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

You would need around 7,053.35A$ (6,599.94$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,600.00$ 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 17.46% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 0.00% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 18.65% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 2.18% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 12.83% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 3.02% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     14.04 $      -6.43 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     74.86 $      -0.19 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     8.21 $      +2.64 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     5.61 $      -6.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     7.02 $      +0.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $     3.45 $      -12.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 $     2.75 $      +46.85 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $     2.34 $      +41.31 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.41 $     1.36 $      -3.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.75 $     3.14 $      +14.01 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.97 $     2.74 $      -7.46 %
Eggs (12) 3.14 $     3.98 $      +26.72 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.89 $     10.61 $      -2.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.69 $     10.06 $      +15.66 %
Apples (1kg) 4.32 $     3.96 $      -8.46 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.25 $     3.40 $      -20.21 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.53 $     4.88 $      +7.63 %
Potato (1kg) 2.05 $     3.00 $      +46.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.35 $     2.34 $      -0.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     2.36 $      +23.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     14.97 $      -0.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     4.69 $      +169.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.52 $     5.15 $      +104.39 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     17.78 $      +48.16 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.74 $      +49.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     114.16 $      +1.93 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.28 $      +31.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.28 $     2.81 $      +119.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     51.46 $      +71.55 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.42 $      +33.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     24,328.62 $      +5.78 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 150.30 $     226.97 $      +51.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.96 $      +449.28 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.18 $     59.83 $      +21.64 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 94.23 $     76.70 $      -18.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.62 $     21.71 $      -31.34 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     16.84 $      +20.31 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.75 $     101.51 $      +75.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.47 $     73.02 $      +41.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.03 $     134.71 $      +54.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 121.97 $     134.81 $      +10.53 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,826.12 $     2,089.03 $      -26.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,727.46 $     1,500.70 $      -13.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,995.86 $     4,138.50 $      -17.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,285.00 $     2,720.83 $      -17.17 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     8,970.71 $      -8.38 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,848.34 $     6,075.07 $      +25.30 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,302.11 $     4,432.11 $      +3.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.89     5.71      +46.89 %
 
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