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

You would need around 7,057.60A$ (6,624.36$) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,600.00$ 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 17.15% higher than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 0.37% higher than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 17.63% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 3.23% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 13.29% higher than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 0.21% higher than in New York, NY

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  New York, NY  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     14.08 $      -6.14 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 77.50 $     75.09 $      -3.11 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 $     7.98 $      -0.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $     5.63 $      -6.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     7.04 $      +0.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $     3.45 $      -12.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.85 $     2.75 $      +48.86 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $     2.31 $      +40.03 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.41 $     1.37 $      -2.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.81 $     3.10 $      +10.32 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.75 $      -4.36 %
Eggs (12) 3.09 $     4.00 $      +29.26 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.10 $     10.42 $      -6.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.74 $     10.09 $      +15.42 %
Apples (1kg) 4.23 $     3.86 $      -8.89 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.13 $     3.30 $      -20.02 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.43 $     4.87 $      +9.87 %
Potato (1kg) 2.05 $     2.97 $      +44.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 $     2.38 $      +3.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $     2.38 $      +24.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     15.96 $      +6.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $     4.57 $      +170.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.45 $     5.06 $      +106.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $     17.83 $      +48.61 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.75 $      +50.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 $     114.51 $      +2.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     3.29 $      +31.41 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.26 $     2.82 $      +123.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     51.62 $      +72.08 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.42 $      +34.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $     24,403.98 $      +6.10 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 151.92 $     217.50 $      +43.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.95 $      +441.71 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.18 $     59.19 $      +20.35 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 94.23 $     78.60 $      -16.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.62 $     21.29 $      -32.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $     16.90 $      +20.68 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.73 $     100.31 $      +76.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.47 $     75.01 $      +45.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.90 $     136.83 $      +55.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 126.07 $     135.55 $      +7.51 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,838.13 $     2,092.26 $      -26.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,711.29 $     1,543.24 $      -9.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,948.04 $     4,168.70 $      -15.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,285.00 $     2,720.46 $      -17.19 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,791.68 $     9,053.48 $      -7.54 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,848.34 $     6,116.42 $      +26.15 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,418.77 $     4,444.26 $      +0.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.92     5.80      +47.67 %
 
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