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

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You would need around 7,155.26A$ (5,858.24$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,800.00$ 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 1.85% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 13.85% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 30.27% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 13.42% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 4.66% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 4.18% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     12.28 $      -18.13 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     65.50 $      -12.67 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     7.37 $      -7.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.75 $     4.91 $      -14.57 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     6.14 $      -12.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 $     3.03 $      -24.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.85 $     2.38 $      +28.89 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.69 $     1.99 $      +17.38 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.42 $     1.26 $      -11.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.68 $     2.66 $      -0.98 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.35 $     2.41 $      -27.93 %
Eggs (12) 3.13 $     3.45 $      +10.28 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.29 $     9.26 $      -17.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.36 $     8.73 $      -6.80 %
Apples (1kg) 4.52 $     3.50 $      -22.61 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.61 $     2.85 $      -38.16 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.67 $     4.16 $      -10.77 %
Potato (1kg) 2.38 $     2.57 $      +8.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 $     1.97 $      -8.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.90 $     2.07 $      +8.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     12.69 $      -15.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $     4.22 $      +133.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.45 $     4.84 $      +97.93 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     15.64 $      +30.31 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.27 $      +31.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     98.25 $      -12.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     2.87 $      +14.62 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.26 $     2.29 $      +81.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     45.19 $      +50.65 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.04 $     1.24 $      +19.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     21,287.05 $      -7.45 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 142.73 $     197.96 $      +38.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $     0.84 $      +384.65 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.42 $     53.06 $      +3.19 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 96.71 $     66.81 $      -30.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.43 $     18.45 $      -32.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     14.74 $      +5.27 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.31 $     89.64 $      +56.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.38 $     63.50 $      +23.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.07 $     116.03 $      +22.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 134.75 $     121.69 $      -9.69 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,963.34 $     1,879.32 $      -36.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,786.72 $     1,278.34 $      -28.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,250.64 $     3,709.78 $      -29.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,304.20 $     2,322.28 $      -29.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     7,942.43 $      -18.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,496.01 $     5,067.68 $      -7.79 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,275.79 $     3,837.72 $      -10.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.90     5.59      +43.50 %
 
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