      +42.70 %
 
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