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

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You would need around 6,920.22A$ (5,500.53$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,700.00$ 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 2.49% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 17.90% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 33.61% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 16.44% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 11.81% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 10.41% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     11.92 $      -20.52 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     63.59 $      -15.22 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $     6.76 $      -15.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     4.77 $      -4.62 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.70 $     6.00 $      -10.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 $     2.99 $      -26.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.88 $     2.33 $      +24.06 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.76 $     1.90 $      +8.26 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.42 $     1.13 $      -20.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.59 $     2.38 $      -8.13 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.93 $     2.34 $      -19.98 %
Eggs (12) 3.19 $     3.46 $      +8.27 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.33 $     8.55 $      -30.67 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.02 $     8.56 $      -14.60 %
Apples (1kg) 4.22 $     3.25 $      -22.92 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.69 $     2.28 $      -51.41 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.32 $     3.61 $      -16.44 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     2.46 $      +2.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.02 $     1.60 $      -20.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $     1.59 $      -22.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     11.92 $      -20.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     4.10 $      +137.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.55 $     4.93 $      +93.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     15.90 $      +32.47 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.18 $      +27.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     119.23 $      +6.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     2.86 $      +14.46 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.28 $     2.78 $      +117.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     44.38 $      +47.95 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.20 $      +24.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     21,460.93 $      -6.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 115.23 $     176.83 $      +53.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $     0.83 $      +395.63 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.07 $     51.40 $      -1.29 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 87.36 $     58.49 $      -33.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 39.93 $     15.78 $      -60.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     14.70 $      +5.03 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.62 $     85.79 $      +43.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.29 $     59.02 $      +8.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.66 $     105.10 $      +9.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 142.82 $     122.33 $      -14.35 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,803.58 $     1,706.69 $      -39.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,768.11 $     1,223.73 $      -30.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,589.93 $     3,628.25 $      -35.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,185.00 $     2,304.19 $      -27.65 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     8,261.30 $      -15.63 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,496.01 $     5,314.29 $      -3.31 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,089.18 $     3,706.69 $      -9.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.98     5.22      +30.98 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: USD