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Cost of Living Comparison Between Rochester, NY and Melbourne Reverse

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You would need around 6,210.59A$ (5,308.65$) in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,600.00$ in Rochester, NY (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 36.75% higher than in Rochester, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 47.46% higher than in Rochester, NY
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 76.81% higher than in Rochester, NY
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 26.87% higher than in Rochester, NY
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 18.76% higher than in Rochester, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 5.94% lower than in Rochester, NY

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  Rochester, NY  Melbourne      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 $     12.82 $      +42.46 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $     68.38 $      +24.33 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.75 $     7.27 $      +7.64 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     5.98 $      +84.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.25 $     6.41 $      +50.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 $     3.20 $      -17.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 $     2.60 $      +38.97 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 $     2.23 $      +39.76 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.75 $     1.19 $      +59.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.80 $     2.61 $      -7.00 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.46 $     1.95 $      -20.81 %
Eggs (12) 1.91 $     3.64 $      +89.96 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.23 $     9.05 $      -11.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.95 $     10.31 $      +108.41 %
Apples (1kg) 3.48 $     3.30 $      -5.16 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.68 $     3.02 $      -35.53 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.45 $     3.99 $      +15.84 %
Potato (1kg) 4.20 $     2.65 $      -36.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 $     1.93 $      +11.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $     2.06 $      +13.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     12.82 $      +28.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.60 $     3.75 $      +134.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.37 $     4.01 $      +69.22 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.95 $     17.10 $      +71.81 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.12 $      +56.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $     110.27 $      +120.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $     2.99 $      -40.17 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.59 $     1.71 $      +7.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 $     42.74 $      +144.22 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.29 $      +28.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $     23,612.22 $      -5.55 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 133.19 $     176.71 $      +32.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.81 $      +1,248.64 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.50 $     55.02 $      +46.73 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.00 $     64.03 $      +113.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     15.54 $      -22.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.39 $      +53.86 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.75 $     91.41 $      +170.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 24.57 $     67.08 $      +172.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 56.67 $     126.38 $      +123.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 73.33 $     125.95 $      +71.75 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 833.33 $     1,401.79 $      +68.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 762.50 $     1,029.67 $      +35.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,050.00 $     2,675.35 $      +154.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,166.67 $     1,644.55 $      +40.96 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 791.04 $     7,497.32 $      +847.78 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 675.16 $     5,132.53 $      +660.19 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,775.00 $     3,848.83 $      +38.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.25     5.56      +5.96 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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